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Welcome to the CTL

Announcements

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    Brightspace selected as next LMS

    The 2021 LMS Review has been concluded and University of Windsor has selected D2L's Brightspace as its next Learning Management System (LMS). View details.

    Educational Leadership - Call for nominations

    Call for Nominations: Educational Leadership Award

    We encourage you to identify the educational leaders – both in formal and informal roles – who are making a difference in teaching and learning across campus, and nominate them for a University of Windsor Educational Leadership Award! This Award honours the contributions of individuals who have led significant and sustained initiatives to improve teaching, curriculum, teaching spaces and resources, and policies and procedures that promote effective teaching. View more information on the nomination process.

    Deadline: August 15, 2022

Events

  1. Teaching and Learning Series

    Transitioning Back to the Face-to-Face Classroom

    Instructors: Anna Galka & Karen Robson
    Location: CEI 1232/1233
    Schedule: Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
    After two years of remote teaching and learning, instructors and students may encounter challenges when returning to the face-to-face learning environment. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to identify and consider the challenges of returning to the face-to-face classroom and discuss ways to mitigate these challenges. Participants will also be provided with ways Blackboard can be used to help with this transition. This workshop will be in-person.

    Leveraging the Library Resources with Leganto

    Instructor: Dave Johnston
    Location: TBA
    Schedule: Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
    Leddy Library’s course resource system (Leganto) connects your students to millions of library resources and print reserves directly through your Learning Management System (LMS). In this session, participants will learn how to create customized and engaging course resource lists that connect to your course site, how to update and reuse them in future courses, and how library staff can collaborate with faculty to clear copyrights, and digitize materials and help students benefit from easy access to course content without extra cost. We'll also learn how to use enhanced features like shared annotations, student discussion, and usage analytics. It is recommended that you bring a laptop with you to this session.

    Indigenous Curriculum & Pedagogy

    Woodland Cultural Centre presents - Mohawk Institute Residential School Virtual Tour

    Instructor: Woodland Cultural Interpreter
    Delivered Online: Monday, August 22, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    The tour of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School gives the history of the school from when it opened in 1831, until it closed in 1970. Participants will see different rooms in the school, from the meeting room, the girls’ and boys’ dorms, the third floor, cafeteria, and various rooms in the basement. After the presentation participants will have the opportunity to ask questions or share comments with the Cultural Interpreter.

    Pulling Together I – Foundations Series

    Instructor: Jaimie Kechego
    Delivered Online: Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Session 1 will introduce you to the Indigenous Peoples in Canada, their histories, and their cultures. It will also answer some of the questions that people often ask about Indigenous Peoples and debunk some of the common myths and misconceptions.

    Pulling Together II – Foundations Series

    Instructor: Jaimie Kechego
    Delivered Online: Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Session 2 will examine the role of colonization and how it continues to affect Indigenous Peoples in Canada and define the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people today.

    GATAcademy

    GATAcademy 2022

    GATAcademy is a week-long professional development event open to all current and prospective UWindsor graduate assistants GAs) and teaching assistants (TAs). Offering a series of interactive workshops led by experienced professionals from across the campus, GATAcademy 2022 will feature resources and activities relevant to both new and experienced GAs/TAs. Topics will include using Blackboard, using Microsoft Teams, best practices in grading and feedback, running effective labs and tutorials, and a whole lot more! GATAcademy 2022 will be held online from August 29th to September 2nd and each day will feature three workshops! There will also be an in-person networking event on September 7.

    Blackboard Learn Training

    Blackboard Learn Training

    The Centre for Teaching and Learning provides individual consultations, group workshops, and online self-paced courses about the use of the University’s learning management system, Blackboard Learn. Faculty, sessional instructors, staff, and GAs are welcome to register.

    Online Courses | F-2-F Workshops