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Category Archives: Ecampus Faculty

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OSU’s new online programs in data analytics aim to address national shortage

With the United States facing a shortage of more than one million skilled data scientists, Oregon State will train an array of new professionals through a pair of graduate programs in data analytics to be delivered entirely online. “It’s an exciting time to be a data scientist in our data-enabled world,” said Sastry G. Pantula, dean of OSU’s College of Science. Discover what makes these programs “unique in the marketplace.”

Behind the scenes with Andy Edwards
"I speak with so many students who would not be able to get a college education if they had to earn the degree in person because of health, family, work, military commitments and other reasons. Because online degrees allow flexibility with when to study, it makes getting a degree possible," says Political Science Academic Advisor Andy Edwards. Read more »

Behind the scenes with Andy Edwards

“I speak with so many students who would not be able to get a college education if they had to earn the degree in person because of health, family, work, military commitments and other reasons. Because online degrees allow flexibility with when to study, it makes getting a degree possible,” says Political Science Academic Advisor Andy Edwards.

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Behind the scenes with Megan Hughes

“When I was considering a career change, I remembered how much I enjoyed working with college students as a peer leader and riding instructor when I was an undergraduate at OSU,” says fisheries and wildlife sciences advisor Megan Hughes. “I also thought about the positive impact that my academic advisor had on my college career, and that is what made me want to become an academic advisor.”

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Katie Hubler, history instructor | Oregon State Ecampus

As an instructor in Oregon State University’s online history degree program, Katie Hubler enjoys connecting with her distance students and understands that they want to be challenged and engaged in their learning. By incorporating a variety of teaching styles and active learning exercises, she enables Ecampus students to pursue their unique areas of interest.

3-D biology lab series leads to top award for Bouwma, Weber

April 12, 2016 A groundbreaking online biology lab series is having a major impact on Oregon State’s distance students, and it’s the reason Dr. Andrew Bouwma and Dr. Genevieve Weber today received the Innovation in Online Credit-based Teaching Award from OSU’s Division of University of Outreach and Engagement. After six months of research and development and […]

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Behind the scenes with Yvette Gibson

Rangeland sciences instructor After years of working in the business sector, Yvette Gibson earned a natural resources degree online through Oregon State Ecampus and now is an instructor in OSU’s Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences. They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but Yvette Gibson has ignored that expression for […]

New research unit wins first grant, names faculty fellows

Initiatives focus on research in online education, build on Ecampus’ reputation These eight Oregon State faculty and staff members are the inaugural members of the Ecampus Research Fellows Program. From left to right: Andrew Olstad, Kathy Becker Blease, Ping-Hung Hsieh, Xiaohui Chang, Mary Nolan, Brenda Kellar, Stephanie Jenkins and Karen Thompson. (Photo by Melissa Whitney) […]