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Teaching Triads

Teaching Triads: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in this spring’s professional learning community (PLC). Teaching Triads is designed to engage trios of faculty around structured teaching observations and intellectual coaching. Through reciprocal observations, feedback, and dialogue participants collaboratively address questions, needs, and opportunities in the enhancement of teaching. The work is […]

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Spring into the Celebration of Teaching!

The Center for Teaching and Learning spring symposium, Celebrating Teaching Excellence, is traditionally dedicated to the showcasing of OSU’s innovative and creative teaching. This is a fun event that fosters reflection, enhances the exchange of ideas, and inspires our collective commitment to our students and the art of teaching. Progressive family-style lunch and rotating conversations […]

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Who is in the Teaching and Learning Spotlight?

The Center for Teaching and Learning and LIFE@OSU are introducing a new semi-monthly series highlighting the stories of successful teaching on campus. Teachers featured in the series have all utilized CTL services and resources in order to better enhance their teaching experiences. For more information about LIFE@OSU. This month’s featured faculty member is Rebecca Hutchinson, […]

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5 Tips for Facilitating Difficult Conversations

As a follow up to our Winter Symposium we wanted to share five tips for facilitating our students’ citizenry and communication skills. Handling difficult discussions in the classroom is a topic many of us are faced with today. -1-  Before the class begins, identify any controversial issues that might arise in your classroom. How might […]

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CTL 2017 Winter Symposium Golden Ticket Winners

Thank you for joining us at the winter symposium, Humor. Care. Contemplation. We appreciate you taking the time to join us. We would like to announce that the Golden Ticket winners from our Ask an Expert Question Carnival were Jennifer McKee and Tianhong Shi! Congratulations to you both! We look forward to seeing you at […]

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Hybrid Workshop

Explore tools and techniques to integrate online and classroom learning in your courses. Learn effective blended/hybrid teaching practices in this hands-on CTL workshop on Friday, Feb. 3 1:00-2:30 p.m., in Milam 215. All faculty and GTA’s welcome. Please bring your laptop. Refreshments provided. Please register in advance to save a seat. See you there!

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Tuesday Teaching Talks & Thursday Tech Webinars

We are excited to announce a complementary series of workshops and webinars. This series will advance both your teaching excellence and the integration of educational technology to continue your support of students’ success. Tuesday Teaching TALKS which meet every week at 10:00 and/or 2:00, in Milam 215, will be followed on Thursdays with an educational […]

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Emotional Intelligence in Difficult Conversations

Yesterday morning I attended a professional development workshop offered by Human Resources. One strategy the workshop “Difficult Conversations” discussed was Judy Ringer’s “4 Steps to a Successful Outcome.” This was the process of inquiry, acknowledgment, advocacy, and problem-solving. Inquiry cultivates an attitude of discovery and curiosity; acknowledgment validates that you have heard and understood the […]

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