Teaching & Learning

Teaching and Learning

There’s a long history of teaching excellence at Mount Royal. We’re known for our focus on teaching and learning — our focus on you.

Mount Royal faculty are highly rated by students who describe their professors as knowledgeable,inspiring and engaging. Our smaller average class size ensures that faculty get to know you, and you get to know them. They challenge you to be your best while giving you the attention and support you need to succeed. You won’t be lost in the crowd.

Mount Royal consistently ranks among the very best Canadian universities in student satisfaction with the quality of teaching and the quality of the overall educational experience. We want to keep it that way — it’s our commitment to every student.

To ensure we continue to lead the way, the University has created the position of Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning. The AVP, Teaching and Learning, will uphold Mount Royal’s longstanding commitment to instructional excellence, quality programs and innovative practice by overseeing university-wide teaching and learning initiatives such as the advancement of scholarly teaching , the evaluation of teaching, internationalization and indigenization of curriculum, and integration of liberal education in all Mount Royal programs.

Find out more about the role of the AVP, Teaching and Learning.

Unique to Canada, faculty members at Mount Royal are engaged in scholarly teaching as a benchmark to their tenure. Professors are required to reflect on their teaching, maintain knowledge of best practices and apply best teaching practices for their area of expertise. Meet some of our award-winning faculty on the Distinguished Faculty Awards page.

We also want you to get a real-world experience that can actually help the world. Mount Royal is a leader in Community Service Learning (CSL), which pairs your interest of study with a global issue that you can help tackle. More than 2,300 students contributed to more than 200,000 hours of CSL learning in the 2014/15 academic year.