CETLUniversity of Cincinnati


Provost Committee On Teaching Excellence


Spring Open Classroom Series:

The instructors below are Academy of Fellows of Teaching & Learning (AFTL) members of the Provost Committee On Teaching Excellence (PCOTE) Open Classroom Initiative.

If you would like to visit any of the instructors' classes please first contact them using the email link provided at the end of each entry to make the proper arrangements.

Instructor Campus Department Course Time Location Notes Contact
Appatova, Victoria  Clermont English Reading Academic Texts (READ 1007) T, R 2-3:20 pm CCWWAC 169 (Clermont)   email
Main Chemistry CHEM3021L, Physical Chemistry Laboratory W 1:25 - 4:50, F 1:25 - 3:25 414/414C Rieveschl   email
Benander, Ruth Blue Ash Comparative Literature World Literature I, the International Gothic,
(20 students)
 MWF, 12:20-1:15 and 1:25-2:20 UCBA Flory 160 (for both sections) Both Online and Face to Face observers are welcome. email
Medical Nursing NURS8086 Instructional Technology for Learning-Centered Teaching online Brand new course.
Course is online.   email
Main Chemistry CHEM1011 Chemistry in Today‚Äôs Society II.       email
Main English Victorian British literature; Victorian Gothic literature Junior-level class, MWF 9:05 to 10:00; first-year seminar: MWF 10:10 to 11:05 Junior-level class, McM 250; first-year seminar: Swift 620 Third-year course for majors & non-majors on Victorian British literature & First-year A&S seminar, 25 students, Victorian Gothic literature.
Hedges, Sarai Main Statistics Applied Statistics for Human Services II TH 8-8:20, 12:30-1:50 502 Teachers Intro class, includes lab activities email
Main   Historical geology class MWF 8:00-8:55 201 Braunstein My lectures are recorded for an online section, so visitors will see what restrictions there are on classroom activities as a result. 
Jackson, Howard Main Physics Physics of Sound and Music TTh 9:30 - 10:50; non-science majors; BoK course; 120+ students. 301 Braunstein Large lecture format; use of JiiTT and PRS; use of lecture demonstrations; class is recorded and powerpoint slides posted. 
Beck, Kim
Clermont English Survey of English Literature      online; also willing to have informal face-to -face email
Leugers, Rebecca Medical Physical
PT 8057 Neuromuscular Patient Client Management II Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00-11:05 and
French East; Lab 160   email
Lewis, Marianne Main Business Business Fast Track II  Mondays 11:15-12:10 Lindner hall 218 FYE course for business honors freshmen.
Masterson, Suzanne Main Business MGMT3080 (Management) and MGMT4085 (Human Resource Management). MGMT3080: Tues/Thurs 11-12:20; MGMT4085: Tues/Thurs 2-3:20 MGMT3080: Lindner 216; MGMT4085: Lindner 110 Both classes include mini-lecture, discussion, and experiential exercises.
Matthews, Chuck Main Entrepre-neurship 22 ENTR 7005 Entrepreneurship New Venture Creation   Monday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.      Room 219 LH. Lecture, guest speakers, student reports on interviews with an entrepreneur, class discussion.
Melancon, Lisa Main English 1. Principles and Practices of Web Design (ENGL 7045)  Tuesdays at 6:00 McMicken 254 We do all sorts of different things from student led discussion, class discussions based on work they did outside of class, exercises with sticky notes and construction paper, small group "stuff" that are then reported back to the whole.
Plevyak, Linda Main Education CI 8002: Attitude Formation and Change.  This course is online.    spring teaching online.
Refaei, Brenda Blue Ash English Composition English 1000 and English 1001
MWF  9:05-10am and 10:10-11:05am. I teach a section of English Composition
 at 11:15-12:10.
PAVB 100 at UCBA Variety of strategies to engage students in writing and reading.
Richey, Lynn Blue Ash Sociology ??     I am teaching mainly online.
Soman, Rajiv  Main   The classes I teach are on Saturday Saturday     email
Suckarieh, George Main Construction Management  20 CM 4037 ; Construction Finance and Strategic Planning  TH 3:30-4:50   Mixed Lecture plus hands-on problem or case study email
Wray, Frank Blue Ash Biology Biology 1021-Building and Sustaining Life and Biology 1022- Life on Earth, Organism to Ecosystem.      Both are non-major's courses.