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Meet Janux, an interactive learning community created for both OU students and the public. OU students can take Janux courses for credit or join hundreds of open students in participating in online courses for free. Learn from world-renowned faculty in a leading-edge community powered by NextThought.

Meet Janux

In the only store of its kind and one of the most innovative technology spaces every created within a university, One U aims to promote the creation of digital content and encourage innovation through ground-breaking new technologies and digital tools.

Find out more about the new store!

Kelly Damphousse, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, is saving his Introduction to Sociology students hundreds of dollars per year by using free, online textbooks. Watch his story here.

Dr. Kyle Harper, Senior Vice Provost and Director of the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage, reaches a global audience via public iTunes U courses. Through these interactive courses, Harper extends the reach of The University of Oklahoma to teach citizenship and the story of freedom in America to people in over 50 different countries. Watch this story on iTunes U.

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education is leading the charge to transform learning in the classroom with technology. The use of iPads in the classroom revolutionizes the traditional learning experience and helps to enhance the development of our future teachers. With the iPad, students are able to learn, create, and teach by using iTunes U courses, apps, mobile websites and more. Hear more about this initiative on iTunes U.

Joe Foote, Dean of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications, uses interactive iBooks and iPad Minis as a way to help students get ready for their time abroad during the "British Media Studies" course taught by Foote in London, England.

Watch his story here.

What is One University?

It is a university-wide digital initiative utilizing technology and digital content to enhance the student experience. From iPad programs to an innovative new store, from iTunes U to saving students money, new projects are beginning all the time which will create more public educational content, expand the student experience at OU, and promote new learning opportunities.

Open Courses


Janux promotes dynamic learning opportunities for our current students as well as life-long learners. Check out Janux and experience 20 different OU courses in one place.

Read the product release here.


Saving Money


New technology allows for more dynamic and lower-cost textbooks. With tools such as iBooks Author, students have more opportunity than ever to understand content beyond the traditional textbook.

Read more about the textbook conversation. 

Enhance Learning


With an ever-growing number of iPads in K-12 classrooms, the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education is giving their undergraduate teacher education students iPads to enhance their learning and teaching experiences.

Read the news release here.