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TLC Workshops

TLC Workshops are supported by the Teaching and Learning Centre's Educational Developers and offer participants a variety of programs based on their teaching and learning interests and needs.

While targeting primarily members of the University community engaged in teaching-related practices, other members of Ontario Tech may enroll in our workshops as part of their professional development. 

For all workshop-related questions, contact the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) via email:

Workshop Registration

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Workshop Schedule


  • Decolonizing Your Syllabus - Wednesday June 19, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Date: Wednesday June 19, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Facilitator: Dr. Kaitlyn Watson

    Academic curriculum, content, and the broader university system exist in a historical context of subjugation and control. The process of decolonization has the potential to disrupt colonial ideologies including the superiority of Western thought. In this workshop, we will examine colonialism in education as well as strategies for decolonizing your syllabus. All disciplines are welcome!

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Describe colonization and decolonization and their relationship to education.
    2. Examine existing syllabi through the lens of decolonization.
    3. Envision new possibilities for a decolonized syllabus.
  • Flex-Ed: Strategic Approaches for Teaching in Hybrid and Hybrid-flexible Learning Environments - Friday June 28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Date: Friday June 28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Facilitator: Miranda Varricchio

    Hybrid and hybrid-flexible approaches are becoming more commonplace - are you ready? If you haven’t taken the leap yet, or are searching for ways to improve inclusivity, foster engagement, and optimize learning in your hybrid or hybrid-flexible course, this is for you! In this seminar educators will be equipped with insights and strategies they need to thrive in these dynamic environments.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Discuss the differences between instructional modalities.
    2. Identify approaches to maximize student engagement and learning in hybrid and hybrid-flexible courses.
    3. Recognize the benefits of modality-specific course design and delivery.

How to Access TLC Workshops: 

You will receive calendar invitations with links to your chosen workshops after completing the registration form.

Workshops are 60 minutes in length and are delivered online via Google Meet at the listed dates and times, unless otherwise indicated.