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About the Center

The Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) is dedicated to supporting, nurturing, and strengthening faculty skills. Services are available to all instructors, from new teaching assistants to seasoned faculty members. Through workshops, programs, recognition, scholarly resources, and other support, CTL provides professional development and programming to help instructors thrive. Faculty members’ success in creating meaningful learning experiences leads to increased student engagement and achievement.

CTL strives to:

  • Respond to the teaching and professional development needs of faculty, instructors, and graduate students at different points in their careers
  • Encourage mentoring relationships within the teaching and learning community
  • Promote leadership roles of faculty and other colleagues in teaching and learning initiatives, including graduate students as future faculty
  • Strengthen linkages between CTL and other programs and units across the University that also are integral to the teaching and learning missions of the University
  • Foster collaborative initiatives in the scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Highlight excellence in teaching and learning at Ohio University

In 2015, the Center for Teaching & Learning became part of the Office of Instructional Innovation.

CTL Leadership

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Meg Flanigan
Associate Director, Center for Teaching & Learning
flaniganm@ohio.edu | 740.593.4769

Meg Flanigan holds a Ph.D. in physiology and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in psychosomatic medicine. She is a former director of the Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Wyoming. Flanigan began her career as a clinical scientist, specializing in sleep disorders medicine. Since transitioning to education, she has taught in a wide range of courses from general education to medical school. Flanigan loves building a community of engagement and scholarly development with faculty at all levels, working together to support and enhance students’ learning. She holds a joint appointment in the Office of Instructional Innovation as associate director of the Center for Teaching & Learning, and the Heritage College of Medicine as a professor of instruction.

Contact the Center

To contact the CTL with any questions or requests, please reach out to the Office of Instructional Innovation or email Meg Flanigan directly.