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Bridging Gaps Between Theory and Practice, Online and In-Person

Imagine you’re teaching a high-enrollment course, full of valuable conceptual information. The logical way to get students to connect the dots between theory and practice would be to introduce compelling case studies—but how do you keep up with new and interesting cases to satisfy the learning needs of hundreds of students each semester? Add in the fact that a quarter of your students are online, and it seems like a daunting challenge. U.OSU can help! Learn how instructional designers and professors in the College of Nursing used this professional website platform to tackle these challenges and create a unique and…

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Ways to use U.OSU

Looking to start your own website? With Ohio State, it’s all about U! U.OSU is Ohio State’s free, easy-to-use online platform that allows Ohio State students and faculty to create, design and maintain their own website. Where do you even begin to make your own website and how can it help you in the future? Here are four reasons why you’ll want to use U.OSU: 1. U’re Hired Have you started applying for post-graduation summer internships or full-time positions? U.OSU can act as an online portfolio displaying all your academic achievements as well as extracurricular projects and organizations that you’ve…

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U.OSU Offers Five Unique Themes

In case you missed it, U.OSU released two new themes in 2016 (Oxley and Orton) to fit a variety of needs, giving you a total of five unique layouts to choose from. If you’re unfamiliar with U.OSU, just think of it as a free website platform that utilizes features from WordPress, making it easy for you to update and manage your own university- and college-branded web space. U.OSU lets faculty, staff and students share independent work, host course assignments, enhance project visibility, communicate within groups and represent their organizations. And it’s entirely free! The Ohio State Dark theme is great…

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