Faculty presentations and publications, Nov. 13 -Dec. 5

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 4:55:00 PM

Dr. Mette L. Baran and Dr. Janice E. Jones, assistant professors in the doctoral leadership studies department, and doctoral student Mary Woods, served as panelists for a session entitled “Changing Course; How Advances in Technology are Changing the Higher Education Landscape” at the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference in Milwaukee in October.

Dr. Caroll E. Bronson, assistant professor in the doctoral leadership studies department, had an article, “Understanding Quantitative Design: A Resource for Qualitative Researchers,” accepted for publication in peer reviewed journal, The Qualitative Report.

Dr. Jennifer Fontanini, associate dean of the School of Education, Linda Carpenter, professor in the School of Education, and Dr. Linda Neiman, former associate dean of the School of Education presented their recently finished research project at the national conference of the Association of Middle Level Education in two sessions entitled “Here’s What Middle Level Students Think about Good Teaching” and “Influence on Middle Level Teacher Implementation of Best Practice” on Nov. 7-8 in Minneapolis. The group also presented two sectionals, “Formative Assessment: What Teachers (and Students) Use to Plan Next Steps” and “Orchestrating Student Voices to Create a Community of Learners.” Fontanini, Carpenter, and Neiman also conducted a workshop for the Onalaska Middle School faculty in Onalaska, Wis. on Nov.  1, entitled “Mission Possible: Effective Instruction Through Readiness Strategies that Engage Learners.”

Dr. Keith Mann, associate professor and chair of the sociology department, presented a paper, “Women, Work, and Unions in France, 1962-1978,” at the annual conference of the Social Science History Association in Chicago on Nov. 21.

Dr. Barbara Spies, OFS, had an article, “St. Elizabeth of Hungary: Penitential Contemplation and Action,” published in the October/December 2013 issue of The Cord: A Franciscan Spiritual Review.

Dr. David Stosur, associate dean for the humanities and associate professor of religious studies, presented a paper, “‘Little Did He Know’: Harold Crick's
(Ipse- /Idem-) Identity Exploration in Stranger than Fiction,” to the Ricoeur Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in Baltimore on Nov. 23.