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Use the links below to find out where Oregon State Ecampus is making the news. Media sources include OSU press releases, articles from local and regional newspapers and other pertinent news outlets. (Note: Links that connect to outside websites may not be available after a certain amount of time.)

Recent OSU Ecampus news coverage

Nov. 30, 2017: Introducing the Online Learning Efficacy Research Database (WCET Frontiers)

Nov. 14, 2017: Dr. Kathryn Linder discusses online learning efficacy and OSU’s new database (eLearning Inside News)

Nov. 11, 2017: Oregon State University Ecampus just launched an eLearning database to help professors take their courses online (eLearning Inside News)

Nov. 10, 2017: Online learning research database launched (Inside Higher Ed)

Nov. 9, 2017: Oregon State’s new research database responds to faculty skepticism of online, hybrid learning (Oregon State Ecampus)

Nov. 8, 2017: Under the (virtual) microscope (Inside Higher Ed)

Nov. 6, 2017: OSU overall enrollment up 1.9 percent, Corvallis campus increases less than 1 percent (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 20, 2017: Umatilla County OSU alums preserved in oral history (East Oregonian)

Oct. 9, 2017: Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference draws 600 educators to UMSL (University of Missouri-St. Louis Daily)

Sept. 22, 2017: OSU nabs national award for first-ever 3-D virtual microscope for online biology courses (iMPACT Magazine, OSU College of Science)

Sept. 21, 2017: WOW Award: Oregon State University’s virtual microscope for distance students (WCET Frontiers)

Sept. 20, 2017: Instructional designers, looking to be heard (Inside Higher Ed)

Sept. 19, 2017: Assess your goals to select an online bachelor’s degree (U.S. News & World Report)

Sept. 14, 2017: WCET’s WOW awardees transform the college learning experience with innovative, tech-based solutions (WCET)

September 2017: Life lessons: Higher education prepares graduates for the working world (Alaska Beyond; pages 49-53)

Aug. 28, 2017: A rising tide: How closed captions can benefit all students (Educause Review)

July 30, 2017: Oregon State Ecampus classes go higher-tech (Capital Press)

July 19, 2017: Oregon State U. to create adaptive chemistry lab situations (Campus Technology)

July 19, 2017: Oregon State collaborates with Smart Sparrow for online labs (Inside Higher Ed)

July 19, 2017: OSU Ecampus to enhance online chemistry lab courses with adaptive learning (Oregon State Ecampus News)

July 13, 2017: Ecampus ranked #1 in U.S. for online liberal arts education (Oregon State Ecampus News)

June 21, 2017: Experience, education fueled Brown’s quest for Fulbright award (Methow Valley News)

June 15, 2017: College Choice releases 2017 ranking of the 25 Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges (PR Newswire)

June 14, 2017: OSU Ecampus class of 2017 spans the nation, world (Oregon State Ecampus News)

June 5, 2017: College student services administration master’s degree comes to OSU Ecampus (The Daily Barometer)

June 5, 2017: Assess online programs as a new, soon-to-be parent (U.S. News & World Report)

June 5, 2017: Peetniks will earn degrees while serving coffee (The Daily Barometer)

May 18, 2017: OSU’s new online college student services administration master’s degree rooted in social justice (OSU News & Research Communications)

May 12, 2017: Online learning course improves student performance in math (iMPACT Magazine, OSU College of Science)

May 11, 2017: Peet’s Coffee offers tuition reimbursement at Oregon State (Cappex)

May 10, 2017: The latest in coffee-college partnerships (Inside Higher Ed)

May 9, 2017: Oregon State, Peet’s Coffee collaborate to give employees a new pathway to a college degree (OSU News & Research Communications)

April 25, 2017: Accelerating the College of Engineering at Oregon State University (Campus Technology)

April 19, 2017: Six from OSU receive Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards (LIFE@OSU)

April 12, 2017: Instructing instructional designers (Inside Higher Ed)

March 9, 2017: OSU looks to Ecampus to train future agronomists (Capital Press)

Feb. 28, 2017: OSU names Lisa L. Templeton associate provost for Division of Extended Campus (OSU News & Research Communications)

Feb. 16, 2017: Ask 4 questions about accessing online courses on mobile (U.S. News & World Report)

Feb. 9, 2017: OSU president Ray notes concerns, triumphs (The Register-Guard)

Feb. 1, 2017: Learning while you earn (Oregon Business)

Jan. 27, 2017: New $2.5 million grant will support training for Oregon teachers of English learners (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 26, 2017: 6 ways to sample an online degree program (U.S. News & World Report)

Jan. 25, 2017: Actively engaging students in asynchronous online classes (IDEA Education)

