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Participants sought for Faculty College 2004

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs

Counseling Services

Geography and Anthropology

Geology

McIntyre Library

Music and Theatre Arts

Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center

Women's Studies/Psychology

Participants sought for Faculty College 2004
Sponsored by the UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development, Faculty College provides as annual opportunity for UW System faculty and academic staff to unite in concentrated study and discussion aimed at improving teaching and learning. Some 100 participants attend three days of intensive, interdisciplinary seminars on topics related to teaching and learning. Each participant registers for two of the four seminars offered this year, including:

    Improving Teaching Through Scholarly Inquiry into Student Learning — Bill Cerbin.
    Want your Student to Learn More? New Ideas for Designing Significant Learning into Your Courses — Dee Fink.
    Technology— What is it Good For? — Sherry Lee Linkon.
    Teaching and Learning 101: What Every College Teacher Should Know — Greg Valde.

Each campus will send a six-person delegation to Faculty College June 1-4 in Richland Center. For more information, contact Linda Carpenter at carpenlj@uwec.edu by April 19. Go to top of page

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshop for faculty and academic staff.
Workshop:
      A Student Research Day Poster Workshop focusing on poster creation using computers for layout and design, and printing using large format printers will be held April 13 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Phillips 275. You also may contact Rick Mickelson, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, at mickelra@uwec.edu or 836-6005, for information and assistance with poster preparation using a large format printer. Go to top of page

Counseling Services
Richard Boyum had his counseling exercise titled "Crossing the Line" published in the Connections section of the spring 2004 issue of Counselink, a publication of the Wisconsin School Counselor Association. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Numerous UW-Eau Claire students and faculty members presented papers or posters at the 100th annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers March 14-19 in Philadelphia, Pa. Faculty presenters/co-authors were: Robert Barth, Tim Bawden, Doug Faulkner, Zoltan Grossman, Harry Jol, Paul Kaldjian, Helaine Minkus, Garry Running and Lisa Theo. Student presenters/co-authors were: Ryan DeChaine, Travis Franz, Jennifer Freeland, Bryan Frenz, Tracy Gilbert, Beth Guse, Erin Heidtke, Sabrina Hicks, Adam Lange, Eric Lynde, Jessica Schaid, Michele Shaw, Joel Stevens, Mitchel Stimers, Theresa Stiper, Rebecca Thorn, Jeremy Treague and Ryan Zahler. UW-Eau Claire was the institution with the largest number of undergraduate presenters at the conference. Go to top of page

Geology
Kent Syverson gave a presentation titled "Extent of the Superior Lobe in West-Central Wisconsin During the Illinoian Glaciation" and co-chaired an oral paper session titled "Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology" at the 38th annual meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America April 1-2 in St. Louis, Mo. Go to top of page

McIntyre Library
Lark Keating-Hadlock, Carol Lonning, Laura Roach and Katherine Schneider (Counseling Services) participated in the Third Annual Literacy Volunteers-Chippewa Valley Scrabble Bee April 1 at the Holiday Inn-Campus Area in Eau Claire. Representing McIntyre Library, the team placed sixth out of 30 teams and received special recognition for collecting the most pledges. Schneider, who used her own Braille Scrabble board, was assisted by Faith Bogstad (Biology) and others who placed words by fellow teammates on her board. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Kathryn Proctor Duax recently was re-elected as vice president of discretionary funds and field activities for the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Her second two-year term will begin at the NATS national convention in New Orleans in July. Go to top of page

Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center
Donna Raleigh received the Outstanding Kiwanis Advisor Award at the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District Convention of Circle K March 19-21 in Wisconsin Dells. Raleigh is the Kiwanis adviser and John Lee is the faculty adviser to the Circle K Club. Go to top of page

Women's Studies/Psychology
Susan Turell received the Voices of Courage Award from the Wisconsin Coalition against Sexual Assault April 2 in Madison. This annual statewide award was presented to Turell in the area of education/prevention of sexual assault, recognizing her work in developing the UW-Eau Claire Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 27 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 12, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: April 19, 2004

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