Category: Announcements and Events

  • OSU Resources about AI in Teaching

    Editor’s note: This is an expanded version of the September 7 Inform email Alix Gitelman, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost, sent to Oregon State University faculty regarding OSU resources about AI in teaching and learning. This version provides additional examples and suggestions. Welcome to fall term! Your colleagues in Ecampus and […]

  • Join a Resilient Teaching Faculty Learning Community This Fall

    Searching for a supportive community of faculty focused on resilience and improvement of teaching? Curious about AI tools and other educational technology? Looking for an enjoyable way to energize your Corvallis or Cascades campus teaching this fall? The Resilient Teaching Faculty Learning Community is a professional development program sponsored by the Center for Teaching and […]

  • Nominations Open for Blended Learning Faculty Fellow

    Are you excited about blended/hybrid learning? Do you intentionally integrate your classroom learning activities with asynchronous learning activities on Canvas or elsewhere? Do you like to share your teaching strategies and experiences with teaching colleagues? If so, you may be interested in this opportunity! The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Academic Technologies, Ecampus, and […]

  • Curious about ChatGPT in Teaching and Learning?

    Do yourself a favor. Explore. Immerse yourself in it. We’ve landed on a new planet. Yes, we face dangers, some of which are unknown. Still. A new planet. And we’re on it. –Michael Feldstein, Are you already using generative AI in your teaching? Or just curious about these new tools, but haven’t had time […]

  • Exciting and Engaging Undergraduate Students in a Post-COVID Classroom

    Join us: Keynote Speaker Dwaine Plaza and Professor of Sociology will present “What is good teaching in the Post-Covid 19 classroom.” This is still a key question that faculty are currently wrestling with in higher education because the culture and students’ expectations have dramatically changed since March 2020. During this presentation, he will use his […]

  • ChatGPT = Giant Pedagogical Transformer? Join the Conversation about AI Tools

    Wow! The late 2022 buzz about ChatGPT and other generative AI tools has quickly become a crescendo that is ubiquitous in conversations about teaching and learning in higher ed this spring. Questions abound: How do AI tools work? In what aspects is their output biased? Should their use be discouraged or celebrated in the college […]

  • New Tool for Faculty Peer Review of Canvas Discussions

    Faculty peer reviews of teaching benefit faculty and students in a variety of ways. Peer review is endorsed and recognized within and outside of OSU as an evidence-based practice that supports quality teaching, and is also a component of promotion and tenure dossiers for many OSU faculty. In a campus-based course, a peer reviewer may […]

  • Celebrating our Teaching Award Winners!

    Every year, close to 2,000 OSU teaching faculty work hard to provide our students with an exceptional college experience. Being an effective educator takes work. Course design, assessment and course delivery all involve energy. Over the last few years, our teaching faculty kept teaching even through a pandemic.  We, the staff of the Center for […]

  • JOIN CTL’s “Read, Reflect, Reform” Spring Book Club

    Join the Center for Teaching and Learning’s “Are You IN(clusive)? READ, REFLECT, REFORM” Spring Book Club. The Read, Reflect, Reform book clubs use a blended format with 2 synchronous meetings (times set by the group, in person or remote) and asynchronous activities. Activities commence Spring Term 2023. You will receive free – Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom […]

  • RSVP NOW for the CTL’s Celebration of Quality Teaching!!

    Thursday, May 4, 2023, 4:30pm – Reception to follow | MU Horizon Room 49 Hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages will be served after a short program recognizing Teaching Awardees, and a presentation by Dwaine Plaza, recipient of the 2022 Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching Award. RSVP at