Guidelines for submitting a post*

We welcome submissions from anyone who is involved or interested in teaching and learning. Alternatively, if you have a teaching strategy you would like to share and you wish to be interviewed, contact us and we’ll be in touch to interview you for a potential blog post.

1. Topic

Write about anything related to higher education. For example: 

  • Reflections on a teaching strategy you tried (if you’re an instructor) 
  • Reflections on a particular learning experience (if you’re a student) 
  • Good news at McGill or in higher education in general 
  • Controversies at McGill or in higher education in general 
  • Books or films that have influenced your thinking about teaching and learning 
  • Teaching and learning spaces—physical and virtual—that have influenced your teaching or learning experience 

2. Length

Write a post anywhere from 250 to 1250 words long.

3. Title

Begin the post with a short title that reflects the content of the post.

4. Images

Our blog posts use images that are free for non-commercial use, such as those with Creative Commons licenses. If you wish to include your own image, it must be:

  • high-quality
  • minimum 1440 pixels wide 
  • free for non-commercial use 

Include the source where you got the image (e.g., a link to a website). Indicate a photo credit if applicable. Clipart will not be accepted.

Submit your post and image(s) as attachments in an email to TLS. Indicate your WordPress username in the email. If you don’t have one, you will need to create a WordPress account; let us know if you would like assistance.

* All submissions are subject to editorial approval. On occasion, our editorial team may need to make non-substantive changes (e.g., capitalization, punctuation) to your post. By submitting to the Teaching for Learning Blog, you agree to these editorial changes. Every effort will be made to retain the integrity of the work.