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Centre of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship

The Centre of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship supports Red Deer Polytechnic’s commitment to academic excellence. The CTLS team demonstrates a commitment to RDP learners by focusing on all aspects of learner-centred instructional practice and support and guidance for academic inquiry and research. The Centre includes the Teaching Common, Research Common, Program Quality Assurance and Program Development, and Research Integrity, including support for Animal Care Ethics and the Research Ethics Board.

We welcome you to work in the Teaching Common (913C) which offers open areas for collaboration, independent work, and a sound room for multimedia development. 

Our team is happy to work with you.

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We offer a variety of learning opportunities to facilitate and support teaching development for faculty. 

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We advise faculty on curriculum, course development, design, and teaching practices in higher education.

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We help faculty and staff use educational tech for transformative learning experiences in higher education.

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Featured Programs and Initiatives 

View the information below to stay up-to-date with new initiatives and course registrations through the CTLS.

Truth and Reconciliation Week

Red Deer Polytechnic is committed to reconciliation and creating an inclusive, culturally diverse campus for everyone. And, in the spirit of truth, reconciliation, and our commitment toward indigenization, we can learn from and commemorate with Indigenous peoples.

The CTLS has planned a few on campus events (Feather's Display, Tea & Chat, and the Quiet Book Club).

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Lunch with Educational Developers Network of Alberta (EDNA)

Lunch with EDNA is the third Wednesday of every month from 12:05 to 12:50 pm in the months of September, October, November, January, February, and March. These free virtual lunch and learn sessions are hosted by different members of EDNA each month.

RDP's very own, Jonas Couture, will be hosting November 15th - Save the date!

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CTLS Upcoming Events

We offer a variety of learning opportunities throughout the year, including workshops and events.


Oct 6, 2023

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Nov 17, 2023

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Jan 19, 2024

3:00pm - 5:00pm


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