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Sign up for Course Design and Teaching Workshops!

The Center for Teaching and Learning is partnering with Academic Technology and Ecampus to offer three university-wide faculty development workshops in early September. Each workshop will focus on best practices in the instructional modalities currently planned for Fall term Corvallis and Cascades … Continue reading

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Pedagogical Boosters

Last week, Cub Kahn posted a blog titled, Practical Solutions to Remote Learning Issues. In that issue, an infographic on remote learning issues, along with practical, evidence-based solutions were shared. This week, the Center for Teaching and Learning is sharing … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Remote Teaching = Blended Learning: Part 2

At the outset of Oregon State’s Spring term in late March, the first post in this series suggested considering this sudden shift to remote teaching as an extension of the widely used, evidence-based blended learning modality. Now that we’ve passed … Continue reading

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Remote Teaching = A New Kind of Blended Learning

Blended learning, in which classroom learning activity is integrated with online learning activity, has been on the rise over the past two decades. Nationally, a large portion of faculty and students express a preference toward blended approaches and substantial research … Continue reading

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Jump-Start Your Remote Teaching with a Canvas Template

To help you rapidly prepare for Spring term remote teaching, you have access to a Canvas course template that can be imported into your empty Canvas course sites. The template itself gives simple directions to import it into your course … Continue reading

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Going Far Together: The Benefits of Participating in a Faculty Learning Community

“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” Faculty learning communities (FLCs) provide a fail-safe place for university educators with a common interest in innovative teaching and learning practices to go far … Continue reading

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Two Heads Are Better Than One: Tips for Making Group Work Work

Group work is a critical element of active learning (Freeman et al. 2014; Brame & Biel, 2015, Hodge, 2017; Tombak & Altun, 2016). The benefits of group work range from promoting learning, metacognition and academic success to developing social interaction, … Continue reading

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The art of connecting: Emotionally intelligent teaching

by: Xiangyou Shen, Visiting Assistant Professor College of Forestry, Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou … Continue reading

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Six Principles of University Teaching

Friends of OSU, Last year I created a summary of the literature on cognition research, pedagogical research, professional portfolios, and intellectual coaching to create the Six Principles of University Teaching.   OSU Center for Teaching and Learning has been using this … Continue reading

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