Category Archives: Remote Learning

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The Center for Teaching and Learning is partnering with Academic Technology and Ecampus to offer three university-wide faculty development workshops in early September. Each workshop will focus on best practices in the instructional modalities currently planned for Fall term Corvallis and Cascades … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Practical Solutions for Remote Learning Issues

Two months into higher education’s sudden transition to remote teaching, the challenges of this modality are evident to students and faculty alike. Even as we encourage and support students to successful completion of Spring term, we look ahead to Summer … Continue reading

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Encouraging and Supporting Students to Finish Spring Term

by Marjorie Coffey, Assistant Director, OSU Academic Success Center All Academic Success Center (ASC) programs and services have been available remotely in spring. Through our program interactions and through OSU’s recent Remote Learning Experience Survey—completed by over 2900 undergraduate students—we’ve … Continue reading

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Remote Teaching = Blended Learning: Part 2

At the outset of Oregon State’s Spring term in late March, the first post in this series suggested considering this sudden shift to remote teaching as an extension of the widely used, evidence-based blended learning modality. Now that we’ve passed … Continue reading

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Pandemic Teaching Is Challenging and Difficult But Still Merits Reflection

I am not the same teacher I was six weeks ago. Oh, I still care very much about my students. It is still very important to me that they are learning, that I help bring the content to life and … Continue reading

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Getting Close While Teaching Remotely: Instructor Presence

I keep hearing the phrase physical distancing, social closeness touted as an alternative to the typical social distancing. I’ve definitely taken that to heart in my personal life, scheduling virtual hang outs and using an array of technology to keep … Continue reading

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Pandemic Pedagogy: Will Emergency Remote Teaching Improve Education?

In a recent New York Times piece, David Deming  addressed the seismic changes to higher education brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic. While aiming to allay fears of both face to face teachers who may see their jobs threatened by … Continue reading

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