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1 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Creating a Culture of Excellence in the Classroom Collaborating Toward Excellence Dr. Maria Christian Kari Chancey Oklahoma State University IT

2 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy “Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others this is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible.” Ronnie Oldham

3 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Passion Brains Courage

4 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Wizard of Oz Analogy PASSION (CARING) Teachers can… Know students by name and learning needs Care for students as well as themselves Share stories of success and failure with others Motivate through inspiration and hope Be accessible and patient (Bowles, 2005) ders/wizard.html

5 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Wizard of Oz Analogy BRAINS (DREAMING) Teachers can… Identify a teaching mentor, strive to become one later Recognize that sometimes they will feel like imposters Constantly find information about teaching Embrace diversity, creativity, and the simple act of laughter Learn from mistakes (Bowles, 2005) and-costume-ideas-%E2%80%93-the-scarecrow/

6 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Wizard of Oz Analogy COURAGE (RISKING) Teachers can… Say “I don’t know” when necessary Strive to find the answers Trust that “gut” feeling Be creative in trying new teaching techniques Avoid negativity and burnout Embrace the bravery of disagreeing with others (Bowles, 2005) ?, 08/can-the-wizard-give-me-courage / 08/can-the-wizard-give-me-courage /

7 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Wizard of Oz Analogy “…expecting more than others think is possible.”

8 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Let’s Continue the Conversation Which characteristic do you most identify with? What are your strengths What are your weaknesses? How can we build in these areas?

9 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Inspire them Toward Excellence

10 2014 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy Works Consulted Bowles, D. (2005) The Wizard of Oz: A metaphor for teaching excellence. The Teaching Professor. October Brazeau, G.A. (2005) Risk taking: A distinguishing factor of good versus great teachers. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 69(4) Article 74. Diamond, J.B., Randolph, A. and Spillane, J.P. (2004). Teachers’ expectations and sense of responsibility for student learning: The importance of race, class, and organizational habitus. Northwestern University Anthropology & Education Quarterly 35(1):75–98. Teven, J. and McCroskey, J.C. (1997) The relationship of perceived teacher caring with student learning and teacher evaluation. Communication Education. 46.


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