Pedagogical Support

The RGASC’s Educational Developers, Dianne Ashbourne and Ann Gagné, are available to support UTM instructors, teaching assistants, and staff through one-on-one consultations. They can provide support in the following areas:

  • initial dossier reviews
  • identifying evidence-based instructional strategies aligned with your course goals and student learning outcomes
  • designing a new course or redesign an existing one
  • redesign aspects of an existing course with an inclusive lens;
  • develop formative and summative assessment tools to measure and provide feedback on student learning
  • generating innovative ideas for in-class and out-of-class activities
  • learning about Active Learning Classrooms or using active learning strategies
  • helping with assignment design
  • writing student learning outcomes
  • creating or revise your syllabus
  • interpreting and responding to course evaluation data
  • supporting scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) projects
  • mapping course-level learning, program-level and degree-level expectations
  • apply Universal Design for Learning principles for curriculum and assessment design
  • strategies for promoting academic integrity

To book an appointment, please visit UTM’s Instructional Support Portal and submit an Instructional Support ticket under “Inquiry or Consultation”. Within the Instructional Support Portal’s “Knowledge Base”, you will also find a number of articles that address common pedagogical questions. 

You are also welcome to book an appointment by contacting academicskills.utm@utoronto.ca