Certificate in University Teaching and Learning

Offered by: Centre for Learning and Teaching

Coordinator: Dr. Jill McSweeney-Flaherty, jill.mcsweeney@dal.ca


The Certificate provides a flexible framework for integrating and recognizing a comprehensive range of teaching development programming including pedagogical workshops and conferences, a course in university teaching and learning, teaching observations, and opportunities to reflect on and synthesize learning about teaching.

CLT also offers a non-credit course: Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (CNLT 5000). This course may be taken as part of the Certificate program or separately. CNLT 5000 is a seminar course designed to bring together practical and theoretical aspects of learning and teaching in post-secondary settings.

Admission Requirements / Eligibility:

Students currently enrolled in a graduate program or currently a post-doctoral fellow at Dalhousie University.

Certificate Requirements:

Twenty hours of teaching and learning professional development; completion of a theory course or independent project; three peer observations of teaching; and a teaching dossier.

Application of Credit Hours Towards Other Degree Requirements:

Not applicable unless otherwise noted by department.