The Office of International Affairs, the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Technology and Digital Innovation Distance Education and Career Pathways announce a learning community designed to promote collaborative online international learning / virtual exchange (COIL/VE).
The COIL/VE learning community is intended to provide support for instructors as they design new global and intercultural student learning experiences in virtual modalities. These new programs, which may be course-based or project-based, should connect Ohio State students with their peers at home and abroad through collaborative learning and meaningful intercultural interactions in a virtual space....
Are you looking for an opportunity to update your writing assignments,but finding it difficult to negotiate time and various responsibilities throughout the semester? For busy instructors who have trouble finding the time to do it all, the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program will offer its "Teaching Through Writing" seminar this spring as a four-week, three-hour per week commitment beginning on Monday, Feb. 14.
The seminar will include asynchronous individual work, and a weekly one-hour synchronous collaboration with the WAC team and fellow participants. Synchronous sessions will be held via Zoom on Wednesdays (Feb. 16 and 23, Mar. 2...
The Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning is currently accepting applications from faculty and staff for selection to its Institute Affiliate program.
The Affiliate Program identifies and recognizes faculty, administrators, and staff dedicated to enhancing the student experience and learning outcomes through contributions to Drake Institute teaching and learning and research programs.
The Affiliate Program
Creates a visible network of dedicated individuals who contribute to the teaching and learning mission of the university. Formally connects individuals and units, colleges and departments involved in professional learning around teaching and learning to Drake Institute resources. Develops...
The Academy of Teaching seeks presentation proposals for its spring conference that reflect the theme "Pandemic Pedagogies."
The conference is being planned as an in-person event*, taking place on Monday, May 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Longaberger Alumni House, 2000 Olentangy River Rd.
The Academy invites participants and presenters to consider how teaching during both social and health pandemics has compelled us to adapt and rethink our ways of teaching and reaching students. In what ways have these events led us to consider new approaches to teaching as f rameworks for compassionate and...
Faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and staff are reminded that Ohio State has an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is a nationally-recognized independent faculty development center dedicated to supporting scholars of all backgrounds in making successful transitions throughout their academic careers. Membership to NCFDD extends ODI capacity to support faculty and aspiring scholars and to provide additional resources to those pursuing doctorates and terminal degrees through access to rich resources.
What happens when instructors challenge their assumptions of place and role in a classroom? Institute for Teaching and Learning Director and Professor of English Kay Halasek and Professor of Music and Associate Director of Bands Scott A. Jones suggested the results may be transformational learning during a joint Arts and Humanities Inaugural Lecture Series Thursday, Dec. 2
Halasek considered “Metaphors We Teach By: Reflections on Pedagogy in the Age of Big Data,” while Jones shared his implementation of an alternative model for ensemble music making via “Trading Efficiency for Outcomes: Large Ensemble Music Making without a Conductor.”
“Calling In: Turning Discomfort into Generative Moments”, an online workshop focused on strategies to help promote inclusivity in the classroom, will take place this Thursday, Jan. 6 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Led by Drake Institute instructional consultant Shed Siliman, this session will focus on ways that instructors can turn difficult moments into teachable and productive conversations in both in-person and remote settings.
More information about the session, including the registration link, can be found here.
The Institute for Teaching and Learning welcomes all new faculty joining Ohio State in the Spring Semester 2022. All new and second-year faculty are invited to participate in the New Faculty FIT program , a mentoring opportunity for new and developing instructors that is one of the Institute’s signature programs.
Mentoring groups are forming now. If you would like to be a part of the program this spring, please sign up before 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, using this link.
Once the Institute receives your information, you will be assigned to a mentoring cohort, and your...
Ohio State instructors and staff are invited to a College of Arts and Sciences the joint inaugural lecture by Kay Halasek, "Metaphors We Teach By: Reflections on Pedagogy in the Age of Big Data," and Scott Jones, "Trading Efficiency for Outcomes: Large Ensemble Music Making without a Conductor."
This event will be presented simultaneously in person and virtually. The in-person lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m., preceded by a reception starting at 4 p.m. in the ABCD Rooms (second floor across from the Main Dining Room) of The Faculty Club, 181 Oval Drive South, Columbus,...
The College of Arts and Sciences Office of Distance Education will host a teaching forum from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 29, to discuss asynchronous and synchronous delivery of courses. Faculty panelists will share their experiences teaching in both synchronous and asynchronous formats, addressing challenges and advantages of each. A curriculum specialist from the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning will discuss the tools available to accomplish instructional goals in each format as well as answer questions and contribute to the discussion.
A recording will be made available to those who cannot attend synchronously.