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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.

Fall 2015 Events - Summary

Dates, times, and locations for each event are listed in each respective section, below.

Register for an Event

To see more detailed descriptions of these events and to confirm your attendance, please complete our Fall 2015 Registration Form.

Book Discussion Groups

  • How College Works (by Daniel F. Chambliss and Christopher G. Takacs)
    Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015 from 12:30-1:30 PM in the Library West Study Hall (2nd floor) - Bring your lunch!
  • (Online - New!) Student Engagement Techniques (by Elizabeth F. Barkley)
    Hosted via Goodreads.com from October, 2015 to March, 2016.
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Celebrate Teaching Conversations - NEW!

Happy-hour conversations to ponder questions and share stories about teaching and learning​:
  • Yo Teacher! Teaching ‘soft’ skills
    Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 4-6 pm at Jimmy V’s (downtown Westerville)
  • Talking Turkey: Failure Frolics
    Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 4-6 pm at Mezza Wine Shop (downtown Westerville)
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Common Hours

  • Teach from the Beach: a Launch Party for the new Collaborate Ultra
    Friday, September 18, 2015 from 4-5 PM in Roush Hall Room 114
  • Teaching the Google Generation with Rares Piloiu and Kathryn Plank
    Monday, September 28, 2015 from 4-5 PM in Roush Hall Room 114
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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).
  • Team Learners Assemble!
    Helping Students Work Together (Like Superheroes)
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM in the CTL Studio
  • Don't Fear the Feedback
    Making the Most of Student Evaluations
    Friday, October 30, 2015 at 3:00 PM in the CTL Studio
    Bring your Halloween costume!

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 Resources page.

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Faculty Engagement Series - NEW!

Sessions led by guest speaker, Lawrence Pearson, Blackboard Customer Success Advocate.
  • Improving Student Engagement
    Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM in Roush Hall, Room 114
  • Designing an Exemplary Course Series (Webinar)
    Thursday, October 15, 2015 live screening at 2:00 PM in the Library, Room 013
  • Flipped Classroom- Collaborate Style (Webinar)
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 live screening in 2:00 PM in Roush Hall, Room 114
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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:

  • Heteronormativity 101
    with Suzanne Ashworth
      Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS); SafeZone
    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 4:30 PM in the Library, Room 127
  • Visual Impairment and Learning
    with Kera Manley, ASC - Office of Disability Services
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 4:30 PM in the Library, Room 013
  • Gender Diversity in the Classroom
    with Suzanne Ashworth, WGSS; SafeZone
    Monday, November 2, 2015 at 4:30 PM in the Library, Room 127
  • Homelessness and Poverty: Is this a reality in Higher Education
    with Grace McDaniel, Education Department
    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4:30 PM in Roush Hall, Room 331
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Remember to Register!

To see more detailed descriptions of these events and to confirm your attendance, please complete our Fall 2015 Registration Form.
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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
Instructional Design Support
p/ 614.823.1065
e/ gvargasramos@otterbein.edu

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