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Facilities

Student Computer Lab

Student Working in Computer Lab

The Sandra L. O’Brien Student Computer Lab is available to students, faculty, and staff of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education for academic or personal use.

The computer lab hasthe latest Mac and Windows desktops and laptops, iPads, video and audio equipment as well as a number of other useful electronics to assist in your learning and research activities. There is a large variety of software on lab computers so users can continue with class projects outside of class without having to buy copies of the software.

Students who are Education majors, or are taking an Education class during the current semester and paying Education technology fees are given 300 pages of printing credits each semester, good only in the Sandra L. O’Brien Student Computer Lab.

Professional Services

Career Services

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, cooperating with OU Career Services, assists qualified students and alumni in locating and securing teaching positions. School administrators are cordially invited to make full use of these services in their efforts to employ competent teachers for the school systems they administer. Career Services is located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union 329.

Center for Educational Development and Research (CEDaR)

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education CEDAR offers assistance to the faculty, staff and graduate students in the College with the development of research proposals and in the design and conduct of research projects. CEDAR is located in Collings Hall, Room 318.

The Counseling Psychology Clinic

The Counseling Psychology Clinic is a training facility for the Counseling Psychology doctoral program. It offers instruction, counseling and assessment services to residents of central Oklahoma. The clinic is administered by the Department of Educational Psychology in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma. The Counseling Psychology Clinic is located 3200 Marshall Avenue in Norman, OK.

Curriculum Materials Library

The Curriculum Materials Library houses the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education's public school textbook and curriculum materials collection. It is located in room 150 of Collings Hall on the OU-Norman campus.

Field Experiences Office

All students in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education are required to have extensive field experiences as a part of their professional preparation; these activities vary in terms of time and place. The Field Experiences Office, located in the Education Dean's Suite (Collings 100), coordinates all field-based educational experiences.

Institute of Child Development

The National Academy of Early Childhood Programs has accredited the Institute of Child Development, which serves approximately 50 children from the Norman and University communities. Working with children from 2-5 years old, the Institute meets a variety of strict standards, including providing activities appropriate for preschool children, having an adequate student-staff ratio, meeting stringent health and safety standards, and providing opportunities for parental involvement. The OU Institute of Child Development was in the first group of licensed childcare facilities in the United States to be accredited. The Institute is located at 1603 Cross Center Drive.