O Teaching Matters Blog Has Moved

Please note that the O Teaching Matter's blog has now been merged with the Library blog: http://blogs.otis.edu/library/ We will continue to post valuable information when it comes to teaching excellence, best practices and instructional technologies. [more]

Lecture Goes Online

Yesterday I read what I found to be a valuable article entitled "Five Questions to Ask Before Flipping a Lesson" written for EdSurge by Ben Stern, a Technology Integrationist for a middle School in New York. [more]

Managing Online Time

There is a potential risk when re-imagining a course to take advantage of a blended format of becoming the "24-hour" instructor. One of the most effective practices as an instructor is to be absolutely honest and clear with your students about [more]

The Year of the Mad Mad MOOCs

All of Higher Ed. has MOOCs on the mind. As such, I have posted a list of links to some of the more interesting articles over the last year for those curious to know more. As more articles come up, I'll update the list! Note: Some of the articles [more]

Questioning the Online Course

The New York Times on Monday (Feb. 18th) posted an interesting editorial piece : "The Trouble With Online Colleges." This editorial questions the educational efficacy of course offerings that are 100% online, questioning the push among institutions [more]

2013 Teaching Excellence Awards – Nominations Open

Call For Nominations

All Students, Faculty, Academic Program Directors, Assistant/Associate Chairs, and Department Chairs may nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award and two for the Excellence in Teaching Awards. Alumni may also nominate one [more]