Fundamentals of University Teaching is the first level of the University Teaching Certificate (UTC) Program, designed to provide you with the necessities for development as scholarly teachers engaged in evidence-based, theoretically-informed pedagogy and course-design – which makes it useful to any academic in any teaching role, from full-time faculty members to graduate assistants. The UTC Program is academic in its scholarly basis, emphasis on critical reflection, and rigorous assessment -- yet it is designed to be immediately flexible, adaptive, and practical, encouraging academics to apply what they are presently learning to their work as teachers as they are completing the program.
To receive the Fundamentals of University Teaching certificate, you must successfully complete the following two credit courses and one of the half courses listed below:
- Learning-Centred Teaching in Higher Education: Principles and Practices
- Course Design for Constructive Alignment