Course Design Institutes

Did you know almost 450 university community members have completed UCAT’s Course Design Institute (CDI)? 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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If you are working on your philosophy of teaching statement, it can sometimes be hard to get your thoughts organized or even know where to start. Consider including these elements in your teaching philosophy statement (in no particular order) to maximize its effectiveness. Goals What are your main goals as a teacher? How do you hope […]


Contributed by First Year Experience The Buckeye Book Community (BBC) is the common reading program for new undergraduate students, and is one of only a few academic experiences shared by the entire first-year class. In First Year Experience, we think of the BBC as the first academic assignment for Ohio State students. More significantly, it […]

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