This resources page includes links to both internal Ohio State resources and external resources, including organization websites, online publications, blogs and other sources of information on teaching and learning.
We encourage you to explore the resources, bookmark or subscribe to the blogs or other sites that you find most helpful to you.
- UITL Reading List - Further your self-reflection through our reading recommendations you might find valuable whether you are designing a new course, redesigning a course or considering how to better support your students using evidence-based instructional approaches.
- Documenting Your Teaching Presentation - Learn about opportunities to tell your teaching story in your dossier.
Ohio State Offices and Programs Supporting Teaching
- Center for the Study of Teaching and Writing - CSTW is an interdisciplinary support and research unit committed to fostering excellence among writers and teachers of writing. It houses the writing center, as well as the writing across the curriculum and the writing associates programs, which offer one-on-one consultations, workshops, and other programming for teachers interested in using writing to enhance student learning.
- FAME (Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring, and Engagement) - The Center for FAME in the OSU College of Medicine offers a range of career development programs to support faculty as educators, scholars, researchers, and clinicians. Utilizing a proprietary competency model, FAME provides a wealth of workshops, consultation, and online training, including FD4ME (Faculty Development for Medical Educators), a continuing education program for health educators.
- Office of Distance Education and eLearning - A division of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, ODEE equips instructors to provide students on and off campus with an enriched educational experience. The office provides technology-ready classrooms, centralized learning systems, training opportunities for modernized pedagogy, distance education support, and extended education services. Learning technology tools supported by ODEE include CarmenCanvas, CarmenConnect, u.osu.edu, the Secured Media Library, and many more.
- Outreach & Engagement - Improve your engagement skills. The Ohio State University is dedicated to building a community engaged institution. Successful engagement relies on meaningful partnerships between faculty, staff, students, and the community beyond OSU. To succeed as an engagement practitioner, tap into engagement professional development opportunities and resources provided here.
- University Center for the Advancement of Teaching - Dedicated to encouraging reflective and evidence-based practices among instructors at Ohio State, UCAT supports and advocates for all who teach through numerous programs—from course design institutes, workshops, and individual consultations to graduate student orientation. They provide staff assistance to the Academy of Teaching, organizing their annual conference, and coordinate OAA’s annual Assessment Conference.
- University Libraries - The Ohio State University Libraries support instructors and students across all disciplines to advance research, teaching, and learning. We offer educational resources, services, and expertise that opens minds and forwards equity, inclusion, and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge. In particular, University Libraries works collaboratively with instructors to develop students’ abilities to critically consume information and create new knowledge at Ohio State and beyond.
External Sites on Teaching
- Pedagogy Unbound - Inspired by the conversations he had with colleagues after the formal presentations at academic conferences, David Gooblar founded Pedagogy Unbound in 2013. The site “aims to provide a space for college teachers from all disciplines to easily share the practical strategies that have worked for them in their classrooms.” Gooblar is a lecturer in the Rhetoric department at the University of Iowa. He also writes a regular column for the Chronicle of Higher Education Vitae website.
- Tommorow's Professor - An eNewsletter intended to “foster a diverse, world-wide teaching and learning ecology among its over 65,000 subscribers at over 1,000 institutions and organizations” world-wide, Tomorrow’s Professor posts twice weekly items on a range of topics, including teaching and learning. Tomorrow’s Professor is led by Richard M. Reis of Stanford University.
- The Chronicle Teaching Newsletter - The Teaching Newsletter is a “weekly roundup about teaching and learning” sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Click the link above to sign up to receive the newsletter. The editors—Dan Berrett. Beckie Supiano, and Beth McMurtrie—compile and present compelling materials on teaching, technology, and a host of other topics.
- Teaching in Carmen Canvas
- Teach Better Podcasts
- HASTAC: Changing the Way We Teach and Learn
- The Scholarly Teacher
- The Teaching Professor Blog (Maryellen Weimer)
- The Teaching Commons (Stanford University)
- Instructional Moves (Harvard Graduate School of Education: videos on classroom teaching strategies)
- Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast Series