Teaching and Learning supports faculty to enhance the academic experience through exemplary teaching practices and engaging learning activities. We offer workshops, courses, online modules, links to resources and one-on-one consultation about all aspects of teaching including course and assessment design, lesson planning, active learning strategies, student engagement and the integration of technology tools into teaching.

Visit our Upcoming Workshops and Sessions page to see all our upcoming events.

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Professional Development Plan for Non Full-time Faculty

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Faculty PD

Faculty professional development through Teaching & Learning is offered in the form of workshops, PD days, one-on-on consultations, and the Faculty Development Program (FDP). PD Days are full-day events offered in Fall and Winter study weeks and in between the

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Teaching Tips

Teaching continually improves through reflection, revision, an openness to learning, and a commitment to excellence. Below we’ve compiled a collection of Teaching Ideas that will support you in the classroom whether you are new to the college or a seasoned faculty

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Core Literacies

The Core Literacies, from Seneca’s Strategic Plan 2017-2022, include                                                                    For more information, please visit the Core Literacies website.

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Standards of Practice

Seneca’s Teaching Standards are modelled after our Core Literacies and include:                                                  

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Course Design

The key to course design at Seneca is meeting your course’s learning outcomes within the 14 week semester. Each semester is 7 weeks, a study break, 6 weeks, and a week for final exams. Essentially, you have 13 weeks to

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are the foundation of a course and provide a very clear picture of the purpose of the course. They begin with an action verb and describe something observable or measurable. They are written from the students’ perspective and

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Assessment

In outcomes-based education, course assessments must assess the course learning outcomes, and only the learning outcomes. As you get started, it is recommended that you create an assessment blueprint – a document that maps your assessments to your learning outcomes. By

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Inclusive Teaching

Seneca College is committed to expanding access and support to all students, employees and visitors with disabilities, by having as its goal a barrier-free learning and working environment to enable academic and employment success. Visit the college’s Accessibility for Ontarians with

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My.Seneca

Getting Started with My.Seneca The use of My.Seneca is a requirement for all of the courses at the college, as explained in the My.Seneca Minimum Requirements policy. At a minimum this involves: Posting the approved course outline and accessible versions