Improvising in Community

Originally posted on Lifting Bridges:
Not long ago, Portland State University had the pleasure of hosting a team of scholars from Japan’s Ryukoku University.  We spent two days sharing community engagement stories from our respective universities, learning from each other, and forming a partnership.  As we explored common references to describe community-based learning, we landed on the metaphor… Continue reading Improvising in Community

Dr. Tania Mitchell Visits to Celebrate Community-based Learning and UNST Capstone: May 16 & 17, 2016

OAI is partnering with UNST in celebration of 20 years of the Capstone program.  We are fortunate to be able to bring Dr. Tania Mitchell to PSU on May 16 & 17.  Dr. Mitchell is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota whose scholarship focuses on service-learning as a critical pedagogy to explore civic … Continue reading Dr. Tania Mitchell Visits to Celebrate Community-based Learning and UNST Capstone: May 16 & 17, 2016

New Media Space features are now available!

We are introducing three new features now available to Media Space (media.pdx.edu), Portland State’s streaming media platform. CaptureSpace Lite Is there a tool I can use to do webcam, screen casting, and audio recording in Media Space? Yes! Media Space now has the CaptureSpace Lite application, which is a webcam, screen, and audio recorder application … Continue reading New Media Space features are now available!

Read the Feb 2016 reTHINK PSU Status Report

Last week, the February 2016 reTHINK PSU status report was released. Report Highlights As noted by Vice Provost for Academic Innovation and Student Success, Sukhwant Jhaj, the projects and initiatives are aligned with PSU’s recently completed strategic plan. He also shared the following highlights of the report: With APLU/Gates funding, XPLANE (a design thinking consultant) … Continue reading Read the Feb 2016 reTHINK PSU Status Report

Teaching with Technology Workshops are back!

Our course design and support experts are gearing up to help you learn how to build your course materials on D2L and other online platforms efficiently and effectively! We’ve got several D2L, PebblePad, and other workshops already on our calendar for Winter/Spring 2016. Highlighted Workshops We will be hosting our usual array of D2L workshops … Continue reading Teaching with Technology Workshops are back!