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Faculty, students attend CASTL Colloquium

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Faculty, students attend CASTL Colloquium
UW System logoA number of UW-Eau Claire faculty members and students attended the 2006 Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Colloquium, "Evidence, Impact and Momentum," March 31-April 2 in Madison. The colloquium was co-sponsored by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, the UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development and the UW System Leadership Site for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Linda Carpenter and Rodd Freitag, UW-Eau Claire’s representatives to the UW System OPID Council, represented UW-Eau Claire at the colloquium.

In addition, several faculty members and students gave presentations at the meeting. Their names, departments and presentation titles follow: Gary Don, music and theatre arts, “The Music Composition Assignment as an Aide to the Study of Form”; Doug Dunham and Matt Evans, physics and astronomy, “Student Response Systems’ Impact on Student Enthusiasm and Learning”; Lia Johnson, art & design; Lauren Likkel, physics and astronomy; Deb Pattee, curriculum and instruction; and Linda Carpenter, communication sciences and disorders/Network for Excellence in Teaching, “First Projects in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Challenges and Achievements.”

Deb Pattee, “How Students Understand Intersections ” (with other UW System faculty members); Blaine Peden, psychology; and UW-Eau Claire students Kevin Patton and David Hesse, “Classroom Clickers: Difficulties, Best Practices and Engaging Student Co-Investigators”; Simei Tong, mathematics, “‘Maple TA’ Enhances Significant Learning” and “Evidence of Effective Learning of Mathematics: Team-Based Self-Teaching and Self-Learning” and Linda Carpenter, “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: A Case Study of Improvement Efforts.” Go to top of page

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the final Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for this semester. The program will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Presidents Room of Davies Center. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.

        April 12: Julie Anderson, biology, "From Genes to Ecosystems: A Molecular View of Microbial Diversity in Different Plant Communities."

A list of all Spring 2006 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online. Go to top of page

Chemistry
Jim Phillips gave an invited research seminar titled “Condensed Phase Effects on the Structural Properties of Nitrile Donor-Acceptor Complexes: Measurements and Models” March 31 at the University of Wyoming. Go to top of page

College of Business
The following College of Business faculty members hold leadership positions in the Midwest Business Administration Association International: Susan Haugen, accounting and finance, MBAA president-elect and 2006 program chair; V. Thomas Dock, College of Business, MBAA advisory board member; Robert Erffmeyer, management and marketing, MBAA advisory board member, Marketing Management Association advisory board member; and Rama Yelkur, management and marketing, Marketing Management Association advisory board member. The association consists of 11 formal organizations with more than 700 active members. These organizations represent a variety of disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, health administration, human resources, information systems, insurance, international business, legal studies, management, marketing, operations management and entrepreneurship, and case studies.

The MBAA International annual conference was held March 15-17 in Chicago. A number of faculty, staff and students gave presentations at the conference. Kenneth DeMeuse, management and marketing, Todd Hostager, management and marketing, and Katie O'Neil, Rock-Tenn Co., received the Best Overall Paper on Conference Theme: North American Management Society Award for their presentation, “Measuring the Effectiveness of a Workplace Diversity Training Program: A Field Study.” More information, including UW-Eau Claire presenter names and presentation titles is available online. Go to top of page

English
John Hildebrand read from his new book, "A Northern Front: New & Selected Essays" at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale April 4 as part of SIU's Visiting Writers Series.

Erna Kelly's article "Drama's Olio: A New Way to Serve Old Ingredients in Cavendish's ‘The Religious’" is one of the chapters in the recently published book “Margaret Cavendish and Shakespeare: Interconnections.” The volume was published in March by Ashgate Press and edited by Katherine Romack and James Fitzmaurice.

Bruce Taylor has been selected to receive the 2005 major achievement award from the Council of Wisconsin Writers. The award will be presented at the council's annual banquet at the Wisconsin Club May 6 in Milwaukee. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages/Latin American Studies
Eva Santos-Phillips and UW-Eau Claire student Lindsey Brandrup presented a paper titled “The Process of Identity Creation in the Memoirs of Esmeralda Santiago” at the Women’s Studies Conference: Women and Creativity at March 24 at Marquette University in Milwaukee. The paper was the result of a faculty/student collaborative project. Santos-Phillips also moderated the panel “Spanish Women Writers and Representations of Spain” at the conference. Go to top of page

Management and Marketing
Abraham Nahm co-authored an article titled “Role Change of Design Engineers in Product Development” with Paul Hong, Mark Vonderembse and William Doll (all from the University of Toledo), which was published in the Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 24, No. 1, December 2005, pages 63-79. The article will receive the journal’s Best Paper Award, which will be presented to the authors at the 2006 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in August in Atlanta, Ga. Go to top of page

McIntyre Library
Janice Bogstad has published 45 articles, varying in length from 200 to 2000 words, in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature (OUP, 2006). Longer articles include: “Gender Roles” (Vol. 2, pages 126-7). "Mass Market Fiction,” “A.A. Milne,” “Mystery and Detective Fiction (for children),” “Scott O’Dell,” “Penney Dreadfuls,” “Science Books (for children),” (Vol. 3, pages 37-39, 74-77,123-127, 189-190, 233-235 and 414-417, respectively), and “Jules Verne” (Vol. 4, pages 145-148). Shorter articles feature authors such as Isaac Asimov, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Arthur C. Clarke, James Fennimore Cooper, Brian Jacques, Tanith Lee, Jack London, Daniel Pinkwater, Sir Walter Scott, George Shannon, Margery Sharp, Cynthia Voigt, Charlotte Zolotow and others. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Alexandre Dossin performed piano recitals March 18 at Farley's House of Pianos in Madison; March 26 at a benefit recital for St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church at Fanny Hill Restaurant in Eau Claire; and as part of the Rhea Miller Concert Series April 1 at Saginaw Valley State University in Saganaw, Mich. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 28 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 10, 2006

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