Conference Sessions

29th Annual TASS Conference

April 8-11, 2018
Riverside Hotel
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent sessions will be added to this listing after each round of review and upon acceptance by the proposal review committee for presentation. Check back periodically for updated concurrent sessions

Sessions for 2018: Sessions are in alphabetical order by last name of each presenter. Where there is more than one presenter, the session is listed by the presenter's name appearing first on the proposal.

Presenter(s): Lourdes Albo-Beyda, Broward College
Darenda Borgers, Broward College

Integrating Students' Career Pathways to Sequencing Writing Assignments in English for Academic Purposes Classes

Summary: This presentation will demonstrate using sequencing writing assignments related to students' career pathways in an EAP1540C class to improve students' writing and career knowledge and enhance their college readiness.

Presenter(s): Gail Ali, University of Phoenix


Summary: Bridging the gap of workforce skills and employers’ needs is made difficult by the complexity of the acquisition of soft skills or “employability” skills and its evaluation by employers.

Presenter(s): Nicole Battaglia, Seton Hall University

Peer Advisers: "Not All Heroes Wear Capes" Ours Wear Polos

Summary: Presentation will review the positive impact Peer Advisers have on first-year students. Will also include how to develop a rigorous training program and how to connect first-year students to success.

Presenter(s): Nicole Battaglia, Seton Hall University
Brittany White, Seton Hall University

First to Finish: First-Generation Support Initiatives

Summary: Emphasizing academic support, social integration, and financial literacy, presentation will review initiatives including summer bridge programs, academic coaching, and scholarship opportunities for first-generation students to help educators support this at-risk population.

Presenter(s): Laurie Bauer, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

Developing Background Knowledge to Improve Comprehension

Summary: This presentation focuses on the importance of developing background knowledge before completing a reading assignment. Instructional methods for developing background knowledge as well as student examples and reflections will be discussed.

Presenter(s): Patrick Bentley, Ferris State University
Erin Burke, Ferris State University

Strategies for under-prepared students in college math

Summary: Helping under-prepared students take an active role in the success of their college-level math courses by incorporating student-centered strategies that help students identify prior knowledge gaps, assess the progress of their learning throughout the semester, and, finally, by creating clear expectations of the reading, writing, modeling, and collaboration involved with students success.

Presenter(s): Stephen Berard, Bemidji State University

Mnemonic Devices: Essential Gizmos for the Testing Toolbox

Summary: Students lacking test preparation skills often underperform on exams, even after hours of diligent study. Teaching mnemonic devices to at-risk students provides a testing edge they may be missing. Memory techniques are not only a key ingredient to a "study smarter, not longer" approach to test preparation, they also help students earn better grades. This hands-on presentation will cover the Keyword Method, the Acrostic Technique, and the Rhyme Key Method, as well as effective and engaging ways to teach these mnemonic devices to your students.

Presenter(s): Donna Bertolino, Northern Essex Community College
Linda Giampa, Northern Essex Community College

Put Me in Coach! How Academic Success Coaching Keeps Students in the Game

Summary: This presentation will focus on past, present and future strategies of our Academic Success Coaching program.

Presenter(s): Noah Bowman, Maryville College

Academic Mentoring for Freshmen Success: Tapping into the Dominant Operating Student Paradigm

Summary: This presentation highlights the benefits of a proven and effective academic mentor training program/course geared towards first year freshmen scholars of a given college or university. Overall benefits: increased student study culture, retention, student profile, CUM GPA

Presenter(s): Jenny Box, Mississippi University for Women

What's the matter with your gray matter? How stress and negative emotions impact learning

Summary: Neuroscience demonstrates the connection between stressors/negative emotions and learning/memory. In this interactive session, learn how to simplify the science so students understand it and leave with classroom activities to teach these concepts and healthy coping strategies.

Presenter(s): Deirdre Budzyna, Northern Essex Community College
Doris Buckley, Northern Essex Community College

It's Not How Smart You Are; It's How You Are Smart: Using MI Theory to Engage Adult Learners

Summary: Learn how to utilize Howard Gardners Multiple Intelligence Theory to meet the needs of all your students. Strategize effective techniques to engage your students.

