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AI in the Classroom

There is something to be said for good, interesting, well-written prose. Most of us probably wish that we saw more of that on a daily basis. Good writing is a skill that takes time and practice to master and people have long lamented that this technology or that technology is going to ruin students and […]

Dr. Jeff King Named Assistant Vice President for Transformative Learning

Dr. Jeff King Named Assistant Vice President for Transformative Learning Dr. Jeff King Named Assistant Vice President for Transformative Learning Please join me in congratulating Jeff King, Ed.D., on his appointment as assistant vice president for transformative learning, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Dr. King holds an Ed.D. in higher education, cognate in adult and continuing […]

Book Clubs & Workshops – Spring 2023

Book Clubs  |  Workshops  |  The Great Upheaval Book Groups  |  STLR Sessions  |  TL Conference  |  Collegium  |  On Demand Sessions  |  Additional Opportunities BOOK CLUBS – Click Here to Register!   The fine print: Books are provided for first 10 UCO registrants, faculty are provided only one book per semester (unless we have extras), […]

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 […]