Teaching Effectively



Effective teaching strategies play a pivotal role in higher education, as they are the cornerstone of fostering meaningful and impactful learning experiences. By employing engaging and innovative methods, educators can captivate students' attention and stimulate their curiosity, encouraging active participation and critical thinking. Moreover, effective teaching strategies cater to diverse learners, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to grasp and apply the course material. Through clear communication and well-structured lessons, instructors can create a supportive and conducive learning environment, nurturing students' intellectual growth and motivation. Furthermore, these strategies facilitate the development of essential skills and competencies necessary for students to succeed in their academic pursuits and future careers. Ultimately, the implementation of effective teaching strategies in higher education empowers students to achieve their full potential and become lifelong learners, shaping the leaders and innovators of tomorrow.

What you can find here:

Course Design

Resources and supports for course design such as course outlines, learning plans, learning outcomes, assessment strategies, engaging learners, experiential learning, and more.

Setting Up MyCanvas

MyCanvas is a web-based learning management system (LMS). It is used to access and manage course learning materials, assignment, grades, etc. It includes course and user analytics and statistics, and internal communication tools.

Grading & Assessment

Exploring strategies and techniques for effective and relevant grading and assessment in course design and delivery.


Learning Technologies

Explore the Learning Technologies available to Mohawk College educators - what they do, what they're called, and why you should or shouldn't use them.


Learn more about Indigegogy and how you can bring the Indigenous Knowledge Learning Outcomes into your program or course.

Delivery Modalities

Explore definitions of face-to-face, online (synchronous & synchronous), hybrid, HyFlex, remote learning, and blended learning delivery modalities.


Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Design course learning experiences and assessments that set all students up for success.

Engaging Learners

Engage learners through active learning strategies, effective communication, and learner-centered teaching that fosters a positive and effective learning environment, encouraging active participation, critical thinking, and a love for learning among learners.


Academic Quality

For more information on New Program Development, Program Review, Microcredential and COMMS Course Outlines, please visit Academic Quality.