Teaching Hub at Nipissing University

The Teaching Hub is an emerging centre for teaching and learning committed to excellence, leadership, and innovation in teaching and learning practice and scholarship. Working in partnership with faculty, staff, and students, the Teaching Hub cultivates a culture of effective teaching at Nipissing University grounded in principles of collaboration, reflective practice, and pedagogy that strives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, through anti-oppressive, anti-racist, and decolonial frameworks.   

Whether you are a tenured faculty member or a contract lecturer, a teaching assistant or a graduate assistant, a staff member or an administrator, we are here to help! We offer a wide range of support and services to foster pedagogical growth and teaching excellence including:   

  • One-on-one consultations with individual instructors or teaching teams   
    • Topics may include course design and delivery; teaching practices and strategies; Blackboard Learn; curriculum development and review; pedagogical observations.   
  • Training and workshops   
  • Special events and guest lectures  
  • Space to engage with Teaching Hub staff The Teaching Hub offers an inviting space for faculty, staff and students to discover, explore, share, and experiment. 

Interested in booking the teaching hub space? See the "Learn About the Teaching Hub Space" button above for room details and the booking form!


General inquiries about the Teaching Hub can be directed to Lorrie at teachinghub@nipissingu.ca. Reach out to sign up for the Teaching Hub mailing list or an upcoming Professional Learning Community, for questions about utilizing the space, to learn more about who we are and what we do, and to get connected with the right staff member for support. If you are not sure who to reach out to, start here!  


Connect with our Instructional Designer, Heather or Manager of eLearning, Sarah to talk about program and course design or development, teaching practices, and tailored support depending on your individual needs.  


Online learning partners (OLPs) are upper-year Nipissing University students who provide student-facing support related to online learning and navigating BlackBoard. For more information and to meet the team, click here.

Connect with a Learning Systems Technologist: 

  • For support with our Learning Management System, BlackBoard 
  • Questions about educational technology  
  • Course design/development  
  • One on one consultations 

Faculty/Instructors in Professional Studies, email: psonline@nipissingu.ca 
Faculty/Instructors in Arts & Science, email: as_online@nipissingu.ca 
Faculty/Instructors in Education, email: schulichonline@nipissingu.ca 



The Teaching Hub supports Teaching and Learning through four main focus areas:


The Teaching Hub facilitates connections between internal, external and international experts in the fields of teaching and learning in higher education.


The Teaching Hub supports the development and sharing of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) by creating publishing and presentation opportunities and linking Nipissing University scholars with related associations and groups.


The Teaching Hub provides faculty and staff with access to resources and professional development opportunities including workshops, guest speakers and technology-enabled learning.


The Teaching Hub offers support for the celebration of teaching excellence and educational leadership in the form of awards, teaching chairs and fellowships.

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