Monthly Archives: July 2016

Ways to Make Learning Stick

Book Summary Recently I read Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, III, and Mark A. McDaniel, 2014). This interesting read emphasizes the importance of learning but challenges conventional ways we have approached learning, such as rereading, highlighting, block study times, rehearsing material over and over again, […]

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Four Reasons to Start Each Class with a Devotional

The word “devotional” is a tired and worn word.  I prefer the term “meditation” because I believe that meditation is so critical to the Christian life and offers a fresh approach to what we’re trying to accomplish.  The psalmist said, “I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds” (Psalm 77:12, NIV).  […]

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Does Your Course Communicate Your Passion?

Seeking to Reach Them (Pt. 1) Ever think something like, “I sure wish this course had something like…”? Is some connection between God’s Word and your content “burning like fire in your bones” (see Jer. 20)? Well, keep that thought; things are about to get easier for you to make it happen. You likely remember […]

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Q&A with Denise Majewski

What do you do here OKWU? I’m an AGS Academic Advisor. What do you like most about working at OKWU? The Christian environment. I came from the corporate world and was ready for a change. How did you end up here? My husband, George and I moved to Bartlesville three years ago to be close […]

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