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SoTL Commons Conference Program [2016]

SoTL Commons Conference [2016]

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2016
Wednesday, March 30th
9:00 AM

Enhancing Reflection, Creativity, and Self-Efficacy Through Visual Art and Writing

Lauren R. Wells, Austin Peay State University

Room 211

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Habits of Mind in the classroom: Threshold Concepts, Instructional Philosophy, and SoTL

Alicia S. Hansen, College of the Holy Cross
Brad Petitfils Ph.D., Loyola University New Orleans

Room 217

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Making the Cut: Student Perceptions of Animated Videos

Thomas D. Dyer, Grand Canyon University
John Steele, Grand Canyon University
Elizabeth Larson, Grand Canyon University

Room 210

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Using Longitudinal Data to Improve Assessments and Curriculum

Jayzona Alberto, Western University of Health Sciences
Jorge Godinez, Western University of Health Sciences

Room 212

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Building a SOTL Culture Across Modalities and Disciplines

Morgan Denney, Grand Canyon University
James Brooks, Grand Canyon University
Jean Mandernach, Grand Canyon University

Room 218

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Collaborating with On-Campus & Industry Partners to Enhance Experiential Learning

Angela McKillip, South Dakota State University
Kay Cutler, South Dakota State University

Room 211

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Facilitating Advanced Thinking Skills through Problem-Based Learning

Charles T. Wynn Sr., Kennesaw State University
Richard S. Mosholder, Kennesaw State University

Room 217

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Honors Students Reflecting on a Clinical Experience in Alternative Education

Erin Mikulec, Illinois State University

Room 212

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Videoconferencing in Service-Learning and Practicum: Analysis from a Strengths-Based Perspective

Sally A. Blomstrom, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
Susan Schaeffer, Chadron State College
Mary Jo Carnot, Chadron State College

Room 210

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

CEO For a Day: Promoting Audience-Centered Writing through Scenario-Based Prompts

Paullett Golden, San Jacinto College - South Campus

Room 211

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Georgia Southern SoTL Fellows 2015-2016: Approaches, Resources, & Obstacles to SoTL

Richard E. Cleveland, Georgia Southern University
R. Laine Wilson Harris, Georgia Southern University
Shainaz M. Landge, Georgia Southern University
Aslihan Unal, Teaching and Learning, College of Education, Georgia Southern University
Claudia Cornejo Happel, Georgia Southern University

Room 218

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Peer Review of Academic Program Assessment Reports: Process and Product

Delena Bell Gatch, Georgia Southern University
Xiaomei Song, Georgia Southern University

Room 212

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Role Play in Large Enrollment STEM

Mary Kay Cassani, Florida Gulf Coast University
Andrew Wilkinson, Florida Gulf Coast University

Room 217

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Transforming Traditional Lab Reports

Carolyn Simmons, Spring Hill College

Room 210

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

12:00 PM

Giving Voice to SoTL

Trent W. Maurer, Georgia Southern University

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

2:00 PM

Comparing the Effectiveness of Varying Instructor-Personalized Approaches in the Asynchronous Classroom

John P. Steele, Grand Canyon University
Sarah N. Robertson, Grand Canyon University
B. Jean Mandernach, Grand Canyon University

Room 210

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

SoTL Publishing 101: Editors' Perspectives and Advice

Laura B. Regassa, Georgia Southern University
Delena Bell Gatch, Georgia Southern University

Room 218

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Student Perceptions of Learning and Engagement During Curricular Change

Robert S. Bledsoe, Augusta University
Deborah Richardson, Augusta University
Jessica Gibson, Augusta University

Room 211

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

"Testing Effect" to Enhance Learning in Applied Arts Project-Based Courses

Lilia Gomez-Lanier Dr., University of Georgia

Room 212

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Efficacy of a Model Rubric to Enhance Experiential Learning in an Entrepreneurship Course: A Case Study

Douglas W. Glass, Webber International University - ST. Andrews Campus - NC
Earl Wayne Freeman, Webber International University - St. Andrews Campus - NC

Room 217

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

3:00 PM

Creating a Custom Classroom for Every Learner: How Smart Authoring Tools Enable Active, Adaptive Learning

Benny Johnson, Acrobatiq A Carnegie Mellon Company

Room 212

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Experiential Education: Arts to Philanthropy to Public and Nonprofit Administration

