Divisional & Institutional Resources
Some Faculties also offer their own support for teaching and educational technology. Instructors in these divisions can obtain support from both their divisional offices and the institutional resources listed below.
In addition to CTSI, a number of offices and individuals provide support for teaching and educational technology for all instructors at the University. The list below, although not comprehensive, touches on the major points.
- Faculty of Arts and Science
- University of Toronto, Mississauga (UTM)
- University of Toronto, Scarborough, (UTSC)
- Rotman School of Management - Teaching Effectiveness Centre (TEC)
- Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
- Faculty of Medicine
- Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
Teaching Assistants' Training Program
The Teaching Assistants' Training Program (TATP) is a peer-training program for currently registered students who will be working as teaching assistants for University of Toronto courses. The TATP offers many services including a fall, winter and spring workshop series, a certificate program, awards in recognition of outstanding teaching by TAs, a resource library (print, dvd and web) and individual consultations.
Organizational Development and Learning Centre
The Organizational Development and Learning Centre offers a broad range of consulting services and learning programs to University managers and staff.
Writing at the University of Toronto
Writing Resources for Faculty and TAs: Files on this website give advice drawn from the experience of successful University of Toronto faculty members in various disciplines. They also list further readings and Internet resources, chosen for their practicality and relevance to U of T conditions.
University of Toronto Libraries
Faculty Liaison Librarians
Liaison Librarians may be consulted for a range of services offered by the library to support teaching and research. This includes:
- research consultations for faculty
- curriculum related instruction
- course-customization of Blackboard "Library Resource" pages
- tailored research guides for courses or programs
- collection requests and suggestions
- questions or suggestions about library and information technology services http://main.library.utoronto.ca/liaison/index.cfm?sel=all
Libraries: Supporting Teaching: Course materials, information literacy, workshops and research help for students
Teaching Library & Internet Research Skills: A Guide for Faculty & TAs http://discover.library.utoronto.ca/faculty-staff/teaching-library-skills
The library offers a number of services for faculty, including workshops and tours. (For up-to-date information see the Library and Internet Skills – Classes, tours and self-study for faculty and TAs at: www.library.utoronto.ca/services/ilu/
In addition, the library web site provides information for faculty who wish to make requests for course-related library materials or arrange short-term and general collection loans. For more detailed information please visit their web site at:
Bladen Library, UTSC: http://library.utsc.utoronto.ca/
UTM Library: http://www.erin.utoronto.ca/library/
UofT's GRADING POLICIES
Review of the University's Grading Practices Policies
The following information is also available in PDF format
Education Commons provides Workshops on SPSS and NVivo. For more information, please visit the Education Commons website at:
Discovery Commons has computers with SAS, SPSS and "R" Open Source Software available for faculty and student use. Discovery Commons is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am-6:00pm. Discovery Commons is located in the Medical Sciences Building, Room 3172. For more information or to book a computer, please contact Discovery Commons at 416-978-8504, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMPUTING IN HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
CHASS has statistical software that is available to various departments.
MAP AND DATA LIBRARY
This library, located in Robarts Library in the Reference & Research Department, has SAS and SPSS available on PCs.
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO at MISSISSAUGA
The University of Toronto at Mississauga offers workshops for instructors, TAs, and students (graduate and undergraduate). We offer "point of need" workshops with these resources; and can also provide customized workshops (in consultation with the instructor) for academic courses at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Statistical software includes:
- Geographic Information System (GIS) (ArcView, ArcGIS, QGIS, Google Earth, etc.)
For more information, please contact Andrew Nicholson at email@example.com.