Presenter(s): Dominique Charlotteaux, Broward College
Shabana Ali, Broward College
William Roller, Broward College

Learning Tech and Strats from Millennials

Summary: College instructors can bridge the gap to effectively teach millennials and empower them for success. The presentation will explore active learning strategies and technology tools that promote student engagement and support a growth mindset, as well as more grit.

Presenter(s): Linda Coleman, VILLANOVA UNIVERSUTY
Lauren Ward, Villanova University

Building Bridges, Building Relationships

Summary: Personal relationships can be powerful and transformative. Learn how a summer bridge program established sustained personal connections between underrepresented freshmen and faculty, staff and current students, promoting persistence and success.

Presenter(s): Joseph Cunningham, University of Cincinnati

Practical Writing in Freshmen Seminar Courses

Summary: This presentation will discuss how a writing center was integrated into a FYE course and how practical writing experiences enabled students to develop skills while connecting to center services.

Presenter(s): Jacqueline DeBenedetto, Seton Hall University

Undecided v.s. Pre-Major: What's the Difference and How Can We Help?

Summary: “Undecided” and “Pre-Major” students often feel alienated and detached from their institution. This presentation will discuss advising and teaching strategies educators can use to support and retain this at-risk population.

Presenter(s): Lesley Dorhout, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
Amy Simerly, University of Cincinnati Clermont College

Shared Students, Struggles, and Solutions

Summary: A newly designed joint effort to guide at-risk student through common transitioning issues experienced success through its first year. This presentation shares pragmatics and results of the program.

Presenter(s): Kevin Dvorak, Nova Southeastern University
Shanti Bruce, Nova Southeastern University

Placing Course-Embedded Writing Tutors into First-Year Composition Courses: Overview and Results

Summary: This flash presentation will provide participants with an understanding of how writing fellows and course-embedded writing tutoring programs can have a positive impact on first-year composition students.

Presenter(s): Constance Farley, Montgomery College
Robert Ciapetta, Montgomery College

Integrating Reading, Writing, and Language Skills for Pre-credit Level ESL College Students

Summary: The session focuses on the power and flexibility of a holistic teaching approach that integrates reading, writing, and language skills in the pre-college credit level ESL classroom. There will be many examples and materials to share in this interactive presentation.

Presenter(s): Cassandra Fetters, University of Cincinnate Clermont College

"Diversity and Connection: Developing and Utilizing Ethical Emotive Criticism for Literature and Writing"

Summary: This paper discusses using ethical emotive literary criticism in the literature classroom. This pedagogical theory assists students from rural Ohio in developing the critical thinking skills necessary to understand texts from ethnic American writers and to develop those understandings into synthesized writings that seek to expose universal themes.

Presenter(s): Susan Fletcher, ohio university
Kathy Pittman, Heritage College of Medicine, Ohio University

Changing the Narrative on College Readiness: The Value of High School and College Teacher Collaboration

Summary: This presentation invites participants to consider how high school and college faculty and administrations can work together toward the goal of college readiness through collaborative activity.

Presenter(s): LaTrista Funches, Texas A&M University

Engineering Transfer Student Success: How to Help Transfer Students Succeed from Start to Finish

Summary: Learn how to engineer transfer students as experienced academic advisors from a four-year university present effective ways to claim, retain, and graduate transfer students in this interactive paper presentation.

Presenter(s): Zeina Ghoul, Wayne State University

Procrastination: The Thief of Academic Success

Summary: Procrastination has an array of negative effects on academic performance. In this interactive session, attendees will learn about current evidence-based techniques to help university students manage procrastination and increase self-regulation.

Presenter(s): Cindy Gomez, Hodges University

ASAP - Buidling Academic Skills for College Success

Summary: Adult students face a variety of challenges when attempting college coursework for the first time. Many of these students lack skills necessary for college success. Hodges University designed a course, ASAP, to address many of those needs.

Presenter(s): Jennifer Haber, St. Petersbrug College
Heather Roberson, St. Petersburg College
Melanie Paden, St. Petersburg College
Carol Weideman, St. Petersburg College

Ready, Set, Success! Helping students with Strategies for Success!

Summary: Ready, Set, Succeed! is a program that provides students strategies to strengthen their self-efficacy, help them understand how they learn best, and use those strategies to persist and complete their academic goals.

