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Oregon State University hires new director to lead strategic expansion of alternative credentials

5 minute read Read a Q&A with Devin Miles, director of alternative credentials in the Division of Educational Ventures, to learn how Oregon State continues to expand access and opportunity for students everywhere.

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Oregon State Ecampus releases new tool to help students improve their learning strategies and skills

4 minute read The Learning Skills Journey Tool is the result of an in-depth research study, conducted by OSU Ecampus and Brigham Young University. Learn more about the tool’s creation, how it’s being used, and how it can help students at your university.

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Podcast highlight: Behind the scenes of Oregon State’s successful microcredential initiative

4 minute read On the Modern Campus “Illumination” podcast, Lisa L. Templeton — vice provost of Oregon State’s Division of Educational Ventures — discusses the expansion of the OSU’s microcredential initiative and the importance of access and affordability for today’s learners.

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Explore careers in the great outdoors and the outdoor recreation economy

4 minute read The future of the outdoor recreation economy is dependent on creating clear educational pathways for students. Educators are starting to address this growing opportunity. Oregon State’s Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy is working to fill this gap as part of a growing workforce education solution.

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6,000 Samaritan employees eligible for scholarships to learn online thanks to new Oregon State collaboration

2 minute read Oregon State University is expanding its relationship with Samaritan Health Services to provide thousands of the regional health system’s employees with more affordable access to academic programs and workforce education opportunities online.

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Tips on when and how AI tools can support teaching and learning

2 minute read Oregon State Ecampus created a principles-based framework on how to incorporate AI tools responsibly and ethically into online courses, research and other projects. These open-source materials provide clarity for instructors and foster positive learning experiences for students.

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3 decisions executives should make when launching a tuition benefit program

3 minute read Offering tuition assistance or reimbursement benefits is a proven way to recruit and retain talented employees. But how do you start a tuition benefit program? Here are the top three actions that leaders should take to evolve their businesses and positively impact their workforce.

Liberating course materials from the textbook industry

3 minute read Whether you’re struggling to find a suitable textbook for your course or want to remove learning barriers for your students, there has never been a better time to explore the world of open educational resources. Oregon State associate professor John Lambrinos shares why and relates his experience.

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Oregon State joins alliance to give federal workers affordable learning options online

2 minute read By joining the Federal Academic Alliance, Oregon State University will provide reduced tuition scholarships to eligible U.S. government workers and their families who enroll in an Oregon State Ecampus online program.