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Welcome Remarks from Georgia Southern University Administration

Brooks Keel Dr., Georgia Southern University
Jean Bartels Dr., Georgia Southern University
Alan Altany Dr., Georgia Southern University

2013
Wednesday, March 27th
9:00 AM

A Socratic Café for Critical Inquiry

Jody Piro, Texas Woman's University
Gina Anderson, Texas Woman's University

Room 115

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Cultural Engagement: Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Experience in Appalachia

JoEllen Dattilo, Mercer University
Susan Estes, Mercer University

Room 1220

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Experiential Learning in a Business Education Program at a Small Private Liberal Arts University

James Marcin, Methodist University
Vivian Petre, Methodist University

Room 1005

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

How Do the Finns Do It?

Robert Hautala, Western Oregon University

Room 217

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Teaching Financial Literacy with Process-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning [POGIL]

Trent Maurer, Georgia Southern University

Room 218

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Comparison of Student Perception of Achievement and Learning

Sherri Chandler, Muskegon Community College

Room 217

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Evolution of Evidence: Redefining Visual Art Student-Learning Outcomes

Diana Gregory, Kennesaw State University
Valerie Dibble, Kennesaw State University
Carole Mauge-Lewis, Kennesaw State University
Don Robson, Kennesaw State University

Room 1005

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Gaining Student Perspective on the 3 E's: Education, Ecology, and eLearning!

David Green, Florida Gulf Coast University

Room 1220

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Journal Writing Benefits All Disciplines

Rachel van Horn Leroy, Georgia Southern University

Room 115

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Transition from PowerPoint to Prezi: Leave the Linear Behind

Dene Williamson, Saint Leo University
Patrick Ryan Murphy, Saint Leo University

Room 218

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

11:00 AM

Critical Reading in General Education: What? So What? Now What?

Miriam C Carey, Mount Royal University

Room 115

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Decoding the Disciplines with Game Play

Victoria Mondelli, Mercy College

Room 1220

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Fostering Effective Asynchronous Discussions in the Online Classroom: Impact of Formative Feedback

Ted Cross, Grand Canyon University
Jean Mandernach, Grand Canyon University

Room 1005

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Incorporating an Undergraduate Research-Based Learning Module in an Introductory Course

Jennifer Sinclair, Georgia Gwinnett College
Priya Boindala, Georgia Gwinnett College
D. Natasha Brewley, Georgia Gwinnett College
JoAnna Whitener, Georgia Gwinnett College

Room 217

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Service Learning: Incorporating Relevance, Purpose and Learning

Laura Regassa, Georgia Southern University
Michelle Cawthorn, Georgia Southern University
Wendy Denton, Georgia Southern University
Fran Stephens, Bulloch County School District

Room 218

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Supermentoring' of Assistant Professors' Teaching

Ole Lauridson, Aarhus University

Room 1002

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

12:00 PM

Becoming an Institutional Asset: One Possible Future for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Dan Berstein

Luncheon & Keynote Address

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

2:00 PM

Are Games Just for Play?

Marty Thomas, Georgia Gwinnett College

Room 1220

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Assessing the Effectiveness of Reality-Based Focusing Events Across the Curriculum

Eloy Nunez, Saint Leo University
Ernest Vendrell, Saint Leo University
Nancy Ryan, Saint Leo University

Room 115

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Flipped Classroom: Disaster or Coup de Grace

Buffie Schmidt, Georgia Regents University

Room 218

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Problem-based Learning: Using Real Local Business Issues to Improve IT Student Learning Outcomes

Karen Patten, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Lynn Kean, University of South Carolina - Columbia

Room 1005

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Understanding Student Diversity: Towards Successful Transition and Learning Outcomes

Wallace Lockhart, University of Regina
Brian Schumacher, University of Regina

Room 217

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

3:00 PM

An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of the Dimensions of Problem-based Learning on Student Satisfaction

Peter Leong, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Room 115

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

IntlUni: The Challenges of the Multilingual and Multicultural Learning Space in the International University

Karen Lauridson, Aarhus University

Room 218

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

iPads in Freshmen Learning Communities: Best Practices for Implementation

Chuck Robertson, University of North Georgia
Jordyn Schulz, University of North Georgia
Christopher Tavares, University of North Georgia

Room 217

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Resuscitating Dead Language Instruction: Using Role-Playing Pedagogy in the Latin Classroom

Christine Albright, University of Georgia

Room 1005

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Using Pair Learning to Evaluate a Research Paper

Jorge Flores, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral

Room 1220

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

Inter-institutional Collaboration: The Anti-MOOC?

