A Day in May 2015


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Wednesday, May 13th
8:00 AM

Overview of A Day in May 2015: A Celebration of Teaching, Scholarship, and Creativity

Framingham State University

McCarthy College Center

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration and Buffet Breakfast

Framingham State University

Forum, McCarthy College Center

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks, Schedule, and Teaching With Technology Awards

Javier Cevallos, Framingham State University
Linda Vaden-Goad, Framingham State University


8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Javier Cevallos, President
Dr. Linda Vaden-Goad, Provost and Vice President

Schedule for the Day
Claudia Springer

Teaching With Technology Awards
Robin Robinson

8:45 AM

Poster Sessions

Lori Anderson, Framingham State University
Daisy Ball, Framingham State University
Cynthia Bechtel, Framingham State University
Brian Bishop, Framingham State University
Bartholomew Brinkman, Framingham State University
Seunghye Cho, Framingham State University
Kim Cochrane, Framingham State University
Laura Connor, Framingham State University
Catherine Dignam, Framingham State University
Vince Ferraro, Framingham State University
Millie Gonzalez, Framingham State University
Stephanie Grey, Framingham State University
Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz, Framingham State University
May Hara, Framingham State University
Alexander Hartwiger, Framingham State University
Hae Won Ju, Framingham State University
Juliana Luna Freire, Framingham State University
Jesse Marcum, Framingham State University
Tim McDonald, Framingham State University
Susan Mullaney, Framingham State University

Alumni Room, McCarthy College Center

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Supplemental Instruction: Lessons from Having Undergraduate Teaching Assistants in Introductory Economics
Lori Anderson

Counterstories of the Model Minority Myth
Daisy Ball

Attendance at NLN Education Summit 2014
Cynthia Bechtel

103rd Annual Conference of the College Art Association
Brian Bishop

Modern Magazines and the "Big Literature" of the First World War
Bart Brinkman

Faceless Women in the Chosun Dynasty (1392-1910): The Influence of Confucianism on Korean Women's Headdresses
Seunghye Cho

Immersed In Information Literacy: Take-Aways From the ACRL Immersion Experience
Kim Cochrane

Frameworks: The Limits of Perception and Representation In Spanish Narrative and Painting, 1880-1920
Laura Connor

Research On Learning In the Laboratory: Implementation of Laboratory Practical Examinations In the Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes: Curriculum Refinement Within the Two Semester First-Year General Chemistry Laboratory Sequence
Catherine Dignam

Expanding the Castle: Explaining "Stand Your Ground" Laws in American States, 2005-2012
Vince Ferraro

American Library Association Conference
Millie Gonzalez

Intersections In Design Education
Stephanie Grey

Queer Criminology and Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence Among Transgender Survivors
Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz

The Impact of Massachusetts' Rethinking Equity for English Language Learners Policy on Preservice Teachers
May Hara

Reading Through Another's Eyes: Globally Networked Learning and Comparative Literature
Alexander Hartwiger

Competitive Visual Clutter Effect: Consumer Attention and Evaluation of a Webpage
Hae Won Ju

"Voces Gitanas" and Other Media Projects: Issues of Identity and Self-Representation by Spanish Roma
Juliana Luna Freire

The 2014 cCWCS Workshop On Computational and Theoretical Chemistry
Jesse Marcum

College Art Association 103rd Annual Conference
Tim McDonald

Integrating a Professional Nursing Conference Into a Student Practicum Experience
Susan Mullaney

The Impermanence of Art and Beauty
Laura Osterweis

Victorian Past and the Corporate Present
Lynn Parker

A Publication Subvention for the Finish Line: The Representation of the Struggling Artist in America, 1800-1865
Erika Schneider

Horacio Quiroga's Toxic Tales
Michael Wong-Russell

9:35 AM

Panel Session 1a: Fashion Design and Industry

Brianna Plummer, Framingham State University
Rhu-Rui Zhang, Framingham State University
Virginia Noon, Framingham State University
Karen Druffel, Framingham State University

MC 415

9:35 AM - 10:35 AM

Pursuit of Ph.D. Course Release: Going Beyond the Terminal Degree (Sculptural Clothing)
Brianna Plummer

Sustainable Apparel Consumption: Scale Development and Validation
Rui-Rui Zhang

Dyeing for a Living: Concern for Health and Safety in Mauritania's Textile and Apparel Dyeing Industry
Virginia Noon

Facilitated by Karen Druffel.

Panel Session 1b: Imagination and activism in Turkey; knowledge-making in archaeology; volcano semiotics

Kaan Agartan, Framingham State University
Niall Stephens, Framingham State University
Ben Alberti, Framingham State University
Andrew Jung, Framingham State University

MC 417

9:35 AM - 10:35 AM

The Praxis of Dissidence: Urban Activism and the Making of a Political Community in the Aftermath of Gezi Park Protests in Turkey
Kaan Agartan

The Mountain is the Message: The Map and the Territory in the Land Community
Niall Stephens

Desiring Interpretation Beyond Representation
Ben Alberti

Facilitated by Andrew Jung.

