Supporting evidence-based practice

Engaging in systematic and scholarly inquiry; supporting engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning; supporting evidence-based teaching and learning practices.


  1. Support the University of Calgary community in applying evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning (goals)
  2. Engage in systematic inquiry and evidence-based EDU practices and approaches (goals)
  3. Support engagement in systematic inquiry related to teaching and learning (goals)


  • Documentation of learning spaces and technologies
  • Course design workshop
  • Support for University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants program
  • Faculty, graduate student, and curriculum workshop series (presentations to UofC community, developing teaching expertise)
  • Badging and microcredentials
  • ePortfolios
  • Engagement in our own scholarly practice (conference presentations, publications)

Example Assessment Strategies:

  • Numbers of workshops, events, participants, publications, reports, conference presentations
  • Surveys, focus groups, interviews, case studies
  • Post-event/workshop evaluations
  • Numbers of resources created and shared
  • Critical reflection of our own practices