Aug. 13 Workshop: Blending Your Teaching with Instructional Media

OSU Memorial Union quadWant to know how to create instructional media for your on-campus courses and to learn best practices of hybrid/flipped/blended design and teaching? CTL and Academic Technology invite you to explore the new Faculty Media Center to learn how to make audio, video and other media, while beginning to plan an upcoming course. Tuesday, August 13th, 10am or 2pm, Kidder 100. Bring a laptop and your imagination! Register. Info: Faculty Media Center.

Apply by July 1st – Hybrid Learning Community

OSU orange bannersThe Center for Teaching and Learning invites faculty to apply to participate in the Fall ‘19 Hybrid Faculty Learning Community and to design a Corvallis campus hybrid course. Professional development funding is provided. Short proposals are due July 1. See Call for Hybrid Proposals. For more information, contact Cub Kahn, Hybrid Initiative Coordinator.

Congratulations, OSU Graduates!

The Center for Teaching and Learning congratulates all Oregon State University graduates in the Class of ’18. Best wishes for a wonderful future!

And as the university celebrates its 150th year, we extend our appreciation to all OSU faculty and staff for your efforts this year on behalf of all your learners!

 

Hybrid Teaching Seminar

Columns and archway at Weatherford HallFour experienced hybrid course faculty from Liberal Arts, Education and CEOAS will share successful blended teaching methods to promote learning and student success in hybrid courses. All faculty, advisers and TAs welcome. Thursday, Feb. 22, 3:00-4:00 p.m., in Milam 215. Refreshments provided. Information: Cub.Kahn@oregonstate.edu.

Hybrid Funding Deadline Extended to Jan. 22

corridor full of international flagsCTL invites OSU faculty to submit brief proposals to take part in the Hybrid Faculty Learning Community in Spring 2018 and redesign an established Corvallis campus course as a hybrid course. Special consideration given for large-enrollment Bacc Core courses. The proposal due date has been extended to Jan. 22. See Call for Hybrid Proposals. Professional development funding is provided!

Funding for Faculty

The Center for Teaching and Learning invites OSU faculty to submit proposals to participate in the Hybrid Faculty Learning Community in Spring 2018 and redesign an established Corvallis campus course as a hybrid course. Special consideration given for large-enrollment Bacc Core courses. Proposals are due Jan. 8, 2018. Professional development funding is provided. See Call for Hybrid Proposals.

 

Hybrid Seminar: Effective Design and Teaching of Large-Enrollment Courses

Tree with yellow leaves and blue skyViktor Bovbjerg/PHHS, Dan Faltesek/CLA and Amy Bourne/COB have taught more than 6,000 students in OSU hybrid courses. In this seminar, they’ll share their successful blended teaching methods to promote learning and student success in large-enrollment courses.

All faculty and GTAs are welcome. Thursday, Nov. 9, 3:00-4:00 p.m., in Milam 215. Refreshments provided.

New Funding Opportunities: Hybrid and Transformative

pink rhododendron flowersThe Center for Teaching and Learning invites applications for two popular learning communities that begin in September:

1 – The Transformative Curriculum Professional Learning Community supports OSU faculty in defining and designing cross-disciplinary courses that transcend traditional academic boundaries. See the Transformative Curriculum Request for Proposals for details.

2 – The Hybrid Faculty Learning Community supports faculty redesigning Corvallis campus courses as hybrid courses. See the Hybrid Faculty Learning Community Request for Proposals for details.

Both learning communities are offered in a hybrid format that blends on-campus meetings with online resources and interaction. Both programs offer professional development funding for successful completion.

Proposals for these programs are due June 10. Space is limited; apply now!

Who is in the Teaching and Learning Spotlight?

The Center for Teaching and Learning and LIFE@OSU are introducing a new semi-monthly series highlighting the stories of successful teaching on campus. Teachers featured in the series have all utilized CTL services and resources in order to better enhance their teaching experiences. For more information about LIFE@OSU.

This month’s featured faculty member is Rebecca Hutchinson, assistant professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. To learn about Rebecca and her teaching experiences check out her article on our Announcements & Events page or see the article in LIFE@OSU.