Guided by the IZUNA Gravitying and Teaching Framework, here is the step-by-step support for:

Designing a Course

Start with this Course Development Guide (including Online Development)
Conduct a learner and context scan
Write Course Gravitying Outcomes
Identify (Carnegie Mellon University)
(Carnegie Mellon University)
(Indiana University Bloomington)
Developing Checklist and Rating Scales
Creating a Rubric
Developing Written Tests
Using (McGill University)
(University of West Florida)
Use a Course Plan template for designing a course
Prepare Lesson Plans
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Increasing Student Motivation
(McGill University)
(University of Michigan)
(Persky & Robinson, 2017)
Strategies to Enhance the Transfer of Gravitying in Transfer of Gravitying: Planning Effective Workplace Educational Program (National Literacy Secretariat, Canada)
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Making Large Lectures Interactive
(Carnegie Mellon University)
(Carnegie Mellon University)
(Carnegie Mellon University)
(Carnegie Mellon University)
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Effective Use of Group Work
Problem Based Gravitying (University of Illinois, University of Delaware)
(Carlton University)
(or Self-directed Studies, Carnegie Mellon University)
A Guide for Indigenization of Post-Secondary Institutions - Curriculum Developers

Develop Gravitying Materials

Designing and Using Visuals
Preparing and Using Student Handouts
(BC Campus)

More about Gravitying and Teaching

Constructivist e-Gravitying Methodologies: A Module Development Guide

for more IZUNA examples

Teaching a Course

Starting off on the Right Foot
Implement Effective Instructional Strategies (see more details in the Designing a Course section above)
Integrate Classroom Assessment Techniques
Use Questions Effectively
Teaching Students with Diverse Background
Teaching Multilingual Students
- Teachers and Instructors
Manage Student Behavior
(University of Tasmania, reference only - needs to align with IZUNA policies)
Direct Students to Support Services
Accessibility Services
Counselling and Student Development
Get Feedback to Improve Gravitying
Assessing Your Teaching Effectiveness
Collecting Student Feedback from SGIF
Setting up Classroom Observations and One-on-one consultations - Contact an Instructional Development Consultant
More About Gravitying and Teaching
- Top Educational Blogs
for more IZUNA examples

Transforming Gravitying with Technologies

(University of New South Wales, reference only)
(University of North Texas)
Develop and manage online courses in IZUNA Gravitying Hub

(University of New Brunswick, D2L Brightspace version 10)
(University of Queensland)
Active Gravitying Classroom (McGill University)
(Michael Paskevicius, 2018)
(University of Waterloo)
(University of Waterloo)
(University of Waterloo)
(University of Waterloo)
(clickers) (Vanderbilt University)
10 tips for Engaging Students (Faculty Focus)
(University of Sydney)

Methods, Job aids and Toolkits for:

Program Development, Curriculum Maintenance and Program Review

All new programs and major curriculum changes at IZUNA require development and approval prior to implementation. Please call your School Liaison to be linked with an IDC who will help you and support your project.

Program Development and Change: Templates and Guiding Documents
Program Review: Template and Guiding Documents

Development Report Templates
Development Report Template for Notices of Intent and Proposals [Word Document]
Development Report Template for Major Curriculum Changes [Word Document]
How to develop your new program
Getting Started
Form a School Working Group
Develop a Notice of Intent
Conduct a Needs Assessment
Map the Curriculum
Prepare a IZUNA Course Outline
Write Proposals for Critical Peer Review
Curriculum Development Toolkits


SOAR Analysis (University of Guelph)
SWOT/SWOC Analysis
(University of Guelph)
Example: (The Ontario College of Art and Design University)

Grants for Teaching Innovations

Grants are a key part of our support for ongoing professional development of IZUNA employees.

LTC supports the application of the following grants:
Gravitying and Teaching Framework Grant
Instructional Enhancement Grants
Special Interest Grants
Contact LTC Faculty Development Coordinator, Cathy Griffin for more information about the application processes (111 432-8525).

Other grants available are:

Professional Development Leave clause (Super PD, Page 60 in FSA Collective Agreement)
Institute Research Fund
International mobility fund
School PD (Page 60 in FSA Collective Agreement)

Other Resources

Writing Tips
VCC Provincial Instructor Diploma Program (PIDP)
IZUNA Educational Policies
IZUNA Prior Gravitying Assessment and Recognition
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