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The Patton College of Education Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our single greatest priority. Ohio University and The Patton College of Education are taking precautionary measures to keep our communities healthy and safe in light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The following information and resources are intended to support all #OHIOProud #PattonProud Bobcats. Please check your OHIO email account and this page for future updates.

College Communications to Students:

College Communications to Faculty and Staff: 

Patton College Remote Teaching Series:

“What Worked Well in Transitioning to Fully Online Education," Jacqueline Yahn [supporting documents]

“Virtual Learning Approaches From a Mutually Safe Distance," Thom Stevenson [supporting documents]

"Remote Teaching Series: Providing Value in a Quarantined Internship," Robin Ambrozy [supporting documents]

"Creating and Using Instructional Videos, Screencasts, and Podcasts to Increase Instructor Presence, Increase Student Interaction, and Expedite Feedback in Online Courses," Jesse Strycker [supporting documents]

“Applying Trauma Informed Care Strategies to Reduce Secondary Trauma and Promote Wellness,” Dr. Tamarine Foreman, assistant professor, Counselor Education, Department of Counseling and Higher Education [supporting documents]

Information on Remote Teaching for Department Chairs:

University Communications and Resources:

Visit Ohio University's Coronavirus Response webpage for the most up-to-date information, including frequently asked questions and an archive of all university-wide communication.

Canceled/Postponed Patton College Events:

  • Research Forum
  • Student Research Recognition Reception
  • Awards and Recognition Luncheon (we will recognize the winners through other outlets)
  • Commencement (postponed university-wide; more details to come)
  • Teacher Appreciation Reception and Why I Teach Video Contest Winner Recognition (we will recognize the winners through other outlets)