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Intro to Queer Studies (QS/WGSS 299-011) Course Trailer
A new course trailer has been posted to YouTube for Introduction to Queer Studies (QS/WGSS 299-011) at Oregon State University. Watch the trailer here.
Disability Studies Listserv
There is a growing interest within the OSU community to engage scholarship and teaching opportunities in the area of Disability Studies. Learn more.
Call for Applications: Summer 2013 DPD Faculty Seminar
Applications for The Summer 2013 DPD Faculty Seminar are now available. The seminar will run from June 17-July 5, 2013 from 9 am to 1 pm. Applications are due on April 1, 2013. Information and the application for the DPD seminar are available here
New Outcomes for all DPD Courses Starting Fall 2011
Every DPD course at OSU is required to include these learning outcomes on the syllabus and indicate how students will demonstrate that the outcomes are achieved.
1. Explain how difference is socially constructed
2. Using historical and contemporary examples, describe how perceived differences, combined with unequal distribution of power across economic, social, and political institutions, result in discrimination
3. Analyze ways in which the interactions of social categories, such as race, ethnicity, social class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and age, are related to difference, power, and discrimination in the United States.
Click to view standard learning outcomes for all Bacc Core courses at Oregon State University.
All Graduate Students are cordially invited to take part in…
Hybrid ("blended") courses are a natural outgrowth of the increased use of online tools and resources to complement face-to-face courses. Attend this workshop to learn effective practices for…
Learn more about hybrid ("blended") teaching and learning at OSU. This term's faculty learning community participants, who are redesigning large-enrollment courses, will present design approaches and selected…
Join us for a group viewing of the Kaltura Video Summit 2013. This event is the most comprehensive event for professionals from education institutions and enterprises who want…