How well are today’s Ohio State students prepared for college? Incoming students are not just facing new kinds and levels of academic challenge, but are facing new demands in managing their lives, social relationships, and perhaps work responsibilities. At UCAT we focused on questions about student preparedness in our February book group in which a […]
June Course Design Institutes
Did you know over 400 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. Space remains in our two June Course Design Institutes (6/1-6/5 or 6/8-6/12).
Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Today’s College Student, by Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean (2012) Critics are lauding the importance and sophistication of this study. In order to effectively teach students, we must know who they are, what they care about, how they spend their time and energy, and their attitudes toward […]