About The Centre
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is an academic support unit that provides leadership and expertise in furthering the mission of teaching and learning at the University of Manitoba. The Centre has six key areas of practice:
- Faculty Development and Consultation
- Curriculum Development and Renewal
- Research, Evaluation and Innovation
- Flexible Learning Course Development and Support
- UM Learn and Solutions
- Strategic Projects and Programming
Every teaching experience at the University of Manitoba is optimized for learning.
Provide leadership, expertise, and support for the teaching and learning mission of the University of Manitoba and to advance and advocate for the practice and scholarship of teaching in higher education.
Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships
The Centre is involved in many institution-wide strategic initiatives related to teaching and learning. These include policy creation, learning technologies, spaces research and development, teaching awards, our signature publication TeachingLIFE as well as academic integrity.
Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB
The Centre is a strategic partner of the Province of Manitoba’s Flexible Learning HUB, an initiative dedicated to advancing, with technology, teaching and learning at the post-secondary level through the offer of innovative course design for online education.
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.
Research, Evaluation, and Innovation
The Research, Evaluation and Innovation works to fulfill The Centre’s mandate as it relates to research, program evaluation and quality assurance. The REI 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.
Improved learner outcomes from engaging, purposefully designed, flexible courses. If you want this for your students then 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
Learning Technologies and Solutions team provides support and training for several supported solutions including UM Learn (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.
The Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB is a community of practice for advancing teaching and learning with technology, with representatives from all of Manitoba’s public post-secondary institutions. The HUB staff is comprised of staff with expertise in instructional design and multi-media.
Phone: (204) 474-8708
Fax: (204) 474-7514