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“The future of the world is in my (OU) classroom, today!”
- Ivan Welton Fitzwater

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CTE Peer Course Observation Search Portal

The purpose of this portal is to make teaching and learning more open, accessible, and collaborative among OU faculty. A list of carefully selected faculty members has volunteered to open their classes. They are from various disciplines in Architecture, Fine Arts, Business, Education, Humanities, & STEM. Login »

CTE Event Attendance Portal

This portal allows you to see a summary of the CTE events that you have attended from Fall 2017 to current. As a professional record, you can also print out your event summary with the CTE’s letterhead from the portal by semester or by academic year. Login »

Blended Teaching and Learning

Fall 2018 Mandatory Orientations for New GTAs

For All New GTAs - Teaching Assistants Orientation (TAO)

  • August 13 - 14, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Dale Hall 211 | Register »

For New International GTAs – Development of International Teaching Assistants (DITA)

  • August 6 - 8, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Zarrow Hall 145 | Register »
  • The orientation is about American classroom cultures and teaching strategies, not about English language training. International GTAs from English-speaking countries cannot be waived from the training. They are required to attend both the TAO and DITA orientations.
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Faculty Fellows

2018 New Faculty Orientation

As a new faculty member, we look forward to your participation in the new faculty orientation on August 13-14, 2018. The new faculty orientation will introduce you to critical information, resources, and support.

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CTE FA17-SP18 At a Glance

Learning is by itself, with others, and for others. Thank you so much for working with CTE in FA17-SP18 to foster a community of teachers. Have a wonderful summer! 

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