Georgia Conference 2008

15th Georgia Conference
On College & University Teaching

Friday & Saturday, February 15-16, 2008
KSU Center
3333 Busbee Dr.
Kennesaw, GA 30144


Friday, February 15, 2008
8:00am Registration Opens
9:00-10:15pm Free Pre-Conference Workshops
Workshop 1 Interdisciplinary Teaching Across the Curriculum
  Anthonia Adadevoh & Vidal Adadevoh, Miles College
Workshop 2 Learner-Centered Teaching: Lessons Learned by Faculty and Students
  Meghan Burke, Susanne Kelley, & Solomon Negash, Kennesaw State University
Workshop 3 Inquiry Learning via Technology in Higher Education Classrooms
  Sandra Leslie, Shorter College
10:30am Opening Plenary & Invited Address
  Advancing Faculty and Student Success through Mentoring
  Linda M. Noble, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs, University System of Georgia Board of Regents
11:45noon Lunch (included with registration fee)
Symposium 1 Using the Three Stooges as a Data-Source for Motivation of Statistics Students
  Robert Davidson & Robert Gardner, East Tennessee State University
Symposium 2 A Decade of Popular, Cross-Disciplinary Activities in Sixty Minutes
  Mary Hollowell, Clayton State University
Paper Session 1 Relating Affective Domain to Retention and Success: A General Chemistry Example
  Scott Lewis, Janet, Shaw, & Judy Heitz, Kennesaw State University
  Show and Tell: College Style
  Mark Schlueter, Georgia Gwinnett College
Paper Session 2 Some Problems Facing Composition Teachers Today
  Zhigang Wang, Fort Valley State University
  Placement Tests in the 21st Century: Online, Advisory, AND Helpful?
  Meghan Burke, Kennesaw State University
Symposium 3 From Colored Chalk to Web 2.0: Enhancing Learning Environments
  Jo Alexander, Auburn University Montgomery; Averil Loague, Alabama State University; Mike Gilchrist, Auburn University Montgomery, & Emily Vickery, The Montgomery Academy 
Symposium 4 Earning Your Apple: Best Practices of Exceptional College Professors
  Christy Price, Dalton State College
Symposium 5 Active Learning in Less Time Through Technology Applications
  Tom Roberts & Larry Brown, North Carolina State University
Paper Session 3 Incorporating Wellness into the Study Abroad Curriculum
  Shirley Darracott, Augusta State University
  Project Civilization: Are You Game?
  Mary Beth Looney, Brenau University
Symposium 6 <emma>, Portfolios, and the Dawning of Intercalibration
  Nelson Hilton, Anita DeRouen, & Ron Balthazor, University of Georgia
Symposium 7 Using Digital Storytelling to Develop Reflective Educators
  Bonita Friend Williams & Paulina Kuforiji, Clumbus State University; Doyin Coker-Kolo, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Symposium 8 Maximizing Potentials: The Marginalized Student and Academic Success
  John Fuchko, Colleen Payton, Eugene Parker, & Mary Rose Kasraie, American-Intercontinental University
Paper Session 4 Spotlight on Assessment in the Performing Arts
  Tonya Propst, Coastal Carolina University
  Incorporating Small Group Activities in a Large Classroom Setting: Do They Work?
  Corinne McNamara, Kennesaw State University
4:30-5:30pm Posters & Reception (Additional Posters TBA)
Poster 1 Using Online Learning to Reflect on Issues/Trends and Children's Futures
  Elizabeth Engley, Jacksonville State University
Poster 2 Diversity in the Classroom: International Faculty and Student Learning
  Darina Lepadatu, Kennesaw State University & Christina Gheorghiy-Stephens, Georgia State University
Poster 3 Undergraduates Teaching French and German: An Assessment Project
  Sabine Smith, Luc Guglielmi, & Kristin Hoyt, Kennesaw State University
Poster 4 Traditional Versus Modern Forms of Input Enhancement: PowerPoint or Paired-lists?
  Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson, Kennesaw State University
Poster 5 Developing Prospective Teachers' Global Understanding through Computer-Mediated Communication
  Guichun Zong, Kennesaw State University
Poster 6 Effective Whole-Class Instruction: A Necessity in a Teacher's Repetoire
  Merwin A. McCoy, Christian Brothers University
Poster 7 The ABC’s of Costing and Selling: A Group Sales Pitch in Managerial Accounting
  Tara H. Saracina, Claflin University
Poster 8 Best Practice is to Measure Your Own Practice
  Shinaz G. Jindani & Susan Grayson, Savannah State University
  Student Posters:
Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Increase the Level of Hope in Individuals Living With Schizophrenia?, Amy Benjamin; MSW Candidate, Savannah State University; Discontent Due to “No Place Called Home”, Marqus C. Coleman, MSW Candidate, Savannah State University;  Transtheorectical Model of Change, Addie I. Williams, MSW Candidate, Savannah State University; Measuring Coping Skills of Mentally Challenged Chiquita, M. Jackson, MSW Candidate, Savannah State University; Using Erikson’s Stages of Development and Play Therapy to Decrease Aggression, Rita Mathis, Savannah State University School of Social Work; Ethnography of Ecuadorian Life from an African-American Perspective, Jada X. McNair, MSW Candidate, Savannah State University; Self Care and the Reduction of Compassion Fatigue, Anthea Ramirez, MSW Candidate, Savannah State University; Self Critical Thoughts, LaVerta Scott, MSW Candidate, Savannah State University; Awareness of Self Efficacy; a Step Towards Empowerment, Steven Veal, MSWS Candidate, Savannah State University
Saturday, February 16, 2008
8:00am Continental Breakfast (included with registration fee)
Symposium 9 Str-e-e-e-e-e-tching that "C" Word: Collaboration Among Disciplines at the College Level
  Annie Dillon & Linda Lewis, The University of North Alabama
Symposium 10 Connecting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning with the Instructional Design of Online Courses
  S. Bola Tilghman, Georgia Southwestern State University & Margaret L. Evans, Northwestern Technical College
Symposium 11 Study Circle Dialogues: A Tool for Social Justice
  Florence Wakoko & Paulina Kuforiji, Columbus State University
Paper Session 5 Imaginary Interviews: Understanding Leadership and Human Behavior
  Dovile Budryte, Georgia Gwinnett College
  What Novice Teachers Need to Know about Classroom Management
  Brenda E. Logan, Armstrong Atlantic State Univerity
Symposium 12 Games Educators Play: Where Fun and Learning Meet
  Michelle G. Futrell & Susan L. Rozzi, College of Charlston
Symposium 13 Using Team Based Learning to Prepare Your Students for Success
  Robert J. Philpot & Colleen Patton, South University
Symposium 14 There's More Drama in this Class than on Broadway!
  Jennifer Benson, Emmanuel College
Paper Session 6 Psychological Correlates of Adaptation to College for Students with Disabilities
  Katharine Adams, Valdosta State University
  Generation 1.5 Learners of English in the College Writing Classroom
  Justin E. Jerrigan, Georgia Gwinnett College
  Students Uncut:  If They Could Say Anything to Us, What Would It Be?
  Christy Price, Dalton State College



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Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and
Division of Continuing Education

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