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SoTL Commons Conference Program [2017]

Sotl Commons Conference

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2017
Wednesday, March 29th
9:00 AM

1. An Exploration of the Use of Technology to Address Academic Language Learning in Teacher Education in Preparation for the edTPA

Roxanne Russell, Emory University
Josh Cuevas, University of North Georgia

Room 2

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Enriching Interventions: The Intersection of University Data and the Academic Library

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

Room 5

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Implementing a SoTL Program At A Community College

Kimberly A. DeLauro, San Jacinto College South Campus
Ann Tate, San Jacinto College South Campus
Dawn Eaton, San Jacinto College South Campus

Room 3

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Preservice to Inservice: Comparing the Levels of Mathematics Anxiety Before/After Teaching Experience

Gina Gresham Dr.

Room 1

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

True Team Teaching: A taxonomy and Pathway for Cross-Disciplinary Practice

Melissa J. Geist, Tennessee Technological University
Laura Cruz, Tennessee Technological University

Room 4

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Exploring Enjoyment in Distance Learning Environments

Cindy A. Boyles, University of Tennessee, Martin
Kyle B. Dempsey, University of Tennessee at Martin

Room 2

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Improve Student Success with Learning Community Teams

Susan L. Eason, San Jacinto College - South Campus

Room 1

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Inter-connectivity of a University Writing Initiative, Assessment, and SoTL

Teresa Flateby Ph.D., Georgia Southern University
Lainie Wilson J.D., Georgia Southern University
Colton Magnant Ph.D., Georgia Southern University
Ashley Walker Ph.D., Georgia Southern University
Peter Rogers Ph.D., Georgia Southern University

Room 4

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Living in Poverty: Immersing Undergraduate Nursing Students into Poverty Simulations

Ann N. Hellman, Tennessee Technological University

Room 5

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

The Understated Collaboration: Advising and Administration in Online Learning Environments

Samantha Earley, Indiana University
Gregory Roberts, Indiana University Southeast

Room 3

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Chair of SoTL Commons and Co-editor of USoTL

SoTL Commons

Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Experience or Expertise?: Evaluating and Improving Student Critical Reflection

Jess Boersma, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Robert Hicks, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Qaadir Shahiyd Hicks, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Room 4

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Mapping Pedagogy, Learning Outcomes, and Effect Size in Continuing Education

Victor W. Harris, University of Florida
Heidi Harris, Concordia University, Chicago

Room 5

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Pedagogical Considerations in Teaching Implicit Bias

Lisa Bloom, Western Carolina University
Sur Ah Hahn, Western Carolina University
Charmion Rush, Western Carolina University
Candy Noltensmeyer, Western Carolina University
Pam Buskey
Tonya Westbrook, Western Carolina University

Room 1

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Practice. Practice. Practice. Do Homework Management Systems Work?

Kathy K. Archer, Grand Canyon University
Mark Olson, Grand Canyon University

Room 2

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

12:00 PM

Keynote Speaker

Katarina Mårtensson

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

2:00 PM

Ethics in SOTL: The IRB and Beyond

Katherine Kipp

Room 3

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Impact of Training on Instructor Attitudes towards Clicker Technology

Lisa Liseno, Florida State University
Zhaihuan Dai, Florida State University

Room 2

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Increasing Students' Intercultural Knowledge and Competence through Internationalization of Ethics Curricula

Ann T. Thebaut PhD, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida

Room 4

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

The Impact of Reflective Practice on Teacher Education Students

Mary L. Slade, Winthrop University
Tammy Burnham, Winthrop University

Room 5

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Using a Growth Mindset to Improve Certification Scores

Kent Divoll, University of Houston - Clear Lake
shalyse Thomas, Odyssey Academy

Room 1

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

3:00 PM

Ethical Reasoning Development through Disaster Simulation: SoTL in a Simulation Laboratory.

Erika Metzler Sawin PhD, RN, James Madison University

Room 5

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Now You See Me: Using Remind to Achieve Proximity Online

Thomas D. Dyer, Grand Canyon University
Jacob Aroz, Grand Canyon University
Elizabeth Larson, Grand Canyon University

Room 3

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Simulation in a Graduate Online Learning Environment

Mickey Gillmor-Kahn, Frontier Nursing University
Tanya Tanner, Frontier Nursing University
Tia Andrighetti, Frontier Nursing University

Room 2

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

The Mentor Experience: Undergraduate Near-Peer Mentor Outcomes Across Two Institutions

Tanya Kunberger, Florida Gulf Coast University
Jennifer Dobbs-Oates, Purdue University
Mary Marshall, Purdue University
Jackie Greene, Florida Gulf Coast University

Room 4

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

A Longitudinal Study of Veteran Student Efficacy at Georgia Southern

Kevin G. Finley

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Assessing Astronomy Students’ Views about the Nature of Science

Jennifer Blue, Miami University - Oxford

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Comparison of Theory-Practice Link in US and UK Student Nurses