Panel Session 1c: School climate for students; Workplace civility in libraries; Team teaching

James Cressey, Framingham State University
Shin Freedman, Framingham State University
Devin Burns, Framingham State University
Phoebe Lin, Framingham State University
Ruth Remington, Framingham State University

MC 419

9:35 AM - 10:35 AM

Examining the Use of Family and Student Survey Data to Improve School Climate
James Cressey

Workplace Civility Perceptions Among Academic Librarians
Shin Freedman

Pedagogies of Team Teaching
Devin Burns and Phoebe Lin

Facilitated by Ruth Remington.

10:45 AM

Panel Session 2a: 19th century child indenture; Historical radio drama; C.S. Lewis' novel as memoir

Sarah Adelman, Framingham State University
Kelly Matthews, Framingham State University
Evelyn M. Perry, Framingham State University
Virginia Noon, Framingham State University

MC 415

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

"Before They Go Forth into the Great World": Nineteenth-Century Indenture and the Stages of Childhood
Sarah Adelman

"The Storied Page of This Our Age": Historical Radio Drama by Teresa Deevy and Bryan MacMahon
Kelly Matthews

C. S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe as Memoir
Evelyn Perry

Facilitated by Virginia Noon.

Panel Session 2b: Art process; Family memory; Creative imperfection

Keri Straka, Framingham State University
Leslie Starobin, Framingham State University
John Anderson, Framingham State University
Tim McDonald, Framingham State University

MC 419

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Lively Experiments: On the Boundary of Growth
Keri Straka

"Dear Dearest Mother": Letters, Photographs, and Medals From the Front
Leslie Starobin

Imperfection, Impermanence and Incompleteness: How the Philosophy of Wabi-Sabi Resonates With My Creative Process
John Anderson

Facilitated by Tim McDonald

Panel session 2c: Assessment and technology in science and math education

Sarah Mabrouk, Framingham State University
David Keil, Framingham State University
Shelli Waetzig, Framingham State University
Francis Kemegue, Framingham State University

MC 417

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Why Statistics? An Opportunity for Exploration and Reflection
Sarah Mabrouk

Wanted: Assessment-Based Grading Methods That Support Student Engagement
David Keil

Implementing Technology in the Organic Chemistry Curriculum
Shelli Waetzig

Facilitated by Francis Kemegue

12:00 PM


Framingham State University


12:00 PM - 12:25 PM

12:25 PM

Introduction of Keynote

Claudia Springer, Framingham State University


12:25 PM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Keynote Presentation: Teacher Prestige and the Americanization of the Profession: A Global Perspective

Rosetta Marantz Cohen, Smith College


12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Dr. Rosetta Marantz Cohen is the Sylvia D'Lugasch Bauman Professor of American Studies and member of the Department of Education and Child Study at Smith College.

2:00 PM

Panel Session 3a: Economics

Mehmet Sencicek, Framingham State University
Francis Kemegue, Framingham State University
Manos Apostolidis, Framingham State University

MC 415

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Extremes of Arbitrage in a Crisis: Evidence from Multiple Listed Equity Prices
Francis Kemegue

Devaluation and Trade Balance: Evidence from Turkey
Mehmet Sencicek

Facilitated by Manos Apostolidis

Panel Session 3b: Prison exchange psychology course; Persistent gender gaps; Progressive third parties

Deborah McMakin, Framingham State University
Virginia Rutter, Framingham State University
Braxton Jones
Jacqueline Boateng
Jonathan Martin, Framingham State University
Joseph M. Adelman, Framingham State University

MC 417

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Preparing an Inside/Out Prison Exchange Psychology Course: Innovation In Teaching and Pedagogy Funding
Deb McMakin

Gender Revolution Rebound? (Not So Much)
Virginia Rutter with Braxton Jones and Jacqueline Boateng

The Not So Bitter End: Completing a Book On Progressive Third Parties
Jonathan Martin

Facilitated by Joseph Adelman

Panel Session 3c: Quality Matters: Online and Blended Course Delivery Best Practices

T. Bridgett Galvin, Framingham State University
Robin Robinson, Framingham State University

MC 419

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

There are many factors that affect a student's experience in an online course, including: course design, course delivery, course content, technology, institutional infrastructure, faculty readiness for online teaching, and student readiness for online learning and support. Join your colleagues in sharing ideas and methods that work in aligning course design with learning outcomes, objectives, and assignments using the Quality Matters (QM) Higher Education Rubric. This session is for all faculty interested in delivering online or blended learning courses who wish to share best practice learning strategies, including using the QM rubric. It is also for faculty who have participated in the QM program who wish to share their experience.