“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.
“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.”
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.
At the ninth annual Oregon State Ecampus Faculty Forum in April, more than 200 great minds came together to share online learning best practices, new methods and emerging technology.
“One of the best things about Ecampus is that it provides opportunity for individuals to pursue the goals of education and career advancement that might otherwise be denied to them,” says Sociology Associate Professor Scott Akins.
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 […]
Instructor of rangeland ecology and management 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 […]
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) […]
Success of one-of-a-kind online program puts Heiduschke in limelight CORVALLIS, Ore. – Sebastian Heiduschke, a professor of German at Oregon State University, has been selected to receive a national teaching award from the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Sebastian Heiduschke and other OSU foreign language professors take about their love for teaching online. […]
Fisheries & wildlife online program honored as ‘outstanding’ Oregon State University’s Department of Fisheries and Wildlife launched the nation’s first online degree program in fisheries and wildlife sciences in 2009, and six years later that program has been recognized on a grand scale. The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) West Region today gave […]