Thayer W. McGahee, University of South Carolina Aiken
Betty Abraham-Settles, University of South Carolina - Aiken

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Connecting instructional methods and outcomes to student learning style through self-assessment

Alfred T. D'Agostino, Notre Dame of Maryland University

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Delivery Format Effectiveness (Traditional, Hybrid, Online) - Student learning and perceptions

Vivian Shyu, University of Colorado Denver

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Employing qualitative research methods to understand the first-year experience

Michele C. Everett, Coastal Carolina University

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Flipping a Distance Learning Calculus Class

Amy Riordan, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Impacts of Intentional Planning for Active Learning Environments

Michelle Carpenter, Herman Miller
Susan J. Hillman, University of New England
Karl P. Carrigan, University of New England

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Learning Computational Thinking Using Open-Source Hardware-based Programming

Rami Haddad, Georgia Southern University
Salman Siddiqui, Georgia Southern University

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Statistical Analysis of Various Levels of Flipped Classrooms.

Amanda J. Holton, University of California, Irvine

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Student Attitudes Toward Using Social Media for Class Assignments

Kathryn Woods, Austin Peay State University
Melissa Gomez, Austin Peay State University
Michelle Arnold, Middle Tennessee State University

Room 2

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Student preference for reading information in the online classroom

Eirc J. Nordin, Grand Canyon University
Elizabeth Larson, Grand Canyon University

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The First Amendment and Provocative Teaching: Lessons from the Evidence

Kent D. Kauffman, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Using a two-course collaborative project to promote multiple-perspective thinking

Julie E. S. Shearer, Georgia Gwinnett College
Bagie George, Georgia Gwinnett College

4:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Using Visual Analogies for Increasing Application of Mathematical Knowledge in STEM Disciplines

Beulah S. Narendrapurapu, Georgia Southern University

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, March 30th
9:00 AM

Assessing Curricular Reinforcement of Pharmacy Compounding Skills

Gurkishan Chadha, university of new england

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Blending Pedagogical Approaches in Public Health Education: The A.D.O.P.T. Model

McKinley Thomas, Armstrong State University
Sara S. Plaspohl, Armstrong State University

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Confirmation Bias, Critical Thinking, and the Impact of Informed Perspectives

Michelle L. Amos, University of Central Missouri

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Effectiveness of Service Learning on Retention and Community Involvement at a Southern Regional State University

Lindsay Anderson, University of Tennessee, Martin
Anderson Starling, University of Tennessee, Martin
Emalee Buttrey, University of Tennessee, Martin
Amy McLean, University of Tennessee, Martin

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Enhancing Student Learning through Group Role-play Exercises: an Empirical Assessment

Pingping Song, Georgia Gwinnett College
Yide Shen, Rowan University
Jennifer Nicholson, Rowan University
Darren Nicholson, Rowan University

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Enhancing Student Learning through Service Learning Project

Pingping Song, Georgia Gwinnett College
Kyle Huff, Georgia Gwinnett College

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Impact of Digital Literacy Projects on Student Learning in a Mathematics Course

Frederique Drullion, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Increasing Student Engagement Using Real World Data in the Finance Classroom

Alma D. Hales, Tennessee Technological University
Laura Cruz, Tennessee Technological University

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

New Adjunct Faculty Outreach

Cristina Cottom, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Sara Ombres, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Angela Atwell, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Lisa Martino, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Preparing Students to Leave the Academic Nest: Using Creative Inquiry to Develop Fledglings

Nikki Panter, Tennessee Technological University
Jennifer Meadows, Tennessee Technological University

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Revisiting Differentiated Assignments

Patricia L. Rieman, Carthage College

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

SoTL and University Teaching Education in Communication Disorders PhD Programs

Laura Smith-Olinde, Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Strategies that Facilitate Biology Students’ Understanding of Primary Literature

Diana L. Knight, University of North Georgia
Grant J. Whaley, University of North Georgia
Miriam Segura-Totten, University of North Georgia

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

The impact of inquiry based teaching on student learning outcomes

Chris Hakala, Quinnipiac University

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

The use of prior knowledge to increase students' retention

Jorge R. Flores Mr, Universidad Laica "Vicente Rocafuerte" de Guayaquil
Jorge B. Torres Mr, Universidad Laica "Vicente Rocafuerte" de Guayaquil
Jorge E. Torres Mr, Universidad Laica "Vicente Rocafuerte" de Guayaquil

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

A Grounded Theory Approach to Introductory Literature Program Assessment

Angela Zito, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Room 2

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Authorship credit and co-inquirer learning in faculty-student SoTL projects

Trent W. Maurer, Georgia Southern University, School of Human Ecology, Georgia

Room 3

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Perceptions of Barriers to Online Teaching: Does Online Training Help

Felicia Cruz, St. Mary's University
Taylor Cody, St. Mary's University

Room 3

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Should Projects Be More Creative By Being On A Team?