Presenter(s): Lucas Harriman, Broward College

Building the Prison-to-School Pipeline at Broward College

Summary: This flash presentation will use research in prison education programs to suggest ways community colleges can more effectively transition students from incarceration to a terminal degree or certification.

Presenter(s): Kathleen Hartman, Kutztown University

Weaving Web Stories: Using Online Platforms to Help Students Transition from College to Career

Summary: Attendees in this interactive session will learn how a senior seminar became technology-based to help students define career goals, learn workplace skills, and present themselves professionally on online-platforms.

Presenter(s): Sarai Hedges, University of Cincinnati

Addressing Students Negative Perceptions in the Statistics Classroom

Summary: Is it possible for students to like statistics? Participants will come away from this session with strategies to improve students attitudes for similarly challenging and dreaded college courses.

Presenter(s): Toni Hernen, Bronx Community College

Developmental Reading Goes Hybrid: Examing Coursework and Outcomes in a hybrid developmental reading course

Summary: Developmental reading programs throughout The City University of New York have struggled to find effective strategies to engage and enhance student learning. This study examines the outcomes of a hybrid developmental reading course and the motivation it has on student learning.

Presenter(s): Lori Howe, University of Wyoming

Film and Identity Transformation in the First-Year Writing Classroom: An Existential Phenomenology

Summary: This presentation explores the results of a qualitative study using film analysis and identity exploration to help conditionally enrolled first-year writing students explore their own emerging identities as college students, scaffolding confidence, skills, and persistence.

Presenter(s): Megan Hughes, Ph.D., Prairie State College

Building Partnerships Between High Schools and Community Colleges

Summary: During this session, we share how faculty at one community college worked to build partnerships with high school faculty including how we developed those partnerships and what we have learned.

Presenter(s): Dr. Lloyd Sheldon Johnson, Bunker Hill Community College
Lee Santos Silva, Bunker Hill Community College

EVERYBODY IS IN THE ROOM! Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Dual-Enrollment Students, English Language Learners, Students with Disabilities, and First-Semester College Students

Summary: This interactive and participatory presentation focuses on empowering classroom strategies that can be used in institutions where students often arrive with limited skills in key and critical academic areas.

Presenter(s): Natalie Keiser, Berkeley College

Speakeasy: Supporting Students in Their Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

Summary: The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate a way in which college support staff can better support students with their public speaking and presentation skills.

Presenter(s): Deborah Kellner, University of Cincinnati

Building Reading Skills in any Discipline with Questioning

Summary: This session provides a repertoire of ideas regarding the practice of questioning to promote critical reading and comprehension across disciplines. Research and hands-on activities using this transferable skill will be introduced.

Presenter(s): Gene Klein, Broward College

Using Game Theory to Analyze Peer Assessment

Summary: A novel approach to understanding peer assessment through the use of game theory.

Presenter(s): Brandon Larmore, Seton Hall University

Seizing the Moment - Utilizing Instant feedback surveys to enhance responsiveness in Tutoring centers.

Summary: This presentation will show participants the benefits of implementing immediate post-session surveys in their academic support area. These quick surveys allow for the rapid review and enhancement of center services

Presenter(s): Kristen Lawson, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

College Undergraduate Success Program (CUSP): Transitioning First-Time Freshmen to College

Summary: Developmental Studies offers a one-week program prior to fall enrollment called CUSP (College Undergraduate Success Program). The purpose is to help incoming freshmen make a successful transition to college.

Presenter(s): Z. Z. Lehmberg, Northern Michigan University

Lets Be Serious: Writing and Reading Aloud Activities

Summary: This presentation will discuss how reading aloud activities can help students improve their writing skills.

Presenter(s): Edward Lehner, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
Tonya Johnson, Bronx Community College

How Teaching Writing Should Be Different: Operationalizing Student Microengagement

Summary: . The results suggest that repeatable online formative assessments are an effective way to increase student writing achievement, particularly in populations with widely varying abilities and inclined to struggle with college-level composition. Future research is needed to determine predictive relationships among these significantly correlated pairs.

