Tag: engagement

  • Exciting and Engaging Undergraduate Students in a Post-COVID Classroom

    Join us: Keynote Speaker Dwaine Plaza and Professor of Sociology will present “What is good teaching in the Post-Covid 19 classroom.” This is still a key question that faculty are currently wrestling with in higher education because the culture and students’ expectations have dramatically changed since March 2020. During this presentation, he will use his […]


    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 faculty can easily implement to support student engagement and learning success. They are meant to […]

  • WIC Workshop: How to design accessible and engaging course material.

    The Writing Intensive Curriculum Program Workshop: “How to design accessible and engaging course material.”  Sept 20 | 12 – 12:50 PM | Milam 215 (zoom available). In this workshop, Design faculty members Christine Gallagher, Deann Garcia, and Andrea Marks will teach easy-to-apply design principles. (You’ll also learn what not to do!) This will be an […]

  • Facilitating Online Discussions in Blended and Remote Courses – Why Does It Matter?

    By Beata Anderson, Blended Learning Intern, Center for Teaching and Learning Discussion between students and faculty plays an important role in teaching and learning. Consistent interaction helps students improve their education outcomes and helps educators support the learning and success of all their students. “Education researchers and curriculum designers attach important roles to learning through […]

  • 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 me connected to friends and family. Despite this awareness of the importance of social closeness […]

  • Oregon State University Online Education Tips for Student-Centered Remote Teaching

    As we endeavor to provide remote teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, while it is important that we address the immediate needs in sharing course content with students, delivering lectures, and providing access to course materials, it is also critical that we create an environment that encourages and supports student engagement to ensure deep understanding of […]