Teaching & learning support

Teaching and Learning Services

The Teaching and Learning team offers a range of supports for Yukon College instructors, including workshops and informal one-on-one support with  

  • developing and redesigning courses, 
  • building instructional skills for face-to-face and distance delivery classes, 
  • and selecting and adopting useful educational technologies. 

A calendar with all of our in-house sessions is available on the ITLC MyYC page
If you have questions about which session is best suited to your needs, if you’d like one-on-one support, or if you have a group of instructors who would like us to offer a specific session, please connect with us at: teachlearn@yukoncollege.yk.ca. Below are descriptions of our offerings. 

Teaching and Learning Workshops

Check our calendar for upcoming sessions or connect with us to schedule a workshop for your group. 

New Instructor Teaching Orientation  

This one-day course is designed support new instructors and, as a group, share some ideas that can help improve teaching success in the context of Yukon College learning environments.   

Specifically, it addresses the following questions:   

  • Who are you, and how does this impact your teaching?  
  • Who are your students and what will engage them?  
  • What does effective teaching and learning at Yukon College look like?  
  • What supports, strategies and tools are available to you? 

Course Design Intensive

If you're planning to develop or to make significant changes to a specific course, including major changes in the overall approach, the learning outcomes, and/or the assessment strategy, we encourage you to attend the four-day Course Design Intensive. In this collaborative, four-day session you will:  

  • Develop or revise your learning outcomes, engage in content mapping, and align      learning activities and assessments   
  • Consult with representatives from FNI and the LAC to discuss indigenization and accessibility   
  • Explore delivery modes and teaching strategies 

EdTech Drop-In Support

In these scheduled sessions, instructors are invited to join the Ed Tech Trainer and members of the Teaching and Learning Team for drop-in help.  

These sessions are an opportunity to bring specific questions to the Teaching and Learning team, or simply work alongside us.   

Possible topics include:  

  • Welcoming students in Moodle  
  • Importing content from previous Moodle courses 
  • Re-organizing or re-configuring Moodle gradebook  
  • Using video conferencing tools 

Tune-Up

Spend a day with your teaching colleagues reflecting, discussing, and rethinking your teaching practices. The Tune-Up is an opportunity to explore the following questions:   

  • What will engage your students?   
  • How do you pursue/maintain wellness while balancing the demands of teaching?  
  • How do you know if your teaching is working? 

Teaching & Learning Chats

Bi-weekly (beginning October 2018)

The Teaching & Learning team will host a conversational space on various teaching and learning topics. Conversation topics will be shaped by interests of participants.  Drop by and see us or visit our topics form to suggest a topic that is of interest to you! 


In addition to these in-house offerings, we recommend distance learning opportunities offered through BCcampus.  For more information and to register for BCcampus courses, please visit the BCcampus calendar of upcoming events.