October

October 2018

Active Learning in Chemistry

Speaker: Kelly Hall; Ohio Northern University

When: 10/16/2018 1:00 PM ET

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Are you looking for ways to engage your chemistry students in the learning process? Join Kelly Hall, Organic Chemistry professor at Ohio Northern University, to discuss strategies for meaningful learning activities that force students to think about what they are doing, such as Project Based Learning techniques, 5 minute think tanks, new ways to use just in time teaching, and role playing to teach laboratory safety. Walk away with additional tools and guidance necessary to effectively implement active learning in the chemistry classroom.

About the Speaker:

Kelly Hall is an instructor of chemistry and organic chemistry laboratory coordinator at Ohio Northern University. She has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati and an Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her current research interests are in the field of chemical education. She is also a WileyPLUS Chemistry Specialist and trains faculty on incorporating WileyPLUS into their organic chemistry course. Kelly is the current chair-elect and USNCO coordinator for the Northwest Central Ohio local section of the ACS.

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Data Visualization in the Modern Statistics Course

Speaker: Shad Morris & James Oldroyd; Brigham Young University

When:10/16/2018 3:00 PM ET

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Award winning, experienced international teachers, Dr. Shad Morris and Dr. James Oldroyd, both at Brigham Young University, will provide insights on bringing current events into your classroom and effectively engaging students in international business:

  • What does today’s global market look like?
  • How do businesses succeed within today’s global market?
  • How do I get my students to effectively engage with current events in a way that is fun and related to my class content?

This webinar will equip you with new tools to bring IB content to life. You’ll see some of our engaging whiteboard animations developed by the authors and Brigham Young University’s Center for Teaching and Learning; and hear about topics that truly concern today’s students (i.e,. poverty and sustainability).

About the Speakers:

Shad Morris teaches and conducts research on people, strategy, and the global economy. In addition to his full-time position at the Marriott School of Brigham Young University, he is a research fellow at Cambridge University and has been on the faculty at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Samsung’s SKK Graduate School of Business, and Ohio State University. In 2016 he was awarded the Scholarly Excellence Award from the Marriott School of Management at BYU. He has co-authored three books and regularly publishes in academic and industry journals. He serves as a council member for the Global Management Center Board of Directors and holds a conference-related role for the Strategic Management Society. Prior to becoming an academic, he worked for the World Bank, for Management Systems International, and for Alcoa.

James Oldroyd is an associate professor of strategy at the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, and the Ford Motor/Richard Cook Research Fellow. He received his Ph.D. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2007. He was an associate professor of management at SKK-GSB in Seoul, South Korea, for five years and an assistant professor of international business at Ohio State University for three years. Professor Oldroyd’s research explores the intersection of networks and knowledge flows. His work has been published in outlets such as the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science and Harvard Business Review. He is actively involved in delivering custom leadership training courses for numerous companies including Samsung, Doosan, SK, Quintiles, and inside sales.

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Addressing Accounting Updates in your Course

Speaker: Terry Warfield; University of Wisconsin-Madison

When:10/18/2018 1:00 PM ET

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Dr. Terry Warfield (University of Wisconsin, Madison) is a leading subject matter expert in FASB Accounting Standards. In this 50 minute webinar, you will learn teaching tips to help you address the FASB updates and latest developments in international convergence that effect the intermediate accounting curriculum. All participants will receive a CPE certifcate after the webinar.

About the Speakers:

Terry D. Warfield, PhD, is the PwC Professor in Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received a B.S. and M.B.A. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Iowa. Professor Warfield’s area of expertise is financial reporting, and prior to his academic career, he worked for five years in the banking industry. He served as the Academic Accounting Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., from 1995–1996. Professor Warfield’s primary research interests concern financial accounting standards and disclosure policies. He has published scholarly articles in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Research in Accounting Regulation, and Accounting Horizons, and he has served on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, and Issues in Accounting Education. He has served as president of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, the Financial Accounting Standards Committee of the American Accounting Association (Chair 1995–1996), and on the AAAFASB Research Conference Committee. He also served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and he currently serves as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation. Professor Warfield has received teaching awards at both the University of Iowa and the University of Wisconsin, and he was named to the Teaching Academy at the University of Wisconsin in 1995. Professor Warfield has developed and published several case studies based on his research for use in accounting classes.

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Data Visualization in the Modern Statistics Course

Speaker: Patti Frazer Lock; St. Lawrence University

When: 10/22/2018 3:00 PM ET

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Today’s students expect a more dynamic experience in the classroom. Luckily, modern technology allows students to see the exciting possible applications of statistics early in the course through data visualization and using randomization tests and bootstrap intervals. Patti Lock talks about the strong intuitive understanding these methods provide when learning statistical fundamentals, and ways to stimulate student curiousity to encourage them to engage in learning more complex statistical applications.