Presenter(s): Orlando Lobaina, Liberty University
Ralph W. Jernigan, Liberty University

Rescuing the Drowning Student: A Comprehensive Approach for Helping College Students Achieve Academic Success

Summary: For more than 30 years, the Academic Success Center at Liberty University has been teaching study skills to college students. Some have taken the courses for their own improvement, but other students have been required by the university to take the courses during the time that they are on academic warning or probation. ASCS 101 Theory for Academic Success is required for students who have been placed on academic warning after not achieving the required GPA for a semester. This course is designed to equip students with the theory of study strategies necessary for success at the college level. ASCS 103 Practical Application for Academic Success. For students who have taken ASCS 101 and still failed to achieve good academic standing, this course will be the next step in equipping and enabling students to achieve academic success and maintain good academic standing. ASCS 105 Accountability for Academic Success For students who have taken ASCS 103 and still failed to achieve good academic standing, ASCS 105 will be the final step in equipping and enabling students to achieve academic success and maintain good academic standing. Some students need additional instruction and accountability in transitioning from the acquisition of study skills to the application of these skills in their coursework. This course has as its core three dimensions: advising, mentoring and accountability. The improvement in overall GPA and academic standing among students on academic warning and probation has been quite encouraging. MENT 101 is a course designed for Freshman that are considered on academic caution because of their GPA and/or placement test scores. Approximately four years ago, a MENTORING 101 course was added to help these students with transition to the university, beyond the few days of Freshman Seminar. This course provides an opportunity for students to meet in a small group setting with a professor weekly. The goal for the course is to provide accountability and mentoring during the first semester of the freshman year. The basic design for the three ASCS courses, as well as the mentoring course for freshmen, will be covered in this presentation through PowerPoint presentation and will include Q and A.

Presenter(s): Dawn Lopez, Johnson & Wales University

Getting In Kahoots With Your Students!

Summary: In this inter-active session, you won't just learn about a new, innovative and FREE tool to use in your classroom - you will actually create an account and leave the session with a tool that you can use in your very next class meeting!

Presenter(s): Dave McCall, Ferris State University
Kristin Conley, Ferris State University
Monica Frees, Ferris State University

Creating Soft Failures and Other Innovative Strategies to Help Students Learn to Succeed

Summary: Teaching students to succeed can be an uphill battle, especially when they do not believe they need the help. Join us to discuss new approaches and share in best practices.

Presenter(s): Holly McKee, Kellogg Community College
Cindy Lingbeek, Kellogg Community College

The Impact of Perceptions & Biases on Student Services

Summary: This session will critically examine how individual perceptions and biases affect our work with students. This interactive session will allow for personal reflection and group conversation regarding word choices and the impact they have on diverse student populations.

Presenter(s): Sherri Messersmith, College of DuPage

Reviewing the Basics While Teaching Beginning and Intermediate Algebra

Summary: Many students are unsuccessful in algebra courses because of weak prerequisite skills. In this session you will participate in activities that can be done in class in five minutes or less that will strengthen students basic skills and improve their chances of mastering course content. We will focus mostly on reviewing basic math skills but will also include activities to help students learn success skills such as how to be better time managers, how to effectively do math homework, and how to study for a math test.

Presenter(s): Loretta Minor, Roxbury Community College
Jennie Thrash-Crichlow, Roxbury Community College

Thriving at Roxbury Community College & Beyond: The OER Initiative

Summary: In the fall of 2016, the Massachusetts Community Colleges Go Open Statewide Initiative provided grant funding to faculty across the state to create or adapt Open Education Resources (OER) for use in the classroom. With support from this initiative and the Roxbury Community College (RCC) Administration, four faculty worked together to adapt an OER textbook for use in ACS 102: The College Experience, a three-credit course required for completion of all degree and certificate programs. Three of the faculty participants are full-time staff in Academic Advising, Transfer Services, and the Library, and the fourth is an adjunct instructor in the Liberal Arts.

Presenter(s): Cristy Moran, Broward College
Victor Lawrence, Broward College

FAKE NEWS: Using Media Trends to Teach Practical Information Literacy

Summary: Learn how to use FAKE NEWS and other current media trends to engage students and teach critical thinking and information literacy in any setting through hands-on, fun, and practical activities.

Presenter(s): Donna Nalley, South University Online

Transforming Student Trauma Narratives into Future Stories of Hope

Summary: We tell stories to make sense of experience. Narratives help students work through challenging events, create new meaning, and change their mindset. Discuss practical ideas for using the writing process to help students take control of their narratives, and participate in hands-on practice.

