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Curriculum Development

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Teaching & Learning Certificates of Completion Program Learn More

The MacPherson Institute is proud to announce the launch of a new Teaching and Learning Certificates of Completion program for to all educators at McMaster, including faculty, sessional instructors, graduate students, staff and post-doctoral fellows.

Institutional Quality Assurance Process (IQAP) Learn More

McMaster’s Institutional Quality Assurance Process (IQAP) has been created to guide academic program reviews while complementing existing methods for critical assessment and enhancement. The IQAP provides an opportunity for each program to reflect and enhance upon their existing curriculum and pedagogy. The process also guides the development of new programs or the modification of existing ones.

Student Partners Program Learn More

In the past, members of the student team have contributed to the design and development of new courses, helped to create resources for faculty and students, and collaborated with staff and faculty partners on research projects related to teaching and learning.

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Departmental Retreats, Meetings or Workshops Learn More

Staff from the MacPherson Institute facilitate departmental retreats, meetings or workshops on teaching and learning topics. Our focus in facilitation is to meet the needs and goals of the department, while ensuring collegial and collaborative engagement.

Course Development or Redesign Learn More

We take a collaborative approach by tapping into your teaching experience to give evidence-based guidance on how to leverage educational technologies, produce engaging digital media and best frame activities and strategies to craft a quality learning experience.

Feedback (Course Refinements, Course Observations) Learn More

We have two services that you may be interested in if you want to collect feedback on your teaching
(before the end of term student evaluations).