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TLSS - Teaching and Learning Support Service

VHS, the end of an era at the University of Ottawa…

The use of VHS players will indeed soon be history at the University of Ottawa. After the University of Ottawa hosts the Congress 2015 conference (from May 29 to June 5, 2015), the Multimedia Distribution Service (MDS) will embark on the permanent removal of all VHS machines in the classrooms.

Many factors have led to this decision...

Sneak peek at the upcoming lecture and workshops...

Time to announce the last lecture of the school year!

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It is now Professor Simon Beaudry’s turn to address another interesting topic that is at the heart of university teaching: Motivation. He will provide answers to the following question: “How do you foster high quality student motivation?”



And for those who would like to get training, here are the next training sessions (Check our website for more details):

  • Blended Course Design - Part 4 Concluding the Design Process: The Final Steps and the Importance of Ongoing Assessment (in English and French: April 28, 29 and 30)
  • The Teaching Dossier: An Essential Tool (in English: May 6 | in French: May 5)
  • Writing for Online Courses: How to Create Engaging Content, Structure and Design (English: May 15 | French: May 8)
  • Inclusive Teaching Practices: Reflection and Strategies to Foster Variability and Accessible Learning Environments (English: May 13 | in French: May 12)

Professors, Graduate Students: Make yourself stand out!

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Make a great first impression by taking advantage of the personalized and high quality printing service offered by TLSS’s Centre of e-Learning!

Not only do we print your posters using high quality materials, our graphic design specialists make sure that your content presentation is optimal and meets the University standards.

Get in touch with us at or fill in our request form.

Want to be innovative in your teaching? You have ideas, but not enough funds?

The TLSS is offering grants and funding to professors to help them in the development of different projects related to pedagogy:

1. Funding Program for Designing Blended Courses

The TLSS will provide funding to full and part-time professors who are interesting in converting their course into a blended format. Not only will you receive funding, you will also be supported by our technical team, and benefit from our pedagogical expertise. Submit your application before April 30. Questions? Visit our website!

2. Teaching | Learning Grants Program

You have until June 1st to submit innovative projects related to teaching and learning, which aims to improve the quality of learning. See our website for more details.

At the TLSS, we’re proud of our Teaching Assistants!

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For the third time, the TLSS personnel, award-winners and their professors will gather at the 2015 Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants ceremony to celebrate TAs achievements. This Excellence Award is a fund that is part of the Employee Giving campaign – a fundraiser launched across the University of Ottawa.

This year, this special event will be held on Wednesday, April 22, at Vanier Hall, in the room 1042, at 2:30 p.m. A light snack and a cocktail will be served.

Should you wish to attend this ceremony to congratulate the recipients, meet the TLSS team, deans and vice-deans, please RSVP by email. Spaces are limited.

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