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Departmental Consultations and Workshops

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Departments may request facilitated conversations about disciplinary teaching issues or the development or revision of curricula; customized workshops on a particular topic; or assistance in designing approaches to assess student learning in the discipline.

To schedule a consultation, contact Kathryn Plank, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, 614-823-1034

Customized Workshops

Selected examples:

  • "Constructing Better Multiple Choice Questions,"
    Department of Nursing, April 24, 2009
  • "Collaborative Learning"
    Department of Business, Accounting and Economics," November 2005
  • "Administrative Portfolio Development for Student Affairs Professionals,"
    Student Affairs, July 16, 2004
  • "Who are our students?"
    Music Department, September 4, 2003

Curriculum Revision/Semester Conversion

Selected examples:
  • Department of Psychology, September 2009
  • Department of Religion and Philosophy, May 2009
  • Department of English, August 21-22, 2008

Assessment of Student Learning

Cooperatively with the chairperson and/or faculty and/or the Director for Institutional Research and Effectiveness, the CTL can help departments collect information about student learning that is useful for making evidence-based decisions about departmental offerings.

Selected examples:

  • English Capstone Review, May 2009
  • General Chemistry Revision, May-June 2009

 

/Contact

Center for Teaching and Learning
Courtright Memorial Library, 3rd Floor
p/ 614.823.1035
f/ 614.823.1921
e/ ctl@otterbein.edu

 

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

 

Staff
Kathryn Plank
Director
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
Instructional Design Support
e/ gvargasramos@otterbein.edu