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November 16, 2020

The Writing Associates Program , offered by the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing, is matching instructors who teach writing-intensive courses with undergraduate writing tutors (writing associates) for the spring semester. Writing associates work with instructors and their students to offer support.

Applications for the spring 2021 semester close on Nov. 30 . If you have questions before or after submitting an application, please direct them to Chris Manion, manion.12@osu.edu .

Apply here .

November 16, 2020

David Sovic , assistant director of research-related programs and Instructional Redesign coordinator, is developing cohorts of instructors who are interested in exploring evidence-based teaching strategies together as a group, with a goal of successfully completing Instructional Redesign portfolios.

Instructional Redesign is the final component of the Drake Institute’s Teaching Support Program. Instructors with a .75 FTE (or greater) appointment are eligible for a $1,150 one-time compensation upon submitting a successful portfolio.

Sovic is also seeking pedagogical experts to work with instructional designers and develop short...

November 13, 2020

Diversity, inclusion and outreach to underserved populations are frequently discussed priorities in the field of higher education. Some statuses, however, are less easy to recognize than others. The issues faced by students who may be experiencing homelessness, food insecurity, and violence, and those who are undocumented/DACA-mented are often unacknowledged to the point of being rendered “invisible”.

To help address this issue, the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning has collaborated with the Indiana University Bloomington Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning to present a workshop, “Practices and Language for Expanding Classroom Diversity to ‘Invisible’ Populations”.


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