Hub Talk is a teaching and learning podcast hosted by the Center for Academic Innovation at Chemeketa Community College. Conversations touch on pedagogy, accessibility, emerging technology, and other topics relevant to teaching and learning.

Hub Talk Episode 13 – The Dynamics of Group Work

Hub Talk Episode 13 – The Dynamics of Group Work

In this episode of HubTalk, Colin and Bill talk with Communications instructor, Debbie Hornibrook about the dynamics of group work. While many students and instructors shy away from group work, Debbie shares some of the benefits it brings to classes. Furthermore, in...

HubTalk Episode 12 – Remote Learning

HubTalk Episode 12 – Remote Learning

Chemeketa instructors faced a daunting task during Spring term 2020 moving all face-to-face courses to remote instruction due to COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, Colin and Bill talk with Art instructor, Laura Mack, History instructor, Traci Hodgson and Machining...

HubTalk Episode 11 – Active Learning

HubTalk Episode 11 – Active Learning

For this episode of Hub Talk, Bill and Colin go on the road to the Chemeketa Yamhill Valley campus to talk with Shannon Othus-Gault about her work with active learning strategies. Many times instructors are told ways of altering their teaching that should benefit...

HubTalk Episode 10 – Interview with Dr. Jessica Howard

HubTalk Episode 10 – Interview with Dr. Jessica Howard

In this episode of Hub Talk, Colin interviews Chemeketa President, Dr. Jessica Howard. We kicked off the 2019 academic year with an interview with Dr. Howard at Fall Faculty Retreat, and now as fall term comes to a close, we ask how her first term at Chemeketa...

HubTalk Episode 09 – 50/50 Writing Contest

HubTalk Episode 09 – 50/50 Writing Contest

In this episode of Hub Talk, Colin sits down with Stephanie Lenox of Chemeketa Press to talk about the 50/50 Project. In honor of Chemeketa Community College’s 50th anniversary, Chemeketa Press and the student newspaper, the Courier are seeking 50-word...

HubTalk Episode 08 – Instructor Presence, Part 2

HubTalk Episode 08 – Instructor Presence, Part 2

In this two-part episode of Hub Talk, Colin and Bill interview Dr. Patrick Lowenthal, an Associate Professor in the Educational Technology department at Boise State University. Patrick's research interests focus on instructional communication, and how people...

HubTalk Episode 07 – Instructor Presence, Part 1

HubTalk Episode 07 – Instructor Presence, Part 1

In this two-part episode of Hub Talk, Colin and Bill interview Dr. Patrick Lowenthal, an Associate Professor in the Educational Technology department at Boise State University. Patrick's research interests focus on instructional communication, and how people...

HubTalk Episode 06 – Tech Fair

HubTalk Episode 06 – Tech Fair

As Chemeketa celebrates 50 years of providing quality education, the college looks back on the outstanding work our faculty, staff, and students have done, but also looks forward to the future. Similarly, the Center for Academic Innovation uses the annual Tech Fair as...

HubTalk Episode 05 – Faculty Retreat

HubTalk Episode 05 – Faculty Retreat

In this very special episode of Hub Talk, Colin and Bill record live at Faculty Retreat 2019 from the Chemeketa Eola campus. Exciting things are happening at Chemeketa this fall, including the introduction of our new president Dr. Jessica Howard, and celebrating...

HubTalk Episode 04 – Student Forum

In early 2019, the Center for Academic Innovation hosted a forum where online students were invited to come to campus to discuss their experiences with and thoughts about online courses. A variety of online faculty members were also invited to lead the discussions on...

HubTalk Episode 03 – ePortfolios

HubTalk Episode 03 – ePortfolios

In this episode Colin and Bill discuss ePortfolios and their uses in education. Both have used ePortfolios in classes here at Chemeketa and other institutions, and are hoping this series will inspire other faculty to consider using them as well. After a brief overview...

HubTalk Episode 02 – Accessibility

HubTalk Episode 02 – Accessibility

In this episode of HubTalk, Bill and Colin chat about their experiences with digital accessibility, and discuss different ways faculty might embrace new accessible practices, from working directly with students and the office of Student Accessibility Services on...

HubTalk Episode 01 – Launch

HubTalk Episode 01 – Launch

In this, the first episode of the rebooted Hub Talk podcast, Colin and Bill introduce the new Center for Academic Innovation and some of the resources that will be available to faculty. They also give a brief look at future episodes and invite faculty to get involved...

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