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Keynote Presentation

"Reaping the Benefits of SoTL: Conducting and Applying Pedagogical Research"
We were pleased to welcome Dr. Regan Gurung as the 2013 keynote speaker. Dr. Gurung is the Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Human Development and Psychology, and Chair of Human Development at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He was born and raised in Bombay (India), got a B.S. at Carleton College (MN) in Human Development, then spent 5 years in Seattle at the University of Washington. After receiving his Ph. D. (Social/Personality), he did postdoctoral work at UCLA (Health Psychology).
He has served in a number of roles at UW-Green Bay including Chair of Human Development, Chair of Human Development, Chair of Psychology, as Associate Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and as co-director of the UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program. He is also active outside UW-Green Bay. He is Past-President of the Society for the Teaching of Human Development (STP), Chair of the Education and Training Council (Health Human Development, APA-Div 38), and Past-President of the Bay Area Community Council (BACC).
Dr. Gurung has been recognized as the "Wisconsin Teacher of the Year" and is a recipient of the UW-Green Bay "Regents Teaching Award."

Invited Talk Presentation

We were pleased to welcome Dr. Chip Bruce as the 2013 invited talk speaker. Dr. Bruce is Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. He received his Ph. D. from the University of Texas at Austin. His areas of research include community informatics; environments to support inquiry-based learning; collaboration in knowledge making; and new literacy practices. In 2007, Professor Bruce accepted the prestigious "Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair in Learning and Teaching" at the National College of Ireland. He spent one full year at the college engaging in research and teaching.

Pre-conference Presentations

Teaching with Panache: Creating Memorable Learning Experiences that Inform and Transform

Session Facilitator: Brad Garner
-Effective teaching is one of the key elements in the promotion of student success in college. Come and learn 15 new ways to make learning memorable and transformative!

Course Design: A Look into the Future

Session Facilitator: Lorne Oke
-Get a glimpse into the future and learn more about the basic principles of instructional design and the changes that lie ahead for faculty and students.

Engaging in the Scholarly Pursuit of Research and Publication
Session Facilitators: Chris Devers and Stacey Hammons
-This interactive session will provide you with the basics to pursue a professional agenda for research and publications.
Cultural Intelligence (CQ) in the Classroom
Session Facilitator: Joanne Barnes
-This lively session will explore the ways in which cultural intelligence can become an integral part of classroom learning.

Academic Tracks and Presentations

Business Practice and Research

Organizational Culture, Leadership, and Change

Business Planning in an "Out of the Blue" Environment

The High Performing Organization: A Model for Leaders in the New Now

Corporate Social Responsibility and Deming's Continuous Improvement

Assessing Business Programs through the Business Capstone Course

Greed or Self-Interest: A Biblical Evaluation of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations

Corporate Social Responsibility and Deming's Continuous Improvement

Environmental Scanning: Critical to Business

Faith and Theology Practice and Research

Of Discipleship and Discipline: A Conversation on Student Formation at Christian Universities

Authentic Leadership and it's relationship to Ministerial Effectiveness

Global/Multicultural Leadership and Practice

Exploring Cultural Competence within the School Context and the Resulting Implications for a Teacher Preparation Program

Learning Styles and Cultural Intelligence in Global Leadership Development

Leadership Practice and Research

Servant Leadership: A Literature Review

Examining the Relationship that Spiritual Well-Being and Gender Have with the Leadership Practices of College Student

The Relationship Between Leader Humility, Trustworthiness, and Integrity: A Study of Teachers' Perceptions of Principals

How Local Church Volunteers Experience Satisfaction in Their Local Church

Digital Window: An ARG for Leadership Preparation Programs

Wisdom for Leadership: Modeling the Cognitive Domain of Wisdom

Liberal Arts Practice and Research

Bearing Witness in the Literature and Composition Classroom Leads to Student Empowerment

Methods in Teaching and Learning

Improving Student Engagement in an Online Learning Environment

All the world's a stage: Improvisation, simulation, and game-playing as critical teaching and learning tools

Teaching as Acting

Improving Pre-Service Teachers' Questioning Patterns: An Example from Language Education

Examining the Role of Educational Foundations in our Current Political Climate

Implementation of Active Learning Strategies in Online Courses in the Health Sciences

Understanding What Undergraduates Know About Social Media: Transitioning from Casual to Business Usage

Teaching Research Concepts through Challenging Student Assumptions

P-12 Practices and Research

Change Effectiveness in Elementary Schools

Preparing students for STEM careers and the early college high school reform model

Memory Strategies Used By Teachers

Research in Adult Learning

Exploring Graduate Level Faculty Development Options: Faculty Members Perceptions of Needs

In Transition: Adult Program Governance Trends in Christian Institutions

Adapting Adult Learner Programs: Implementing Blended Learning

Quantitative Comparison of Traditional to Combined Online Instruction for Simple Linear Progression

Technology Practice and Research

Studies on Future of Online Education and Impacts on Existing Online Education

Maximizing Your Voice: Ways to use Video Presentations to Improve Faculty Presence in an online Course

Undergraduate Research

Acculturation, Social Support, and Self-Esteem as Predictors of Mental Health Among Foreign Students: A Study of Nigerian Nursing Students

Political Communication in the Evangelical Christian Community: An Application of the Theory of the Spiral of Silence

Shifting Sands: Re-Imagining Scholarship, Theory, and Practice (Conference Theme)

vLeader: A Simulation for Leadership Preparation Programs

Sturdy Enough: Stepping Beyond Some of Servant Leadership's Critiques
Faculty Development in the Age of Online "Everything"

Last updated: 10/18/2016