Sessional Instructor Support

Welcome and congratulations on your position with the University of Windsor. We are very happy to share with you some available teaching support resources.

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) focuses on the support of teaching and learning at the University of Windsor. Learning Specialists are available to answer your teaching and learning questions and provide support. Questions regarding teaching and learning beyond the use of Brightspace can be sent to

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Getting Started

You can use the Sessional Instructors Onboarding Checklist, to help you get successfully onboarded and started in your new role. Download the checklist as a PDF or Word Document.

Getting Ready to Teach

Getting Ready to Teach Online

  • Visit Teaching Online where you will find resources, developed by our teams, to support instructors in teaching and learning online.

Brightspace Workshops and Support

Brightspace is the learning management system used at the University of Windsor. Instructors can sign up for one or more online interactive workshops to explore themes and functionality available on Brightspace to support student learning.

Planning and Managing Your Course

Creating Your Course

Course Material


Teaching Development Support

Support for Your Teaching Assistants

  • The GATA Network offers large-scale professional development events to current and prospective GAs/TAs.

Support for Your Students