sessional lecturer

  • Experiential Learning Development Grant

    The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is committed to offering innovative, high-impact, and real-world opportunities to all its students through experience-driven programs. Experiential learning (EL) is “the specific process by which a student acquires knowledge or meets learning goals through experience.” Effective EL addresses four learning modes: “hands-on experience,” “reflection,” the “integration of the experience […]

  • UTM Teaching & Learning Conference & Colloquia Fund

    The TLCC provides a maximum of $1500 towards the organization of teaching & learning focused conferences or colloquia at UTM.

  • UTM Teaching Development Travel Grant

    The TDT provides a maximum of $2000 for a UTM instructor to present at a pedagogical conference or in the pedagogical track at a disciplinary conference. This can be applied to both in-person as well as remote conferences.

  • UTM Teaching Development and Innovation Grant

    The TDI is a seed grant that provides a maximum of $5000 for a UTM faculty member to support the implementation and assessment of innovative practice in an undergraduate course at UTM.

  • UTM Cleo Leland Boyd Teaching Excellence Award for Sessional Faculty

    The Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Teaching includes lecturing, involvement in seminars and tutorials, individual and group discussions, laboratory teaching and other means by which students derive educational benefits. Teaching effectiveness is demonstrated by the degree to which the faculty member is able to stimulate […]

  • Excellence in Educational Leadership

    This award recognizes faculty members who have made sustained contributions to the advancement of teaching, broadly conceived, and to educational change and innovation within and beyond the Institute. Nominations will be assessed based on demonstrated ability to impact student learning by leading major initiatives that promote effective teaching, foster curricular innovation and pedagogical/professional development, shape education policy […]

  • Distinguished Contributions to Teaching

    The Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching recognizes OISE’s inspiring educators who have continually demonstrated deep commitment to excellence in teaching, and have made outstanding contributions to teaching. Nominations will be assessed on the basis of evidence of distinguished contributions to teaching in one or more of the following areas:

  • Excellence in Initial Teacher Education

    The Award for Excellence in Initial Teacher Education recognizes outstanding contributions to teaching and learning in teacher education programs at OISE impacting the development of the next generation of excellent teachers. Nominees’ contributions will be assessed based on demonstrated impact on teacher candidates and the ability to foster enriching teaching and learning experience, as well […]

  • Arts & Science Superior Teaching Awards (Sessional and Graduate)

    The Sessional Lecturer & Graduate Student Course Instructor Superior Teaching Award (STA) award is for sessional and graduate course instructors. The Faculty of Arts & Science Superior Teaching Awards recognize teaching excellence in undergraduate education, in classroom instruction, innovative teaching methods and student engagement by Sessional Lecturers and Graduate Student Course Instructors.