Oakland University and Scientific Teaching

Oakland University (OU) Biology Professors Take Part in National Institute on Scientific Teaching With the goal of improving student learning, a select group of faculty members in Oakland University’s Department of Biological Sciences attended a national conference dedicated to enhancing teaching methods in the STEM fields. Rasul Chaudhry, Shailesh Lal, Luis Villa-Diaz and Randal Westrick took part in this year’s Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching, which was held June 4-10 at the … [Read more...]

Learning How to Learn at Oakland University

Oakland University (OU) Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department to Offer “Learning How to Learn” Course This Fall  “Learning How to Learn,” the massively popular course focused on giving students “powerful mental tools to master tough subjects” will be coming to an Oakland University classroom this fall. The course, which was developed by OU Professor Barbara Oakley, has been offered exclusively online since it was launched three years ago and has become the most popular Massive … [Read more...]