Services and resources for faculty members
Take advantage of a wide range of teaching and learning resources and services as a faculty member.
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.
Orientation Program for New Professors
New to the uOttawa teaching community? Let TLSS help you get oriented to all the services and support available to you—and make connections with your colleagues.
New Professors' Guide
Our comprehensive Guide for new professors is designed to welcome new professors and help navigate academia's exciting but often challenging world.
Pedagogical innovation and research
Benefit from the latest cutting-edge research into university teaching and learning. TLSS offers research collaborations, funding, and strategic partnerships for the university teaching community.
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 recognize and bolster the most impactful pedagogical endeavours.
Chair in University Teaching
The Chair in University Teaching supports innovative projects with a three-year, non-renewable Chairship with an annual fund of $20,000, and one assistantship from the Chairholder's Faculty.
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.
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.
Learning spaces and equipment
Take full advantage of state-of-the-art technology in over 280 Registrar classrooms, from built-in cameras, auto-calibrated microphones, simplified touchscreen podiums, and instant integration with Brightspace, MS Teams and Zoom.
Certificate in University Teaching
This certificate is aimed at faculty members who wish to reflect on and explore current and relevant university teaching practices in order to improve the quality of their teaching.
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.