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.
Gradescope Q & A Session — Do you already use Gradescope? Interested in how to leverage all the benefits of Gradescope? Find out more about the newest features and lesser-known tips, bring your questions, and share feedback about your Gradescope experience. Even if you can’t attend, please register to receive a recording of the workshop afterward. This session will be hosted by Oregon State's Academic Technology and Gradescope staff on Thursday, February 25th, from 3 to 4pm. Register: https://info.gradescope.com/oregon-state-workshop
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
Get Started with Gradescope: 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. Check out the recorded workshop to see how Gradescope works.
Proctorio Gradebook Training — Join OSU Academic Technology, Ecampus and staff from Proctorio to learn about strategies for using and understanding information in the Proctorio Gradebook. Watch a recording of the workshop.
Blending Your Teaching with Instructional Media: Looking for ways to enhance your use of media? Discover ways to create instructional media and effectively blend it into various teaching modalities. Recording coming soon.
About the author: Regan A. R. Gurung, Ph.D. is the Interim 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 … Continue reading →
Evaluating Textbooks When selecting a textbook, there are a number of factors to evaluate. In addition to assessing the textbook for appropriate content, one category that I recommend looking at is how inclusive the textbook is. Here are a few guiding questions to ask when evaluating textbooks for inclusion: What is the cost of this… Continue reading →
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As an avid proponent of “gamification” I was blindsided by a suggested technique last week. After posting about student rubric creation, our colleague, Lisa Flexner, told me of this technique she learned from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Choose Your Own Adventure I liken this to a child psychology trick I learned years ago, where… Continue reading →
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