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Research Supports & Resources

As an instructor and staff member at U of T, you have access to various offices to support you in the development of curricular and co-curricular experiential learning opportunities.

Accessibility (Student Supports)

If your students require accommodations related to an experiential learning opportunity, you may connect with one of the accessibility services offices at the University of Toronto.

Centre for Learning Strategy Support | UTM Accessibility Services | UTSC AccessAbility Services | Library Accessibility Office

Accessibility (Pedagogical Supports)

Learn more about Universal Design for Learning and AODA principles to help ensure inclusive practices that work to increase accessibility by reducing barriers (physical and cognitive) and build sustaining and evolving learning environments for all learners.

Universal Design for Learning | AODA | Accessible Campus

Career Resources

Help students make informed choices as they consider the relationship between experiential learning opportunities and their future career plans.

Career Exploration & Education (CxEd) | UTM Career Centre | UTSC Academic Advising & Career Centre (AA&CC)

Co-Curricular Experiential Learning

Co-curricular opportunities offer students an array of research opportunities. You might consider posting your research opportunity on CLNx, hiring students through the Work Study program or adding your research opportunity to the Co-Curricular Record for students to have official documentation of their involvement.

CLNx | Co-Curricular Record | Work Study

Community-Engaged Research

Discover services and resources to support the development of community-engaged research in partnership with communities or grassroots, non-profit or public organizations.

Centre for Community Partnerships | CCP Newsletter for Faculty & Staff | UTSC Community Partnerships & Engagement

Health & Well-Being

Discover the range of health services, wellness programs and information to help support your students in achieving their personal, academic and professional goals.

Family Care | Health & Wellness, St. George, | UTM Health & Counselling | UTSC Health & Wellness Centre | Sexual Violence Prevention & Support

Intellectual Property

If you have questions about intellectual property rights as it relates to experiential learning, review this series of modules.

Intellectual Property Modules

International Opportunities

Become a global educator! Discover the faculty and staff support and services available including safety abroad training, new program or pathway development and connections with international universities and organizations. 

Centre for International Experience

Indigenous-Focused Research / Indigenous Researchers

Indigenous U of T offers an overview of ethical Indigenous-related research practices as well as outlining community engagement opportunities and resources. 

If you are an Indigenous Researcher, you might also consider becoming involved with the Indigenous Education Network or the Indigenous Research Network.

Indigenous U of T | Indigenous Research and Ethics and Community Relationships | Indigenous Education Network | Indigenous Research Network | First Nations House | First Nations House Newsletter | OCAP

Pedagogical Supports

Along with supports in your academic unit and / or Faculty, you can also locate workshops, online resources and one-to-one consultations as you develop your research opportunity.

Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation | UTM Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre | UTSC Centre for Teaching & Learning | Faculty Liaison Librarians

Research Ethics

The University is responsible for reviewing all undergraduate research involving human participants. It is the responsibility of both the student and the supervisor/instructor to understand and comply with federal and University policies governing research involving humans and to submit an ethics protocol.

Ethics Review of Course-Based Research

Research Opportunities

To locate the research opportunity for you, you can:

  1. Use the Undergraduate Research Explorer, and filter based on your desired learning goals and outcomes.
  2. Visit the website of your academic unit to learn more about research opportunities available at the local level.