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  • Boylan, Daniel (2020-04-28)
    The manner and curriculum of a course are important in engaging and developing students. While higher education works towards diversity and inclusivity, few studies examine how curriculum structure may impact learning on ...
  • Edwards, Carol T.; Lao, Teresa (2020-04-28)
    In this collaborative presentation, we will discuss the issue of student persistence and student engagement in relation to interactive technology. Student persistence is a term which is widely use in academia and is a ...
  • Holmes, Eric (2020-04-28)
    In the long tenuous relationship between higher education and the workforce, a lot of hand-wringing has occurred regarding the way that students are taught to write in college vs. how they are expected to write in the ...
  • Lark, JoLene (2020-04-28)
    There are differences in how women learn in adult education versus men and this is an issue that affects the United States as well as the rest of the world. Most traditional courses do not differentiate for gender and it ...
  • Erickson, Paige (2020-04-28)
    Language acquisition offers an opportunity for humility, new perspectives, and empathy. Language learning builds compassion for non-native speakers, and provides a sense of how adult students may approach their education. ...
  • Williams, Aprile (2020-04-28)
    This presentation will provide participants with strategies to model emotional intelligence (EI), through the understanding of the education model of Transformative Emotional Intelligence (TEI), to assist students in their ...
  • Owens, Angela; Williams, Nikki; Howlett, Paulette (2020-04-28)
    “If educational interventions want to improve the learning efficiency of learners and have positive effects on learners, it is necessary to understand the individual differences of learners” (2018, Min, Chen, Liu, & Zuo). ...
  • Deaver, Linda; Caseldine-Bracht, Jennifer (2020-04-28)
    Since its inception, the U.S. has supported a tension between protecting the interests of the individual and agrarian community versus promoting the financial and industrial agenda of the corporate world. While corporations ...
  • Pelletier, Patti; Moody-Villarose, Larasz (2020-04-28)
    This presentation is focused on examining the Purdue University Global environment, including practices and policies that support individuals with diverse outcomes, resources, and curricula toward broadening equitable ...
  • Aubuchon, Debora (2020-04-28)
    Today educators are going beyond where educators have been before. It is easy to take for granted the importance of everything digital. In 2008, The Atlantic published “Is Google making us stupid?” This question has yet ...
  • Gellens, Suzanne; Wachtel, Lois (2020-04-29)
    We will explore ways to engage students and increase interactions and relationships with the professor and colleagues to improve learning. Challenges to both on-line and face-to-face courses will be examined with discussion ...
  • Berube, John (2020-04-29)
    All professions require employees with critical thinking skills. These skills can be in greater demand, depending upon the profession. Although critical thinking can be taught on the job, most employers would prefer strong ...
  • Scarpena, Kate (2020-04-29)
    This presentation will examine the role of online education in removing the barriers that prevent women from entering, and ultimately successfully completing their degree programs. This presentation will also include ...
  • McElligott, Jane (2020-04-29)
    Ethical veganism has recently been recognized by the Ontario Human Rights Commission as a type of creed, ensuring that ethical vegans in Ontario may not be discriminated against in the workplace, in schools, or in medical ...
  • Torres-Roman, Julie; Williams, Nikki (2020-04-29)
    Online learning presents the “dream” job for faculty or ideal academic opportunity for students. However, distance education presents a unique set of challenges for both faculty and students. This presentation will provide ...
  • DeSantis, Matthew (2020-04-29)
    Over the last decade there has been an increased emphasis on reducing the racial/ethnic achievement gap in higher education. At St. Edward’s University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, we are deeply committed to our mission ...
  • AuCoin, Dena; Orpustan-Love, Denise (2020-04-29)
    This Lightning Session will explore the concept of what it means to become a Wellness-Informed University. Inspired by the pioneering national movement to create trauma-informed education within universities, the Wellness- ...
  • Riley, Michele; Scarpena, Kate; Collins, Stuart; Harrison, Jennifer; Muir, Kevin (2020-04-29)
    As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment this year, let us take a moment to explore the diversity within the women’s suffrage movement. The topics explored in this panel are as follows: ...
  • Laman, Carol; Bass, Christina (2020-04-29)
    Studies indicate that engagement is a key component to student success. This engagement in the online community can occur when students build relationships with each other (Lohr & Haley, 2018; Oliphante & Branch-Mueller, ...
  • Bianco, Michelle; Chiong, Tamara (2020-04-29)
    Formative Assessment: “Do You Understand?” “Got it!” “Okay, good!” What is formative assessment? How can it help in the classroom, both for you and your students? This presentation will discuss the fundamentals of formative ...

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