Welcome to Connect:ED, the site for AGS Adjunct Faculty for Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Here you will find recent or archived articles from issues of the Connect:ED newsletter as well as resources related to your role as an AGS adjunct faculty member.


Email and Webaccess Update

The URL used to access OKWU email has changed. The new URL is https://login.microsoftonline.com.

To access Webaccess you may need to clear the cookies on your web browser, click here to find out how. If that does not work, the direct URL for Webaccess is https://webaccess.okwu.edu/selfservice/Home.aspx.

If you are having problems accessing your email or Webaccess please contact the IT Department at support@okwu.edu.

Tools for Reporting Course Participation

Effective July 1st, AGS has adopted a new attendance policy. All faculty (online and on-ground) are required to post attendance for every student for the first week of the course only. Immediately following the conclusion of the first session (Monday of second week for online courses), each instructor should log in to WebAccess and mark each student as either ‘Present’ or ‘Never Attended’ for the first session of class.

  • Checking Attendance in Brightspace

    brightspace-logo-bWelcome to our first installment of Bright Ideas for Brightspace! This new column will feature tips and tricks for Brightspace, the new LMS OKWU is moving to. To get us started, lets look at how the Course Verification Survey works in Brightspace. The OKWU Online Attendance Policy remains the same with our move to Brightspace: “Participation is defined […]

  • Grading: Ministry or Misery?

    Totidem VerbisYou may find it odd to have the words ministry and grading juxtaposed in the same sentence. I did. However, after reading this article, I understood. As an instructor, what is your approach to grading? Your attitude about grading? Do you enjoy hearing yourself expound on the interesting characteristics of your academic content or sharing […]

  • Q&A with B. J. Thelander

    b-j-thelanderWhat do you do here at OKWU? I am an AGS Academic Advisor. What do you like most about working at OKWU? I love the Christian atmosphere where prayer and encouragement are a part of our daily lives at work. How did you end up here? A God-opened door. Where did you originally call home? […]


Faculty Rank & Promotion

AGS Adjunct are eligible for faculty ranks, promotions, and a variety of credentials related to the field of Christian higher education teaching. Visit this section to read about the various badges and to apply for promotion.

Integrated Learning Model

A learning model that helps students and faculty alike synthesize and integrate learning from three domains: Academic/Scholarly, Practical/Experiential, and Biblical/Spiritual.


4C Quality Faculty Model

Explore the 4C Quality Faculty Model, the new framework we have developed around the four core qualities of a high quality faculty member: Competence, Caring, Commitment, and Connection.