Monthly Archives: November 2015

Q&A with Andrea Thomas

What do you do here at OKWU? I am the evening receptionist at the Tulsa campus. What do you most like about working for OKWU? Co-workers take their jobs seriously but are so fun to work with. How did you end up here? Great question!  In brief, after looking for a job literally all summer […]

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Blackboard Inline Grading

Did you know that with Blackboard you can grade papers directly within your web browser, without needing to download them to your computer? Inline grading in Blackboard lets you do this, speeding up your grading workflow. With inline grading you can do more than view papers, you can also annotate, draw, highlight, and leave comments, all from […]

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What You Need for Classroom Technology

HDMI Most new laptops come with HDMI ports. This is the preferred method to connect to our media gateways because it allows for the clearest picture and, in most cases, can transmit audio as well. Most Macs require an adapter to use HDMI. Some more recent models have direct HDMI ports. If you want to […]

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The Power of Curiosity

I’ve always been curious – about everything. Every child is. Curiosity is innate. When I was in the sixth grade in Ogden, Utah, I was raking leaves in our backyard and putting them in a cinder-block incinerator my dad had built. Back then it was permissible to burn trash in the city. I could not […]

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State of the Program

Dear online and adjunct faculty, It is still hard for me to imagine that Thanksgiving 2015 is here. This year has flown by so unbelievably fast for me. We have covered some rich, fertile ground these last many months. I thought it might be good to stop and look behind us briefly and see what […]

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Gratitude — An Attitude to Have

Faith, family, friends, and faculty – these are at the top of my “Thankful for” list. Thank you for investing into the lives of our students and for walking out the mission in the classroom. You are making a difference! During November, we focus on thanksgiving, a timely perspective, however, not only for this season, […]

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