Here is some of what EFLJ faculty achieved in spring semester, 2010:
Kaye Adkins conducted a series of workshops on "Writing Clear Concise Procedures" for an animal health products company in St. Joseph.
Kaye Adkins' article, "Poster Sessions: Think Outside the Boxes" has been published in the February issue of Intercom, the magazine of the Society for Technical Communication.
Kaye Adkins conducted a series of workshops on "Writing Clear Concise Procedures" for an animal health products company in St. Joseph. This is the second workshop she has conducted for the organization. The workshop was offered through Western Institute.Mike Cadden, Professor of English, presented “Closure and Happiness, Extrapolation and Hope: The Epilogue in Children’s Fantasy Fiction” at the Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative in Cleveland, OH, April 11, 2010.
Stacia Bensyl presented her paper, "Untold Stories: Literary Magazines in Japanese American Internment Camps" at the 2010 Japan Studies Association International Conference at Tokai University in Honolulu, Hawai'i on January 8.
Bob Bergland served as the judge for the online/multimedia portion of the Iowa College Press Association contest.
Mike Cadden served as the external reviewer for the Missouri Southern State University Department of English Five-Year Review, Joplin, MO, March 31-April 2, 2010.
Mike Cadden presented “Closure and Happiness, Extrapolation and Hope: The Epilogue in Children’s Fantasy Fiction” at the Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative in Cleveland, OH, April 11, 2010.
Jeanie Crain completed a Systems Portfolio appraisal (AQIP) for Central Community College (Nebraska).
Jeanie Crain attended Higher Learning Commission’s Annual Conference and presented "What AQIP Institutions Say about Succession Planning." Paper is published in conference collections, April 10, 2010.
Susan Hennessy organized a lecture (in English) on January 27 by Colonel Brejot, French Army officer at Fort Leavenworth, who spoke on NATO initiatives and the special relationship the U.S. has with the French military in combating terror.
Tom Pankiewicz served on a National Writing Project Site Visit team to the Northwest Arkansas Writing Project at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville on April 10-12, 2010.
Betty Sawin joined James Okapal and Phil Mullins for a panel discussion on January 19 as part of campus celebrations honoring Martin Luther King. The topic of discussion, Civil Discourse in American Society, was suggested by Board member, Mr. Drew Brown.
Betty Sawin gave a presentation about Outdoor Semester 2009 to the MWSU Foundation Board during its meeting on January 27. Dr. Sawin showed the photos she took during the 12-hour Yellowstone National Park tour made possible by a grant from the Foundation. She was joined by Outdoor Semester student Kurt Morrison who spoke about some of his most memorable experiences on the entire 13-day field trip.