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PH 205: Solar System Astronomy Hybrid course in a nutshell

PH 205 is a course that describes the content, structure and formation of the Solar system. It is the first of a three term sequence, where the second and third courses are PH 206: Stars and Stellar Evolution and PH … Continue reading

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Integrating an Integrative Strategic Experience

The title is a play off the course that I am hybridizing this spring for delivery in the fall. The course is BA 466 – Integrative Strategic Experience. This is the capstone course for undergraduates in the College of Business … Continue reading

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H575 – Program Evaluation of Health Promotion & Education Programs

The MPH program at OSU is an applied program with coursework and internships conducted in the community. My course, H575 Program Evaluation, is typically taken their second term of their first year in the graduate program.  It is offered one … Continue reading

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Hybrid class and engagement in the community

Students in my class are matched to a community organization with whom they develop an evaluation plan. I tell my students there’s no right answer. In this class, you don’t turn to the back of the textbook to find the … Continue reading

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Avoiding the pitfall of ignoring the ways students learn from each other

Not too long ago I had a conversation with an older instructor about technology in the classroom (iPads and smartphones specifically). Defying certain stereotypes of age and technology use, he supported the use of technology in class, while I opposed it. At … Continue reading

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Sustaining momentum, building resilience

The five pitfalls of all classes can be summed up with the question of how to sustain momentum. Usually we do this by having students in class; now we have to do by not having them in class. One thing … Continue reading

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Design of SED540 as a hybrid class

When people think about science they commonly conjure images of chemistry and physics. White-coated, white males, white lab walls. White. At least that was my imagery as a lad. Studies show that these impressions still persist today. Of course, it … Continue reading

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Common Pitfalls of Online Course Design #1: Upload your course materials, then call it a day

Wouldn’t that be great? Upload your materials, and simply let a Blackboard/Canvas robot monitor discussion, grade activities and assessments, and provide useful comments, and maybe even encouragement.  Is that where we’re headed? Maybe so if we follow the trend of … Continue reading

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MTH 493/593 Algebra and Geometric Transformations III

This is the third course in a “capstone” sequence of mathematics courses for those mathematics majors who intend to pursue licensure to teach secondary school mathematics.  It is a slash course since the MS degree program for licensure draws students … Continue reading

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Hybrid course development: FOR 241 Dendrology

I am developing a hybrid version of FOR 241 Dendrology. Dendrology literally means “the study of trees.” During the course, students learn about tree taxonomy, morphology, and ecology and develop the skill of tree identification. FOR 241 Dendrology is a … Continue reading

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