Presenter(s): Jacqueline Pena, Miami Dade College
Harold Silva, Miami Dade College

C-TECH Pathways: High School and College Digital Design Collaboration for Workforce Preparation and College Success

Summary: The Miami C-Tech Pathways Program engaged digital media high school students in college-level courses, digital design projects, and industry certifications with the goal of enhancing student transition and success at the College and workforce preparation.

Presenter(s): Audra Pickett, Colorado Community College Online

Extreme Course Makeover

Summary: Intuitive course design is essential for helping students navigate their online course. Come and learn about CCCOnline's Master Course Template, as well as how we use Quality Matters standards to guide our course development process.

Presenter(s): Kathy Pittman, Heritage College of Medicine, Ohio University
Susan Fletcher, ohio university

A Children's Book: What Can It Teach the Underprepared College Student About Critical Thinking, Self-Directed Learning, and Reflection Skills?

Summary: The underprepared college student often expresses a dislike for reading. As educators, we are constantly looking for teaching ideas that build our students' reading skills, critical thinking skills, self-directed learning, and reflection skills. So how can a children's book help?

Presenter(s): Katya Pizarro, Broward College

Strategies to Meet the Unique Needs of ESL Learners

Summary: This presentation clarifies second language acquisition, teaching diversity, ESL programs, and ESL methodology to improve administrative leaders and the teaching effectiveness of educators. The presentations approach would be using ESL instruction strategies and resources correctly

Presenter(s): Amber Racchini, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Meghan Erwin, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Recovery to Success

Summary: Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academic Recovery Program utilizes an intrusive advising approach to help students reach their short and long-term goals. Learn a new way to help your students on academic probation navigate the road to recovery.

Presenter(s): C Phoebe Reeves, University of Cincinnati, Clermont College
Gregory Loving, University of Cincinnati, Clermont College

This Is Boring: Engaging with Disengagement in the Classroom or Tutoring Session

Summary: Whats happening when students dont do classwork because its boring? Come explore the student experience of boredom as defense mechanism and learn to help students apply a deeper work ethic.

Presenter(s): Maria Reid, Brward College

Group assignments: Why professors love them and students hate them

Summary: Using Group assignments in online classes to increase written assignments without increasing faculty work load: This session covers the advantages and disadvantages of using team based assignments in fully online classes. By the end of the session, you will be able to use groups to fulfill course objectives and create groups with different tools on two different LMS (Blackboard and Canvas). The session will also presents different strategies to effectively manage common group problems.

Presenter(s): Evelyn Rodriguez, Miami Dade College
Jacqueline Pena, Miami Dade College

Introduction to College through the Peer Institute for Educational Excellence

Summary: The Peer Institute for Educational Excellence (PIE²) program engages students during their first year of college. Implementation strategies, data, program outcomes, challenges and program successes will be shared.

Presenter(s): Pascal Roubides, Broward College

Polyparadigm Competency-focused Learning in Online Mathematics Curriculum

Summary: Seeking evidence of differences in academic performance between traditional online mathematics College Algebra courses at the post-secondary level of education and equivalent online courses based on a polyparadigm model of delivery structured around a hybrid competency-based learning approach.

Presenter(s): Patrick Saxon, Sam Houston State University

Research, Reform, and Graduate Study in Developmental Education: SHSU's Fully Online Developmental Education Doctoral Program

Summary: Recently, developmental education has advanced in terms of research, scholarship, and professional development opportunities. The presenter will discuss current trends and research in the field. Doctoral study, contributing to the research base, and in particular, a description of graduate study in the Sam Houston State University fully online Developmental Education Doctoral Program will be offered. Participants will be allowed time for discussion and questions regarding any of the topics covered.

Presenter(s): Ethel Schuster, Northern Essex Community College

Our Experience with Supplemental Instruction: Its Impact on Student Learning and Retention

Summary: Supplemental Instruction (SI) provide students with the opportunity to build relationships and cohorts. The SI leaders guide them through course topics, and to better adapt to the college classroom environment.

Presenter(s): Lou Ann Sears, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

The Big Ideas of Writing

Summary: This 2-part session exploring the 3 phases of the journey of the writer--Preparation for the Journey, Journey, and Ownership--is relevant for writing teachers and writers.

