Events

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October 3, 2016

2:30pm – 4:30pm The Interview

October 10, 2016

2:30pm – 4:30pm Negotiating the Job Offer

October 11, 2016

2:30pm – 4:00pm Planning a Class Session

October 17, 2016

11:00am – 12:30pm Fair & Efficient Grading

October 18, 2016

10:00am – 11:30am Suicide Prevention Training

October 19, 2016

News

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September Is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

At-Risk is an online simulation designed to help teachers identify and approach students in mental distress and, if necessary, refer them to our counseling center. In this highly interactive simulation, participants have the opportunity to engage in simulated conversations with up to five virtual students. By completing this simulation, participants will be more comfortable and better prepared to help these at-risk students get the assistance they need.

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Course Design Institute Applications Open

Registration is now open for our upcoming Course Design Institutes. Join colleagues from across the university as you take a big-picture look at a course of your choice and engage in a hands-on process of (re)-designing it to more effectively and purposefully help students learn.

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Blog

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Take Back Ownership of Your Course Content While Lowering Student Costs with ALX Grant

A part of UCAT’s mission is to support and advocate for Ohio State instructors, and create a community where student-focused teaching is valued. Those are two reasons why UCAT partners with the Affordable Learning Exchange. ALX helps instructors reclaim ownership of their course content while also helping bridge the affordability gap for students. An Ohio more»

Resources for Teaching the Presidential Election and Other Controversial Topics

On August 16-18, 665 Graduate Teaching Associates attended UCAT’s Teaching Orientation. Over the course of three days, TAs were introduced to basic learning theories, began to think of themselves as teachers, and, within this supportive learning environment, shared their concerns about teaching. One concern that emerged, as it does every year, was the difficulty of more»