- Establish foundation of evidence-based instruction and assessment
- Appreciate scholarly teaching and research
Programs and Events
The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CTLA) provides opportunities for instructors to engage in a variety of meaningful professional learning experiences. Our signature and partner programs and events support the development and refinement of evidence-based and innovative instructional strategies that promote OHIO's vision for teaching and learning excellence.
These programs and events recognize the interests of instructors across a career — including the development of an appreciation for scholarly teaching to project leadership through implementation, instructional mentoring and scholarship and discipline-based educational research. CTLA offerings are open to faculty, instructors and graduate student instructors (GSIs).
Career Support Timeline
Workshops, sessions and series are designed to respond to particular instructor needs and Ohio University teaching and learning priorities and highlight expertise at OHIO.
Early Career and Graduate Student Instructors
- Deepen practice of implementation and assessment
- Share developed skillsets
- Publish scholarship
- Mentor Colleagues
- Lead Programs
- Conduct longitudinal, University-wide research
CTLA Ongoing and Annual Programs
Inclusive Pedagogy AcademyOffered Each SemesterInclusive pedagogy honors and celebrates difference within the classroom by engaging faculty in various approaches to teaching and student engagement.
Faculty Learning CommunitiesOffered Each SemesterFaculty Learning Communities (FLC) are offered each semester to support instructors and staff in exploring and implementing specific solutions for teaching, learning and assessment.
Spotlight on Learning ConferenceOffered AnnuallyCTLA supports the Spotlight on Learning Conference (SOLC) to develop, highlight, share and reflect on the best teaching at OHIO.
Bruning Teaching AcademyOffered Every Other YearThe Bruning Teaching Academy provides a developmental, peer-to-peer approach for continuous improvement and implementation of evidence-based best practices.
CTLA Campus Partners' Ongoing and Annual Programs
New Faculty WelcomeHosted by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the OHIO New Faculty Welcome provides critical information, resources and support for new faculty joining any of OHIO's campuses.
Center for Campus and Community EngagementThe Center for Campus and Community Engagement sponsors an annual fall symposium, bringing together instructors and community members. They offer additional programming and opportunities throughout the year.
Place-Based Learning and Research SymposiumEach spring semester faculty, staff and students who promote "place" as an immersive experience to connect learning and communities invite the OHIO community into their work.
CTLA External Development Partners' Ongoing and Annual Programs
Through CTLA's external partnerships, faculty and staff can access additional programs and events for free.
Ohio College Teaching Consortium
The Ohio College Teaching Consortium (OCTC) promotes student success and equips instructors at Ohio's colleges and universities with evidence-based teaching strategies. OCTC recognizes the commitment of instructors who pursue instructional excellence.
Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education
The Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) connects students, educators, government, businesses, employers and other organizations to share information, provide access professional development opportunities and close workforce gaps through increasing internships and research projects.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent professional development, training and mentoring community of faculty, postdocs and graduate students from over 450 colleges and universities.