Presenter(s): Isis Silva, Broward College
Eileen Santiago, Broward College

It's in the text! Is it in your head?: SQ3R

Summary: During this interactive, hands-on session you will be equipped with the necessary information to get your students actively involved during their course readings. Background and research to support the effectiveness of the SQ3R reading/critical thinking/study skill strategy will persuade you to try it out next term.

Presenter(s): Kellie W. Slade, Cumberland County College
Renee J. Post, Cumberland County College

Welcome to the Reef . . . Starfish at Cumberland County College

Summary: Starfish, a tool for student success and retention provides a tri-fecta approach for direct communication, intensive support, and intrusive advisement through a collaborative partnership between Academic Affairs and Student Services.

Presenter(s): Chrisha Spears, Ashland Community & Technical College
Karen Coburn, Ashland Community & Technical College

Accelerating Opportunity Kentucky Helping GED Students Fast Track to College and Beyond

Summary: By 2018, more than half of all Kentucky jobs will require more than a high school diploma. Accelerating Opportunity Kentucky (AOKY) will help GED seeking students earn their GED while enrolled in credit-bearing college courses that are aligned with in-demand career pathways. Students are able to accelerate their potential by earning their GED and college certificates at the same time. Students can then enter the workforce or pursue further certificates, diplomas, and degrees.

Presenter(s): Kim Utschig, Portland State University

Reaching Students Where They Live

Summary: This presentation will discuss field-wide trends at the intersection of residential life and student support services, using Portland State's University Success program as a case study to understand how to leverage residential support for upper-division students who are on Academic Warning or Academic Probation.

Presenter(s): Ren VanderLind, Texas State University

Teaching Autoethnography and Duoethnography in the Literacy Classroom to Increase Student Development

Summary: Attendees will learn about using qualitative methodologies in the literacy classroom. These methodologies lead to introspection and other areas for student development. Practical applications will be explored in an activity.

Presenter(s): Ren VanderLind, Texas State University

How Mental Health Affects Student Learning

Summary: Literature demonstrates a connection between learning and academic persistence in college students with mental illness or mental health concerns. This presentation will explicate the current literature and draw connections between mental health and learner characteristics.

Presenter(s): Nathalie Vega-Rhodes, Lone Star College - Kingwood
Sherri Messersmith, College of DuPage

Teach Student Success Skills in Your Math Class

Summary: Learn how to use Dr. Robert Feldmans research-based P.O.W.E.R. framework to teach student success skills as students are learning mathematics. The presenters will use (and share) materials written specifically for college math classrooms.

Presenter(s): Nicholas Vick, Pitt Community College

Comprehensive Academic Support

Summary: Community colleges strive to provide academic support to students to help them be successful. Attend this session to learn about the comprehensive academic support program (winner of the 2017 NC Learning Center of the Year Award) offered at Pitt Community College.

Presenter(s): Beth Virtanen, South University Online

“How to Prevent Yourself from Being on Academic Probation”:What My Students Taught Me about Agency and Success

Summary: By facilitating students’ exploration of solutions to their academic probation, we found, together, that their agency and drive to succeed are the most powerful means for promoting their success.

Presenter(s): Michelle Wiley, Penn State World Campus

Smart Track to Success - Transitioning Adults to College and Online Learning

Summary: The World Campus Smart Track to Success program supports adult students in their academic journey to degree attainment. Smart Track to Success focuses on providing both financial and academic support to enhance student study skills, knowledge of technology, career and financial planning, and community engagement.

Presenter(s): Denise Wilkinson, Virginia Wesleyan University

Making the Connection in Your Math Class: From Content to Context to Student Success

Summary: The presenter will discuss the benefits of incorporating experientially relevant activities into math courses to help students connect content to context. Sample activities that can be integrated into a course will be shared.

Presenter(s): Sycora Wilson-James, University of Texas at El Paso

CREATE: an appreciative model for teaching first-year students

Summary: Integrating appreciation into our interactions with students builds a relationship based on curiosity and interest. Using Appreciative Education as “a framework for delivering high-quality education” this presentation will provide one instructor’s application of the appreciative education approach to teaching a first-year seminar.

Presenter(s): Ann Wolf, New Mexico Highlands University

Using Reading Strategies to Support Learning from Multiple Texts

Summary: This presentation will help faculty in all disciplines learn a variety of reading strategies that can be easily incorporated into course assignments. Participants will experience many of the strategies.