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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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2200 N Squirrel Road
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401
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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Industrial Engineering Professor Recognized for NY Times best-seller A Mind for Numbers

  We congratulate Barbara Oakley's 2014 publication of A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra), a critically-acclaimed book on how to empower any learner to like and love math and science.
Watch Oakley's "Learning How to Learn" TEDxOakland University Talk
Listen to her interview on Science Friday.

Five OU Faculty Recognized in Faculty Focus' "Best of 2014 SoTL Scholarship" List

We congratulate the Department of Sociology's Amanda Burgess-Proctor, Graham Cassano, Dennis Condron, Heidi Lyons, and George Sanders for their collaborative efforts to research and publish student writing practices and improvement within their discipline. Their article "A Collective Effort to Improve Sociology Students’ Writing Skills" was published in Teaching Sociology.

See other OU-authored teaching and learning research publications.
If you have published work focused on teaching and learning, contact Judy Ableser to be added to this list ( 


2015 Poster Winner  We congratulate Claudio Cortes , who won the Dr. Wilbert McKeachie Poster Competition at the 9th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference. The co-authors include:  Venjin Zhou, Malli Barremkala, Mizumi Malhan, Sofia Kosmidis and Todor Moldovan.
Title: Creation of an Innovative Interactive Learning Game Tool for Anatomy