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Teaching Techniques: Blended Learning

Taught by Chris Mattia
Blended learning is all about the students: combining instruction with digital resources to help increase student achievement and engagement. In…

Maximizing Your Learning and Development Outcomes

Taught by Andy Edwards
How effective is your learning and development (L&D) program? Whether it’s efficiency, effectiveness, happiness, or workplace safety, the desired outcome…

The New Rules of Work

Taught by Gary Bolles
In order to remain competitive in a world of constant change, job seekers and workers need to adapt. The changing…

Gamification for Interactive Learning

Taught by Karl Kapp
Gamification allows you to present educational content to learners in a way that’s engaging, visually compelling, and personalized. In this…

How to Use LinkedIn Learning

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Ready to skill up? LinkedIn Learning bridges the gap between the career you want and the skills you need. We…

Being a Good Mentor

Taught by Ellen Ensher
Becoming a mentor gives you a way to share your wisdom and knowledge with someone less experienced. People who mentor…

Measuring Learning Effectiveness

Taught by Jeff Toister
Are you looking for a way to assess the ROI for your in-house learning programs? Discover the ins and outs…

Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement

Taught by Karl Kapp
Engaged students become more active learners. Help set learners up for success by teaching in a more interactive and immersive…

Test Prep: GRE

Taught by Vince Kotchian
The GRE is the most common graduate school entry exam and is also accepted by many business schools. In this…

Learning Google Classroom 2016

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Technology is changing the way we teach, and Google’s leading the charge. Google Classroom is the latest offering from Google…

Learning Study Skills

Taught by Paul Nowak
Whether you want to ace your next test or simply retain information better (at work or at home), good study…

Creating an Amazing Life

Taught by C.C. Chapman
Stuck in the day-to-day? It doesn’t take a life-altering event to start leading an amazing life. Content marketing expert and…

Teaching with Technology

Taught by Kevin Kelly
Put the “tech” into your teaching. Learn how to use technology to enhance course design, lesson planning, presentations, in-class activities,…

Learning SCORM and Tin Can API

Taught by David Rivers
SCORM, the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, integrates elearning content into learning management systems (LMSs), whether they’re proprietary or purchased…

Women in STEM

Taught by Peggy Fisher
Behind your favorite games, movies, cars, computers, apps, and appliances lies STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math. A background in STEM…

Instructional Design: Adult Learners

Taught by Jeff Toister
Adult learners have specific needs that have to be considered during the instructional design process. In this course, one in…

Gamification of Learning

Taught by Karl Kapp
Gamification is an underutilized element in instructional design, but it’s crucial to engaging today’s learners and enabling content mastery. In…

Instructional Design: Needs Analysis

Taught by Jeff Toister
Need to understand the training requirements of your learners? A needs analysis is the first step of any ADDIE-aligned instructional…

Developing Your Leadership Philosophy

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
If you want your team to trust you as a leader, it’s important to articulate who you are, what you…

Instructional Design: Creating Video Training

Taught by Garrick Chow
In this course, Garrick Chow shares the tips, tricks, and training techniques he’s learned from over twelve years of leading…

OU Connection - Alumni Mentors

  • Madrid, Community of Madrid
  • Associate professor in Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence University
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  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • HR Manager CAE Inc
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  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Science Teacher The Academy of Classical Christian Studies
Meet Elizabeth >
  • Norman, Oklahoma
Meet Becca >

Katie Bayliss

Alumni, Faculty
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Administrative/Financial Coordinator - Department of Native American Studies University of Oklahoma
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Jeff Biggerstaff

Alumni, Faculty
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Engineering Student Life Coordinator University of Oklahoma
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Will Blessing

Alumni, Faculty
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Pre-College Program Coordinator University of Oklahoma
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  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Board of Advocates - JRCoE (Danni) University of Oklahoma
Meet Danni and Dan >
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Director of Oklahoma Recruitment & Campus Experience Admissions & Recruitment, University of Oklahoma
Meet Morgan >
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Director, Outreach and Recruitment, Gallogly College of Engineering University of Oklahoma
Meet Dalton >
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Director of Technology Innovation University of Oklahoma College of Law
Meet Kenton >
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Program Coordinator University of Oklahoma
Meet Bliss >

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