Friday, October 3rd, 2008
UWF Commons Auditorium
The mini-conference is organized by the Center for University Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CUTLA), and sponsored by CUTLA, Academic Affairs, and the Quality Enhancement Plan.
Conference program (PDF)
The Work of the Regional University: Doing Interesting Scholarly Things
Dr. Bruce B. Henderson
Professor of Psychology, Western Carolina University, and
Author of Teaching at the People's University: An Introduction to the State Comprehensive University
For too long colleges and universities outside the research university sector have relied on an inappropriate standard of publication to judge the quality of their work and their faculties. The Boyer Model was supposed to help but typically in practice has led to a reemphasis on publications, just in a broader set of outlets. We need to go beyond the Boyer Model to develop new ways to identify, encourage, evaluate and reward a wider range of interesting scholarly things at regional universities.
Engaging Students in Research and Scholarly Activities
Discussion of strategies for integrating research activities into class experiences and engaging students in research-related learning opportunities.
Dr. John Bratten
Interim Chair, Anthropology/Archaeology and Archaeology Institute
Dr. Greg Lanier
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and
Director, University Honors Program
Dr. Carla Thompson
Assistant Professor, Professional and Community Leadership
Engaging Students Outside the Classroom
Discussion of creative active learning experiences outside the classroom, for example, through student organizations, service-learning opportunities, field work activities, etc.
Dr. Steve Kass
Associate Professor, Psychology
Dr. Scott Keller
Associate Professor, Marketing and Logistics
Mr. Kevin Kern
Assistant Professor, Theatre
Engaging Students in Online Courses
Discussion of strategies for engaging students and creating active learning experiences in online courses.
Dr. Dave Dawson
Instructor, Engineering and Computer Technology
Dr. Matthew Schwartz
Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies
Dr. Melanie Sutton
Associate Professor, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences
Engaging Students at UWF – the Students’ Perspectives
Student Government Association student representatives will share their thoughts on what works for engaging students.
Ms. April Jardine
and other SGA representatives
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