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Teaching & Learning Resources at Camosun: Welcome


Logo of Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Camosun College is committed to teaching excellence. Through The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) a range of teaching resources and learning opportunities are available to instructors to support their pursuit of excellence in teaching practice, including:

This site is designed to build awareness of the resources available and make them easy to find. If there is a teaching and learning resource that you feel would benefit your peers, please contact CETL with your suggestion.

Sparkshops are here!

A “sparkshop” is a short, active-learning workshop facilitated in a department meeting on a topic targeted to the needs and interests of the group, such as:

  • D2L tools
  • assessment & rubrics
  • active learning
  • Indigenization
  • learning outcomes
  • groups and teamwork
  • territory acknowledgments
  • curriculum development
  • academic integrity
  • and more!

Contact to book your department sparkshop today!

Credit to Boise State University for the “sparkshop” name.

Captioning Campaign for MyMedia Course Videos!

Have you been busy creating reusable instructional videos and adding them to your My Media collection? Closed captions play an essential role for many students watching your videos. Let the eLearning team help you to make your course videos* more accessible and student-friendly by ensuring they include accurate closed captions. We have some funding to help you save time and get your captions done professionally! To request professional closed-captioning support, please submit this service request through our ticketing system: “I need help with Video Captions (REV)”. (*Some limitations apply. Contact Sue Doner in eLearning for clarification.)

We want to hear from you!

CETL depends on the strength of our relationships across the college as we work together to support and enhance teaching and learning at Camosun. We welcome your feedback. Include your name, and you will be entered to win in our monthly book draw!