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New ‘hybrid’ clinical mental health master’s degree addresses national need for counselors

In response to a rising need for more mental health counselors, Oregon State University is offering a new hybrid degree program designed for working professionals.

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New $2.5 million grant will support training for Oregon teachers of English learners

OSU’s College of Education will provide training for up to 80 Oregon teachers who work with students learning English under a new $2.5 million federal grant.

Ecampus ranked top 10 nationally by U.S. News for 3rd straight year
Oregon State Ecampus, the university’s online education division, is ranked eighth out of more than 300 higher education institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.  Read more »

Ecampus ranked top 10 nationally by U.S. News for 3rd straight year

Oregon State University, was ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for the third consecutive year. Oregon State Ecampus, the university’s online education division, is ranked eighth out of more than 300 higher education institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

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OSU study: Confusion surrounds closed captioning implementation within higher education

Motivations and implementation efforts vary when it comes to captioning videos at higher education institutions, new research from Oregon State University shows.

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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.

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OSU Ecampus named nation’s best value in online education

Oregon State University’s distance education program has been named the nation’s best online college in terms of value by ValueColleges.com, an organization that provides in-depth analysis and rankings on affordability and quality in higher education.

New Master of Public Policy online degree program aims to create future policy leaders
Oregon State University’s new online Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree program aims to train the next generation of policy leaders to design, manage and advocate for better policy solutions. Read more »

Oregon State’s new Master of Public Policy online degree program aims to create future policy leaders

Oregon State University’s new online Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree program aims to train the next generation of policy leaders to design, manage and advocate for better policy solutions.

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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.”

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Cultural knowledge, authentic language key to Oregon State’s new online French bachelor’s degree program

Oregon State University has launched an online bachelor’s degree program in French that will provide students with a high level of proficiency in developing speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, with an emphasis on cultural competency.

OSU wins grant to adapt free biology textbook, cut $100K in student costs
Oregon State University is increasing its efforts to make college more affordable for its students, particularly through the use of free, open access textbooks and other essential course materials. Read more »

OSU wins grant to adapt free biology textbook, cut $100K in student costs

Oregon State University is increasing its efforts to make college more affordable, particularly through the use of free, open access textbooks and other essential course materials. The latest example came when the university was awarded a $30,000 grant by the State of Oregon to adapt a biology textbook that will be freely accessible to OSU students and learners worldwide. It is one of 16 open textbooks in use or in production at Oregon State. Read more about the grant and the work being done by Open Oregon State.