PD Opportunities: Workshops

Teaching & Learning Workshops

(Updated Weekly)

This page features both SCTL-related workshops and a curated list of external webinars. Please refer back to this site every week as we highlight new opportunities.

SCTL Activities

Workshops - Dec 6 to 10 , 2021

We are starting our wrap-up sequence for the Fall term and will be focusing our efforts in supporting course evaluations Q/A and helping faculty prepare for end of term grade upload process.

We invite you to bring any questions to the drop-ins as we support your needs in the coming weeks.


Monday (Dec 6)

  • 1:00-2:00pm Drop-In Q & A (all topics)


Tuesday (Dec 7)

  • 10:00-10:30am Blackboard Grade Center: Strategies for Successful Grade Transfer


Wednesday (Dec 8)

  • 10:00-11:00am Drop-In Q & A (all topics)


Thursday (Dec 9)

  • 2:30-3:00pm Blackboard Grade Center: Strategies for Successful Grade Transfer


Friday (Dec 10)

  • 10:30-11:30am Drop-In Q & A (all topics)


Join a SCTL Session

We invite everyone to click on the following link to join any of the weekly workshop sessions.

Note: this meeting link will have the name "SCTL Sessions (F21)"

SCTL 1on1 Consultations

We will also continue to work with faculty/staff in 1on1 consultations. Please email SCTL@sl.on.ca to setup a consultation or use the link below to see our availability.

External Webinars

Nov 9 @ 11:00-12:00pm "PowerPoint Make-Over: Applying Content Design Principles"

With Ontario’s commitment to be a fully accessible province by 2025 through the implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), knowing how to create accessible learning materials is crucial! Creating and providing accessible materials is about inclusion, equity, and social responsibility. This session will review the WCAG accessibility guidelines and AODA requirements applicable to creating digital content. You will learn the fundamentals of creating accessible materials and walk away with strategies and a toolbox full of apps and resources to help with making your content accessible. Please note: This session focuses on text and image content and will not be covering video content.

Nov 24 @ 11:00-12:00pm "Foundations of Accessibility for Digital Materials

November 24, 2021 from 11:00am-12:00pm

With Ontario’s commitment to be a fully accessible province by 2025 through the implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), knowing how to create accessible learning materials is crucial! Creating and providing accessible materials is about inclusion, equity, and social responsibility. This session will review the WCAG accessibility guidelines and AODA requirements applicable to creating digital content. You will learn the fundamentals of creating accessible materials and walk away with strategies and a toolbox full of apps and resources to help with making your content accessible. Please note: This session focuses on text and image content and will not be covering video content.

ETC Webinar Series (Lunch & Learn)

The provincial ETC group has launched their webinar schedule on EdTech sessions which will take place during March/April. These external PD sessions are free but you must register using the link on their website. The link provided in the buttons below will enable you to learn more about ETC by visiting their website, review the webinar schedule, and follow the on twitter.

Registrations are completed via the ETC website all their events.

Previous Workshops

PL Days Schedule - Oct 26 & 27, 2021

We will be a two day professional learning event on October 26 & 27. Each day will contain six sessions and will cover a variety of topics. All employees are welcome to attend any session so please download the following schedule to review the offerings. Registration is not required but we ask that you add these events to your calendars as a personal reminder.

SoTL101 Canada Roadshow

12:00pm EST on October 1st, 2021

"We are excited to announce our first Roadshow of the term! Interested in learning more about SoTL? Wanting to engage with the SoTL community? Join us on Oct 1 for a free webinar open to all! "