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Book Clubs & Workshops – Fall 2022

Book Clubs  |  Workshops  |  The Great Upheaval Book Groups  |  STLR Sessions  |  Collegium  |  On Demand Sessions  |  Additional Opportunities BOOK CLUBS – Click Here to Register!  The fine print: Sessions are capped at 10 participants unless otherwise noted, books are provided for first 10 registrants, faculty are provided only one book per […]

Book Clubs & Workshops – Summer 2022

Book Clubs  |  Workshops  |  STLR Sessions  |  Collegium  |  On Demand Sessions  |  Additional Opportunities BOOK CLUBS – Click Here to Register!  The fine print: Sessions are capped at 10 participants unless otherwise noted, books are provided for first 10 registrants, faculty are provided only one book per semester, and registrants are requested to […]

Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty

An education professor, a Scottish lecturer, and a provost walk into a bar… Okay, okay, it wasn’t a bar.  It was a publishing house.  And I guess I don’t know for certain they actually walked.  They wrote a book. No, scratch that, they wrote THE book on student-faculty partnerships. Student-faculty partnerships are collaborations in the […]

Frequently Identified Learning Outcomes

Check out this graph showing most frequently identified learning outcomes among institutions surveyed for the report. Fifteen outcomes are shown, ranging from a high of 90% for Written Communication down to a low of 29% for Digital Literacy. Source: Finley, A. & McConnell, K. D. (2022). On the same page?: Adiministrator and faculty views on […]

Additional Opportunities

Additional Faculty Development Opportunities… We regularly receive information about other faculty development opportunities that our UCO community might be interested in. Some of these are facilitated by other UCO departments while others are hosted by colleagues from other organizations. Between our own programs and these additional ones, we hope that you will find ample opportunities […]

Qedex: On Demand Faculty Development

The 21st Century Pedagogy Institute (21CPI, https://21cpi.uco.edu), part of UCO’s Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning, is proud to offer a limited number of complimentary licenses to an on-demand faculty development platform, Qedex (https://www.qedex.org). To request a license, please complete the following form:  https://uco.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4JzPX5wHIDW1MO2 For the chance to receive 21CPI credit, please do […]

Student Engagement, Critical Reflection, Transformative Learning: What’s the Key?

Student engagement is a good thing. We’ve heard that for decades. Alexander Astin asked the question, “What matters in college?” then answered by saying a big percentage of what matters is student engagement (Astin, 1997). Pike & Kuh (2005, p. 186) agree in a summary statement about this issue, saying, “. . . students learn […]

Scaffolding Eats Coddling for Lunch

[W]hy would we expect students who have come of age in neighborhoods and schools surrounded by people who largely look and think as they do to be highly skilled at handling personal insults hurled by those with different, yet similarly narrowly shaped, experiences and beliefs? Why should we expect that people who have experienced different […]

Building Teacher-Scholar Communities out of Silos

Written by Kristi Archuleta, Ed.D., Adult Education & Safety Sciences; Jody Horn, Ph.D., Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching & Learning — Epiphany is a common word in the world of teaching and learning.  When faculty attend book discussions or workshops on various aspects of teaching and learning, over time lightbulbs start to turn on. […]

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 […]