Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning at the University of Central Oklahoma


The 21st Century Pedagogy Institute (21CPI) presents UCO faculty numerous opportunities (listed on the left in the 21CPI Events box) to enhance their teaching for promotion and tenure. The offerings align with UCO's Academic Vision of being a learning-centered organization with a focus on teaching first. The 21CPI consists of five Faculty Learning Outcomes (FLOs) developed by the cross-disciplinary 21CPI Advisory Board and informed by current research. By attending and/or creating artifacts for these events, faculty are able to earn recognition on one or more of the below levels.

 

21CPI ADVISORY BOARD

Elizabeth Allan, Biology
Steven Dunn, Psychology Adjunct, Research & Compliance
Jody Horn, Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching & Learning
Jill Lambeth, Mass Communications
Sam Ladwig, Design
Pamela Rollins, Nursing
Mark Walvoord, Biology Adjunct, STLR

 

LEVELS OF RECOGNITION

21CPI graduates will be recognized for their achievement by President Betz and Provost Barthell at the annual Champagne & Chocolate Gala in April.

Teacher-Scholar
Must be achieved within a single academic year. Artifacts may be carried over multiple years to achieve Lifetime Teacher-Scholar
    · New faculty must attend 4 of the New Faculty Teaching & Learning Institute Modules
    · Current faculty must attend 4 separate events and complete 2 artifacts

Distinguished Teacher-Scholar
May be achieved within a single academic year or over multiple academic years. Artifacts may be carried over multiple years to achieve Lifetime Teacher-Scholar.
    · Faculty must complete 1 artifact in each FLO, OR
    · Complete 5 artifacts in 1 FLO

Lifetime Teacher-Scholar
May be achieved within a single academic year or over multiple academic years.
    · Faculty must complete 5 artifacts in each FLO, meeting all objectives



GENERAL GUIDELINES

 

FACULTY LEARNING OUTCOMES (FLOs)

FLO #1: COURSE DESIGN
By the end of an event/series, faculty will be able to redesign all or part of a course incorporating Transformative Learning Theory and…
    OBJECTIVE A. evidence-based principles of teaching and learning, OR
    OBJECTIVE B. engaging, student-centered practices.

FLO #2: ACTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES
By the end of an event/series, faculty will be able to demonstrate the effective use of an active learning strategy by…
    OBJECTIVE A. employing a strategy that aligns with a student learning outcome.

FLO #3: LEARNING ASSESSMENT
By the end of an event/series, faculty will be able to demonstrate the effective use of a learning assessment technique by…
    OBJECTIVE A. selecting an appropriate technique to measure a student learning outcome , OR
    OBJECTIVE B. using a STLR rubric to measure student transformative growth.

FLO #4: LEARNING ECOSYSTEM
By the end of an event/series, faculty will be able to demonstrate their ability to optimize the environment for learning by…
    OBJECTIVE A. applying practices of inclusion, OR
    OBJECTIVE B. mindfully using technology, OR
    OBJECTIVE C. incorporating the human dimension.

FLO #5: ACADEMIC PROFESSIONALISM
By the end of an event/series, faculty will be able to demonstrate their expanded perspective on academic professionalism by…
    OBJECTIVE A. engaging in a non-21CPI professional development event to improve pedagogy, OR
    OBJECTIVE B. improving their work-life balance. 

 

EVENTS LISTED BY FACULTY LEARNING OUTCOME (FLO)

FLO #1 COURSE DESIGN  FLO #2 ACTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES FLO #3 LEARNING ASSESSMENT FLO #4 LEARNING ECOSYSTEM FLO #5 ACADEMIC PROFESSIONALISM

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