• UCAT’s Course Design Institute

    Whether you are a new faculty member sorting through course material compiled by another instructor, or a seasoned instructor who has been given the opportunity to design courses from scratch, course design can present its share of challenges and opportunities. How do you decide what ...  more»

  • Reflections on POD Network Conference 2017

    By Jessica Riviere Another Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network Annual Meeting has come and gone! We at UCAT look forward to our chance each fall to connect with other educational development professionals from across the country and around the world. From October 25–29, our ...  more»

  • Monthly UCAT Update: November 2017

    Welcome to our November edition of “What’s happening at UCAT this month?” This post will highlight some upcoming events in November, discuss our monthly social media theme, detail some UCAT updates, and give you the specifics about our November book giveaway! Spotlight On UCAT’s ...  more»

  • Provost McPheron’s vision for teaching and learning at Ohio State

    On September 26, Provost Bruce McPheron addressed a small group of  Ohio State faculty at the annual Academy of Teaching breakfast, where he shared his vision for students and teachers at Ohio State. The provost reminded us that, in many cases, students are not going ...  more»

  • Active Learning: Takeaways from a STAR Breakfast

    Have you ever asked your students to write a Minute Paper in class? What about a Jigsaw Discussion? These are just a few of the active learning techniques that we discussed at our STAR (Starting TA Resource Group) breakfast on Wednesday, October 18. STAR is an ongoing ...  more»