Author Archives: Cub Kahn

About Cub Kahn

Hybrid Coordinator for the Oregon State University Center for Teaching and Learning and Ecampus.

Practical Solutions to Remote Learning Issues

Two months into higher education’s sudden transition to remote teaching, the challenges of this modality are evident to students and faculty alike. Even as we encourage and support students to successful completion of Spring term, we look ahead to Summer … Continue reading

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Remote Teaching = Blended Learning: Part 2

At the outset of Oregon State’s Spring term in late March, the first post in this series suggested considering this sudden shift to remote teaching as an extension of the widely used, evidence-based blended learning modality. Now that we’ve passed … Continue reading

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Be Seen. Be Heard. Teach Effectively.

An essential life skill in the month-old era of Remote Teaching (Zoomocene Epoch) is to effectively deliver information via Zoom. The quality and quantity of education in colleges and universities today is deeply dependent of the efficacy of instructors communicating … Continue reading

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Remote Teaching = A New Kind of Blended Learning

Blended learning, in which classroom learning activity is integrated with online learning activity, has been on the rise over the past two decades. Nationally, a large portion of faculty and students express a preference toward blended approaches and substantial research … Continue reading

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Jump-Start Your Remote Teaching with a Canvas Template

To help you rapidly prepare for Spring term remote teaching, you have access to a Canvas course template that can be imported into your empty Canvas course sites. The template itself gives simple directions to import it into your course … Continue reading

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In Tribute to Kay Sagmiller

Kay Sagmiller, Ph.D., director of the OSU Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) from 2012 to 2018, passed away on Feb. 27. Originally from Montana, Kay was a career educator who placed great emphasis on advancing teaching excellence for the … Continue reading

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Join the Applying Learning Technology Community

Good news! The deadline has been extended to March 15 to apply for this Spring’s pilot of the Applying Learning Technology Community. All faculty teaching on-campus courses are encouraged to submit proposals. The @ALT Community will provide participants with opportunities … Continue reading

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Apply Now for Your Spot in the Spring Hybrid Learning Community

Each term Oregon State University offers well over 100 hybrid courses that blend classroom and online learning. All Corvallis teaching faculty are invited to apply to participate in the Center for Teaching and Learning’s Spring 2020 Hybrid Faculty Learning Community … Continue reading

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Submit Hybrid Funding Proposals by Dec. 3

The Center for Teaching and Learning has extended the due date for proposals for the Winter term Hybrid Faculty Learning Community until Tue., Dec., 3, to provide more time for proposal preparation. This program offers professional development funding to participants … Continue reading

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Interested in Designing a Hybrid Course?

Blended learning is a prominent feature of the teaching and learning landscape at Oregon State University. Since 2012 when OSU established the hybrid course schedule type, Corvallis campus hybrid courses have enrolled more than 42,000 students. The number of hybrid … Continue reading

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