Ecampus Research Unit

Conducting award-winning research on online education

Online Learning Efficacy Research Database

We’ve compiled a database of academic studies on the learning outcomes of online and hybrid education.

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Research Fellows Program

We offer support for Oregon State faculty to conduct online teaching and learning research.

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Recent articles

What is the Future of Online Education? Perceptions of Long-term Online Instructors

The changes in higher education precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic have reignited questions and misconceptions about online education. This is a time that we should draw on the insights and experience of online faculty. At Oregon State University (OSU) we have a significant number of faculty who have been teaching online for over a decade.

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

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.

Perspectives, perceptions and privacy: Voices in higher education learner data

Institutions of higher education are perpetually collecting data about their students and faculty. How that data is collected and analyzed varies widely, but one thing is certain according to industry experts at EDUCAUSE: The use of learning analytics will be one of the leading technologies and practices that significantly impacts the future of teaching and learning.

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