IU East faculty present at national conferences

February 27th, 2009

Indiana University East faculty present papers at national and international conferences throughout the year, sharing their wealth of knowledge and expertise with several colleagues and students.

School of Nursing
Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing, Paulette Humphries, lecturer in nursing, and Diana Stanforth, clinical assistant professor, recently had an article published in the January edition of the Nurse Educator. The article is “Teaching undergraduate nursing research: A collaborative approach.”

School of Business and Economics
Marsha Jance, assistant professor of business administration, presented at the Clute Institute for Academic Research Applied Business Research (ABR) conference held January 5-8, 2009 in Oahu, Hawaii.  Jance’s presentation, “Min and Max Triangular Extreme Interval Values and Statistics,” earned the Best Paper Award. Jance co-wrote the paper with Nick Thomopoulos, research professor of management science, from the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business.

School of Education
Pamela Whitt and Maureen Scane, assistant professors in the School of Education, presented “White Trash Theory for Teachers: a Critical Exploration of Socio-Economic Diversity in Teacher Education Programs” on Sunday, January 4 at the Hawaii International Conference on Education held in Honolulu.

Scane and Whitt also presented “Rendering Race Irrelevant: Critical Lessons for Teacher Education Programs” a pre-conference workshop celebrating socio-economic diversity in Teacher Education Programs on Thursday, February 5 at the 61st Annual Meeting of American Association of College for Teacher Education held in Chicago.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Kathleen Felton, assistant professor of psychology, presented a paper, “Igniting Interests and Engaging Undergraduates in Controversial Issues: A Cooperative Learning Experience,” at the 2008 FACET Associate Faculty and Lecturer’s Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. The conference was held in October 2008. In September, Felton presented “Dissociative and Repressive Coping: Its Relationship to Terror and Conflict” at the 13th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in San Diego, Calif.

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