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Fat Studies: Teaching About Weightism as a Social Justice Issue

This presentation will present an overview of weight bias and the field of Fat Studies from which instructors may draw resources to integrate material on this topic into their courses. 

09 May 2012
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

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