Patricia B. Kraeger PhD, Georgia Southern University
Robbie Robichau PhD, Georgia Southern University
Kerry Kuenzi PhD, Georgia Southern University
Phillip Cary Christian PhD, Georgia Southern University
Leigh Nanney Hersey PhD, University of Memphis
Christian Carr PhD, Savannah College of Art and Design

Room 210

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing – Multidisciplinary Team Development and Operations

William A. Mase, Georgia Southern University
Samuel Adeyeye, Georgia Southern University
Olga Amarie, Georgia Southern University
Claudia Cornejo Happel, Georgia Southern University
Ellen Hamilton, Georgia Southern University
Shamika D. Jones, Georgia Southern University
Jessica Orvis, Georgia Southern University
Neri Romero, Georgia Southern University

Room 218

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Introduction to SoTL

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

Room 217

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Learner-Centered Mathematics Instruction: Effects on Student Achievement and Perceptions

John J. Weber III, Georgia Perimeter College

Room 211

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

4:00 PM

A Pilot Study of Instructional Alignment in College Teaching

Mike Metzler, Georgia State University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Analysis of Adding a Faculty-Led Online Meeting in a Nursing Course

Sharon Dickey, The College of St. Scholastica
Carrie Alajoki, The College of St. Scholastica

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cross-Correlation Study of Grades in Calculus I

Maria Ludu, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Design of an Intensive Study Session for “At-Risk” Students in Chemistry

Beulah S. Narendrapurapu, Lecturer, Chemistry Department
Jessica Orvis, Georgia Southern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Designing a Graduate Discussion Board Rubric to Faciliate Higher-Order Learning

Leigh Hart, Jacksonville University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Development of Virtual Learning Exercises in an Online Health Course

Jodi Clark MD, Nova Southeastern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Enhancement of Delivery of Instructions Utilizing Web Published Virtual Instruments

Shahnam Navaee, Georgia Southern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Evaluation Process: Does Your Nursing Curriculum Include The QSEN Competencies?

Joyce Pompey, University of South Carolina Aiken
Betty Abraham-Settles, University of South Carolina Aiken

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

High School Academic Records and College GPAs as Predictors of Student Enrollment in and Success in Online, Hybrid, and Traditional Sections of American History Survey Courses

Jeffrey R. Young, Georgia State University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learning Vlogs: Achievement in Engineering Graphics through Self-Regulation

Kari L. Jordan, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Online Homework, Motivation, Academic Effort, and Performance: A Longitudinal Study

Susan Janssen, University of Minnesota - Duluth

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Preparing Pre-Service Teachers in Working with Diverse Learners

Jaime L. Coyne, Sam Houston State University
Mae Lane, Sam Houston State University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Proactive Feedback Based Adaptive Teaching for Enhancing Learning in Engineering Courses

Danda B. Rawat, Georgia Southern University
Chandra Bajracharya, Georgia Southern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Student Learning Outcomes in Online and Traditional Ethics Courses

Kevin M. Graham, Creighton University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students’ Perception of the Effectiveness of Measures used to Prevent Cheating in the Online Classroom.

Leigh Hart, Jacksonville University
Lesley Morgan, Baker College of Flint

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Teaching Social Justice in English Composition and Learning Support

Neeley A. Gossett, Georgia Perimeter College

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Scholarship of Service Learning

Thayer W. McGahee, University of South Carolina Aiken
Maureen Bravo, University of South Carolina - Aiken
Lisa Simmons, University of South Carolina - Aiken

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Using Online Quizzes for Formative Assessment in a Medicine Clerkship

Kristinmae Cardoza, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, March 31st
9:00 AM

Embedded Peer Coach Pedagogy to Improve Undergraduate Research in STEM Students

Lihua Xu Ph.D., University of Central Florida
Mary Tripp Ph.D., University of Central Florida
Karin Chumbimuni-Torres Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Room 217

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Empathy in Experiential Learning: Universal Design Problem Solving

Lilia Gomez-Lanier Dr., University of Georgia

Room 212

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Learning Outcomes of Pre-Service Teachers Studying Abroad in Brighton, England

Erin Mikulec, Illinois State University

Room 211

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Preparing the SoTL Scholars of Tomorrow in an Undergraduate Course

