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The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Our vision, mission and values

  • The Centre has six key areas of practice:

    • Faculty Development and Consultation
    • Curriculum Development and Renewal
    • Research, Evaluation and Innovation
    • Flexible Learning Course Development and Support
    • UM Learn and Solutions
    • Strategic Projects and Programming
  • Vision: Every teaching experience at the University of Manitoba is optimized for learning.

    Mission: Provide leadership, expertise and support for the teaching and learning mission of the University of Manitoba and to advance and advocate for the practice and scholarship of teaching in higher education.

    Learn more about our vision, mission, core values and transformational values

Our commitment to anti-racism
We are resolved to affirm our identity explicitly and publicly as an anti-racist academic support unit. We are resolved that our anti-racism commitment be reflected in the life and culture of the unit through our policies, programs and practices as we continue to learn about racism. We resolve to develop and work to implement strategies that dismantle racism within all aspects of our department, college, university and society.

Our services

We offer a broad range of teaching development supports that will assist instructors, teaching assistant, post-doctoral fellows.

    • Classroom observation
    • Customized workshops
    • Course development consultations
    • Learning technologies help
    • UM SRI course evaluation consultations
    • Indigenous pedagogical resources and consultations
    • Equity, diversity and inclusion consultations
    • Academic integrity consultations
    • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) guidance
    • Teaching assistant consultations
    • Teaching and learning research collaboration and consultations
    • Teaching dossier consultation
    • Teaching strategies discussion
    • Help with difficulties you are facing in the classroom

What's new

Guidance for instructors teaching in-person class during the COVID-19 pandemic

We have compiled resources and best practices for in-person instruction to help us prevent the spread of COVID-19 and maintain a safe environment.

How to record lectures and meetings

We've created a quick guide to help you record lectures and meetings in Zoom and Webex.

COVID-19 syllabus insert

We have created a COVID-19 syllabus insert. Feel free to add this to your existing syllabus, and review it with students, during the typical review of your syllabus in class. 

Slides to remind students of masking requirement for in-person classes

We have developed a set of PowerPoint slides for use by instructors during the winter term. Download these slides to remind students to keep their masks on throughout class and help keep our campus safe. 

Our teams

We're here to help

Strategic initiatives and partnerships

The Centre is involved in many institution-wide strategic initiatives related to teaching and learning. These include policy creation, learning technologies, spaces research and development, teaching awards, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning awards, our signature publication TeachingLIFE as well as academic integrity.