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This guide will assist you in conducting research for projects and grants related to teaching and learning.


How to Use the Teaching and Learning Research Guide

Welcome to the Teaching and Learning research guide, which is a collaboration between The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE), the Office of Research Ethics and the Library. The purpose of this guide is to provide support for researchers in the field of Teaching and Learning, which is often an interdisciplinary topic. This guide will: 

 If you are a staff or faculty member at the University of Waterloo and you are interested in doing research on teaching and learning, you may be eligible to apply for funding through a Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Grant. See the LITE Grants tab of this guide for more information. 

Teaching and Learning Databases

Databases can be a great place to conduct a review of the relevant literature, and to see the information available on your topic in several journals at once.

ERIC is the database that focuses on teaching literature. 


The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature.

Scopus is a strong interdisciplinary database that offers teaching resources from a variety of sources.



Need Help? Contact Your Librarian!

Librarians are happy to discuss your research with you, and provide guidance on your research process. For in-depth research assistance, contact your Librarian. 

Not sure who your Librarian is? Check for Librarians by Subject.  

Contact Information

For more contacts across the Library, CTE, and the Office of Research Ethics, visit the Contact Us page.