Clarke to Highlight Faculty Scholarship and Creativity, March 16

posted on March 13, 2007

Clarke College will highlight the work and research of the College’s faculty on Friday, March 16, during “Books. Bites. Brilliance.” an event recognizing faculty scholarship and creativity. The presentations, sponsored by Nicholas J. Schrup Library and the College’s Faculty Development Committee, will be held from 1-3 p.m. in the library. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The schedule for the afternoon is as follows:

1 p.m.
Diana Russo, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, will present about a week-long seminar she attended at the American Press Institute in Washington, DC, on whether certain graphic photos should be published in the press.

1:15 p.m.
Laura Birch, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, will present on the research from her sabbatical.

1:30 p.m.
Mary Fuhrman, MSN, assistant clinical professor of nursing, and Molly Frommelt, MSN, instructor of nursing, will present on development of a Preceptorship Handbook that would optimize the nursing preceptorship experience.

1:45 p.m.
Colleen Edwards, MS, MA, instructor of kinesiology, will present her research into the content and administration of the Sports Management Program as offered at the College of Wisconsin-Madison.

2 p.m.
Bill O’Dell, PT, ABD, associate professor of physical therapy, and Andrew Priest, PT, Ed.D., chair and associate professor of physical therapy, will give their presentation entitled “MT-2 Basic Spinal Course: Introduction to Maitland’s Principles for the Assessment and Treatment of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine.”

2:15 p.m.
Tim Boffeli, MA, chair and assistant professor of psychology, will present the revised curriculum for PSYC 111 Introductory Psychology to match the 10 competencies for undergraduates as recommended by the American Psychological Association.

2:30 p.m.
Sunil Malapati, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, will present on his development of a hybrid WebCT course for Nursing Chemistry.

2:45 p.m.
Michelle Slover, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, will present her research, “Aging Skeletal Remains: A Comparison of Techniques,” she completed with fellow human anatomist from Ohio Dominican College to evaluate the accuracy of various scientific techniques utilized for age determination of skeletal remains. This lab technique will then be incorporated into Human Anatomy and Physiology class.

3 p.m.
Evelyn Nadeau, Ph.D., assistant professor of language and literature, will present her development of an on-line course for Spanish to meet the needs of our current students as well as to expand the student base.

For more information, contact the Clarke College Public Relations Office at (563)588-6318.


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