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OSU-OKC Faculty Development

OSU-OKC Faculty Development


Professional Development in the Cloud

The Magna 20 Minute Mentor Commons allows you to access on-demand webinars on teaching and learning.  Each session is just 20 minutes and all include supplemental materials for download.  You'll need to create your own account with Magna and enter the authorization code for OSU-OKC to access the Mentor Commons.

Click here for a step-by-step guide to creating your account.

OSU-OKC Faculty Professional Development

Recordings of previous OSU-OKC faculty development opportunities are available for viewing online.


 Recordings of OSU-OKC Professional Development Events

 Grading Writing Assignments for Non-writing Instructors
Recording of the workshop presented on February 17, 2014 by Dr. Teri Ferguson, Professor of English and Jennifer Poynter-Thompson, Assistant Professor of English.

Do you give written assignments to your students and then wonder how you can effectively assess them and provide students feedback on their writing?  In this workshop, you will be introduced to tools you can use to evaluate written assignments.  You'll learn about using rubrics, assignment sheets, and peer reviews.  You'll also learn about using with student assignments and about the support available to students through online tutoring services and the S.S.O.C.   
 Accomodation Strategies for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities
Recording of the workshop presented on February 25, 2014  by Emily Cheng, MHS, CRC.

The number of students with psychiatric disabilities on our campus has been increasing over the past few years. Learn about some of the most common psychiatric conditions we frequently see at OSU-OKC and how to reasonably accommodate these students in both on-campus and online classes. We will also discuss some of the potentially untapped strengths that these disabilities can harbor and how to turn them into an academic asset!
 Promoting Accessibility and Successful Outcomes for All Students
Emily Cheng. OSU-OKC Disability Services Coordinator and Stephen Collins, Assistant Professor of Political Science at OSU-OKC present the principles of universal design and discuss how they can increase the accessibillty of courses for all students.

Associated slides:
 Using Videos with a D2L Course
This video is a recording of the Title III sponsored workshop in which Dr. Ed. Vezey discusses how he uses video with his online biology courses.   The Tegrity viewer is required to play the video.  If it is not already installed, you will be prompted to install it. 

View his slides with links to the videos he uses in the presentation here .
 Fall 2013 New Faculty Orientation

 The Encore Project

This series of videos was developed for an online course for potential adjunct instructors in developmental studies at OSU-OKC and other area institutions. The series addresses a number of topics relevant for both part-time and full-time faculty. Links to videos and supplemental materials are provided.  (Click here to view the descriptions of each video and to access individual videos.)

 The New Faculty Academy

The New Faculty Academy is a series of in-person workshops for recently hired faculty.  Archive videos of presentations to the New Faculty Academy are available online.

Working With Student With Different Learning Styles
Presentation by Jennifer Poynter-Thompson to the New Faculty Academy on 9/7/2012
Overview of the RPT process.
Presentation by Rene' Hurst to the New Faculty Academy on September 7, 2012
Service Learning
Presentation by Rene' Hurst  to the New Faculty Academy on September 7, 2012