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2021 New Faculty (Full-time and Adjunct) Orientation and Teaching and Learning Institute

The August 2021 New Faculty Orientation and the Teaching and Learning Institute will be on Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 9:00 – 5:00 pm in the Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) Building, Rooms 117-118.

This event will include ideas for the first day of classes, aligning student learning outcomes with assessments and course content, creating a potentially transformative assignment, and how to STLR (Student Transformative Learning Record ) tag an assignment.

The Adjunct Faculty Teaching and Learning Institute is also on Aug. 11, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Both the New full-time and adjunct faculty will meet together in the Radke Auditorium on the first floor in the CTL building.

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Monday, Aug. 9 will be the orientation from the Technology Resource Center. 

Contact Adriana Edwards-Johnson ( for more information.

The Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning and the Office of Academic Affairs are deeply committed to helping new and assisting newer faculty become ever more proficient teachers as they construct their career paths. The New Faculty Orientation was thoughtfully designed and meticulously planned by UCO Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning.

These gatherings are designed to reduce the isolation that permeates teaching in higher education institutions, create positive professional relationships with new and veteran faculty members from various departments, assist faculty members to become more effective teachers, and strengthen our efforts to forge significant transformative learning experiences for our students.