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What’s it like to learn online? Military veterans share their advice

Hundreds of military service members and veterans have earned their degrees online from Oregon State Ecampus. They know what it takes to live the military lifestyle while pursuing a higher education. And those Ecampus graduates are always eager to offer guidance to fellow military-connected personnel.

A humpback whale breaches and soars in the air above the ocean. Holly Campbell teaches an ocean law course for Oregon State and uses an open textbook.

OER at Work: Authoring a marine law open textbook was ‘straightforward and seamless’

Oregon State researcher and instructor Holly Campbell says the process of authoring an open textbook on marine law “was very straightforward and seamless,” and she advises her faculty colleagues to not hesitate in implementing open educational resources in their classes.

A professor stands behind a clear lightboard with writing on as an animated erupting volcano is to his left. Online courses at Oregon State

Oregon State online classes are in a class of their own

At Oregon State University Ecampus, we have a proud history of pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in higher education. Our track record of success spans decades and can be measured across 110-plus subject areas. What’s the common thread that ties it all together? Oregon State Ecampus online courses set the industry standard for excellence.

Photo of Erika Wolters, assistant professor in Oregon State University's School of Public Policy, who has edited and adopted open educational resources in her courses.

OER at Work: Open textbook increases affordability, up-to-date information

“The ability to edit the open source text allows my colleague and I to provide updated information instantaneously. With rapidly changing environmental policy issues in the West, this is needed to stay up-to-date.” – OSU School of Public Policy assistant professor Erika Wolters

Two chemists in a lab use markers to write on a clear board. Online chemistry

Best in class: Oregon State online chemistry is at the top of its game

The Oregon State Department of Chemistry’s early start and ongoing commitment to outstanding teaching, experiential learning and advising have set its online chemistry courses apart. OSU offers some of the highest quality online chemistry courses in the country.

A person uses a smartphone to access Oregon State University's mental health resources online

Mental health resources for online students

Knowing where to go for support is essential for a student’s holistic wellness, and without a physical campus location to visit, Oregon State’s online learners thankfully have a clear-cut path to important resources for stress management. Read three tips to prioritize wellness and find support while earning your degree from a distance.

The Valley Library on Oregon State University's Corvallis Campus is home to Oregon State Ecampus, a leader in online learning. Ask Ecampus

Answers to your top online learning questions

If one future Oregon State student has a question about the online learning experience, odds are that several hundred other people asked the same question previously. That’s where the Ask Ecampus knowledge base comes in handy. Read some of the top 10 questions.