Faculty Focus

Here you will find opportunities to connect with the Saint Mary's community to foster excellence in university teaching. 

Working with you, the Educational Developers and Instructional Designers provide services to support faculty-led communities of practice, individual consultations, course design, educational technology, teaching portfolios and dossiers, and teaching strategies.

To speak with an Educational Developer or Instructional Designer, use the button below to request a consultation.


Integrated research

  • Scholarship for Teaching and Learning

  • preparing teaching dossiers

  • Teaching grants

  • Teaching awards

  • Communities of Practice


Intercultural Learning

  • effective language use in diverse classrooms

  • understanding cultures

  • teaching strategies


Teaching Development

  • preparing to teach

  • instructional strategies

  • assessments

  • accessible learning

  • effective ways to engage students

  • developing learning plans

  • observations

  • teaching in active learning spaces


Digital Education

  • online curriculum design

  • digital pedagogies

  • blended learning activities

  • developing learning communities online

  • digital and media literacies

  • web content development

  • using effective instructional technologies

  • instructional design for video recording

  • video conferencing activities