The Educational Development Team in the Centre for Academic Excellence is excited to offer an orientation to the principles of good teaching practice. This session is open to contract faculty who begin teaching at St. Clair any time in the 2018-19 school year.

This event will introduce participants to semester planning, lesson planning, and assessment strategies; it also provides an opportunity to meet other new teachers and to get to know the support system offered through the Centre for Academic Excellence.

Please register by clicking the HERE, or by scanning the QR Code below; the registration form will ask you to identify the session you are planning to attend. The sessions are not campus-specific, so please feel free to attend the one closest/most convenient for you.

If you have trouble registering, please contact Jill Jones at jjones@stclaircollege.ca or (519) 972-2727 Ext. #4124.

* If you require any accommodations with food or otherwise, please communicate when you register.   

Blackboard Support

If you are looking for a Blackboard site to be set up for an Academic Program, you will require the four character program code for it, as well as the current semester levels of the students who need to be enrolled. Further details are listed at http://www.stclaircollege.ca/blackboard/91/instructors/request.htm.

If you have not yet logged in, your login credentials for Blackboard would be the same as your college staff email, but if you have any difficulty with that part you would need to contact the help desk at ext. 2500.

Are you looking for support with Blackboard Learn or Collaborate? Below is a series of instructor resources created by the professionals to support you.  Not able to find exactly what you are looking for? Don't forget, St. Clair provides additional learning management support to Faculty.

Blackboard HELP Question - Ask Faculty

Learn Blackboard with LYNDA 

Log in using your St. Clair College Email Credentials.

Welcome to Blackboard Essential Training. In this course, you will learn what you need to know to get started with Blackboard Learn.  Existing users will also appreciate learning tips, tricks, and even some instructional design strategies that may enhance your teaching and help you get the most out of Blackboard.

Part-Time Sessional and Instructor Guide Orientation Manual

Last Updated August 2017-2018. PDF Document offering guidelines & instruction for any instructor - You may find reviewing this material extremely informative - especially if this is your first time teaching within our system. To view the PDF Document Please Click HERE.

You may view the current document however PLEASE DO NOT PRINT (yet) This manual is currently under significant revisions.  Please do not print UNTIL WE CIRCULATE THE Winter 2019 REVISED VERSION.

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