Academic Support Offices

Our office can help you with enhancing online and on-campus teaching, submitting award and grant applications, and building intercultural capacity. We support faculty, postdoctoral scholars, teaching assistants, and sessional instructors.


The Office of Internationalization

The Office of Internationalization is building on a tradition of service, partnerships, and collaboration. Internationalization and building intercultural capacity in the Werklund School of Education is a collective and community effort inspired by the possibilities of bringing the world to our School and bringing our School to the world.


The Office of Research

The Office of Research supports Werklund faculty members, postdoctoral scholars, and students in their research programs. We offer support for grant applications and award nominations in addition to discussing research needs and future impactful ideas. We promote transdisciplinary work and we are proud to work with community partners on different projects.


The Office of Teaching & Learning

The Office of Teaching and Learning supports Werklund instructors in instructional design and use of technology to enhance online or on-campus teaching. We also support the recognition of teaching excellence and research into the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. We look forward to supporting you with your needs whether in your research, your teaching practice, or applications for awards and grants.

Featured Events and Important Dates

Open Education Talks 2023

Occurs every Wednesday starting at noon. Open to all. 

We are excited to announce the second annual offering of The Open Education Talks, a series of lightning talks focusing on open education in post-secondary institutions each Wednesday throughout March 2023. These lightning talks will be about facets of open education, including open pedagogy and learning, utilizing open educational resources, and integrating open strategies in higher education. 

Registration is open for these presentations hosted on Zoom. The schedule and more information is available at the Open Ed website.


Technology Coaching & Instructional Design Drop-In Sessions

By Appointment Only - In-person or Zoom 

Contact to book an appointment.


Weekly Academic Writing Group

Occurs every Wednesday at 9:30am. Open to all. 

Contact to receive the Zoom link.

Designing Course Outlines: A relational approach for decolonizing and Indigenizing teaching practice

March 07, 2023 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm MST in EDC 357

In this workshop, participants will learn about decolonizing approaches for curriculum development and how Indigenizing teaching and learning practice can include practical steps to designing course outlines. There will be an initial 2-hour workshop on campus followed by 2 online connection sessions that build on the workshop where participants have the opportunity to access further learning and to exchange insights, ideas, and experiences.

New Faculty Network

March 15, 2023 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm MST

The New Faculty Network is intended to provide support and guidance to new faculty throughout their first three years with the Werklund School of Education.

Sessional Instructors Network Session on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

March 15, 2023 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm MST 

This session focuses on inclusive practices (benefits and challenges) in K-12, Post-secondary, and within our community to foster greater engagement from the stakeholders who are served.

Teaching Assistant Preparation Program 2

March 22, 2023 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST

Preparation for Werklund Awards

March 23, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm MST in EDT and on Zoom

This session with Barb Brown, Colleen Kawalilak and Shelly Russell-Mayhew will be an opportunity to get guidance and advice on how to prepare nomination packages for yourself or a colleague for the Werklund School of Education Teaching Awards.

New Faculty Network: Annual Performance Review Process and Academic Portfolio

April 19, 2023 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST in EDT 1348 and on Zoom

Dr. Jennifer Lock will give a presentation on the Annual Performance Review Process and Academic Portfolio.

Email to request Zoom link