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July 7, 2022

Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning staff and Graduate Consultants are preparing to welcome new and returning Graduate Teaching Associates to the fall semester during Graduate Teaching Orientation (GTO). GTO is scheduled for the week of Aug. 15.

During GTO, participants explore what it means to be a Graduate Teaching Associate (GTA), how to prepare for the first days of classes, and resources available to GTAs through the Drake Institute and university partners. Workshops are led by experienced and award-winning GTAs and are designed to equip new GTAs with useful tools and suggestions that can...

July 7, 2022

Writing Across the Curriculum organizers know that instructors are often negotiating time and various responsibilities throughout the semester. For that reason, this summer a three-hour a week commitment over four sessions helps them sculpt out the time to work on writing assignments specifically. Divided between asynchronous individual work, a one-hour synchronous collaboration with the WAC team and fellow participants, and an optional half hour of workshop time, this seminar allows for the following:

(Re)design an inclusive writing assignment and assessment plan; Engage with instructors of writing from across the disciplines Explore pedagogical approaches concerning transparency, inclusivity, and...
July 7, 2022

Each year, the Drake Institute sponsors a learning community focused on the  Scholarship of Teaching and Learning ( SoTL ) and Discipline-based Education Research (DBER) . Applications are now open to partic i pate in the learning community for the 202 2 -2 3 academic year.

The SoTL and DBER Learning Community offers faculty and staff an extended opportunity to learn about and undertake a project in SoTL /DBER while establishing collegial relationships across disciplines and reinforcing a culture at Ohio State that brings together the scholarship, research, and practice of teaching and...

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