Author Archives: Regan A. R. Gurung

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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A Student’s Take on Remote Learning

Author Bio: Dharma Mirza (She/Her) is an OSU undergraduate in Public Health, Queer Studies, and Statistics. She is a student worker for the OSU Center for Teaching & Learning and the OSU College of Public Health & Human Sciences. Dharma … Continue reading

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A Memo to Students on Punching through the Pandemic

Dear Students, Confused by remote learning? Uncertain? Anxious? Worried? Stressed? Unclear what next week will bring? For many of us faculty, the answer to all these is yes. I am guessing that many of you are experiencing this as well. … Continue reading

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Coping With Corona: The Challenge of Moving Instruction Online

We enter a unique time in higher education. In an instant, many faculty around the country have to stop holding face-to-face (F2F) classes BUT CONTINUE teaching remotely. No choice. This represents a seismic shift. It is acceptable to feel miffed, … Continue reading

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