Planning and Delivering Your Courses

There are so many things to do before you step into a classroom or log on to your online course. These resources will support you through course, assignment and syllabus design. Help you develop learning outcomes, support your TA teaching team, work with a librarian for course materials and developing your students research skills. Provide easy access to U of T resources that support your teaching and engage your students.

Many tools and support resources are available to help you move your classes online, engage your students in remote learning and meet course learning objectives. Most of the activities can be implemented through Quercus. The guidance provided in this section focuses on assessing you and your students’ readiness for the move to teaching and learning in an online context.

Sample Statements for Your Course Syllabi

The following statements may be included on your course syllabus. For assistance in drafting additional statements, please feel free to contact the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation at

Course Design

The following resources and strategies support instructors as they prepare courses for the in-person or online environment. If you would like to meet with a CTSI staff member to discuss

Seven Key Areas for TA Development

NOTE: Duties and responsibilities that must be reflected on the DDAH form are marked by * Roles and Responsibilities Review with your course TAs the key learning objectives of the

Working with Your TAs

The University of Toronto employs thousands of graduate students (PhD and MA-level students), and some undergraduate students, to support teaching staff with undergraduate level courses. Teaching Assistants (TAs) conduct tutorials

U of T Resources for Instructors

The University of Toronto provides a number of resources for instructors, including grading practices and policies, information on academic integrity, and Divisional supports.  Teaching Support Offices Centre for Faculty Development,

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The University welcomes and includes students, staff, and faculty from a wide range of backgrounds, cultural traditions, and spiritual beliefs and is committed to equity, human rights and respect for

Universal Design for Learning

Several models of Universal Design are currently used in Higher Education. In CTSI, we promote the use of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework that allows for multiple means

Developing Learning Outcomes

What are Learning Outcomes? Learning outcomes are statements that describe the knowledge or skills students should acquire by the end of a particular assignment, class, course, or program. They help

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