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What makes Oregon State online programs stand out?

Can a high-quality degree truly be delivered online? How can you support students at a distance? How do I learn science online? At OSU Ecampus, we hear questions like these often and we’re proud to have the answers – as well as decades of experience in delivering nationally ranked education to students around the world. Watch a video and read more to see how it’s done.

Meet Oregon State’s open educational resources team

Making high-quality education affordable and accessible for students is a critical priority at Oregon State. That’s the mission that has driven OSU’s Open Educational Resources Unit for many years, and it’s one we’re committed to more than ever. In order to help faculty and the OSU community better understand why OER are so critical for student success, the OER Unit’s leadership team answered a series of questions.

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The 3 most valuable skills for online teaching, according to long-term instructors

The Oregon State Ecampus Research Unit conducted interviews with 33 faculty members who have taught online at OSU for 10 years or more. This post discusses the results from one of the interview questions in this study: “What skills do you think are most valuable for online instructors to have?” A qualitative analysis of this question revealed some useful and timely information for instructors who may be teaching or planning to teach online.

Oregon State Ecampus booms in the Ed Ray years

Many people, including Oregon State University leadership, saw the life-changing potential of the World Wide Web. In the quarter century since Newsweek published its infamous article doubting the value of the internet, OSU has earned a reputation as a national leader in online teaching and learning – and that rise to distinction coincides with President Ed Ray’s 17-year tenure.

Oregon State faculty, staff earn awards for online learning innovation, engagement

At OSU Ecampus, we partner with nearly 1,000 Oregon State faculty members each year, and we constantly stand in awe of their expertise and innovation. The annual Oregon State Ecampus Awards recognize our outstanding partners who go above and beyond. This year, we honor five faculty and staff members who demonstrate a commitment to excellence and student success in everything they do.

Student-centered remote teaching: Lessons learned from online education

While online and remote education may not be synonymous, today’s new remote educators can benefit from the “lessons learned” by experienced online educators who are providing high-quality, engaging learning experiences for their students. The one “lesson learned” I see as the most significant for faculty as they begin to teach from a distance is to consider the new learning environment from a student-centered perspective.

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Learning online at Oregon State prepares you for the workforce

Students who learn online with Oregon State Ecampus benefit from diverse learning experiences that provide the tools they need to make an impact no matter which career field interests them. Watch a video as OSU faculty members discuss some of the engaging activities from their courses that helps prepare students to enter the workforce.

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Innovation in online courses at Oregon State University

Studying online with Oregon State University Ecampus gives you the opportunity to learn from world-class faculty members who infuse their courses with cutting-edge educational technology. These innovative methods and programs bring lessons to life and give distance students the ability to engage with course content – as well as their classmates and instructors – in a meaningful way.

After a radiation or nuclear incident, she’s on call to assess the risks

Professor Kathryn Higley, who teaches online and on-campus courses at Oregon State, is one of the go-to experts on the impacts of radiation, serving as a consultant for affected areas and offering guidance to governmental agencies in the aftermath of potentially hazardous events.

Oregon State online hospitality management instructor shares his passion for creating engaging experiences from a distance

Todd Montgomery’s hospitality management courses range from vacation property management to online marketing and reputation management, and with the use of a diverse mix of engaging and interactive content, Todd says his unique methods cultivate a more humanized learning experience and ultimately will lead to a greater return on investment for students.