Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning

The Gwenna Moss Centre is committed to supporting and improving teaching and learning at the University of Saskatchewan. We have a variety of programming and resources to help faculty, instructors and grad students.

Room 50, Murray Building | Fourth floor, Williams Building
8:30am - 4:30pm

The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning (GMCTL), proudly located on Treaty 6 territory and the homelands of the Métis, provides service to the University of Saskatchewan community in designing courses and programs and supporting ongoing improvements to teaching and learning.


We support teaching and learning through: 

  • Offering a variety of events, workshops, and ongoing programs and online resources 
  • Helping educators and program teams develop evidence informed, inclusive, and strategically aligned teaching and learning practices and curricula 
  • Support for using educational technologies in courses and programs, including instructional design of distance and blended courses and micro-credentials 
  • Using data in educational decision-making, including program enhancement, and learning analytics 
  • Recognition and development of teaching excellence, including teaching and learning certificates and teaching awards 
Much of our programming is customized to the specific academic unit or educator we are working with. If you, your college, or department need assistance with curriculum design, assessment, teaching strategies, or other aspects of teaching and learning, contact one of our experts below or email and we can start a conversation. Services are available to USask educators, including graduate student and sessional educators, free of charge.

Mission, mandate, and structure

Our mission is:

To aid USask educators and leaders to set the standard in learning by offering intentionally designed, supportive, and excellent learning experiences 

Our mandate is:

  • Supporting all USask educators in the continuous development of research-supported teaching and learning practices aligned with intended outcomes for student learning. 
  • Inspiring and empowering the Indigenization of teaching and learning.  
  • Helping USask educators use design, teaching and assessment practices aligned with student engagement, well-being, access, and equity. 
  • Achieving local and institutional aspirations in teaching and learning through delivery of professional learning programs, supports and resource materials for educators.  
  • Facilitating flexible curriculum development, design, and renewal at the course and program level. 
  • Enable ongoing, data-informed enhancement of teaching and learning.  


GMCTL has 3 key teams supporting teaching that sets the standard in learning for USask. 

Flexible Learning Technology (formerly DEU): The FLT team supports the design and delivery of technology-enhanced and flexible programs and courses through course and program design and support for educational technologies. 

Teaching and Curriculum Development: The TCD team supports individual educators, departments, and colleges/schools with designing for, teaching for, and assessing for learning competencies and to meet learner needs through workshops, resources, one-to-one consultations, and facilitation of change processes. The team has responsibility for supporting USask strategies, like Indigenization or work in equity, diversity, inclusion, and access.  The team offers certification in university teaching and recognition for teaching excellence.  

Teaching and Learning Enhancement: The TLE team supports institutional processes related to data gathering and structures that support ongoing, systematic enhancement of teaching, like student course feedback, learning analytics, program enhancement, and peer review of teaching.


Dr. Wendy James
Director, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning

Lana Elias
Manager, Teaching Innovation

Dr. Sara Dzaman
Educational Development Specialist (Lead, Curriculum)

Darryl Isbister
Lead, Indigenous Education Initiatives

David Greaves
Teaching and Learning Enhancement Specialist

Ryan Banow
Educational Technology Coordinator

Dr. Rajiv Bhola
Educational Development Specialist

Roberta Campbell-Chudoba
Educational Development Specialist

Stephanie Frost
Coordinator - Online Support

Aditi Garg
Educational Development Specialist

Diana Hebig
Program Assistant, Online

Kayleigh Kazakoff
Coordinator, Teaching and Learning Data Collection

Cindy Klassen
Development Team Assistant/Copyright

Nancy Lafleur
Education Development Specialist – Indigenous Education Initiatives

Robb Larmer
Coordinator, Instructional Technologies

Lyndon MacNeill
Program Assistant, Certificates and Off-Campus Programs

Julie Maier
Instructional Designer

Anne-Marie Rollo
Educational Development Specialist

Heather M. Ross
Educational Development Specialist (Digital Pedagogies)

Coral Sawchyn
Program Manager/CAUCE Manager

Deanna Wolfe
Program Assistant, CAUCE

Faculty Fellows

The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning (GMCTL) has, since 2014/15, had GMCTL Faculty Fellows. These roles are filled by members of University of Saskatchewan faculty who set aside up to 1/2 day of their time per week to contribute to teaching and learning related work with and through the GMCTL. The Centre and the university benefits hugely from the contribution of these fantastic Fellows whose contribution is planned to align with their particular expertise and experience as well as university priorities. Their work also assists in keeping the GMCTL services informed by and in alignment with the needs and interests of those we serve. Click the button below to see a list of current and previous GMCTL Faculty Fellows, and the projects they are leading and contributing to.