General Course Tools
- Procedures and links for ordering text books and desk copies for your courses
- Syllabus Information and Templates [doc] — required text and other procedures for your syllabi
- Classroom Services — An excellent resource with pictures, room size, capacity, and available equipment.
- Responsibilities for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)
- Office of Student Life Disability Services
- Guide to Assist Disruptive or Distressed Individuals [pdf]
- Information about Program 60 students
- Carmen Canvas User Guides are detailed pieces of support documentation that explain common questions about using Canvas. The Ohio State installation of Canvas may differ a bit from these guides, but in general they are valid.
- Using Carmen Canvas to Give In-Class Exams - Part I: Creating an Exam (Video) (PowerPoint)
- Using Carmen Canvas to Give In-Class Exams - Part II: Giving an Exam (Video) (PowerPoint)
- A Carmen Canvas Plagiarism Module is available in the Canvas Commons area. You can find it by searching for "Ohio State History Plagiarism."
- Carmen Canvas FAQs - This list of FAQs was created by the Goldberg Center and answers some of the basic questions asked about Carmen Canvas.
Other Teaching Tools
- Templates (presentations, flyers, stationery, etc)
- Search the Ohio State University Library for class videos and other material
- How to Complete an Audio Assignment - Geared toward students, this video can be assigned to assist them by providing tips on best practices for creating audio recordings. This includes suggested free software to use.
- Spark video is a great, free software for creating video assignments. Check out our video overview of the software. Visit spark.adobe.com to use Spark. At the same site, there is also Spark Pages, which allows students to create web pages very easily and house them. When creating an account be sure to choose the "enterprise" account for a few extra features.
- Virtual Reality Assignments - There is a virtual reality studio in 346 Hopkins Hall that is available to you for student assignments. If you are interested, all you have to do is email your syllabus to Ian Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org). He can search for VR modules that may fit your coursework. You can review them and see if they would be a good fit. It can be treated as a regular assignment. How it works is that a block of a day or two is reserved for a course and students go to the studio on their own to take part in the VR experience. Modules they already have are listed on their web site here; however, they will seek out new ones appropriate for your coursework.
- ArcGIS - Provided by Prof. Zhang, Getting Started with ArcGIS provides instructions for students on using the software.
- ArcGIS StoryMaps Instructions, a sample assignment.
- RTAP and ETEP- Information on the Department's customised readers: Retrieving the American Past and Exploring the European Past
The Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching has purchased seasons 1 through 3 of Horrible Histories episodes. These are available for use in the classroom. See Goldberg Center staff for access information.
Other Teaching Resources
- Teaching & Learning Resource Center offers workshops and other information about teaching
- The Drake Institute for Teaching & Learning
- Keep Teaching - Online, hybrid and in-person learning resources
- Office of Distance Education and eLearning
- Harvey Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching
Calendars and Dates