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

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2019 New Faculty Orientation
August 12 - 13 | 9:00 a.m | Zarrow Hall, Room 145 Learn More »

2019 Teaching Assistant Orientation (TAO)
August 12 – 13 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Dale Hall, Room 211 Learn More »

2019 Development for International Teaching Assistants (DITA)
August 5 - 7 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Zarrow Hall, Room 145 Learn More »



Graduate Teaching Academy Events

GTA Learning Community 3: Creating a Safe and Engaging Discussion Space
Wed, April 17 | 11:30am – 1:00pm

DITA Workshop: Promoting Civil Discourse in the American Classroom
Tue, April 23 | 3:30pm – 5:00pm

GTA Seminar: Building and Using Rubrics to Ensure Fairness in Subjective Grading
Thu, April 25 | 3:30pm – 5:00pm

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GTA Academy Programs

Graduate Teaching Academy (GTA) seeks to promote and maintain a standard of teaching excellence amongst graduate students at the University of Oklahoma. The academy is open to all current graduate students and postdocs who are interested in professional development activities focused on enhancing teaching to improve student learning.

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CTE portals


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 »