lilia gomez-lanier Dr., University of Georgia

Room 4

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Statistical Research on Active Learning in Teaching Statistics

Senthil Balaji Girimurugan, Florida Gulf Coast University

Room 5

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

The Impact of Service Learning on Students: Lessons for Faculty

Mary L. Slade, Winthrop University

Room 1

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

The integration of social justice thinking in the classroom

Veronica van Montfrans, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Room 2

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Adapting Pedagogy for Multi-cultural Contexts

Patricia Hyjer Dyk, University of Kentucky

Room 1

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reflecting upon teaching diversity-centered courses: From novice to veteran

Delores Liston, Georgia Southern University
Nikki DiGregorio, Georgia Southern University

Room 3

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Revisiting Transformative Education in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Julie C. Garlen, Georgia Southern Unversity

Room 2

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Using a Strategy Project to Promote Self-Regulated Learning

Hillary H. Steiner, Kennesaw State University

Room 4

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

2:00 PM

A Pragmatic Approach to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Stephen Powell, Auburn University

Room 3

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Can We Teach Students to Integrate Sources in Their Writing?

Brenda Refaei, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College
Rita Kumar, University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College
Amber Peplow, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College
Lauren Wahman, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

Room 5

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Perceived Faculty Presence with Use of Mediums for Assessment

Melanie A. Kroger-Jarvis, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
Kimberly Johnson, University of Cincinnati college of Nursing

Room 2

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Pop Culture Praxis: Cultural Production as Critical Pedagogy

Julie C. Garlen, Georgia Southern Unversity

Room 1

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

3:00 PM

Determining the Rigor of Online Course Discussion Boards

Mary L. Slade, Winthrop University

Room 3

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Diversity Portfolio Attitudes and Beliefs about Diversity

Lisa Bloom, Western Carolina University
Pam Buskey, Western Carolina University
Kim Winter, Western Carolina University

Room 5

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Student Design Process in Interior Design Education

Sibel Seda Dazkir, Georgia Southern University

Room 3

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Student learning remains unchanged after replacing the traditional textbook with low-cost open education resources in Introductory Biology

Chrissy Spencer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Room 4

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

There is no, “I am stupid” anymore.

Kent Divoll, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Shalyse Thomas, Odyssey Academy

Room 1

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

Observed Cheating and the Effects of Random Seat Assignment

Michael C. Yates, Georgia State University
Jonathan Godbey, Georgia State University
Richard Fendler, Georgia State University

Room 5

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Pinning Down Constructive Alignment of Conceptual Inventiveness In Visual Arts

Jonathan K. Fisher, Kennesaw State University
Diana Gregory Dr., Kennesaw State University

Room 4

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Relative Autonomy Index and Student Motivation

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

Room 1

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

“We’re Not Ideologically Neutral”: Using Open-Access Journals for Community/Advocacy

Christopher R. Friend, Saint Leo University

Room 3

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Friday, March 31st
8:00 AM

Keynote Speaker

Aaron Long

Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Different Levels of Flipped: Tailoring your flipping to your students.

Amanda J. Holton, University of California, Irvine

Room 4

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Measuring Student Engagement During Inquiry-Based Learning

John J. Weber III, Perimeter College at Georgia State University

Room 1

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Reducing prejudice towards marginalized groups: Replication and extension

Trent W. Maurer, Georgia Southern University, School of Human Ecology, Georgia
Cassidy Keim, Georgia Southern University

Room 2

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

I Like It, But Is It Good? Identifying Quality Writing

Peggy J. Lindsey, Georgia Southern University
Jinrong Li, Georgia Southern University

Room 1

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Investigating Students’ Engagement in Process Writing: A mixed method approach

Xiaomei Song, Georgia Southern University
Chen Chen Dr., Georgia Southern University

Room 4

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Team Enthymeme: Piloting Enthymematic Thesis Construction in First-Year Writing

Lisa Yount, Savannah State University
Jordan Dominy, Savannah State University

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Using Critical Reflection to Inform Social Justice Research and Pedagogy

Sabrina N. Ross

Room 3

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

12:00 PM

Developing an Undergraduate Research QEP: SoTL in support of SoTL

Timothy D. Champion, Johnson C Smith University
Matthew DeForrest, Johnson C. Smith University
Yvette Hall, Johnson C. Smith University
David Luciano, Johnson C. Smith University
Laurie C. Porter, Johnson C. Smith University
Frank Parker, Johnson C. Smith University
Christopher Weise, Johnson C. Smith University

Room 4

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Mindset and Service Learning: Community and Classroom Interventions

Cara Kozma, High Point University
Jenn Brandt, High Point University
Charmaine Cadeau High Point University

Room 1

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

STEM 3C’s Framework with Dialectic and Comparative Methods in SoTL

Willie L. Brown Jr., University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Room 3- About SoTL

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM