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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Presented by Bodhi Rogers, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Think, Pair, Share is a form of cooperative group learning where students silently form their own answer and then share with their neighbors, group, or table. This instructional mode encourages all students to participate and has the potential to create cognitive dissonance, which may result in deeper learning.
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Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) has been selected as editor of the journal Teaching Sociology.

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John Confer (Biology), Leann Kanda (Biology) and Ireyena Li (recent ENVS graduate).  “Northern Saw-whet Owl regional patterns for fall migration and demographics revealed by banding data” accepted for publication in the Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 2014.

 

Submitted on behalf of Robert Cree, Associate Vice President for Business and Finance

 As the College’s strategic sourcing initiative gets underway, we are preparing to hold the initial “kick-off” meetings for each of the four advisory committees that have been created to assist with various aspects of the overall initiative.  The four advisory committees that have been created are as follows:  Supply Management, Change Management, Information Technology, and Purchasing/Travel Card.

 A listing of the members that will be serving on each of the committees can be found below:

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Assistant Professor of Education, Ellie Fitts Fulmer, recently presented "Emerging from 'Puzzling Moments': A White Teacher's Narrative in a Course on Multicultural Education," at the Penn GSE Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The annual conference, sponsored by the Center for Urban Ethnography, includes a special focus on teacher inquiry and on urban schooling and was held February 28 to March 1, 2014. 

Peter Martin, Assistant Professor of Education, recently presented research at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) in San Diego, California. NABE is a professional association that advocates for research and policies to address the needs of bilingual and English Language Learners, and Professor Martin presented his research, "Developing a Bilingual Literacy Program Through Teacher Initiative and Collaboration."

The Department of Occupational Therapy invites you to attend the annual Occupational Therapy Graduate Research Colloquium on Friday, March 21st.

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Sherry Deckman, Assistant Professor of Education, recently presented her research, "Doing Diversity Differently in One Black Student Organization," at the Penn GSE Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, held February 28 to March 1, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The research was based on a study she conducted as part of her dissertation, a portion of which was published last summer in the Harvard Educational Review.

Assistant Professor Cristina Gomez (Departments of Mathematics and Education) presented her work, "Connecting Research and Practice in the Mathematical Preparation of Elementary Teachers," at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 1, 2014. The research focused on the scholarship of teaching--changes to her own practice in light of changing requirements for preservice teacher candidates.

 

Ithaca College is pleased to host several events in the A&E Center over Spring Break and during the month of March. Due to these events several parking lots across campus will be impacted. Please read the following lot closures to determine how you may be impacted and direct any questions to Parking Services at 274-3756. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

 

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Janice Elich Monroe, associate professor and chair of the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, recently presented during Well Being International Week at HAMK University of Applied Sciences in Finland.

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Dr. Margaret Arnold, Associate Dean of HSHP and Associate Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies, recently presented at the Academy of Leisure Sciences Teaching Institute in Pacific Grove, California. Dr. Arnold delivered a presentation entitled "Sense of Community: Tweets, MOOCS, and Branding, Oh My!" with Dr. Charles Bullock, Dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, from San Jose State University.

The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs would like to congratulate the following junior and senior students who were selected to receive the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership this year. The award is given to students who excel academically, perform service to the College community and nation, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Sakai, Excel, Photoshop, and Access from Monday, March 17 through Friday, March 21.

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School of Business Assistant Dean Dawn Kline, will be presenting at the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region 1 Conference in Newport, RI, March 19-21.

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Dr. D. Brandon Williams
Vanderbilt University
Medical Department of Surgery

“Obesity: Causes & Cures”
4 pm
CNS 112

Biology Seminar Series
All are welcome to attend.

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Dr. Williams will also present:
A career in medicine: choices along the way

12:10-1 pm, CNS 115

Anyone interested in the health profession should attend.

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Writing Department Associate Professor Cory Brown won one of three finalist awards in The Missouri Review's Jeffrey E. Smith Editor's Prize, for his personal essay "Compliance." The essay is scheduled to be published in the fall issue of South Loop Review.

 

 

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 8 to 18 year olds in the US spend nearly 8 hours a day engaged with media. Because of this reality, it is important that our classrooms address contemporary forms of communication if they are to be relevant and engaging platforms for teaching 21st century literacy. On Saturday March 14, Director of Curriculum and Staff Development for Project Look Sharp Chris Sperry will present two workshops on Media Literacy in the 21st Century, with one focusing on ELA and Social Studies, and the other on STEM.

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The Web infrastructure maintenance scheduled for Thursday, March 13th is being postponed due to unexpected technical difficulties.

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