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Institutional Activities 

Articulation Day
Math Faculty Conference
Invitational Summit on Remedial Reform

Articulation Day

Representatives from six universities and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education gathered on the campus of Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology May 28, 2014, for Articulation Day, a collaborative event that will make degree completion an easier process for students in Oklahoma.

News Release (external link)
Event Photos (external link)


Math Faculty Conference

On Sept. 20, 2012, math faculty and Council on Instruction members from around the state met to discuss strategies for improving student success in math, including information on the math Common Core State Standards adopted by Oklahoma public schools and different models for addressing math preparation, such as high school transitional courses and college math courses leading to different majors. This conference was supported with funding from the Education Commission of the States and the Southern Regional Education Board and its foundation grants.

Below are presentations from the 2012 Math Faculty Conference.

Keynote Speaker Presentations

Dr. Debra Stuart
PARCC College-Ready Determination Policy and Performance Level Descriptors (PPTX, 415k)
PARCC Draft CRD Policy (PDF, 458k)
PARCC Handout (PDF, 360k)

Dr. Tamara Carter
Summary of Common Core Standards in Mathematics and Implications for Higher Education (PPTX, 557k)

Megan Root
SREB College Readiness Transitional Course Project: Overview and Design (PPTX, 1.1m)
Transitional Course Project, Part 2 (PPTX, 1.1m)
TC Project Summary and Timeline (PDF, 151k)
State Policy and Implementation Guidelines for Transitional Courses (PDF, 97k)
Rubric for Standards-Based Units (PDF, 353k)
Skeleton Tower (PDF, 57k)
Skeleton Tower – Student Work (PDF, 131k)
SREB TC Instructional Planning Template (PDF, 159k)
CCSS State Standards for Mathematics (PDF, 60k)
Beyond the Rhetoric: Improving College Readiness Through Coherent State Policy (external link)
State College and Career Readiness Initiative Final Progress Reports (external link)
State College and Career Readiness Initiative Statewide Transitional Courses for College Readiness (external link)
Teacher Development to Increase College and Career Readiness – Guidelines and Promising Practices for States (external link)

Dr. Bruce Vandal
Remedial Education Reform: Oklahoma (PPTX, 293k)


Invitational Summit on Remedial Reform

On April 12, 2012, consistent with the Complete College America and Compete to Complete national initiatives, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education facilitated a systemwide Invitational Summit on Remedial Reform contributing to national- and state-level efforts to address the educational pipeline challenges. The summit consisted of concurrent sessions in which public colleges and universities engaged in reviews of existing remedial education programs in effort to identify remedial reform best practices that promote more timely completion and improvements to learning outcomes.

Below are presentations from the Invitational Summit on Remedial Reform.

Keynote Speaker Presentations

Dr. Bruce Vandal – Principles of Reform (PPT, 276k)
Louisa Erickson – I-BEST Basic Skills and Beyond (PPT, 2.3m)
Dr. Houston Davis – Oklahoma's Completion Agenda (PPT, 2.9m)

Concurrent Session Presentations

Dr. John McArthur and Dr. Karla Oty – Cameron University (PPT, 276k)
Dr. Tamara Carter – Oklahoma City Community College (PPT, 2.7m)
Dr. Jeremy Penn – Oklahoma State University (PPT, 276k)
Lori Morrow, Diana Krob and Chris Knox – Rose State College (PPT, 3.7m)
Dr. Sheila Brintnall and Dena Walker – Northwestern Oklahoma State University (PDF, 426k)
Luke Foster – Northeastern State University (PPT, 1.1m)
Shari Clevenger and Kendra Haggard – Northeastern State University (PPT, 108k)
Dr. Brenda Tuberville – Rogers State University (PPT, 569k)

Other Resources

Agenda, Increasing Student Success in Developmental and College-Level Math, The National Center for Academic Transformation (external PDF)
Getting Past Go (external link)