OSU’s UIT-Academic Technology and Center for Teaching and Learning are committed to your success in remote and blended teaching. Use the resources on this page to sharpen your skills and enhance student learning.
Faculty can leverage online technologies for remote and blended teaching, particularly Canvas and Zoom. Providing a consistent approach for students across the university will be greatly beneficial.
January 12, 2021
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Strengthen your skills with a new, self-paced workshop, Designing and Teaching an Effective Remote/Blended Course.
Use the Remote and Blended Teaching Canvas template, as you begin to build future courses.
Wondering how to set up remote assignments where students can submit handwritten work or drawings? Want to learn how to grade your existing exams and homework on Gradescope? This workshop will offer guidance on remote delivery of assignments that are paper-based, fully online, and a combination of the two. Register to join or receive a recording of this Getting Started with Gradescope workshop, hosted by OSU’s Academic Technology and Gradescope. Date: Friday, Jan. 22 at 12:30 PM.
Blending Your Teaching with Instructional Media — Harness the power of instructional media. Discover ways to create media and learn effective practices for remote and blended teaching. Instructors and GTAs, view the recorded workshop from CTL and Academic Technology here: https://beav.es/JJT
Using Canvas to Give Better Feedback to Students — Wondering how you can give your students more efficient and effective feedback through Canvas? Are you looking for ways to incorporate opportunities for formative assessment in your remote courses? This workshop is for you! The Keep Teaching team invites anyone teaching at OSU to view the workshop recording: https://beav.es/JJq
Canvas Course Checklist — Are you a new user seeking the best approaches to using Canvas? Has it been a while since you set up a course in Canvas and you’re looking for a refresher on pre-term tasks? Or have you been using Canvas for a while and wondering if you’re getting the most out of the toolset? View the recorded webinar here: https://beav.es/JJc
Designing your Canvas Site for an Improved Student Experience — Designing your Canvas Site for an Improved Student Experience— Are your students saying they can’t find things in your Canvas site? Have you wondered whether it’s a good idea to post course materials in Canvas Files? (hint: it’s not!) Then come to this session to view exemplary Canvas course sites that illustrate a student-oriented structure. The Keep Teaching team invites new and intermediate Canvas users to check out the recorded workshop: https://beav.es/J3R
Building Instructor Presence: The Little Things Matter — Have you wondered what it looks like to “show up” for your remote students? Are you seeking ways to up your instructor presence game? View this recorded workshop to learn how much the little things you can do to be present matter to your students: https://beav.es/Jcf
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 … Continue reading →
Memory plays the central role in learning – it is “the mechanism by which our teaching literally changes students’ minds and brains” (Miller, 2014, p. 88). Thus, understanding how memory works is important for both instructional designers and instructors. According to modern theories, memory involves three major processes: encoding (transforming information into memory representations), storage… Continue reading →
One reason I was attracted to academia was the variability in schedule; Keeping busy by ever-changing topics, revolving classes throughout the year, and guiding students through novel information. All of this results in an occupied mind (and I need A LOT of “channels” to occupy my mind). What ceases to amaze me is the deluge… Continue reading →
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