Instructor Resources

UTM COVID-19 Updates and Information

The University of Toronto Mississauga is committed to providing up-to-date administrative information reflecting the current state of the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Updates and policies surrounding teaching, campus access, research, travel, and other significant activities at UTM can be found here.

Advice for Preparing Course Syllabi at UTM (Fall 2022)

For advice on preparing your course syllabus for the Fall 2022 term, please consult this document prepared by the UTM Office of the Dean & UTM Teaching and Learning Collaboration. The document contains specific advice for online course syllabi, in consideration of both policy and good pedagogical practice. 

Advice for Preparing Course Syllabi at UTM-Fall 2022

UTM Academic Handbook 

The Office of the Dean has created a UTM academic handbook, a resource for instructors covering all aspects of course delivery, including regulations and guidelines for dealing with issues ranging from term tests to academic integrity.

View the UTM Academic Handbook.

Accessibility Services  

Accessibility Advisors are always available to meet with instructors to discuss the delivery of in-class accommodations for students with disabilities.

Visit the Accessibility Services website.

Equity & Diversity Office

The Equity & Diversity Officer is able to meet with instructors to discuss issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion that might arise in the classroom and course content, including classroom dynamics and religious accommodations.

Visit the Equity & Diversity Office website.

Indigenous Centre 

The Indigenous Advisor is available to offer guidance to faculty on Indigenous cultures, to provide information about local Indigenous organizations and agencies, and to speak at class discussions.

Visit the Indigenous Centre website.

Information & Instructional Technology Services (I&ITS) 

I&ITS provides support for faculty, instructors, and TAs including: instructional technology (i.e. iClickers, UTORSubmit, use of the Scantron); research computing; software licensing; and classroom technology (i.e. podiums, projectors, & microphones).

Submit a request for assistance.

UTM Library

Liaison Librarians 

Book an appointment with a Liaison Librarian to discuss classroom instruction collaborations/tutorials; creation of tailored online research guides for courses/assignments; research consultations; research services; and collection development.  

For a list of UTM Library's Liaison Librarians web page.

Quercus help (U of T’s learning management engine) 

Visit the UTM Library's Canvas web page.

Teaching with technology 

Visit the UTM Library's Teaching with Technology web page.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Research Guide 

The SoTL Research Guide can help you get started with SoTL projects and searching the literature.

The Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC)  

The mandate of the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre is to support and promote teaching and learning in a range of contexts across UTM. The RGASC collaborates with instructors, TAs, librarians, and staff on teaching and learning activities including assignment / course design, teaching innovations, and the assessment of a given intervention’s impact. Faculty and staff appointed at the RGASC have a range of specializations, including academic peer support, academic writing instruction, educational development, English language learning, numeracy, scientific literacy, and supplemental instruction.

Visit the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre website.

Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) 

The Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) is a hub for teaching and learning at the University of Toronto, supporting instructors, graduate students and teaching assistants on all three campuses. CTSI offers year-round programming, resources, consultations on educational technologies and pedagogy, research on teaching, online course evaluations and professional development.

Visit the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) website.

Visit the Teaching Assistants' Training Program (TATP) website.