Category: Remote Learning

  • Looking to Fall 2021!! Onwards to Better

    Dear OSU faculty and staff, We have missed you. With the arrival of the 2021 academic year a few weeks away, we are looking forward to seeing you our colleagues, and students, again. The excitement of starting is tempered somewhat by the uncertainty of the pandemic but OSU has safeguards in place, policy to guide […]

  • RAP ON: Please, Laugh at Me: Letting down our guards to draw students in during difficult times

    About the Author: Arianna Stone is a graduate student in the applied cognition area of the School of Psychological Science at Oregon State University. This is part of our series of Research Advancing Pedagogy (RAP) blogs, designed to share  pedagogical research from across the disciplines in a pragmatic format.  Turning the calendar over to March 2021 provides a […]

  • Feeling Burnt Out?

    About the author: Inara Scott, Ph.D. is Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning Excellence in the OSU College of Business. She also serves as the 2020-21 Provost’s Fellow. As we draw close to the one year mark from when we left campus, I’m hearing more and more from faculty and students who are feeling–to put […]

  • Building Instructor Presence: The Little Things Matter

    Have you wondered what it looks like to “show up” for your remote students? Are you seeking ways to enhance your presence through Canvas? View this recently recorded OSU workshop, “Building Instructor Presence,” to learn how much the little things you can do to be present matter to your students: https://beav.es/Jcf

  • Start the New Term Strong: Tips from Fall and Psychological Science.

    [This blog post is based on a piece published in The Teaching Professor by Regan A. R. Gurung. You are free to modify it to share with your students. The original post can be found here: https://www.teachingprofessor.com/covid-19/adapting-for-2021-a-students-guide/ ] Most New Year’s resolutions revolve around getting more active, improving what you eat, or perhaps even cutting […]

  • Supporting Students’ Finals Prep

    By Marjorie Coffey, Asst. Director, Academic Success Center & Writing Center (ASC &WC) Last spring, I shared ways instructors could encourage and support students as they finished up their first term of remote learning. The most recent OSU Remote Learning Experience Student Survey tells us that remote learning still presents significant challenges for students, even […]

  • Sign up for Course Design and Teaching Workshops!

    These workshops are a great way to prepare for the challenges of teaching in Fall ‘20. The workshops will include both asynchronous activities and a 90-minute synchronous Zoom session. Workshops are open to all OSU faculty and GTAs.   Register now! Workshop details, including Zoom login information, will be emailed to you.  Additionally, most colleges […]

  • Pandemic Teaching: Getting CCOMFE for the long ride ahead

    A bike ride can be a very pleasurable experience if you are well prepared for the weather and terrain. I remember a time when I set out on a gloriously sunny day. All of a sudden, a squall blew in and rain pelted down. I could still get to my destination, but it was not […]

  • Pandemic Teaching: Getting CCOMFE for the long ride ahead

    A bike ride can be a very pleasurable experience if you are well prepared for the weather and terrain. I remember a time when I set out on a gloriously sunny day. All of a sudden, a squall blew in and rain pelted down. I could still get to my destination, but it was not […]

  • Pedagogical Boosters

    Last week, Cub Kahn posted a blog titled, Practical Solutions to Remote Learning Issues. In that issue, an infographic on remote learning issues, along with practical, evidence-based solutions were shared. This week, the Center for Teaching and Learning is sharing a second infographic, Pedagogical Boosters. But don’t worry, while we often may feel a pinch […]