Tag: remote teaching

  • Increasing Resilience Through Modular Teaching

    By Inara Scott, Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning Excellence, College of Business Like many of us, at the beginning of the summer I was filled with optimism about the fall and the prospect of a post-COVID school term. Vaccination rates in Oregon were going up and masks were coming off. The challenge, it felt, […]

  • Congratulations and Thank You!

    The Center for Teaching and Learning congratulates Oregon State University’s record 7,391 graduates and expresses deep appreciation to our faculty who have skillfully taught, nurtured, guided and mentored their students through the unprecedented challenges of the past year. Looking ahead, see the newly updated Teaching Faculty website and the summer and early fall Faculty Training […]

  • Sign up for OSU Teaching Workshops

    OSU’s Keep Teaching team, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Academic Technology are collaborating to offer workshops and webinars to help you prepare your Winter 2021 courses. Sign up today! Using Canvas to Give Better Feedback to Students - Wondering how you can give your students more efficient and effective feedback through Canvas? Are you […]

  • Supporting Students’ Finals Prep

    By Marjorie Coffey, Asst. Director, Academic Success Center & Writing Center (ASC &WC) Last spring, I shared ways instructors could encourage and support students as they finished up their first term of remote learning. The most recent OSU Remote Learning Experience Student Survey tells us that remote learning still presents significant challenges for students, even […]

  • Register Now: Blending Your Teaching with Instructional Media Workshop

    Wondering how to make your remote or blended classes more engaging? Always wanted to create more media to enliven your classes? Join the Center for Teaching and Learning and Academic Technology for an intensive hour-long session that will empower you to develop media that supports your teaching and to blend your synchronous sessions and asynchronous […]

  • New Guides to Blended and Remote Teaching

    Just in time for a Fall term in which most Corvallis and Cascades courses will be offered in either remote or blended formats, two new Center for Teaching and Learning tutorials walk you through the design and teaching of courses in these challenging modalities. Successful Blended and Remote Course Design, Part One and Part Two, […]

  • A Framework for Engaging Students in Synchronous Class Sessions: Interactive Lecture

    A Framework for Engaging Students in Synchronous Class Sessions: Interactive Lecture There is a plethora of strategies and activities for engaging students in the remote learning modality (Amobi 2020, Chick, Friberg & Bessette 2020; Martin & Bollinger, 2018). In a national survey of faculty during the spring COVID-19 pivot, 63% of participants identified student engagement […]

  • RAP ON: A Crisis Preparedness Kit for Educators

    About the author: Sydney Tran is a Health Psychology PhD student studying the effects of objectification on women’s well-being. She is passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusivity in improving mental health and well-being. 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 […]

  • Elevating Student Engagement in Breakout Rooms

    Students want to interact with each other. In fact, they learn better when they do. In a national survey of undergraduate students during the COVID-19 pandemic, 65% of participants identified the opportunity to collaborate with other students as one of the aspects of their learning that suffered from the shift to remote instruction. How can […]

  • Should You Require Students To Turn On Their Zoom Cameras?

    Getting students actively engaged in learning is the desired goal of instruction in all modalities. The pivot to remote teaching has rekindled productive inquiry about evidence-based strategies for fostering student-instructor, student-content, and student-student forms of interaction in the virtual classroom. This was the focusing theme of a recent High-Contact Strategies session of the College of […]