of Research and Sponsored Programs presents its final
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for fall
semester. The program will be held from 12:10
to 12:50 p.m. Wednesday in the Presidents
Room of Davies Center. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
Nov. 19: Lisa LaSalle, communication disorders,
"Speech Fluency of Preschool-Aged Children: Rate and Self-Repairs."
workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored
Programs announces the following program
• The Academic
Staff Professional Development Program
deadline for the second competition is Dec.
The Guest Lecturers, Artists
and Other Professionals Program and the
Workshops and Special Projects Travel
Program deadline is the first
working day of the month.
Ann Klein (emerita) contributed
a chapter on Leta Stetter Hollingworth to the book "Profiles of
Influence in Gifted Education: Historical Perspectives and Future Directions,"
Frances A. Karnes and Stephanie A. Nugent, editors, Prufrock Press,
Waco, Texas, November 2003.
Dominique Thévenin gave a presentation
titled "Québec: un pays francophone d'Amérique du
Nord" at the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers
annual conference Nov. 6-8 in Appleton. The presentation was a follow-up
to an American Association of Teachers of French seminar she completed
in Quebec in summer 2002.
Honors Program/Foreign Languages
Paul J. Hoff
has been elected secretary-treasurer of the Wisconsin Collegiate Honors
Beth Kilday presented two 90-minute
activity workshops during the fall 2003 semester. She presented "Linear
Modeling with CBL2, TI-73/83+, Light, Voltage and Temperature Probes"
at the Northwestern Wisconsin Education Association fall conference
Oct. 10 at Memorial High School in Eau Claire, and "Examining Linearity
Using the Light, Voltage and Temperature Probes With the TI-73/83+ and
CBL(2)" at the School Science and Mathematics Association's Annual
Convention Oct. 23 in Columbus, Ohio.
Jill Markgraf was the invited presenter
for a plagiarism workshop for CESA 10 teachers and media specialists
Nov. 6. The distance learning workshop originated at UW-Eau Claire and
was delivered to seven sites.
Ali R. Abootalebi's interview
on women rights in Iran was published Nov. 10 on the ABC-CLIO World
Geography Web site. In addition, his article titled “State-Society
Relations and Prospects for Democracy in Iran” will be published
in 2004 as part of an online publication of the U.S. Army War College
department of distance education.
and Learning Technology Development Center
Gene Leisz and Donna
Raleigh presented a pre-conference workshop titled "Photoshop
for Classroom Use" at the Governor's Wisconsin Educational Technology
Conference Oct. 21-23 in La Crosse. Raleigh also facilitated a session
titled "New Tools for Classroom Video Production."
Condolences to the family of John Wright, who died Oct. 27 in Rochester,
Minn. Wright taught accounting at UW-Eau Claire from 1977-80. Full