Derrick Miracle – Multi-Media Director

Hello World!

My name is Derrick Miracle and I will be the Multi-Media Director for our conference.

Here is a little bit about my background in multi-media.

I worked as a Webcasting Director in high school, streaming all of my schools football games to the internet.

With that experience behind me, I have been made the Multi-Media . . .  read more

Meet the Sponsorship and Partnership Director

Hello! My name is Sheridan Snyder.

I am the Sponsorship and Partnership Director for the Breaking the Barriers Media Conference.

My job consists of finding the best possible sponsors and partners for our conference.

Our sponsors will consist of local businesses around the Edmond, Oklahoma community.

Through our sponsors and partners we will gain knowledge, . . .  read more

#FlockGoals: The UCO Geese Story

UCO’s resident geese are no strangers to the spotlight. They’ve been entertaining students for years, first on campus, and now on Twitter, as @UCOGeese.

The UCO Geese Twitter account is an extremely popular student-run account, with more than 800 followers. Inside Central got an exclusive interview with the anonymous student who runs the @UCOGeese . . .  read more

The Transformative Impact of Sustainability Pedagogy and Andragogy

Photo of kids celebrated Earth Day 2013 in a garden

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 ways of thinking we need to achieve economic prosperity and responsible citizenship while restoring the health of the living systems upon which our lives depend” (Mofid, 2016).

One example . . .  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 8.1%; Asian/Pacific Islander, 25.2% vs 31.7%; White, 15.0% vs 11.95.

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 8.1%; Asian/Pacific Islander, . . .  read more

TL Conference 2017 Reflections

Logo of the Transformative Learning Conference 2017, March 2-3, Oklahoma City

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 . . .  read more