Cathleen McCarron, Middlesex Community College - Bedford
Sarah Quast, Middlesex Community College - Lowell
Noreen McGinness, Middlesex Community College - Bedford
Kimhim Chhay, Middlesex Community College
Elizabeth Haberkorn, Middlesex Community College
Sean Chickosky, Middlesex Community College

Room 218

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Creating Opportunities for Institutional and Disciplinary SoTL Advocacy and Growth

Jennifer Friberg, Illinois State University

Room 218

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Giving Students’ Voice: Examining Transformational Methods to Engage Student Learning

Christina M. Gipson, GeorgiaSouthern University
Simone Stewart, Georgia Southern University

Room 211

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Outcome Attainment Measures Versus Grades: A Validity Issue

Ronald S. Carriveau, University of North Texas
Adam Blake, University of North Texas

Room 212

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Overcoming Challenges of Common Core Implementation Using an Online Tool

Aslihan Unal, Georgia Southern University

Room 210

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Transforming Classroom Learning through Intentional Faculty and Staff Collaborations

Laura Ng, University of North Georgia
Emily Sparrow, University of North Georgia

Room 217

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

A Method to the Madness: Infusing Critical Thinking Strategies Into Online Courses

Randall E. Osborne, Texas State University-San Marcos, Dept. of Psychology
Paul Kriese, Indiana University East

Room 210

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Assessment of a Community Based Learning Project with Teens

Karen J. Berman, Georgia College and State University
Kristi Papailler, Georgia College and State University

Room 211

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Blended Course Design's Impact on Student Attainment of Learning Outcomes

Laura Walker, University of North Texas

Room 212

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Grading Smarter while Students Learn

Kent Divoll, University of Houston - Clear Lake

Room 217

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Humanities Professors’ Conceptions of Assessment in General Education

Chad Rohrbacher, NCAT

Room 212

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Social Justice through SoTL: Establishing Authentic Communities of Learning

Delores D. Liston, Georgia Southern University
Regina Rahimi, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Erin Peters-Burton, George Mason University
Giuseppina Kysar Mattietti, George Mason University
Karen S. Meaney, Texas State University - San Marcos
Mary R. Moeller, South Dakota State University

Room 218

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

12:00 PM

Measuring College Learning

Lendol Calder, Augustana College

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

2:00 PM

Assessing Undergraduate Accounting Students’ Analytical and Reflective Skills

Ebenezer Kolajo, Radford University
Felix Amenkhienan, Radford University

Room 211

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Development and Validation of an Educational Psychology Misconception Scale for Pre-Service Teachers

Morgan McAfee M.A., University of Central Florida
Lihua Xu Ph.D., University of Central Florida
Bobby Hoffman Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Room 217

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Engage Me and I Learn: Interactivity Brings Content to Life

Michael Qaissaunee, Brookdale Community College
Kelly Parr, Brookdale Community College

Room 210

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Me? Do SoTL Research? But, I'm No Trent Maurer!

Robert Hautala, Western Oregon University

Room 218

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

3:00 PM

Documentation of SoTL Trends: A Pilot Investigation in Family Science

Nikki DiGregorio, Georgia Southern University
Trent W. Maurer, Georgia Southern University
Swaha Pattanaik, Georgia Southern University

Room 217

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Evaluation of Supplemental Instruction Program Learning Outcomes through Student Assessment

Brittney A. Ferrari, University of Georgia

Room 210

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Online Science Courses without Sacrificing the “Hands-On” Component

Shannon McGurk, Carolina Biological Supply Company

Room 212

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Reflections on SoTL: A Perspective From the USG SoTL Fellows

Scott Butler, Georgia College
Tim Foutz, University of Georgia Athens
Jackie Kim, Armstrong State University
Courtenay Miller, College of Coastal Georgia
Laura Ng, University of North Georgia

Room 218

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

The Flipped Classroom Method: Exploration of Nurse Educators’ Perspectives Using Q Methodology

Connie Barbour, University of West Georgia

Room 210

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Using Social Media to Build Your SoTL Research and Profile: The “What” “Why” and “How”

Josephine M. Csete Dr, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Room 211

