mary.halbleib [at] oregonstate.edu
Crop Science Building
In her work Mary creates professional development opportunities for Extension faculty and staff in the College of Agricultural Sciences that provide evidence-based approaches to instructional design, active teaching strategies, and program evaluation.
Her goal is to empower Extension professionals to develop their own learner-centered educational design practice that will achieve the desired impacts of their communities.
To leverage the collective teaching experience across the nation she leads the Extension Teaching Network.
She also conducts applied research on Extension educational development frameworks to determine effective ways to enhance faculty knowledge and skills in developing and teaching outcome-based education.