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2021 Collegium on College Teaching Practices

August 18, 2021

UCO Liberal Arts Building, South Wing

"How to Create a New Normal Learning Environment"

The Annual Collegium on College Teaching Practice is the kick-off event for UCO's faculty enhancement activities for the new academic year. Here you will explore learning environments, expand your professional curiosity and enhance your contribution to student success through Transformative Learning. This year's theme is "How to Create a New Normal Learning Environment" and includes morning breakout sessions (see below) and an afternoon keynote address by Dr. Mays Imad,a neuroscientist and professor of pathophysiology and biomedical ethics at Pima Community College, entitled "Harnessing the Power of Metacognition to Improve Student Learning." Faculty may attend sessions in-person or vitually.

Pedagogical Tools Faculty Can Use to Help Cause Disorienting Dilemmas

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM–10:20 AM CDT
LAS Lecture Hall,
Session Description

In this presentation faculty will review various pedagogical tools and assignment examples that can be utilized in learning contexts (in or out of the classroom) to help students go deeper when examining their perspectives during a transformative learning experience. This session will include an interactive activity.


Brenton Wimmer, Ph.D.
Trevor Cox, PhD, University of Central Oklahoma