Monthly Archives: July 2015

Creating a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard

Creating a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard Turnitin is an online tool to help evaluate student work for plagiarism. It is very effective, after studying 5 years worth of student papers (over 55 million), Turnitin found a nearly 40 percent decline in plagiarism. OKWU has the full suite of Turnitin tools available for you to use […]

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Caring for Students Spiritually

In this issue of the Connect:ED newsletter, I return to reviewing the characteristics of the 4C Quality Faculty Model. CARING is the second of the 4 Cs. Core Characteristic #6 under it is Spiritual Life, which describes faculty who are concerned for and help nurture a student’s spiritual growth in their walk with God. This […]

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Being as Effective as a Fitness Band

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men (Colossians 3:23, NKJV). This past week, Faculty Focus reprinted an article entitled “What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment” (Buchanan, 2015). It is a simple article about a cool technology that changed the life of one of the […]

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Q&A with René Catli

What do you do here OKWU? I am the Tulsa Centre Office Manager What do you like most about working at OKWU? What I like most is the people I work with. How did you end up here? My sister, Karen Carlson, works at the Bartlesville AGS office and told me about this job opening. […]

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