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July 9, 2020

The Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning Research and Implementation Grant Program aims to advance and facilitate research that situates Ohio State as a leader in teaching and learning innovation and excellence. These annual awards research projects that advance evidence-based instruction in Ohio State courses and contribute to SoTL or DBER.

Due to the University response to Covid-19, the reviews of the Proposal submitted in Spring 2020 were suspended. To adapt to these rapidly changing times and address the critical issues brought to the fore, the Drake Institute has re-opened the proposal submission window for 2020....

July 8, 2020

Ohio State faculty preparing for an autumn semester of new or changing online, hybrid, or face-to-face instructional contexts may be interested in Drake Institute support that provides them with Just In Time Course Design. This three-hour workshop provides a brief overview of best practices delivered in the popular Course Design Institute. It also provides participants with access to consultants who can assist them in planning for effective and engaging learning activities.

Participants will be provided with a basic course design structure, a variety of resources on a range of delivery modalities, as well as opportunities to seek...

July 8, 2020

Instructors struggling to deliver exams, quizzes, and assignments online are invited to a Drake Institute workshop, But MY Class is Different: Evaluating Students Online.

During several online support sessions, the Drake Institute will provide consultation to small groups of instructors who are interested in finding ways to effectively evaluate student learning in an online environment. Space is limited to six participants to allow time for the consultants to focus on individual questions.

Following this session, participants will:

Create robust evaluations of student learning that align with course learning outcomes. Take advantage of lower stakes online...

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