Ephanie DeBey

Assistant Professor Biology Life Sciences - School of Science & Mathematics

Contact Information

(918) 595-7743
Southeast Campus Room 8299

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 1383 Nutrition
  • BIOL 1114 General Biology for Non-Majors
  • BIOL 1224 Introduction to Biology for Majors
  • BUSN 1053 Introduction to Business
  • CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts & Applications
  • ECON 1353 Personal Finance
  • ENGL 2293 College Readiness

Sample Syllabi

BIOL 1224 pdf     BIOL 1114 pdf

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Higher Education
    • Graduated: July 2016 from Oklahoma State University
    • Dissertation: An Analysis of the ToOLS Online Readiness Instrument as an Indicator of Student Success in Online Courses in a Community College Environment
  • Masters, Chemical and Life Sciences
    • Expected Graduation: May 2017 from University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Masters, Business Administration
    • Graduated: May 2005 from Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK
  • Bachelors of Arts, Biology
    • Graduated: May 2000 from Southwestern College, Winfield, KS
  • STUDY ABROAD
    • Bachelors of Science, Biology in the Fall of 1999
    • Semester at Sea ~ Institute for Shipboard Education, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA            

Research Interests

  • Bean Beetle Research
  • Learner Readiness Factors
  • Online Learning
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Primates          

Publications & Presentations

“The Leadership Southwestern Experience: A Model for Higher Education Leadership Development.” A Leadership Journal (International Syndication) Volume 2, Number 2, Spring 1998. Authors: Ephanie K. DeBey, Amy M. Headrick, Lindsay D. Holzrichter, Stacey L. Robbins, Cheryl L. Rude, Stephanie C. Sharp, and Janet L. Walton

Dissertation: An Analysis of the ToOLS Online Readiness Instrument as an Indicator of Student Success in Online Courses in a Community College Environment

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • Oklahoma Science Teachers Association
  • Association for Career and Technical Education Research (ACTER)
  • College Student Educators International (ACPA)

Awards

  • Graduate of Leadership Tulsa: Class 41
  • Named as one of the "Achievers Under 40" in Oklahoma
  • Winner of Professional Staff Excellence at Tulsa Community College

Community Involvement

  • Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
  • Tulsa International Mayfest
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