Category Archives: Totidem Verbis

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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Docendo Discimus: The Importance of Lifelong Learning

Are you a lifelong learner? Over the years, lifelong learning has come to refer to various opportunities for learning from informal settings to formal institutions, from personal areas of interests to professional training. So many of our adult students are lifelong learners. Likewise, all of our adjuncts should be lifelong learners. A goal for life […]

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Green Thumbs Are Not Hereditary

Higher Purpose in Higher Education – Green Thumbs Are Not Hereditary When I first joined OKWU staff 9 years ago, I wondered about the designation cohort for the groups of students in AGS programs. I did not understand the term, but soon learned that it was a common model in education. As I considered it, […]

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Shine as Children of Light

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined (Isaiah 9:2, RSV). Many items and themes symbolize Christmas, but perhaps none as much as light – the glory of the Lord shone around the shepherds (Luke 2:9), a bright […]

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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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