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

4:00 PM

A Cross Sectional Study of Student Motivation in Undergraduate STEM Courses

Shainaz Landge, Georgia Southern University
Diana Sturges, Georgia Southern University
Dawn Tysinger, Georgia Southern University
Jessica N. Orvis, Georgia Southern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Client Education Handouts as a Veterinary Student Learning Module

Cynthia Ward, University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Collaborative Teaching and Learning in an Upper Level Mathematics Class

Frederique Drullion, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Curriculum Setting and Pre-Clinical Dental Students’ Stress Level

Yang Kang DDS, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of New England College of Dental Medicine

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Developing a Pedagogy in Speech-Language Pathology: A Journey as an Assistant Professor

Janet L. Bradshaw, Armstrong Atlantic State University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Evaluating Student Autonomy and Competence in a College Classroom

R. Lainie W. Harris, Georgia Southern University
Eun Bae Lee, Georgia Southern University
Lucy Santos Green, Georgia Southern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gen Z: Experiential Learning in the 21st Century

Sarah E. Huisman, Fontbonne University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meaningfulness, Satisfaction and Happiness (MESH) in Education

Daavid J. Vaananen, North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Service Teachers Experiences with Literature and Science in an Informal Learning Environment

Deirdre Englehart, University of Central Florida

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Service Learning through Clothing Alteration: A Study with Fashion Students

Rachel J. Eike, Georgia Southern University
Beth Myers, Georgia Southern University
Diana Sturges, Georgia Southern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Effect of Selected “Desirable Difficulties” on Multiple Text Processing

John Dobson, Georgia Southern University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Impact of Near – Peer Mentoring in an Introductory Course

Tanya Kunberger, Florida Gulf Coast University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Nuts and Bolts: Constructing a Methodologically Sound SoTL Experiment

Katherine Kipp, University of North Georgia

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transition to an Active Learning Model of Supplemental Instruction at Armstrong State University

Keri A. Barksdale, Armstrong State University
Robert A. Mans, Armstrong State University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Various Activities to Facilitate Participation in Group Discussions

Tanya Kunberger, Florida Gulf Coast University

Room 113

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Friday, April 1st
8:00 AM

Beyond Navel Gazing: The Evidence Base for Employing Reflective and Metacognitive Practices in our Teaching

Sarah Leupen, University of Maryland

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

11:00 AM

Assessment of Scientific Reasoning as an Institutional Outcome

David A. Westmoreland, United States Air Force Academy

Room 212

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Does Process Oriented Student Feedback Help College Math Achievement?

Tharanga Wijetunge, Lyon College
Kirthi Premadasa, University of Wisconsin Colleges

Room 217

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Integrating Research into STEM Teacher Prep through Professional Learning Communities

Sabrina Hessinger, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Sara Gremillion, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Jared Schlieper, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Sarah Zingales, Armstrong Atlantic State University

Room 218

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Literacy Writing Quadrants as a Metacognitive Tool for Teacher Preparation

Elsie L. Olan Dr., University of Central Florida

Room 211

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

“What if Students Don’t Like Me?”: Questions and Concerns of New GTAs

Denise P. Domizi, University System of Georgia

Room 210

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

12:00 PM

College Students’ Evaluations of the Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IFAT)

Sherry L. Serdikoff, Savannah State University

Room 217

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Creating SoTL Projects from an Evidence-Based University Initiative

Teresa Flateby Ph.D., Georgia Southern University
Colton Magnate Ph.D., Georgia Southern University
Lainie Wilson JD, Georgia Southern University
Jerri Kropp Ph.D., Georgia Southern University
Melanie Stone Ph.D., Georgia Southern University

Room 218

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Employers’ Perceptions of Technology Competency: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Alison Rushing Dr., Georgia Southern University
Xiaomei Song Dr., Georgia Southern University
Marcel Maghiar Dr., Georgia Southern University
Christopher Brown Dr., Georgia Southern University
Rose Mary Gee Dr., Georgia Southern Universtiy

Room 210

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Teaching ‘Expert’ Thinking to ‘Novice’ Students in Introductory Courses

Richard A. Zdan, Rider University

Room 212

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

"The Loop": An Ongoing Process to Encourage Reflective Engagement

Martha C. Brenckle, University of Central Florida
Jane Moody, University of Central Florida
Patricia Farless, University of Central Florida

Room 211

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM