Author Archives: Regan A. R. Gurung

RAP ON: A Crisis Preparedness Kit for Educators

About the author: Sydney Tran is a Health Psychology PhD student studying the effects of objectification on women’s well-being. She is passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusivity in improving mental health and well-being. This is part of our series of Research Advancing Pedagogy … Continue reading

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Engaging Undergraduate Students with Research

Each year, many new and returning OSU undergraduates look forward to engaging in forms of experiential learning beyond the classroom. Engaging undergraduates in research, for example, is central to OSU’s Strategic Plan 4.0, and has been shown to lead to … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for FALL 2020

With August waning, Fall classes loom on the horizon. While many teaching faculty and students bemoan the absence of face to face learning opportunities this Fall, it is reassuring to know for sure what modality classes will be conducted in. … Continue reading

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Are you IN(clusive)? Read, Reflect, & Reform

Spring term is done, and our past and  future students have to face their emotions in response to the national and international riots, and what this all says about race relationships.  It is difficult not to be emotionally taxed in … Continue reading

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Pandemic Teaching: Getting CCOMFE for the long ride ahead

A bike ride can be a very pleasurable experience if you are well prepared for the weather and terrain. I remember a time when I set out on a gloriously sunny day. All of a sudden, a squall blew in … Continue reading

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RAP ON: Live Streamed or Face to Face? Comparing Efficacy

Editor’s Note:  Universities nationwide are preparing for the summer and fall terms. After a quick pivot to emergency remote teaching this spring, there is now a small window of time to prepare for the next phase of education during the … Continue reading

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THANK YOU EDUCATORS: National Teacher Appreciation Day!!!

We interrupt our regularly programmed activities, zoom and otherwise, to bring you THIS important message: THANK YOU FACULTY AND STAFF FOR ALL YOUR EFFORTS AS YOU KEEP TEACHING and help our students KEEP LEARNING!!!!   As we stride towards the … Continue reading

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Pandemic Teaching Is Challenging and Difficult But Still Merits Reflection

I am not the same teacher I was six weeks ago. Oh, I still care very much about my students. It is still very important to me that they are learning, that I help bring the content to life and … Continue reading

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Pandemic Pedagogy: Will Emergency Remote Teaching Improve Education?

In a recent New York Times piece, David Deming  addressed the seismic changes to higher education brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic. While aiming to allay fears of both face to face teachers who may see their jobs threatened by … Continue reading

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Pedagogy for the Pandemic: Daily 1-on-1 Consultations Available at CTL

We have made it to the end of the second week of Spring Term 2020. For all of us, this is a term like no other. After rising to the challenge of pushing finals online (now a distant memory), OSU faculty … Continue reading

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