Anne Marchant, Shenandoah University
Karen Warren, Wesleyan University
Veronica Pejril, DePauw University

Room 217

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Professors with 100% Teaching Appointments: Should Academia Gerrymander the Tenure Track ?

Diann Moorman, University of Georgia

Room 1220

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Service-Learning and the Attainment of Course Objectives: A Study in two Disciplines

Nancy McBride, Georgia Southern University
Adrienne Cohen, Georgia Southern University

Room 218

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Impact of Reflection on Teaching and Learning

Mary Slade, Virginia Commonwealth University
Tracey Gendron, Virginia Commonwealth University
Cindy Kissel-Ito, Virginia Commonwealth University

Room 115

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

The Second Time Around: Previously Degreed Students Return to the Classroom

Kathleen Bewer, St. Luke's College
JoEllen Dattilo, Mercer University

Room 1005

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

5:00 PM

Ethical Decision-Making in Teaching and Learning

Roger Wiemers, Lipscomb University
Tammy Shutt, Austin Peay State University

Room 218

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Facilitating Faculty Engagement in Teaching with Technology

Georgina Hammock, Georgia Regents University
David Hunt, Georgia Regents University
Laura Russ, Georgia Regents University
Maureen Akins, Georgia Regents University
Deborah Richardson, Georgia Regents University

Room 115

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

The Engaged Brain: Cognitive Neuroscience and the Necessity of Active Learning Techniques

Josh Elyer, George Mason University

Room 217

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

The Role of the Error Correction Journal on the Written Performance of Foreign Language Students

Budimka Uskokovic, West Virginia University

Room 1005

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

"Ya Talkin' to Me?" A Presentation of Skills Workshop to Increase Productive Listening

Victoria Lictherman, NYC College of Technology

Room 1220

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Thursday, March 28th
9:00 AM

Flipped Classroom or Flipped Out?: Professors Attitudes Towards Online Learning

Beth Stutzmann, Southern Polytechnic State University
Donna Colebech, Southern Polytechnic State University
Adeel Khalid, Southern Polytechnic State University
Craig Chin, Southern Polytechnic State University
John Sweigart, Southern Polytechnic State University

Room 115

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

How Does Eliciting Student Feedback Impact the Quality of Instruction and Student Learning Outcomes for Non-majors in Required Courses?

Patricia Rieman, Carthage College

Room 1220

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Impact of Course Design Academy Experiences on Classroom Teaching

Linda Serro, Florida Gulf Coast University
Jackie Greene, Florida Gulf Coast University

Room 217

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Impact of study guides on students' perceptions and academic performance: the case of undergraduate Human Anatomy and Physiology classes

Diana Sturges, Georgia Southern University
Trent Maurer, Georgia Southern University

Room 1005

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Increasing Collaboration and Learning in Asynchronous Online Environments

Karen Gibson, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Room 218

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Creating a Time and Space for SoTL: Faculty Learning Communities

Judith Ableser, Oakland University

Room 218

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Linking Assessment and Instruction in Large Enrollment Courses: Collaborative Group Testing

Marcelle Siegel, University of Missouri

Room 217

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Measuring Fundamental Processes Critical to Deep Learning in the SoTL

Raymond Fleming, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Diane Reddy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Laura Pedrick, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dylan Barth, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Danielle Jirovec, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Room 115

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Team Work in International Programs: Why Is It So Difficult?

Karen Lauridson, Aarhus University
Henning Madsen, Aarhus University

Room 1220

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

11:00 AM

Helping Students Retain What They Read: RRS and eRRS

Kent Divoll, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Sandra Browning, University of Houston - Clear Lake

Room 217

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Illustrating Prejudice and Discrimination with a Class Activity on the Bogardus Social Distance Scale

Trent Maurer, Georgia Southern University

Room 1220

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Increasing Teacher Creativity in Integrating Music into the Elementary School Curriculum

Nancy Roberts, Black Hills State University

Room 1005

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Mentorship: Competitive Advantage in a Global Marketplace

Doreen Sams, Georgia College & State University
Robin Lewis, Georgia College & State University
Rosalie Richards, Georgia College & State University
Rebecca McMullen, Georgia College & State University
Larry Bacnik, Georgia College & State University
Jennifer Hammack, Georgia College & State University
Catlin Powell, Georgia College & State University

Room 115

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

The Impact and Relevance of Adult Learner Practices

Randall Woodard, Saint Leo University
Ian Rottenberg, Saint Leo University

Room 218

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

12:00 PM

Building the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning into the Future: Cultivating Knowledge Flow Across Disciplines

K. Lynn Taylor

Lunch and Keynote Address

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

2:00 PM

Compelling Student Support in Calculus

Keith Howard, Mercer University
David Nelson, Mercer University
Jeff Denny, Mercer University

Room 1005

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Developing, Implementing, and Assessing Campus-Wide General Education Service-Learning

Jennifer Anderson-Meger, Viterbo University
Scott Gabriel, Viterbo University
Denise Lorenz, Viterbo University
Michael Smuksta, Viterbo University

Room 115

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Effects on Teaching of an Intensive Summer New Faculty Workshop

Delena Bell Gatch, Georgia Southern University
Michelle Cawthorn, Georgia Southern University
Joy W. Darley, Georgia Southern University

Savannah, GA

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effects of Collaborative Classroom Activities on Student Engagement and Learning

Paula Witkowski, Webster University
Thomas Cornell, Webster University

Room 217

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Journal of Non-Significant Differences: Learning the Research and Publication Process

Ted Cross, Grand Canyon University
Eric Nordin, Grand Canyon University

Room 218

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

3:00 PM

A SoTL Approach to Learning-Centered Peer Review of Teaching for Tenure and Promotion

Richard Swan, Brigham Young University
Trav Johnson, Brigham Young University

Room 115

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Betwixt and Between: Creating Coomunitas Without Getting Bendy with It

Jane Barnette, Kennesaw State University
Linda Steward, Kennesaw Sstate University

Room 217

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Creating and Using Rubrics for a Program Assessment System

Lisa Altemueller, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Sue Joseph, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Room 1002

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Improving Student Learning Outcomes: Lesson Study

Rita Kumar, University of Cincinnati
Brenda Refaei, University of Cincinnati

Room 218

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Peer Review and Wiki Textbooks: The Good, the Bad, and the Unmeasurable

Edward Gehringer, North Carolina State University

Room 1220

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Teaching and Learning the Apocalypse: A First-Year Seminar Study

Jennifer Jackson, North Central College
John Stanley, North Central College
David Depino, North Central College

Room 1005

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

A Review of Teaching and Learning Practices for International Students in the US

Xi Yu, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Becoming a Professional: Exploration of IT Students' Identities as They Prepare to Graduate

Lynne Keane, Univesrity of South Carolina - Columbia
Karen Patten, University of South Carolina - Columbia

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Can Journaling Help Psychology Majors Achieve Learning Outcomes?

Carrie Brown, Agnes Scott College
Rachel Cook, Agnes Scott College

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Concept map Strategies to Improve Teaching and Learning in Organic Chemistry

Canesh Naik, College of Saint mary

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Evaluation Design: measuring STEM Learning and Professional Development

Laura Regassa, Georgia Southern University
Missy Bennett, Georgia Southern Unviersity
Janee Cardell, Georgia Southern University
Dat Hoang, Georgia Southern Unversity

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Grading by Experience Points: An Example from Computer Ethics

Edward Gehringer, North Carolina State University

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Perceptions of Student Incivility

Jennifer Blue, Miami University
Julie Semlak, Miami University

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

How Rude: Students vs. Faculty Perceptions of Civility in Face-to-Face and Online Classes

Alisha Janowsky, University of Central Florida
Kristin Davis, University of Central Florida

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Improving Conceptual Learning in Introductory Astronomy through Mental Model Building

Angela Osterman Meyer, Florida Gulf Coast University
Manuel J. Mon, Florida Gulf Coast University
Susan T. Hibbard, Edison State College

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Investing Instructional Strategies in a Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory

Ranjan Kumar Behera, University of Georgia
DeLoris Wenzel-Hesse, University of Georgia

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Living and Loving Biology: A Learning Community with Research for College First-Years

Katrina Gobetz, James Madison Univeristy

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Math as a Second Language

Connie Rickenbaker, Georgia College and State University
Branon Witta, Georgia College and State University
Peggy Kimmons, Georgia College and State University

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Ple@ Bargaining: Lessons Learned from Teaching Email Negotiation in the Criminal Justice Context

John Kleefeld, University of Saskatchewan
Joven, Joven Narwal Law Corporation

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Ready or Not, Here It Comes!: Distance Learning and Online Teaching

Laura Russ, Georgia Regents University
Dave Hung, Georgia Regents University
Kim Davies, Georgia Regents University
Maureen Akins, Georgia Regents University
Gina Hammock, Georgia Regents University

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Connection between Mindfulness and Intrinsic Motivation

Sandra McCloy, Coker College

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Using Clickers: Does Asking Open-Ended Questions Increase Student Performance?

Ginger Fisher, University of Northern Colorado

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Using Data from a Learning Management System to Monitor Student Performance

Beth Dietz-Uhler, Miami University

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Using Podcasts as an Educational Tool in Research Methods and Intro to Psychology

Matt Bruster, University of North Georgia
Danielle Balsalmo, University of North Georgia
Bryan Dawson, University of North Georgia
Daniel Hatch, University of North Georgia
Krista Lentini, University of North Georgia
Erin Moore, University of North Georgia
Sarah Johnson, University of North Georgia

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

What Does Your Teaching LACK?

Sharon Gilbert, Radford University

Concourse

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Friday, March 29th
9:00 AM

Class, Take Your Cell Phones Out: Using Cell Phones for Classroom Voting

Kirthi Premadasa, University of Wisconsin - Baraboo/Sauk County
Kavita Bhatia, University of Wisconsin - Marshfield/Wood County

Room 1220

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Combining Skills: Integrating Reading and Writing

Lisa Mallory, Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Joan Hildenbrand, Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Room 218

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Introducing Habits of Critical Inquiry Across Academic Disciplines

Rachel Nisselson, Vanderbilt University
Nancy Chick, Vanderbilt University
Lily Claiborne, Vanderbilt
Jeff Edmonds, Vanderbilt University

Room 115

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Introducing the Student Relativist: A Philosophical Approach to SoTL

Gerald Erion, Medaille College

Room 217

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

SOTL Implications from a Longitudinal Study of a Site-Based Teacher Certification Program

Susan Spezzini, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Julia Austin, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Room 1005

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

10:00 AM

Creating Online Learning Communities that Engage Studetns and Inform Instructional Decisions

Victoria Anyika, Saint Leo University
Nancy Ryan, Saint Leo University
Patricia Tobian, Saint Leo University
Carol Todd, Saint Leo University
Nancy Wood, Saint Leo University

Room 218

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Engaging Students as partners in Teaching, Learning, and SoTL

Peter Felton, Elon University
Taylor Binnix, Elon University

Room 115

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Enhancing Teaching and Learning: Utilizing Module Evaluations

Lorraine Gilpin, Georgia Southern University

Room 1220

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

On-line Courses That Really Work: Designing Engaging, Relevant, and Effective Online Courses

Susan Seay, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Kristi Shaw-Saleh, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Room 217

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preservice Teachers Use of Photography to Develop Cultural Consciousness

Grace McDaniel, Otterbein University

Room 218

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Reclaiming Our Teaching and Learning Roots

Dianna Gray, University of Northern Colorado
Deborah Romero, University of Northern Colorado
Robert Reinsvold, University of Northern Colorado

Room 115

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Student Academic Motivations in a Graduate Nursing Program

Deborah Allen, Georgia Southern University
Diana Sturges, Georgia Southern University
Trent Maurer, Georgia Southern University
Delena Bell Gatch, Georgia Southern University
Padmini Shankar, Georgia Southern University

Room 1220

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

The Fourth Leg: Shifting Faculty Focus to Student Engagement

Stella Smith, Georgia Gwinnett College
Nannette Napier, Georgia Gwinnett College

Room 217

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

12:00 PM

If I Knew Then What I Know Now - The Case for Rebooting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Brian Coppola

Lunch and Keynote Address

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM