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Developing Educational Sessions For Faculty, Staff, And Students, Kristin-Ann G. Beck Oct 2017

Developing Educational Sessions For Faculty, Staff, And Students, Kristin-Ann G. Beck

Conference Presentations

In this session, participants will learn strategies for successful sessions to engage faculty, staff, and students into external funding. I will provide participants with the basics of how to develop sessions, ways to engage attendees, and some ideas that really worked, and others that didn’t work.


Developing And Celebrating Faculty Scholarship, Kristin-Ann G. Beck Sep 2017

Developing And Celebrating Faculty Scholarship, Kristin-Ann G. Beck

Conference Presentations

In this session, participants will discuss successful (and maybe not so successful) faculty development programs and activities. We will provide participants with some examples of building relationships with faculty early on, and how to demonstrate to faculty that the grants/sponsored programs offices are on “their” side. We will also discuss and share ideas of celebrating faculty scholarship, proposal submission and external awards.


At-Risky Business: Empowering And Engaging At-Risk Youth Using A Wiki For Academic Service Learning, Kathryn Johnson Jun 2014

At-Risky Business: Empowering And Engaging At-Risk Youth Using A Wiki For Academic Service Learning, Kathryn Johnson

Conference Presentations

This paper examines the lessons learned from implementing an academic service learning project using a wiki to foster mentoring opportunities for at-risk students from two educational institutions. Students on freshmen probation at a university mentored down to at-risk students at a high school about making the transition to university life and academics. In a reciprocal relationship, the at-risk high school students in a career preparation class “mentored up” to the university students about employability skills. The two groups interacted using a wiki. Students were empowered by mentoring and learned valuable digital writing and collaboration skills throughout this innovative project. This ...


The Challenges Of Faculty-Led Study Abroad In Cuba, Amy S. Orf Jul 2013

The Challenges Of Faculty-Led Study Abroad In Cuba, Amy S. Orf

Faculty Works

Recent changes in U.S. travel regulations now allow for short-term study abroad in Cuba. However, planning and leading Faculty-Led Study Abroad programs in Cuba present certain challenges not encountered in other programs. In this presentation I discuss current U.S. regulations regarding educational travel to Cuba, as well as the particular challenges that I faced in leading two successful Faculty-Led Study Abroad programs in Cuba, including recruiting, budget and finances, travel arrangements, on-site logistics, and safety.


Authentic Leadership Versus The Business Model On The Future Of Universities, Judith Puncochar, Patricia I. Hogan, D Faust Jan 2012

Authentic Leadership Versus The Business Model On The Future Of Universities, Judith Puncochar, Patricia I. Hogan, D Faust

Faculty Works

Using a business model to operate universities has serious consequences for universities. Three faculty members discuss the contemporary university in regards to branding efforts, alumni contributions, faculty morale, student worldviews, and the effects of applying a business model to a university education on our society. We posit alternative approaches.