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Category Archives: Ecampus Research Unit


Getting to know Katie Linder

“A lot of people can be intimidated by research, but I think it’s fun to frame questions, design investigations and gather data to find answers. It’s like the ‘geekier’ version of being a detective,” says Ecampus Research Unit Director Katie linder.


Students say closed captions, transcripts aid learning, Oregon State study finds

Most college and university students who use closed captions and transcripts on video and multimedia find them helpful as a learning tool, despite them not regularly being made available, according to new research from Oregon State University.

“The goal of the podcast is to do two things – increase research literacy and build community among researchers,” said Katie Linder, podcast host and research director at Oregon State Ecampus. Read more about the “Research in Action” podcast in this press release.

Oregon State Ecampus launches podcast on research literacy in higher education

“Research in Action” – or “RIA” – features interviews with experts across a range of disciplines who share their expertise on qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods.

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) […]