Engaging Students in Meaningful and Authentic Assignments

March 28, 12pm-1pm

Part of the CTSI ACUE-Certified Effective Teaching Practices Showcase

This session focuses on inquiry-based learning by implementing instructional practices that support student success and course learning outcomes.

The Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) provides leadership in teaching and learning at the University of Toronto and provides support for pedagogy and pedagogy-driven instructional technology for all teaching staff and teaching assistants (primarily through the Teaching Assistant’s Training Program) across the university’s campuses and divisions.


Explore the various ways you can get involved and seek support from CTSI for your teaching. Visit What We Offer and Resources for a more comprehensive list of offerings.

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Planning and Delivering Your Course

Featured Resource:
Working with Your TAs  
Resources and strategies for working with your TAs and supporting their teaching development, including developing and managing an effective teaching team.

Engaging Students

New asynchronous program:
Build a welcoming home page in Quercus

Provides the tools you need to build an inviting and welcoming learning environment, starting with the Course Home Page.

Enrol in the asynchronous program

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Featured Resource:
Academic Integrity and the Role of the Instructor     
Learn about your online assessment options in Quercus for assignments and online exams/quizzes.

Improving Practice

Featured Resource:
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 
What is SoTL? Learn how taking a scholarly approach to teaching can improve your students’ learning experience.

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