Lifting Weights Teaches Life Skills

by: Lauren Clonts There are so many productive things that you can do during your breaks that you have throughout the day other than play Candy Crush, scroll on your Facebook for 30-45 minutes or take a nap on your lunch break. There is one thing that you can do that can totally improve your […]

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I wish I had a dollar for every time I heard………..

“I wish I had come to visit you before I made the decision to……..(fill in the blank.).” In my previous business consulting life, I often found that we were the first people, outside the family, a business owner came to for objective advice.  In many cases, they came because something was going wrong in their […]

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Maintenance A Must

Yesterday, Comfort, Inc., serviced my heating system at home. A mundane, run-of-the-mill, service call – or so they thought when they first arrived. However, the result was a bit more dramatic. As they fired up the burners they noticed the flames were swirling rather than dancing gently in an organized line across what appeared to […]

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Dr. Nesreen Alsbou, UCO

10 Active Learning Techniques in Engineering

Transformative learning has the potential to transform the educational process by providing the educators with the tools to raise student’s interest in the material and make the teaching process more effective. A traditional class with homework, exams and an instructor spending all the lecture time lecturing and students taking notes and listening is difficult to […]

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CODI Saturday Schedule

  Parents are welcome to attend all events on Saturday Round 4 Starts at 9AM 11- Pizza We will announce the teams in finals as soon as we have the results. We want the final round to start at 1145. Immediately after finals we will have a brief awards ceremony. If everything runs on time […]

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CODI Thursday Schedule

Thursday Schedule 9- Lecture- Kritiks (Chris Loghry) (LAR 232) 1130- Lunch 1 Labs 430 Dinner 6 Labs

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CODI Wednesday Schedule

Wednesday Schedule 9- Lecture- Counterplans (Matt Moore) 1130- Lunch 1- Advanced Lab- Lab Time, Beginning and Intermediate Lab Demo Debate LAR 232 430 Dinner 6 Labs  

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CODI Tuesday Schedule

  9AM Roll Call and Lecture: Topicality and Theory (Courtney Schauer) 1130 Lunch 1 Labs 430 Dinner 6-8 Labs

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CODI Monday Schedule

CODI Monday Schedule 9-1130 Debating Case and Disads LAR 332 1130-1 Lunch 1-430- Labs 430-6 Dinner 6-8 Labs

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Bar chart showing % of college students and % of adults who say students should be able to bar reporters from campus protests. 19% of male students, and 18% of U.S. adults say yes; 37% of female students, and 23% of U.S. adult females say yes; 24% of white students say yes, and 14% of white U.S. adults say yes; 32% of black students say yes, and 40% of black U.S. adults say yes.

Barring Reporters from Campus Protests

Bar chart showing % of college students and % of adults who say students should be able to bar reporters from campus protests. 19% of male students, and 18% of U.S. adults say yes; 37% of female students, and 23% of U.S. adult females say yes; 24% of white students say yes, and 14% of […]

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Bar graph showing critical thinking skills that graduates believe they learned in college and applied to post-college life. Framing Questions is least (27%) while Using Information, Interpreting Results, Being Self-Aware of Learning Abilities, and Searching for Information all ranked 72-76%

Critical Thinking Snapshot

Critical Thinking Competencies from College infographic.

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Dr. Rebecca Williams

ABLE Enabled Me

by Rebecca Williams I recently attended the annual Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) conference in Houston. The ABLE conference encouraged me to make my UCO Entomology course more transformative.  Before the conference I planned out many exercises, nearly covering the entire semester.  However, it was mostly identification of families or of morphological characters.  This is the way most […]

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Celebrate Independence Day at UCO

The 4th of July is always a special time of year at UCO with all sorts of events and activities happening on and around campus as part of Edmond LibertyFest. This year will be no exception with a parade, the Summer Band Concert in the Park, and the always spectacular fireworks display. Traditionally, the Concert […]

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