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To the Oregon State Ecampus Class of 2021, your time has come

June 2021 is the month you officially become a college graduate, the one in which you’ll put a celebratory bow on all of your hard work and perseverance. You’re primed to enter a community of thousands of Oregon State Ecampus graduates who are out there, changing the world.

5 essentials of student support for online computer science students

At Oregon State Ecampus, student success comes first. In the case of our computer science programs, a major part of that is success coaching – one-on-one guidance from a pro, customized to what you need, when you need it.

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FAQ about online learning at Oregon State

All questions are good questions, and when it comes to pursuing a college degree online, it’s almost a guarantee that they’ve been asked before — or thousands of times before. In this final installment of a three-part Ask Ecampus series, we share five more of the most commonly searched Q&A pairs in our database.

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The best path to redirect your life is to go back to school, online

As someone who has worked in higher education for the past 22 years, I can’t stop thinking about those who have experienced the largest increases in unemployment: adult workers with low educational attainment. When you are already working full time, raising a family and paying rent or mortgage, financing college can be a deterrent and downright daunting. The good news is that there are multiple and growing ways to make college more affordable for adult learners.

Student diversity drives learning in economics bachelor’s degree online

Meet Michael Jerman, OSU instructor for the online B.A./B.S. in Economics program. Throughout his teaching career, he’s seen trends change and classrooms evolve, but one thing has always rung true. Students learn best from their peers who have different experiences than their own.

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Rising to the challenge to meet the needs of students and faculty

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust an opportunity upon online education professionals under very unfortunate circumstances. Now is the time for us to “get out of our lane,” so to speak, and show how we will support an entire educational enterprise for the advancement of our universities. Online education is on display like never before, and it is crucial that we rise to the occasion by sharing the collective leadership and knowledge we have that has led to many educational innovations in recent years.

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OSU Ecampus publishes resources to help K-12 teachers, parents with remote instruction

Oregon State University’s nationally ranked online Ecampus program has published a collection of resource guides to assist K-12 teachers, administrators and parents in helping students learn remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collection of quick reference guides is available to the public online and was developed by the Oregon State Ecampus course development and training team.

Timely Update for Ecampus Students

Timely Update: March 19

To our Ecampus students, We hope you’re doing well under these challenging circumstances related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Yesterday, Oregon State University Provost Ed Feser sent a message to the OSU campus community, explaining that all campus-based classes will be delivered remotely during spring term 2020. We are publishing this article to clarify how this […]

OSU Ecampus puts student success first

Our students connect regularly with a strong community of classmates, instructors and on-campus support staff – because at OSU Ecampus, we put student success at the forefront of all we do. We provide access to resources like social groups, online forums and one-on-one conversations because those connections do more than just facilitate course projects. They establish a sense of belonging for students.