12.00 Hours Required


This cohort-based series will focus on some of the big issues and questions in postsecondary teaching and learning. Together we will explore what researchers currently know about how learning actually happens, discuss how to plan lessons that enhance learning, then dive into some practical applications. Each participant will have the opportunity to highlight a current issue in postsecondary education—possibilities include but are not limited to equity and inclusion, indigenization, and student accommodation—and design a learning activity for the group. We will also focus on how to give and receive high quality feedback that supports both teaching and learning?

This badge is part of the Postdoctoral Scholars Certificate in University Teaching and Learning program.

Learning Outcomes

  • Engage in collaborative, critically reflective conversations with colleagues to explore current issues, theories and research in postsecondary education.
  • Identify and implement research-informed teaching methods that enhance student learning.
  • Practice peer teaching, and collecting and responding to feedback from colleagues.

Certificate Stream/s

Required Hours

Minimum required: 10 Hours - 5 courses including the capstone project course

Optional Courses

Minimum required: 2 Hours

Enrollment Instructions

  1. Register, attend and participate in 12 hours of the designated courses including the capstone project course
  2. Once you have registered in the Capstone Project, you will be added to the D2L course
  3. Complete the Theories and Issues in Teaching and Learning for Postdoctoral Scholars - Capstone Project


Courses are delivered in a classroom format.  The Capstone Project is completed online.


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