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.
Allied Health Professions
Dale B. Taylor
presented "How to Successfully Apply Biomedical Music Therapy in
Professional Practice" with four co-presenters at the 2003 American
Music Therapy Association Conference Nov. 22 in Minneapolis, Minn. He
also served on the International Relations Committee, the Academic Program
Approval Committee and as an alternate to the AMTA Assembly of Delegates.
Several faculty members gave presentations at
the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Nov. 13-15 in Chicago, Ill. Lisa LaSalle
presented "Small Group Consultations: Office Hours 2003: Fluency;"
presented "Use of Normal Development Data to Facilitate Student
Learning;" and Timothy Steele
presented "Aural Rehabilitation Effects on Attitudes Prior to Hearing
Aid Use," "Qualitative Benefits of Aural Rehabilitation Before
Hearing Aid Use" and "Aural Rehabilitation Effects on Participation
Restriction Prior to Amplification."
Lisa LaSalle and
communication disorders alumnus Jennifer Sue Carlson had their paper
titled "Slow Rate Effect on the Fluency of Preschoolers Who Stutter:
Clinician-Child Adjacent Utterances" published in the Proceedings
of the International Fluency Association Fourth World Congress on Fluency
had her article titled "I Did It — You Can Too!" published
in the November 2003 issue of the School News.
was a guest at the 12th Annual Native American Writers and Artists Forum
Nov. 17-19 at the Rough Rock Community School on the Navajo Nation in
and Erna Kelly
presented papers at the 28th Annual Conference of the University of
Wisconsin Women's Studies Consortium Oct. 25 at UW-Stout. Kemp presented
"Familial Collaboration: Women’s Participation in the Renaissance
System of Patronage" and Kelly presented "Cavendish's Subversive
Textile and Cooking Imagery: Transforming and Enlarging Women's Space
Carmen Manning presented
a paper titled"Developing Student Teachers' Reflective Practices"
at the Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English
Nov. 22 in San Francisco, Calif.
Irene Lazda, Johannes Strohschänk
and Jefford Vahlbusch participated
in the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association Nov.
7-9, in Chicago. Vahlbusch proposed and organized three new German sessions
for the meeting titled "German Poetry," "Pedagogies in
Theory and Practice: Teaching Literature and/or Film" and "Comparative
Studies: 'Old Europe/New World': Images of the Transatlantic Other/World
in German and American Texts." Lazda presented a paper titled "'Die
Mauer im Kopf': Teaching Everyday Life and History through Recent East
and West German Films." Strohschänk presented a paper titled
"How German is Heimat? Looking in from the Outside." Vahlbusch
also was elected secretary for the newly founded MMLA German Caucus,
which will be charged with ensuring a strong and permanent presence
of German Studies at future MMLA meetings.
Cynthia Gray-Mash gave a presentation
titled "The Documentary Film Process and Product as a Tool for
Academic Inquiry and Change" at the Society of Visual Anthropology
Visual Research Conference Nov. 17-19 in Chicago, Ill. She also presented
a two-day workshop on "Early Childhood Cognitive Development and
Learning Environments" on the Rosebud Reservation Nov. 14-15 in
Harry Jol co-authored a paper titled
"Severe Winter Storm Effects Revealed in Stratigraphy of Prograding
Coastal Barrier, Southwest Washington, USA," which was presented
at the Sixth International Conference on Coastal Sediments May 18-23
in Clearwater Beach, Fla., and published in the conference proceedings.
Co-authors were Laura Moore, Oberlin College; George Kaminsky, Washington
Department of Ecology; and Sarah Kruse, University of South Florida.
Cheryl Starr served as an adjudicator
for the state High School Theatre Festival Nov. 21-22 at UW-La Crosse.
Two showcase productions and 57 one-act plays were presented, with more
than 1,600 high school students in attendance.
Betty (Twink) Hanson, former director
of Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire, introduced Phillip
(Pao) Yang, a UW-Eau Claire Upward Bound student from 1990 to 1993,
before a group of 300 TRIO professionals at the regional conference
of the Mid-America Association for Educational Opportunity Program Personnel
held Nov. 9-12 at the Abbey Resort in Fontana. Yang, an academic adviser
at UW-Whitewater, was presented with a TRIO Achiever’s Award during
the conference. Full