Services and resources for faculty

Take advantage of a wide range of teaching and learning resources and services as a faculty member.

TLSS offers you a range of teaching technologies, pedagogical support (to groups and individuals) and manages all audio-visual materials in Registrar classrooms. We also offer you training activities, awards and funding, new professor orientation, and research.

Our production team, composed of specialists, web developers, developers, graphic designers, can also create entire Virtual Campus (Brightspace) courses or programs. In some cases, a budget code may be necessary.

TLSS also supports faculties in the creation and evaluation of programs. 

We can help! Get a consultation with one of our many specialists versed in university teaching and teaching technologies. 


Teaching technologies

TLSS offers teaching technologies to organize your course, share content, engage, assess, and follow your students' progress.



Lab with or without an appointment

The Teaching Technologies Lab is staffed with specialists who offer in-person or virtual techno-pedagogical support on all uOttawa teaching and learning technologies

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Training and events

The TLSS offers diverse training activities, conferences, symposiums, all year round. All instructors and TAs are welcome.

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Innovation and research

Benefit from the latest cutting-edge research into university teaching and learning. TLSS offers research collaborations, funding, and strategic partnerships to help the entire university teaching community.

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Funds and awards

Get inspired by those pushing the boundaries of teaching, and providing an exceptional service to students. From teaching innovation to TA excellence, we acknowledge and encourage the best in teaching excellence.

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Chair in University Teaching

The Chairholder will receive a three-year non-renewable appointment, an annual fund of $20,000, and the Chairholder's Faculty will provide one assistantship.

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uOCompetencies are a framework of fundamental and transferable skills, a set of personal and professional abilities that enrich students’ learning experience. Learn what they are and how they are integrated into our programs.

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New faculty member orientation

New to the uOttawa teaching community? Let us help you get oriented to all the services and support available to you—and make connections with your colleages. Yearly; early to mid-August.

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Program  creation and evaluation

We offer a three-step process for program evaluation as a collaborative activity through which our analyst supports your department, faculty or school. We also support faculties for program creation.

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Learning spaces and equipment

Boost your teaching with state of the art technology in 280 registrar classrooms, from built-in cameras, auto-calibrated microphones, simplified touchscreen podiums, and instant integration with Brightspace, MS Teams and Zoom.

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Certificate in University Teaching

The Certificate for instructors is geared to faculty members who wish to reflect on and explore up-to-date and relevant university teaching practices in order to enhance instruction quality.

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Training and assistance

At the beginning of each semester, we offer a series of training events that cover Brightspace, instructional technologies, teaching strategies and more. Browse our upcoming training events.

You can also visit our lab, where experts can answer all your questions about learning technologies, course design, and more.

Need help with Brightspace? Use the 24/7 help service.