February 21, 2023
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Call for Proposals – Teaching and Learning Symposium 2023 - Taking Action: Building Belonging at U of T DEADLINE EXTENDED - Last Day to Submit: February 21, 2023 by 5:00pm

The 2023 Teaching and Learning Symposium (TLS) presents an important opportunity for the U of T teaching and learning community to work together to understand and share what diversity, equity, inclusion, and access look like in our teaching and learning context. We invite U of T instructors, librarians, and staff at all career stages to consider submitting a proposal to this vital forum.

The 2023 Teaching & Learning Symposium will be held over two days, Wednesday May 3 and Thursday May 4, 2023. The majority of the concurrent sessions will be held on Day One (May 3) as online synchronous events and Day Two (May 4) will feature an opportunity for our community to connect in-person. The detailed structure and format of each day will be determined once the event venue is confirmed. Priority will continue to be given to the safety and health of our participants following the University of Toronto’s recommended guidelines.

EXTENDED submission deadline: February 21, 2023 by 5:00pm

Questions about the call for proposals or proposal submissions process can be directed to Kelly Gordon, Coordinator, Programming and Strategic Initiatives, CTSI at  

Learn more about the Call for Proposals

My Journey to Incorporating Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility Meaningfully into my Teaching

Part of the ACUE Lunch and Learn Series

March 1, 12pm-1pm (online)

In this workshop, Professor Toula Kourgiantakis will discuss her ongoing learning on how to incorporate equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA) in the classroom to have meaningful and transformative learning experiences.

This series invites participants to hear from instructors who have completed the Effective Teaching Practices course: their reflections upon what they have learned, and practical examples and tips informed by evidence-based strategies.


CI Teaching Excellence Award

2023 TATP Teaching Excellence Awards

Presented by the Teaching Assistants’ Training Program

This award recognizes one graduate student whose outstanding work as a sole-responsibility Course Instructor shows evidence of educational leadership, meaningful contributions to course and curriculum development, and impact on student learning.

Nomination deadline: February 24th

Departments can nominate a graduate student CI online.

Generative Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

Visit CTSI for What is Generative Artificial Intelligence and what application does it have for classroom instruction & learning?

Register for Designing Assessments in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, February 28, 2pm-4pm (online)


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