PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

The Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) provides opportunities for faculty to engage in a variety of meaningful learning experiences. CTL offers Faculty Learning Communities, workshops, consultations, and other educational activities that focus on faculty development. Teaching and professional development experiences build knowledge for faculty, instructors, and graduate teaching assistants.

Using methods grounded in evidence-based practice and scholarly research, CTL delivers experiences that encourage communication, foster collaboration, and cultivate mentoring relationships. These cross-disciplinary opportunities provide instructors with the teaching strategies, ability, and motivation to inspire students to success.

Ongoing Programs

Bruning Teaching Academy
The Bruning Teaching Academy matches untenured professors with tenured professors to inspire student-oriented teaching excellence.

Design Studio for Online and Blended Courses
This workshop features instructional designers leading hands-on structured sessions to help faculty create more effective online learning environments.

Faculty Learning Communities
Faculty Learning Communities provide an opportunity for instructors to collaborate with OHIO peers to explore a topic of interest related to teaching and learning.

New Instructional Staff
The Center for Teaching & Learning offers support to help new faculty and teaching assistants acclimate to the University and become familiar with services that are available.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Course Adaptation Workshops
Two workshops will be offered to faculty in fall 2019 as part of the OHIO Honors Program. These sessions are designed to help faculty build OHIO Honors components into their existing courses. Read more about the workshops.
Graduate Professional Development Workshop—Student Engagement/Active Learning
This workshop will be offered to graduate students on September 19. The focus will be on “Learning How People Learn,” led by Tim Vickers and Lara Wallace. Read more about the workshop.
Graduate Professional Development Workshop—Preparing for an Academic Job
This October 17 workshop will focus on “Developing a Teaching Philosophy and Portfolio.” The event will be led by Tim Vickers. Read more about the workshop.
Graduate Professional Development Workshop—Preparing for an Academic Job (Panel)
This October 25 panel will cover the themes of branding and professionalism; preparing for life beyond graduate school; the whole self: scholar/artist, researcher/teacher; and community service. Read more about the workshop.
Graduate Professional Development Workshop—Grading and Assessment
This workshop will be offered to graduate students on November 7. Tim Vickers will teach attendees about “Effective Feedback, Grading, Assessment of Students’ Work.” Read more about the workshop.

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SPOTLIGHT ON LEARNING CONFERENCE

The annual Spotlight on Learning Conference gives OHIO faculty, staff, and teaching assistants the opportunity to participate in multiple, concurrent sessions on topics related to teaching and learning. Discussions feature dozens of local experts sharing their best practices and knowledge.


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