Strategic initiatives


The Operations Team is responsible for day-to-day support across The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. The Operations Team addresses requests and concerns related to catering/workshop/event coordination, budget management, human resource management, payroll processing, building maintenance and project management.

Science of Teaching and Learning

The Science of Teaching and Learning team works to fulfill The Centre’s mandate as it relates to research, program evaluation and quality assurance. The Science of Teaching and Learning team supports inquiries into higher education teaching and learning and generates evidence to promote the design and delivery of high-quality educational experiences.

Development and Consultation

The Development and Consultation Team provides support, to all teaching faculty, instructors and graduate students, in areas such as teaching consultations, classroom observations and course/curriculum development, as well as through teaching workshops and certificate programs. The Development and Consultation Team is comprised of two areas: Programs and Curriculum Development and Teaching Initiatives and Innovation.

Programs and Curriculum Development Team

Teaching Initiatives and Innovation Team

Flexible Learning

Improved learner outcomes from engaging, purposefully designed, flexible courses. If you want this for your students, the Flexible Learning Support team is your answer.

Our dedicated team of instructional designers, digital media creators, copyright and quality assurance coordinators is here to support you in developing your next flexible course.

Learning Technologies and Solutions

The Learning Technologies and Solutions team provides support and training for several supported solutions including UM Learn (the University’s learning management system), iClicker (classroom polling), and Cisco Webex (videoconferencing solution). Additionally, the team provides expertise and guidance in areas related to technology for teaching and learning, including learning spaces design and software solutions development.