Monday, March 7, 2011

February Faculty Activities

Michael Charlton gave a symposium at the Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education on the client/student relationship in applied learning.

Cynthia Jeney presented her paper "Enide's Excellent Equestrian Adventure: Squire, Donzel, and Warrior Queen in Chr├ętien de Troye’s Erec et Enide" at the 17th Annual Conference of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, in Tempe, Arizona

Prairie Lands Writing Project sponsored two workshop forums for teachers at Missouri Western in February. Valorie Stokes, National Writing Project Web Presence Retreat Coordinator and Media Coordinator at Platte County High School, conducted an interactive workshop, "Yes, You Can Use Copyrighted Materials!" providing resources for educators related to Fair Use of copyrighted materials. Ten area teachers completed their online book study of the National Writing Project's Because Digital Writing Matters text with a face-to-face gathering at Missouri Western. Prairie Lands Writing Project and Greater Kansas City Writing Project teacher technophiles joined the book study members at the workshop, which was facilitated via Skype by Troy Hicks, one of the authors of Because Digital Writing Matters.

Jeanie Crain completed an additional Reaffirmation Review and Recommendation for AQIP.

Exhibitions/Publications/Peer Review
Jane Frick and Tom Pankiewicz served as grant proposal reviewers at the National Writing Project's national evaluation meeting held in Berkeley, CA, in February.

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