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.
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.
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.
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.