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Stereotype Threat and the Nature and Nurture of Intelligence

Joshua Aronson and his team have conducted numerous studies showing how stereotype threat depresses the standardized test performance of black, Latino, and female college students. Understanding can help young people achieve their academic aspirations.

08 May 2012
Effective Practices for Teaching Hybrid (Blended) Courses

OSU and many other universities are embarking on systematic development of hybrid courses, which "blend" reduced classroom meetings and significant online components to enhance learning while providing greater flexibility for faculty and students.

22 Feb 2012
Short-Term International Teaching & Learning Opportunities for OSU Faculty

As part of OSU’s International Education Week, this program will describe specific opportunities for faculty to either teach abroad for a term or participate in 2-week international faculty development seminars.  Funding for international seminars will also be discussed.

18 Nov 2011
Using Social Media for Teaching and Learning

Social media tools, such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, are changing the way students and faculty communicate, share ideas, and build networks. The interest in social media is increasing, and the educational community is looking to harness the potential of these resources to improve teaching and learning while also being mindful of privacy concerns.

07 Nov 2011
Thomas Nelson Laird - Examining How We Include Diversity

It's about more than content and it matters for student learning in all courses. This workshop, aimed at instructional faculty across campus, is a 2-hour workshop that will treat Laird's work on designing learning experiences to incorporate diversity into multiple aspects of courses, particularly those that deliver general education curriculum.

26 Apr 2011

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