Items listed under "Liberal Arts"

Grading versus Teaching

By Amy Erickson In the October 2016 issue of Online Classroom, Dr. John Orlando makes an interesting distinction between grading and teaching. In his article “Have You Turned Yourself into a Writing Tutor?” Dr. Orlando (2016) suggests that many professors focus on...  [Read More]

Lehmann Presents at International Studies Association

Ted Lehmann, faculty program director for the social sciences, presented a paper entitled “The American Hegemonic System’s Eternal and Perpetual Interest in Oil” at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association in Atlanta in March.  Lehmann’s conference paper will become a...  [Read More]

Mikalson Hosts Faculty Meet-up in Denver

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Paludi Edits Book on Women in Congress

“Why Congress Needs Women: Bringing Sanity to the House and Senate” is a new book schedule for release on January 31, 2016 by School of Liberal Arts Faculty Program Director Michele Paludi. The book addresses women’s civil strategies for negotiation and leadership through...  [Read More]

SLA Communications Faculty Member Earns Doctorate

Eileen Hegel, Distinguished Faculty award winner in 2014 for the School of Liberal Arts, has been awarded an EdD in Educational Leadership at Liberty University. Her dissertation, which she completed in May 2015, is entitled A Phenomenological Study of Facebook Messages from...  [Read More]

Faculty Development Grant Recipient Reports on International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies

By Ilse Silva-Krott, PhD, SLA instructional faculty, BIO 212 I presented a round table discussion titled “Active Learning Through Learner Engagement in Multimodal Science Courses” at the Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies (The Future of Education: Advanced Computing, Ubiquitious...  [Read More]

MA/LS Program Sees Rise in Graduations

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program implemented a new capstone option for students.  Capstone students enjoy greater flexibility in their course selection and complete their degree by participating in a rigorous interdisciplinary research seminar focusing on the Harlem Renaissance. ...  [Read More]

Writing Programs Revises, Adds Courses

By Joe Bocchi, Faculty Program Director The Writing program continues to provide a large number of service courses as part of the Written English Requirement. Two key courses, ENG 202 Business Writing and ENG 201 Writing in the Professions, were revised and...  [Read More]

Social Sciences Program Develops New Courses

By Ted Lehmann Faculty Program Director The Social Sciences program has continued to expand over the past year, increasing program offerings in international and environmental courses in particular, while the phase-out of the sociology degree program has also begun.  Interesting new courses...  [Read More]

Paludi Plans New Courses in Psychology

Faculty Program Director Michele Paludi, has been building a rigorous curriculum that is aligned with learning goals identified by the American Psychological Association, including internationalizing all psychology courses. New courses are being developed in the area of industrial/organizational psychology, psychology of strategic...  [Read More]