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

Recent programs:

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.

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