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