About the Speaker:

Patti Frazer Lock is the Cummings Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics at St. Lawrence University. She is a member of the Calculus Consortium for Higher Education (formerly the Calculus Consortium based at Harvard). She is a co-author with the Consortium of texts in Calculus, Applied Calculus, Multivariable Calculus, Precalculus, and Algebra. She is currently working on a text in Introductory Statistics. She does workshops around the country on the teaching of undergraduate mathematics. She is a member of the Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics of the Mathematics Association of America, is on the Editorial Board of PRIMUS Journal, and is a Consultant to Project NExT of the MAA. She loves to teach and teaches courses across the spectrum of mathematics and statistics, and she enjoys collaborating with undergraduates on her research in graph theory. She received her BA from Colgate University and her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Designing Effective Rubrics to Assess Student Performance in Spanish

Speaker: Donna Shelton; Northeastern State University

When: 10/23/2018 1:00 PM ET

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New to rubrics or interested in improving rubrics you’re already using? Spanish instructor Dr. Donna Shelton has studied the efficacy of well-designed rubrics and has successfully used them in her Introductory to Advanced Spanish classrooms. In this webinar you will learn how to design holistic, analytic, and single-point rubrics based on ACTFL-defined domains to assess student performance in the three communicative modes. All participants will receive a certificate of participation after the webinar.

About the Speaker:

Donna Shelton grew up in the Kansas City metropolitan area and began to study Spanish in junior high school. While an undergraduate at Baker University in Baldwin City, KS, a study-abroad experience in Guadalajara ignited her enduring fascination with the cultural richness of the Spanish-speaking world. She specialized in Latin American literature, but soon realized that her passion was working with students in the early years of language and culture study. She taught Spanish at Phillips University in Enid, OK, led summer study-abroad programs in Mexico, and mentored students preparing to become teachers. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, she directed a federal grant project that provided training to teachers in school districts with large Hispanic immigrant populations. From 2004 to 2017 she taught all levels of Spanish courses at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. She served as the program coordinator at NSU for ten years and developed the assessment plans for both the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Arts in Education degrees in Spanish. She retired in May 2017 with the rank of Professor Emerita and is now an active volunteer in her new community in Central New York. She is an enthusiastic new co-author on the fourth edition of ¡Con brío!

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Bringing Financial Literacy to your Campus

Speaker: Jodi Kaus; Kansas State University

When:10/23/2018 3:00 PM ET

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Is your institution in the process of developing a financial wellness program for your students? Jodi Kaus is an expert in financial management and the Director of Kansas State University’s Student Financial Planning and Counseling Center. In this 50 minute webinar, she will share best practices, programming ideas and training techniques to help you build effective programming at your institution.

About the Speaker:

Jodi Kaus created Powercat Financial in August 2009 and has over 20 years of experience in wealth management and financial planning, complimented by her legal experience and designation as a Certified Trust & Financial Advisor. Jodi received her B.A. in ’91 from Kansas State University, and her Juris Doctorate in ’94 from the University of Kansas School of Law. She is a trustee and past president of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation and active member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

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Elevated Curriculum: Learning Through Dynamic Video Content

Speaker: Andrew Loos; Attack! Marketing

When:10/24/2018 1:00 PM ET

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In this webinar we will explore the dynamic video segments created by Dr.Dan Padget (Auburn U) and Andrew Loos (Attack! Marketing) for their upcoming new Priniciples of Marketing product – Applied Marketing 1e. This innovative suite of digital assets – author roundtables, industry expert interviews, company field trips, author answered FAQ’s and a running chapter case video on This Bar Saves Lives has been designed to help connet marketing classrooms to careers . Authentic, informative, highly student engaging, short videos were designed by the authors to complement your curriculum and vividly illustrate real-time marketplace applications.

About the Speaker:

Andrew Loos, Attack! Marketing. Mr. Loos co-founded Attack! Marketing in 2001 as an event marketing agency and over the past decade and a half has turned it into one of the top players in the wider experiential marketing space. His programs have pioneered market entry and brand dominance for companies such as Kellogg’s, Pepsi, Samsung, Nestle, T-Mobile and many more. Today Attack! has four offices across the U.S. and serves global brands in marketing strategy, new brand activation, and hyper-local immersion. As President and CSO, Mr. Loos contributes to the larger industry dialogue and his expertise has been featured in Inc., AdWeek, Fast Company, Event Marketer, PROMO, Experiential Marketing Forum (where he is an advisory board member), and Chief Marketer. Mr. Loos has been a keynote speaker at major conferences including Google’s “ForumCon” and Appalachian State University’s “Entrepreneur Week,” and has shared his expertise in an interview with Adweek.

