Category Archives: Open Educational Resources

Golding’s College Success Blog – Let’s Help Get the Word Out about Student Success Strategies that Work

Professor Jonathan Golding (in UK’s Department of Psychology) is trying out another open educational resource (OER) – this time with Blogger – to share some good advice on how to survive college … and succeed. Last year, he and UGE’s … Continue reading

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UK Wildcat Cost Calculator – a new tool to help build our students’ financial literacy skills

Don Witt, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management, recently announced the release of a new open, online tool to help our students, their families and us as their champions for student success at UK. How much does it cost for any … Continue reading

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UK Has Joined the Kentucky College & Career Outreach Coalition

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) together with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) have started up a College and Career Outreach Coalition that includes representatives from educational advocates in both … Continue reading

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GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy@UK

GEAR UP Kentucky SUMMER ACADEMY@UK was a summer of learning and fun on the campus of the University of Kentucky and sponsored by the GEAR UP Kentucky program. For three weeks, from June 22 through July 12, 2014, twenty courses … Continue reading

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Major Advising Pages (MAPs) and Curriculum Integration of Courses Taken During Education Abroad

This just in from a newsletter received from Education Abroad. Many students will be embarking on their education abroad programs in the next weeks… We hope to aid faculty and advisors in assisting students by providing information and updates concerning … Continue reading

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GUK3.0 Academy@UK – A College Readiness Initiative

The Division of Undergraduate Education is working in partnership with many colleges and units on campus and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) GEAR UP KY (GUK) office to offer in 2014 a summer academic program called GUK3.0 Academy@UK. … Continue reading

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I AM Diversity Movement

In 2011 a small group of University of Kentucky staff came together to create the “I am” Diversity Project. Lisa A. Brown (College of Communications and Information), Emily J. Duncan (University Health Services), Randa Remer (College of Health Sciences) and … Continue reading

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Advanced Chemistry for college prep MOOC via Coursera This just in from Twitter: Preview the 1st @universityofky course on @coursera: Adv Chem session starts Jan 27. Learn for free! https://t.co/PROnFKJQNF #collegeprep — UKIT Status (@UKITStatus) November 12, 2013 The University … Continue reading

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Learning Centers for Intro Chemistry Students

The General Chemistry Learning Center (GCLC) is located in the Chemistry-Physics Building room 133, behind our main lecture hall (CP-139). It will be staffed 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays. … Continue reading

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