• Building a Community of Teacher-Scholars

    On May 4, nearly 200 faculty, staff, and graduate students from across campus gathered for a full day dedicated to sharing impactful teaching practices that happen at Ohio State. This was our biggest gathering to date with 40 presenters from 20 units on campus. The theme of the conference was “Building a Community of Teacher-Scholars,” more»

  • Departments: Apply for a “Bringing It Home” TA Development Grant

    Even if summer’s only just beginning, it’s already time to start thinking about the Fall semester. Are you planning to organize a program about teaching for your GTAs? If so, we want to help assist your efforts! UCAT is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Bringing It Home grant. We know that there is more more»

  • Highlighting fellow contributors to teaching and learning around Ohio State

    We reached out to some of our partners across campus to ask them for updates about their efforts supporting teaching and learning. Here is what they shared! Second-Year Transformational Program (STEP) The Second-Year Transformational Experience Program (STEP) had a very successful year in 2016-17. 134 Ohio State faculty led 2,400 students in small groups called more»

  • “Small Teaching,” Big Results

    by Ana Casado James Lang, the author who brought us On Course and Cheating Lessons, has written another helpful book, just published last year, titled Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning. In it, Lang provides accessible tips that can be immediately put into practice without changing much about a course or grading more»

  • UCAT’s 2017 Celebration of Teaching

    We held our annual Celebration of Teaching at the Faculty Club this morning. This event serves to recognize many of the people who worked during the year to enhance their own teaching and empower others to do the same. These include representatives from partnering units across campus, members of our OSTEP learning communities, grant recipients, and more»