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Visual Literacy in Biochemistry

Speaker: John Tansey; Otterbein University

When:10/24/2018 3:00 PM ET

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The modern student lives in a world of stunning graphics and visual imagery, and at a time where advances in technology have changed the practice of science. As digital media has progressed and ways that scientists represent data has changed, we as educators should ask how the images found in biochemistry can help educators tell the story and enable students to succeed. Join Dr. John Tansey, professor of Biochemistry at Otterbein University, and winner of the 2004 “Best new teacher” award, to learn how art can help drive student understanding in biochemistry and help overall comprehension and higher-order thinking.

About the Speaker:

John Tansey is a professor of Chemistry at Otterbein University, where he was awarded the “Best New Teacher” award in 2004. He has taught courses ranging from General Chemistry, to advanced Biochemistry, giving him a wide sample of experiences teaching students at varied levels. John currently serves as the Director of the interdisciplinary program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and is constantly innovating in his educational approach.

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Teaching Controversial Issues in Geography

Speaker: Erin Fouberg; Northern State University

When:10/25/2018 1:00 PM ET

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Dr. Fouberg gives practical ways educators can navigate a diverse classroom of students with varying backgrounds and beliefs. By using geographic concepts, first person narratives, and short readings, Dr. Fouberg offers specific tools educators can use to help students think critically about controversial topics in geography, from race and gender to climate change.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Erin H. Fouberg is Professor of Geography and Director of the Honors Program at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Dr. Fouberg is a broadly trained human geography with expertise in geography education and political geography. The Journal of Geography in Higher Education recognized Dr. Fouberg’s research in geography education by bestowing the Biennial Award for Teaching and Learning on her in 2015. In 2017, Dr. Fouberg was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Council for Geographic Education. Dr. Fouberg authors two college level textbooks: Understanding World Regional Geography, 2nd edition with William Moseley (New York: Wiley, 2018) and Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture, 11th edition with Alexander B. Murphy and H.J. de Blij (New York: Wiley, 2015). Dr. Fouberg is co-editor of the Atlas of the 2016 Elections (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017) and the Atlas of the 2012 Elections (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).

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How Flipping the Classroom Empowers Your Students in Introductory College Accounting

Speaker: Mark Farber; Humber College

When:10/30/2018 1:00 PM ET

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Everyone wants to try it, but a long list of constraints and a general fear of failure often get in the way. Join speaker Mark Farber (Humber College) for this engaging 50-minute webinar which will provide you with answers to the following three questions: 1) What are the goals of flipping a classroom? 2) What are some of the methods used to achieve these goals? 3) How can these methods be employed in everything from large lecture halls to tiny classrooms. At the end of the discussion, instructors will have the tools and confidence to try these methods in their own classrooms. All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

About the Speaker:

Mark Farber – Professor of Finance and Accounting, Humber College – is an experienced professional and educator with over 20 years of diverse industry experience in senior finance roles. Mark’s industry experience ranges from senior positions within small private companies and large public corporations, consulting and investment banking and includes experience with forecasting and research, corporate finance and investor relations. Mark has taught at various colleges in Toronto for the past seven years, and is currently a professor at Humber College. Most notably, Mark helped to pioneer a “flipped classroom” for Humber’s Introduction to Financial Accounting course, and is actively working to do the same in other courses at Humber. Mark is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) as well as a CPA, CGA, and he earned a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School at the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal.

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Grit and Growth Mindset

Speaker: Catherine Sanderson; Amherst College

When:10/31/2018 1:00 PM ET

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Many people focus on the importance of cognitive intelligence in predicting academic and professional success. But a growing amount of evidence suggests that other traits – including emotional intelligence and a growth mindset – are essential in achieving the best outcomes in both personal and professional relationships. In this 50 minute webinar, award-winning author and speaker, Dr. Catherine Sanderson (Amherst College), will discuss the importance of so-called emotional intelligence (or EQ) in predicting success, and provide you with specific strategies for changing your own mindset. All attendees will be provided with a certificate of participaton and a limited-time access to XXX Psychology Journal of your choice.

About the Speaker:

Catherine A. Sanderson is the Manwell Family Professor of Psychology at Amherst College. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a specialization in health and development from Stanford University, and received both masters and doctoral degrees in psychology from Princeton University. Professor Sanderson’s research examines how personality and social variables influence health-related behaviors such as safer sex and disordered eating, the development of persuasive messages and interventions to prevent unhealthy behavior, and the predictors of relationship satisfaction. This research has received grant funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health. Professor Sanderson has published over 25 journal articles and book chapters in addition to five college textbooks, a high school health textbook, and a popular press book on parenting. In 2012 she was named one of the country’s top 300 professors by the Princeton Review.

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