Jan. 10, 2017: OSU online program ranked top 10 nationally (KEZI-TV Eugene)

Jan. 10, 2017: OSU’s online bachelor’s, engineering programs top-ranked nationally by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)


Dec. 14, 2016: Do closed captions help students learn? (WCET)

Dec. 7, 2016: Lack of awareness, budget are key barriers to captioning videos (Campus Technology)

December 2016: Alumna helps Ecampus students find success (Oregon Stater)

December 2016: Ecampus ranked best in the U.S. (Oregon Stater)

Nov. 14, 2016: The multiple roles of instructional designers (Teaching Online Podcast | University of Central Florida)

Nov. 8, 2016: OSU enrollment continues to rise (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 7, 2016: OSU overall enrollment up 2.9 percent, Corvallis campus increases less than 1 percent (OSU News & Research Communications; see also LIFE@OSU)

Nov. 7, 2016: Do closed captions impact student learning? (eCampus News)

Nov. 2, 2016: Report: Video captions benefit virtually all students (Campus Technology)

Nov. 1, 2016: Study shows closed captions, transcripts aid most students (KEZI-TV Eugene)

Nov. 1, 2016: Study: Students see benefit of video captioning (Inside Higher Ed)

Nov. 1, 2016: Closed captions, transcripts aid learning for almost all students (

Oct. 27, 2016: Four reasons to consider a local online degree program (U.S. News & World Report)

Oct. 1, 2016: Oregon State’s new programs to address data scientist shortage (Amstat News)

Sept. 22, 2016: OSU’s Ecampus named best online value in nation (KEZI-TV Eugene)

Sept. 22, 2016: OSU Ecampus named nation’s best value in online education (OSU News & Research Communications)

September 2016: 15,000 learners gain ‘new perspective’ in OSU’s regenerative land design course online (Oregon Stater)

September 2016: Virtual career fair leads to real job (Oregon Stater)

September 2016: Ecampus just part of her journey (Oregon Stater)

September 2016: Oregon State Ecampus celebrates graduates (Oregon Stater)

Aug. 29, 2016: Portland makes business sense for OSU (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Aug. 18, 2016: Calling the shots (Military Times)

Aug. 11, 2016: Oregon State University’s new Master of Public Policy online program aims to create future policy leaders (PRWeb)

Aug. 1, 2016: What grad schools think of your online bachelor’s degree (U.S. News & World Report)

August 2016: Innovating so students save money on textbooks (The Messenger | OSU Libraries)

July 19, 2016: Oregon State’s new online programs in data analytics aim to address national shortage (PRWeb)

July 12, 2016: Cultural knowledge, authentic language key to OSU’s new online French bachelor’s program (PRWeb)

June 15, 2016: When two bachelor’s degrees are better than one (Education Advisory Board)

June 11, 2016: Self-starter: OSU graduate launches business while earning a degree (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

June 8, 2016: Career success a theme among OSU’s record number of online graduates (LIFE@OSU)

May 30, 2016: 5 steps for veterans to choose an online bachelor’s program (U.S. News & World Report)

April 28, 2016: Oregon State Ecampus launches podcast on research literacy in higher education (OSU News & Research Communications)

April 2016: OSU offers free, massive online course in sustainable landscape design (Oregon Stater)

April 2016: Biology in 3-D: Online labs meet same learning outcomes as OSU’s on-campus labs (Oregon Stater)

April 13, 2016: OSU, Beaverton School District develop new hybrid teacher licensure program (OSU News & Research Communications)

April 2016: OSU Ecampus can make dreams come true in computer science (Oregon Stater)

March 29, 2016: Connecting local agriculture with education (Tillamook Headlight Herald)

March 26, 2016: Free online permaculture course at OSU: Design sustainable landscapes (The Oregonian)

March 17, 2016: Oregon State University launches free permaculture introductory course (Permaculture Magazine)

March 7, 2016: Funding increases for innovative program to improve college success, retention (OSU News & Research Communications)

Feb. 16, 2016: OSU Ecampus ranked among top 10 online degrees in the U.S. (The Daily Barometer)

Feb. 12, 2016: Oregon State sees its future far beyond Corvallis (Oregonian)

Feb. 1, 2016: Raising the bar in online education (Oregon Business)

Jan. 26, 2016: Evaluate career services in an online education program (U.S. News & World Report)

Jan. 13, 2016: OSU in top 10 for online ed (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Jan. 12, 2016: OSU online bachelor’s programs ranked top 10 nationally by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 6, 2016: OSU opens research unit for online teaching, learning (OSU News & Research Communications)

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