2021 Creating Active Learning Experiences
A short course on options for developing authentic learning opportunities for your educational programs.
Email Mary Halbleib if you are interested in learning more or participating.
Design Templates for Extension – Part 1 and Part 2 (Dec. 2020)
Join your peers in one or both of these new 1.5-hour modules to learn how to use two new template for Extension program design – the Using the Outcome-Based Design Template and the Using the Teaching and Learning Template.
Using the Outcome-Based Design Template will enable you to:
- More quickly develop effective course designs
- Align learning outcomes with assessment, activities, and knowledge
- Consider situational factors that influence your design
- Create a clear linkage to your evaluation plan and metrics
Using the Teaching and Learning Template will enable you to:
- More effectively manage limited class time
- Focus contact time on activities that support deeper learning
- Clarify the purpose for each block of time
- Define instructor and learner roles for each activity
Extend Your Teaching and Learning to Enhance Sustainable Agriculture Course (click to see syllabus)
Instructor: Mary Halbleib, Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University
Support for course development was provided by the WSARE Professional Development Program
People’s Choice Award Winning Session – Lecturers Anonymous: Starting Down the Road to Active Engagement and Learning Extension Programs, with Cassie Bouska and Gordon Jones, Dec. 5, 2019. Extension Annual Conference, Corvallis, OR.
Some Science Behind Learner-Centered Teaching for Extension Education. June 3, 2019. Crop and Soil Science Departmental Seminar, OSU, Corvallis, OR.
Extend Your Teaching and Learning to Enhance Sustainable Agriculture. Winter term, 2019. Ten-week, statewide course taught via Zoom.
High Impact Teaching: Applying Science and Best Practice to Increase Engagement, with Scott Duggan, April 3, 2019. Oregon Agricultural Extension Association Professional Improvement Conference. Bandon, OR.
Path to Success: Evaluating IPM Programs from Planning to Data to Impact Statements, with project team members. March 22, 2018. 9th International IPM Symposium, Baltimore, MD.