Category Archives: Center for Teaching and Learning

Call for Applications -CAAI Faculty Learning Community -Spring‘22

Community for the Advancement of Antiracist Instruction (CAAI): A learning community led by and for instructors and TAs The Community for the Advancement of Antiracist Instruction (CAAI) is a learning community in which instructors and TAs engage in antiracist work … Continue reading

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Building a robust framework for supporting QTI+ students at OSU

About the author. Jessica Lodwick is an instructor of Botany and Plant Pathology and Integrative Biology at Oregon State University. ​​Her teaching interests are grounded in the ecology and the evolutionary basis of life on earth. Jessica has previously taught … Continue reading

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Center for Teaching and Learning Winter Programming

Winter 2022 Programming Highlights Greetings OSU faculty and staff!! All of us at the Center for Teaching and Learning welcome you to Winter term 2022!!!  The pandemic rages on but after a strong Fall term and successful return to in … Continue reading

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Embracing an Asset-based Model of Neurodiversity: Challenges and Academic Supports

Neurodiversity is a concept or movement that emphasizes that neurological differences should be recognized and respected as a variation of human wiring rather than a disease (Armstrong, 2011; Clouder et al., 2020). While autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is often identified … Continue reading

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Reading and Low Stakes Writing Across the Curriculum

About the author: Ashley Vaughn (she/her) is an Instructor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, teaching courses in the Health Promotion and Health Behavior Department. After graduating from the University of Idaho in 2013, Ashley taught high … Continue reading

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Transformative Approaches to Social Justice Education: Equity and Access in the Undergraduate Classroom

About the author: Nana Osei-Kofi is Director of OSU’s Difference, Power, and Discrimination Program and Associate Professor of Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. As a critical feminist scholar, a key area of inquiry with which Osei-Kofi engages focuses on structural … Continue reading

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Trauma-Informed College

About the author: Jocelyn Kerr (she/they) provides advocacy support for OSU Ecampus students as the Ecampus SARC Advocate and Outreach Coordinator. After receiving a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Oregon, Jocelyn worked in the wellness industry as … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2021 OSU Teaching Award Recipients

Every year over 1,700 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 years, our teaching faculty … Continue reading

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CTL Blended Learning Research Published

Do you integrate classroom teaching and online learning activities in your classes? Do you use a flipped approach or teach reduced-seat-time hybrid courses? Or are you considering such approaches for the first time? If so, you’ll be interested in Blended … Continue reading

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SPARKSHOPS

Sparkshops – Learn, Reflect, Renew, Refocus Join us for the Center for Teaching and Learning’s Sparkshop: Engaging students through effective questioning: Strategies and tips on October 15, 12-12:45 PM. Login information: Register for Zoom Sparkshops focus on evidence-informed teaching practices that … Continue reading

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