Teaching Events

Centre for Teaching & Learning (CTL) inspires reflective teaching practices through teaching and learning events.

Catalysts: A Conversation Series on Teaching

This is a monthly series of conversations with UofA teaching award winners on their trials and triumphs in teaching. The Catalysts series provides a forum for celebration, conversation and reflection about teaching practices.

Scholars at Risk: Scratching Old and New Surfaces of Postsecondary Teaching November 7, 2014

Sensational Sessionals or Catalytic Contract Academics: A Conversation with Four Excellent Teachers October 22, 2014

Design of Multidomain Demonstrations September 2014

Blended Learning: Creating New Opportunities for Learning April 2014

"Holistic and Exhilarated Learning: Strategies and Philosophies for Transformative Learning" February 2014

"Undergraduate Research: Not just a summer job!​" November 2013

“What Is Good Teaching?" October 2013

“What to do so that your course doesn’t suck!” September 2013

“MEDUTAINMENT” Simplify the message. Involve your learners. Take creative risks. Evaluate and refine frequently. May 2013

"Epic Fails: Learning From Our Teaching Mistakes" April 2013

Exploring Examples with Dr. Suzanne Kresta March 2013


Festival of Teaching

The University of Alberta’s annual Festival of Teaching is a year-round celebration of excellence and  innovation in teaching.  Engage in a broad exploration and discussion of teaching and pedagogical methods. This year's festival examines the question of sustainable teaching and learning. 

FoT Spots - 5 minute Talks By Innovative Teachers May 2014

FoT AUGUSTANA - Sustainable Learning March 2014

FoT AUGUSTANA - The Craft of Teaching Local Sustainability February 2014

FoT - The Craft of Teaching Sustainability February 2014

FoT, International Week Panel Discussion, Encouraging Systems Thinking: The Creative Use of Technology In and Beyond University of Alberta Classrooms January 2014


Teaching Events in the Faculties

Teaching in the Social Sciences: Theory and Practice September 2 & 3, 2014

Dr. Olive Yonge Teaching and Learning Scholarship Day March 2014


Annual Summer Symposium, Special Symposia, Presentations & Panel Discussions

These series are interdisciplinary sessions delivered by internationally recognized experts and practioners on a thematic discussion. They are aimed at exploring teaching and learning issues related to the University's academic plan and discovering practical ways to apply educational theory and research to positively transform our everyday classroom practices.

Think Outside the Lecture: Strategies for Active Learning Symposium August 2014

University of Alberta Blended Learning Symposium December 2013

The Future of Teaching in Research Universities September 2013

TECHKNOWLEDGY: Can Technology Make A Splash In Your Classroom? August 2013