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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.

Call for Intercultural Competency Awareness

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

To create accessible classrooms for exploring diverse cultures, we take an interdisciplinary approach to increase our language and knowledge in intercultural competency by using the IDI assessment tool and the AFS GCC.  In our research and classrooms, we provide these opportunities for students to explore intercultural competency.  Strategies for increasing diverse guest speakers and discussion questions will be presented.


Nicole Warehime, Ph.D., University of Central Oklahoma
Caroline Bentley, Ph.D., University of Central Oklahoma
Jared Scism, M.E.d., DSO, University of Central Oklahoma