Archive | UCO RSS feed for this section

Designing a Transformative Learning Community for Online Learning Excellence

Introduction April is poised to be an exciting month for educators in the State of Oklahoma. Through support of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the Council for Online Learning Excellence is coordinating the first Oklahoma Learning Innovations Summit. This “blended” learning summit is aimed at helping educators share effective practices and knowledge about […]

Read more

2017 Central Oklahoma Debate Institute

Apply to the 2017 CODI Here Dates: July 23-29, 2017 Costs: Registration Before June 1 Cost of Institute: $300 Cost of Housing: $250 Registration After June 1 Cost of Institute: $350 Cost of Housing: :$275 Meal Plan: Cost $150 Covers 3 meals a day, M-F of the camp. The Institute will provide Dinner on Sunday July […]

Read more

The Transformative Impact of Sustainability Pedagogy and Andragogy

Critical Transformative Learning goes beyond the personal toward community action, even societal transformation. Approaching sustainability education through transformative experience could have pragmatic impact on the learner, the community and the environment. (Singleton, 2015) Education for Sustainability is “defined as a Transformative Learning process that equips students, teachers, and school systems with the new knowledge and […]

Read more

College Enrollment Among Oklahoma Residents, ages 18-54

This graph shows college enrollment among Oklahomans aged 18-54 compared to the U.S., based on U.S. Census 2014 data. U.S. to OK data show: total enrollment, 14.6% U.S. vs 12.0% OK; for ages 18-24, 41.6% vs 34.4%; for ages 25-54, 4.9% vs 4.4%; Hispanic, 11.3% vs 7.7%; African-America, 14.6% vs 18.2%; Native American, 9.3% vs […]

Read more

TL Conference 2017 Reflections

Written by Mark Maddy, Ed.D., Educational Sciences, Foundations and Research –  The concept of transformation and Transformative Learning have been hallmarks of the educational practice at the University of Central Oklahoma for many years, creating an atmosphere that inspires creativity and diversity in instruction and assessment. I have had opportunities to incorporate some of those lessons […]

Read more

Yo! Check it out, your Design Director!

This is Hodae Lee, the Design Director for the ‘Breaking the Barriers’ conference. I’ve been working on the logo for this conference, and I am going to make promotions and designs to convince sponsors. Our conference is going to handle Fake news, Social media, and Data base. I hope you guys learn something from the […]

Read more

Who Is Your Audience/Research Director?

Hi, I’m Annabelle Crownover and I’m a junior at the University of Central Oklahoma! This is my first year to be a Mass Communication major, and I absolutely love it so far. I’m the Audience/ Research Director for this year’s Media Ethics conference, and I’m interested in making this the best conference for you! If […]

Read more

Biography by Katie Tubbs

My name is Katie Tubbs, I am a Junior at the University of Central Oklahoma. My position for this conference is the “day of” director. I am in charge of catering, signage, audio/visual requirements, and making sure that everything runs smoothly the day of the conference. This is my first conference to plan and I look […]

Read more

Meet Brock Warren- Director of Special Events

My name is Brock Warren and I am the Special Events Director of our upcoming Mass Comm Conference. My responsibilities pertaining to this position is be to conduct a social mixer following our conference which will intertwine like-minded people into the career possibilities that our department can provide. I hope to spread concern for Breaking the […]

Read more

Meet Your Speaker/Volunteer Director!

Hey there, My name is Juliana and I am your Speaker/Volunteer Director for the MCOM Media Conference Leadership class! I am so excited to bring you updates on each speaker we finalize for our panel and keynote. The most important part of my job is hearing from YOU! Before I ask you anything let me […]

Read more