The Columbus State Community College Faculty Idea Exchange (FIX) committee is actively seeking proposals for the FIX 2022 conference (June 10, CSCC Conference Center) based on successful and innovative teaching strategies and their link to student success (e.g., best teaching practices, effective study strategies, diversity/equity/inclusion in the classroom, technology in the classroom, motivation, etc.). Strategies must be applicable across all disciplines.
There are two presentation formats: 1) TRADITIONAL - presentations that are 50 minutes in length, including some time for questions, and 2) QUICK FIX (aka PechaKucha) - a presentation style in which 20 slides...
“Transforming Together: Exploring the Teaching and Learning Landscape” will be the theme of the 2022 Adjunct Faculty Conference sponsored by Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) on Saturday, Mar. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Faculty and staff from Ohio institutions of higher education are invited to attend this free, virtual event designed to support professional development. Programming will focus on the teaching and learning landscape and explore transformative ways to support students, faculty, staff and administration as they navigate these times of contiuous change.
Visit the Tri-C website for more information and the link to register....
The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project , an NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, is hosting a free, six-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from March 23 to May 4, 2022, via edX. You may register for the online course this spring. By participating in this course, you will learn how to:
Advance your awareness, self-efficacy, and ability to cultivate inclusive classroom environments;
Support your development as a reflective, inclusive practitioner;
Engage in reflection and discussion around topics of equity and inclusion across a variety of institutional contexts;...
Several new changes to the Ohio College Teaching Consortium and its Inclusive Teaching Endorsement have been implemented in response to participant and endorsement awardee feedback. These critical adjustments should make it easier for Ohio higher education instructors to register for events and complete the endorsement.
NEW WEBSITE: On our website , you can meet our partners, our Executive and Planning Committee members and higher education instructors who have earned the endorsement. We present them in featured endorsement awardee profiles and by institution.
A new and much improved website allows for easy viewing of upcoming OCTC events...
Since fall semester 2020, the Ohio College Teaching Consortium has awarded an Inclusive Teaching Endorsement to 115 instructors, staff and graduate students representing 11community colleges and technical institutes and 10 four-year colleges and universities in Ohio. We congratulate the following individuals for completing the Inclusive Teaching Endorsement during the summer and fall of 2021:
Summer 2021 Endorsement Awardees
Jeffrey Brewer, adjunct instructor, University of Cincinnati Kristine Deekin, program director, Stark State College Mark Del Balso, adjunct instructor, Lakeland CC Crystal Johnson, director and adjunct instructor, Notre Dame College Therese Revlock, associate professor, Stark State College
The National Organization for Student Success (NOSS) Ohio 2021 Virtual Conference will take place Monday-Friday, Nov. 1-5, 2021. Registration is $30, and includes access to a daily slate of virtual workshops on course design, advising and other topics pertinent to student success.
On Friday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m ., Dr. Stephen Chew , Professor of Psychology, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama will present the keynote “Using Principles of Cognitive Science to Facilitate Student Success”. Attendance at this session can be used toward the OCTC Inclusive Teaching Endorsement (a written reflection must be submitted to receive credit)....
The University of Cincinnati Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning has made two sessions available for OCTC Inclusive Teaching Endorsement participants to view asynchronously. Viewing these workshops and reflecting on implementation of strategies introduced will be credited to the Inclusive Teaching Endorsement engagements. We encourage you to view them with colleagues, pause recordings for conversation or collaboration and collaborate on implementation ideas.
Introduction to Inclusive and Equitable Teaching Strategies for Teaching Assistants: In this interactive virtual workshop, Teaching Assistants (TAs) explore how they might support student learning by gaining awareness of the student experience and...
With the fall semester well underway, we at the Ohio College Teaching Consortium hope you are hitting your stride and feel ready to participate in future professional development opportunities associated with the OCTC Inclusive Teaching Endorsement.
As of Oct. 13, over 600 faculty representing 39 Ohio four-year, two-year and technical colleges have expressed interest in this program, 175 individuals have submitted event reflections, and 102 faculty members were awarded the Inclusive Teaching Endorsement during our pilot year. This response exceeded our most optimistic expectations, and we are so very grateful...
Cuyahoga Community College has issued a call for proposals for their annual faculty colloquium. All full-time and adjunct faculty from two- and four-year Ohio colleges are invited to submit a proposal that aligns with this year’s theme: Critical Thinking: It’s Good for You. It’s Good for Me. Deans, program managers and other administrative staff are encouraged to co-present alongside a faculty lead.
Proposals must be submitted by noon on Wednesday, Oct. 27.
The Ohio State University Libraries have announced two workshops focusing on information literacy through the lens of social justice and inclusive pedagogy. Both sessions will be presented remotely, and can be applied toward the hours required for the OCTC Inclusive Teaching Endorsement.
The workshops will be held via Zoom at noon on Thursday, Oct. 14 and 28. More information and registration links are available on the OCTC events page .