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Office of Teaching and Learning

The CVM Office of Teaching and Learning fosters innovation and promotes excellence in veterinary medical education through strategic support for curricular, instructional, and assessment activities in both clinical and pre-clinical environments. Our mission is to build community and culture around learning-centered education.

staff members provide consultation and faculty development programming for the

  • Course
    design or re-design
  • Learning
    theory and its application in veterinary medical education
  • Identifying
    and measuring achievement of learning outcomes
  • Effective
    and innovative instructional models
  • Educational
    technology to enhance learning and promote collaboration
  • Maximizing
    learning and course management systems
  • Teaching
    and learning communities of practice
  • Evidence-based
    best practices or Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  • Methods
    for evaluating teaching effectiveness
  • Online, hybrid, or distance

For more information on what we do, please contact us ( or visit our group on CVM Community.

Melinda Rhodes-DiSalvo, PhD
Director, Office of Teaching and Learning
College of Veterinary Medicine
0094 Veterinary Medical Center
601 Vernon L. Tharp Street
Columbus, OH 43210