Author Archives: Funmi Amobi

About Funmi Amobi

Funmi Amobi is an instructional consultant and College Liaison in Oregon State University’s Center for Teaching and Learning. Funmi provides consultations to faculty in individual and small group settings to support teaching excellence and student success. Funmi holds a doctorate degree in secondary education with major emphasis in curriculum and instruction from Arizona State University. As a reflective practitioner, she is a life-long student of the scholarship of teaching and learning. To schedule a Sparkshop call Funmi @ 541 737 1338 or email: Funmi.Amobi@OregonState.edu

It’s OK to Lecture: Tips for Priming Lecture With Active Learning Structures and Techniques

The lecture method has come under serious criticism in recent times (Haave, 2019). A body of research attests to the benefits of active learning (Freeman et al., 2014; Deslauriers et al., 2019). In view of the upsurge of support for … Continue reading

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Lesson Planning Matters: Learning Points from Tuesday Teaching Talk

Lesson Planning Matters: Learning Points from Tuesday Teaching Talk “Teaching in a university classroom requires preparation and a redirection of focus. The teaching is not about us; it’s about the students” (Hara, 2010). I recently facilitated my first Tuesday Teaching … Continue reading

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