How does copyright law differ for distance learning and traditional face-to-face courses? What permissions do you need to share or include someone else's content in your online course? Does copyright law have an exception for emergencies? Who owns the copyright in the works you create?
Join University Libraries’ Copyright Services for a presentation on the basics of copyright for online instruction on August 11 at 9 a.m. This presentation will cover copyright exceptions for online teaching, an introduction to using openly licensed content and copyright best practices for transitioning from a face-to-face to online course.
As we prepare for another extraordinary semester this fall, it is critically important that instructors have all of the resources they need to ensure success in AU20 and beyond.
To help provide this support, the Offices of Academic Affairs, Student Academic Success, Distance Education and eLearning and Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning have collaborated to present a series of three town halls: Teaching for Student Success in Autumn and Beyond.
These sessions will bring together individuals from multiple campuses, colleges and units across the university, and were organized with guidance and input from students....
Staff and faculty members across campus are increasingly interested in hosting dialogues around race and social injustice. Dialogue can lead to more insightful and well-supported decisions and can also allow individuals to feel heard. But effective dialogue is not always easy to achieve and can be a challenge to get started.
Join us on July 15 from 10:00-11:15 a.m. to discuss how to intentionally prepare for an effective dialogue. Hear from panelists on how they prepared for and started the discussion, best practices, personal experiences, and some pitfalls we might try to avoid.
The Research and Implementation Grant Program sponsored by the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning aims to advance and facilitate research that situates Ohio State as a leader in teaching and learning innovation and excellence. These annual awards fund research projects that advance evidence-based instruction in Ohio State courses and contribute to SoTL or DBER.
Due to the university's response to COVID-19, reviews of proposals submitted in Spring 2020 were suspended. To adapt to these rapidly changing times and address critical issues brought to the forefront as a result of the pandemic, the Drake Institute has...
Ohio State faculty preparing for an autumn semester of distance learning, hybrid or in-person instruction may be interested in Just-in-Time Course Design. This three-hour workshop provides a brief overview of best practices delivered in the Drake Institute's popular Course Design Institute. Participants will have access to Drake Institute 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 and opportunities to seek expert assistance. Following this session, participants will:
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...
Health sciences faculty are invited to a Drake Institute Instructional Redesign (IR) Zoom session on Wednesday, July 15 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
This event, part of the Clinical Teaching Community of Practice, is open to any instructor interested in redesigning clinical teaching. During this session, a panel of health professions educators and IR reviewers will present successful Instructional Redesign projects submitted through the Teaching Support Program. In particular, College of Pharmacy Associate Dean Katherine Kelley will share a redesign effort that reversed a decline in standardized test scores achieved by Doctor of Pharmacy students on a written assessment....
Teaching remotely has not reduced the work it takes to coordinate teams of lecturers, TAs and graders. In order to support those in collaborative and leadership roles, the Drake Institute is offering a Zoom workshop, Leading Instructional Teams in Remote Contexts.
Participants in this session will review the progression of teacher development, connect with others who lead instructional teams and contribute to a growing list of best practices when it comes to supporting groups of teachers. Following the session, they will:
Be familiar with indicators of TA (instructor) development Have met someone else who also works...
Instructors seeking to design accessible and effective assignments for in-person and distance teaching contexts are invited to attend a Drake Institute webinar from 1-2:15 p.m. on Friday, July 31.
Faciliated by Drake Institute Instructional Consultant Shadia Siliman and Graduate Consultant Anne Van , this webinar will emphasize creative and flexible designs that provide students of diverse backgrounds and experiences the opportunity to meaningfully engage with course content. This webinar also provides a space for participants with varying levels of teaching experience to collaborate and learn from one another. Participants will use backwards design to develop assignments that...
The Drake Institute invites instructors to join an Instructional Redesign cohort scheduled from July 20 to August 9. Facilitated by Assistant Professor Jane Hammons of University Libraries, this professional learning experience will provide guidance for strategically and purposefully integrating informaiton literacy into courses.
Over the three week period, participants will complete Teaching Information Literacy , a 6-module online course in CarmenCanvas. Participants will be expected to complete two course modules per week (approximately two hours per module). Course materials include a mix of readings, videos, and reflections. In each module, participants will complete activities designed to help...