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Calendar of Events

The Center for Teaching and Learning regularly hosts events for faculty and other members of the campus community. Topics include student learning, teaching with technology, book discussions, inclusive teaching, faculty life, and other issues in higher education.

See below for dates, times, locations, and registration links for each series.

Experiencing Virtual Reality Common Hour

Monday, April 3, 4:00- 6:00 pm
The Point STEAM Innovation Center

(60 Collegeview Rd. in Westerville)
Faculty, students, and staff are all invited.
Please RSVP by March 31 via our Registration Form

Experiencing Virtual Reality Common Hour Invitation. Monday April 3, 2017 at The Point. Idea Foundry will be bringing their VR equipment for us to explore and experience (Microsoft Hololens and HTC Vive) RSVP by Friday March 31 by calling 614-823-1064.

Hosted by the CTL's Exploring Innovative Technologies in Teaching and Learning Professional Learning Community (PLC) members:

  • Maria Tarbell, Leadership, BAE
  • Aaron Faulkner, ESL
  • Amanda Kline, Art
  • Victorica Frisch, ASL, Modern Languages
  • Paul Longenecker, HSS
  • Peggy McMains, CTL
  • Colin Saunders, CTL


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Do's and Donuts: Conversations for Faculty

Informal sessions around topics related to teaching and learning at the CTL Studio (3rd floor, Courtright Memorial Library).
  • To Tweet or not to Tweet... Social Media in (and not in) the Classroom
    A conversation about the benefits (and potential pitfalls) of using social media for teaching and learning.
    Friday, September 30 at 9:30 AM in the CTL Studio
  • Don’t judge a book by it’s cost - or the lack thereof
    With the help of librarian Allen Reichert, we will explore a series of free and low-cost alternatives to traditional textbooks that may help students stay on budget without compromising academic rigor.
    Thursday, October 27 at 10:00-11:00 AM in the CTL Studio

  • Otterbein: The Next Generation - Boomers, Xers, Millennials, and Beyond
    A friendly intergenerational discussion about generational theory and what it means for teaching and learning.
    Tuesday, November 15 at 11:00 AM-12:00 PM in the CTL Studio

Continue the Conversation

Each Do’s and Donuts event has have a Google doc to capture information provided by CTL staff as well as tips, comments, and resources shared by participants. For a list of past topics and to add your own tips and ideas, see our Guides & Resources page.

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Inclusive Teaching Series

Inclusive Teaching

Join the CTL and our partners for this series in which we explore questions of who Otterbein students are and how we can create the most inclusive and effective learning environment for them.

Next in the series:

  • Teaching in a Tense Political Climate
    Monday, September 19
    12:15-1:15 pm | Roush Hall 114
  • Trigger Controversies and the Inclusive Classroom
    Wednesday, September 28
    4:30 -5:30 pm | Library 124
  • Teaching, Learning, and Disability:  A Collaborative Discussion
    Thursday, October 13
    12:00 -1:00 pm | Library 013, Lower Level Learning Lab
  • Do I really belong here? Engaging & Educating African American Males for Success on Campus
    Thursday, November 3
    2:00 - 3:30 pm | Library 118
  • Teaching, Learning, and Learning Differences: A Collaborative Discussion about Learning Disabilities and ADHD
    Friday, November 4
    1:00-2:00 pm | Library 013, Lower Level Learning Lab

To confirm your attendance to any of the sessions in this series, please complete our registration form.

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Remember to Register!

To see more detailed descriptions of these events and to confirm your attendance, please complete the registration form for each respective series:
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/Center for Teaching and Learning

The CTL is located on the 3rd floor of Courtright Memorial Library
p/ 614.823.1035
f/ 614.823.1921
e/ ctl@otterbein.edu


The CTL Studio
Courtright Memorial Library, 3rd Floor
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
or by appointment
p/ 614.823.1064
e/ ctl@otterbein.edu


CTL Staff
Kathryn Plank
p/ 614.823.1034
e/ kplank@otterbein.edu


Colin Saunders
Senior Learning Designer
p/ 614.823.1875
e/ csaunders@otterbein.edu


Peggy McMains
Program Coordinator
p/ 614.823.1035
e/ pmcmains@otterbein.edu


German Vargas Ramos
Learning Design Consultant
p/ 614.823.1065
e/ gvargasramos@otterbein.edu

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