Tag: resilient teaching voices

  • CUREs to increase student resilience

    By Nate Kirk, OSU College of Science The fear of failure can be demotivating and counterproductive to taking the first couple steps forward. There is a large volume of literature describing this fear to emotional states (e.g. nervousness and anxiety), personality (e.g. having a fixed mindset that one is not capable of achieving the goal)…

  • Many individual students, one individual instructor!

    By Scott Geddes, OSU-Cascades One of the notable educational outcomes I have experiences in the post-pandemic era has been the changes in the public high school system (https://leadershipblog.act.org/2023/10/act-scores-decline.html) and subsequently I have noted a widening in the preparation level of incoming student bodies, particularly in the large enrollment prerequisite classes. As educators and instructors, we…

  • Incorporating resilient pedagogy within experiential learning

    By Karen Elliott, OSU College of Health As we move into Spring term, it is always filled with so many possibilities and excitement for commencement at the end of the term and of course, the excitement of warmer weather as well! As an internship coordinator, it is one of my busiest terms, with supervising internships in…

  • Evidence-based teaching strategies increase student engagement

    By Jonathan Andicoechea, OSU College of Science Despite continuous research attempting to drive a stake through its heart, the exclusive use of the lecture format continues to haunt the college classroom. Like a ghoul slinking around under the cover of darkness, it feasts on students’ academic potential, resulting in depressed learning gains and an enervated…

  • A sorta neat assignment and recipe you could try

    By Rebekah Sinclair, OSU College of Liberal Arts I want to share two things I think could be of value to you: a very cool assignment, and the cookie recipe that goes with it.  One of those is going to change your life, and it’s probably the cookies, but the assignment is also pretty great,…

  • Will another app actually help me stay organized? This one will.

    By Danielle Skinner, OSU College of Science I am one of those people who finds a new app and thinks, “This. This is going to skyrocket my production and creativity.” I try it for a few weeks, but it never works its way into my routine, or it’s clunky and there are features about it…

  • Adaptability as resiliency

    By Alison Lay Cranston, OSU-Cascades In the spring of 2020, I was I was not yet a faculty member, but my work was dramatically impacted nonetheless.  At the time, I was primarily instructing contract-based outdoor educational and wilderness medicine courses, and I was suddenly out of work.  One by one, my contracts were cancelled, and…

  • Bridging Ancient Wisdom and Modern Teaching Methods

    By Jie Zhang, OSU College of Science Resilient Teaching Voices Series Resilient teaching involves instructors adapting and thriving in the face of challenges, disruptions, and uncertainties. It encourages flexibility, innovation, and the ability to navigate various obstacles in the educational landscape. Resilient teaching involves two aspects to me: being resilient on the instructor side, but…

  • Teaching as Imprinting for Resilient Learning

    By Seth White, OSU College of Agricultural Sciences Resilient Teaching Voices Series This winter, as I prep for teaching in spring term, I’m thinking a lot about imprinting—the process occurring early in life where key events are experienced and integrated, to be recalled and used again later in life. Imprinting is relevant to my research…

  • Resilient Teaching in Spite of Technology Changes

    By Peder Nelson, Senior Instructor, CEOAS Digital technology has held much promise for discovery, research, and long-term impacts for teaching and learning about nearly any subject. For me, as an instructor of computer-based coursework that attempts to build foundational technology skills along with particular domain expertise that takes us into fundamental concepts about how to…