Category Archives: Center for Teaching and Learning

Tackling ChatGPT Head On: A Student Assignment

It is hard to not see a reference to ChatGPT in musings and reflections on higher education today. The A.I. software that can write essays, responding to most prompts with ease, is worrying many faculty who fear students will use … Continue reading

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It’s January Again, Time for New Year’s Teaching Resolutions

Every time I teach, there are elements that I notice that I want to change. I often have a clear idea of what needs to be different (often right as I walk back from finishing class), but I do not … Continue reading

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Alternative grading: A framework for emphasizing learning and de-emphasizing grades

What does an A, B, C, or D really mean in terms of student learning? Grades are overly emphasized in the assessment of student learning. Instructors give agonizing attention to decisions about how many points or how much partial credit … Continue reading

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Center for Teaching and Learning Opportunities

We are nearing the end of Fall term.  As we descend into the hectic last week of the term, here are some great opportunities for December and beyond (space limited so sign up soon). Also help us shape your future … Continue reading

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Enhance Your Teaching While Building Resilience

Looking for an enjoyable way to energize your Corvallis or Cascades campus teaching this winter? Searching for a supportive community of faculty focused on resilience and improvement of teaching? Join the Fall ’22 Resilient Teaching Faculty Learning Community sponsored by … Continue reading

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COME VISIT THE MEDIA HUB!!

Faculty Media Center and Student Multimedia Services have combined into MEDIA HUB! Come meet your Media Hub team, tour the studios, and learn about how Media Hub can help elevate your multimedia content during their Open House: Tuesday, October 25th … Continue reading

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How to Read for a Course

About the Author: Syd Pruitt is a senior undergraduate honors student studying Psychology, English, and Education. She is currently in the process of applying to PhD programs around the country to further her study of Psychology and the impact that teaching … Continue reading

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Authentic Audiences for Student Learning

About the author: Meg Mobley, Ph.D., is a Senior Instructor in Crop and Soil Science. She develops and teaches blended and Ecampus soil science courses from introductory to graduate level and is active in inclusive curriculum development and faculty instructional … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: 2022-23 Blended Learning Faculty Fellow

Higher ed is moving with increased vigor toward blended learning in the wake of the COVID-19 disruption. With this in mind, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Academic Technologies, Ecampus, and the Office of Academic Affairs are partnering in the … Continue reading

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Enhance Your Teaching and Build Confidence

Looking for an enjoyable way to reinvigorate your on-campus teaching practice this autumn? Join the Fall ’22 Resilient Teaching Faculty Learning Communities sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Academic Technologies. A cohort of faculty from across … Continue reading

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