Category: Center for Teaching and Learning

  • Inclusive Teaching: Structure and Mindset

    By Sarah Pearce, doctoral student, College of Health Editor’s note: This post is based on an Ecampus GRAD 516 Graduate Teaching Seminar assignment in which CTL’s Dr. Funmi Amobi asked students to address principles from Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom (2022) by Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy. Students were tasked […]

  • My Increasing Fascination and Use of Generative AI

    By Laura Rees, Associate Professor, College of Business Editor’s Note: This faculty guest post marks the first anniversary of the public release of ChatGPT. The Center for Teaching and Learning invites first-person posts from OSU faculty about applications of generative AI to teaching and learning. What do providing source code for how to show videos […]

  • Build Resilience! Join a Resilient Teaching Cohort This Winter

    Want to be part of a supportive community of faculty focused on resilience and improvement of teaching? Looking for an enjoyable way to energize your Corvallis or Cascades campus teaching? Join the Winter ’24 Resilient Teaching Faculty Learning Community sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). A small cohort of faculty from across […]

  • Can AI Tools Reshape the Way We Educate?

    By Dr. Shrikant Londhe, Dept. of Chemistry History has shown that when new technologies emerge, there is often resistance and skepticism regarding their adoption. The introduction of tractors and other mechanized equipment received apprehension from farmers in India, who were concerned about their jobs being taken away by machines. However, those who embraced the technology […]

  • New!  Apply to Join the Teaching and AI Faculty Learning Community

    “Ready or not, ChatGPT is now in your classroom. It can write papers, essays, and poems. It can create art and write computer code in many languages. This is not however the time to panic; it is the time to focus on the value you offer students as their instructor.” –Ryan Watkins, Update Your Course […]

  • Resilience as Resistance: Defending Higher Education by Finding Ways to Remain

    By Kristen D. Herring, Ph.D., School of Communication As early career faculty, many academics build armor. We shield ourselves from attacks on our authority with memorized citations, ambitious research agendas, and cleverly thrifted blazers. The word resilience takes on an unnerving connotation among millennial audiences. We are a generation whose entire adult lives have been […]

  • Join the Quality Teaching Talk on Nov. 14: The Power of Mentorship

    CTL invites speakers to share pedagogical practices and strategies that can help bring the Quality Teaching (QT) framework to life at OSU. Each QT Talk focuses on a principle from the QT framework while imparting tangible, practical ways to bring it to life. QT Talks take place on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. during weeks 3, […]

  • RAP ON: Take Note of This: Using outlines and illustrations during lecture note taking

    About the author: Regan A. R. Gurung, Ph.D. is Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Oregon State University and Professor of Psychological Science. This is part of our series of Research Advancing Pedagogy (RAP) blogs, designed to share the latest pedagogical research from across the disciplines in a pragmatic […]

  • Dialogic Teaching Strategy as a New International Teacher

    By Razan Ghazzawi, WGSS Before moving to Oregon and joining OSU, my teaching strategies were shaped by my training at the UK Higher Education and the University of Sussex. There, teaching usually consists of a lecture followed by a seminar. In the US, the teaching system varies. Some courses could include lectures, while others are […]

  • Hands-On Exploration of AI Tools: A Starter Session for Educators

    Want to learn how to use ChatGPT and other generative AI tools that are being applied to teaching and learning? Want to explore the potentials of AI in your teaching or other work at OSU? Then join us for a fun, interactive workshop where you will experience AI firsthand on your own laptop. We’ll try […]