Tag: research

  • 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 […]

  • Join the Quality Teaching Talk on Oct. 31: Questions as Teaching Tools

    By Emma Larkins, Center for Teaching and Learning CTL invites speakers to share pedagogical practices and strategies that can help bring the Quality Teaching (QT) framework to life for learning communities at OSU. Each QT Talk homes in on a principle from the framework with a focus on imparting tangible, practical ways to bring it […]

  • Panel Discussion: Accelerating Your Research Using AI

    You’re invited to see how OSU researchers across a range of disciplines use Large Language Models and many other artificial intelligence tools to help them understand and summarize research papers, write code for analysis, process and visualize large amounts of data, and much more, in a dynamic panel format.  Where: MU Horizon Room 49 or […]

  • Impact the future of online education with OSU Ecampus Research Fellows program

    Each year, the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit funds projects, up to $25,000 each, to support the research, development and scholarship efforts of faculty and/or departments in the area of online education through the OSU Ecampus Research Fellows program. This program aims to: Fellows program applications are due Nov. 1 each year. If you are interested in submitting […]

  • 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 Learning Research Perspectives, Volume 3, published in September by Routledge. Better yet, this new collection […]

  • 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 […]

  • Engaging Undergraduate Students with Research

    Each year, many new and returning OSU undergraduates look forward to engaging in forms of experiential learning beyond the classroom. Engaging undergraduates in research, for example, is central to OSU’s Strategic Plan 4.0, and has been shown to lead to a wide range of personal and professional gains for those who participate (Kuh, 2008; National […]

  • Long-Term Instructors Share Most Valuable Skills for Online Teaching

    by Mary Ellen Dello Stritto, Ph.D., Director, OSU Ecampus Research Unit The teaching and learning field is busy tackling the unprecedented challenges of emergency remote teaching, and planning for many possibilities of hybrid, blended, remote and online teaching and learning in the upcoming summer and fall terms. Many are looking to their colleagues who have […]

  • Call for Applicants: Research on active learning in undergraduate STEM courses

    STEM faculty, want to participate in our research on active learning in undergraduate STEM courses? Participants will be compensated up to $600, they will learn about their own teaching, and they may be selected to attend a free one-day active learning workshop at the University of Oregon. Any travel expenses will be covered. If you […]

  • It’s OK to Lecture: Tips for Priming Lecture With Active Learning Structures and Techniques

    The lecture method has come under serious criticism in recent times (Haave, 2019). A body of research attests to the benefits of active learning (Freeman et al., 2014; Deslauriers et al., 2019). In view of the upsurge of support for active learning, the lecture method seems somewhat anachronistic when it comes to reaching today’s students. […]