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March 20, 2023

Are you an experienced Graduate Teaching Associate who would like to share your teaching experiences with a new cohort of GTAs?

Each year, the Drake Institute hires experienced Ohio State Graduate Teaching Associates to co-facilitate workshops at Graduate Teaching Orientation (GTO). This year, orientation will be held asynchronously during the week of August 14th-18th with an in-person day of orientation activities on Wednesday August 16 th . We are looking for facilitators to monitor online course discussion boards and facilitate up to 2 Zoom workshop sessions, as well as 1 in-person session. Facilitators will be...

March 20, 2023

Implications of recent and rapid advances in the development and availability of generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems such as ChatGPT are resounding across the landscape of teaching and learning. From discussions of academic integrity to efforts in course design, AI is quickly becoming an embedded element of the teaching and learning process that requires the acknowledgement and attention of instructors, instructional designers, and academic leaders.

The Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning recognizes the emerging opportunities and challenges that many instructors at Ohio State face in understanding, anticipating, and responding to AI in the context...

February 22, 2023

A Small Group Instructional Diagnosis (SGID) is a midterm feedback tool that can help any instructor at Ohio State develop their teaching. This includes graduate instructors who may be early in their teaching careers, or those who may be teaching lab or recitation sections rather than teaching their own course. Facilitation by a Drake Institute consultant allows for the collection of written and verbal student feedback that is anonymous, detailed, and actionable, along with support in interpreting the feedback and making changes to instruction.

Rhiar Kanouse, a graduate instructor in the Department of Comparative Studies, shares her...

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Jonathan has had a career rooted in teaching and helping others enhance their own skills in the classroom. Prior to OSU, Dr. Baker was an Assistant Professor at Columbus State Community College where he taught algebra, calculus, and statistics courses. He assumed roles as Statistics Lead Instructor and Learning Resource Center Coordinator. As Mathematics Department Chairperson, Dr. Baker then...Learn more