Faculty Scholarship Week Events

Here are the recordings and resources used at the sessions of these events:

Monday – 4/19/2021 – Presentations from Michael Oldani, Uvi Castillo, Tzvia Springer, and Terry-Elinor Reid

Wednesday – 4/21/2021 – Posters from Jennifer Bueby, Christopher Cunningham, Sarah Collins, Lisa Adams-Qualls, Nicole Ostrowski, Sara Koeferl, Amy Lindgren, Tracey Tuffey, and Rachel Pickett

Thursday – 4/22/2021 – Presentations from Steve Taylor and Linda Hensel

Friday – 4/23/2021 – Presentations from Stacy Stolzman, Sandy Slater, Natalie Ross, Rachele Arnoldussen, Beth Buckley, Pollyanna Kabara, Katrina Serwe, and Cindy Witte

Concordia Faculty Seminar: Drs. Lindgren and Becker 3/16/2021

Amy Lindgren, faculty member in the School of Education at our Mequon campus, recently completed her Ph.D. at Concordia University- Chicago.  She will speak on “The Development of Teacher Agency in Nature Preschools: Perceptions of Teachers and Directors. “

Jennifer Becker, faculty member in the School of Education at our Mequon campus, recently completed her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Marian University.  She will speak on “Non-traditional Pre-service Teacher Development Using Dialectical Methods”.

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff and students are welcome at attend.

Here are the resources for the presentation:

Becker Dissertation presentation 7 29 20

Faculty Presentation – Teacher Agency in Nature Preschools 3-16-21

Here is the recording for the presentation:

Recording

 

CELT Programs CUW and CUAA – Spring 2021

Faculty and Staff Book Group Spring 2021: Beyond Racial Gridlock

Limited to 15 participants. Deadline to register is Wednesday, February 10.

Book group meets on Four Fridays, Noon – 1:00 pm Central/1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern: February 26, March 12, March 26, April 9.

Leaders: Lori Woodall-Schaufler and Sandra Jahns

Professors Lori Woodall and Sandra Jahns, invite you to a book discussion. The book is by Christian author, African-American, George Yancey, Ph.D., Beyond Racial Gridlock. The book is well organized, concise, easy to read and packed with information. Yancey examines the four main secular approaches to racism and dismantles them, exposing both their strengths and weaknesses, and points to a need for a more complete Christian approach. Please join us for discussion on how we as Christians can do the “heart work” needed to dispel racial myths and work together towards reconciliation. The book is included.

Physical and Social Sciences Critical Thinking Roundtable

This program is part of the focus GLO #4 for this year.

Thursday February 11, Noon – 1:00 pm Central/1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern
Presenters: Dylan Thompson (Chemistry), Michael Young (Biology), Rachel Pickett (Psychology)
Hosted by Elizabeth Evans

This program is for faculty. Each colleague will share

  • how their discipline/department frames an approach to critical thinking/creative problem solving
  • how faculty teach critical thinking/creative problem solving;
  • how students demonstrate linked knowledge/skills/attitudes

This program is part of the Focus GLO of the Year (GLO #4 Critical Thinking/Creative Problem Solving) faculty development programming. This is one in a series which included a session last fall about the Humanities and includes a session by the Professions.

Concordia Faculty Seminar: I Said, You are Gods: Pastoral Motivations for Patristic Citations of Psalm 82:6

Thursday February 25, 10:30 – 11:15 am Central/11:30 am – 12:15 pm Eastern
Presenter: Charles Schulz

This session is for faculty, staff and students and is sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP).

Dr. Schulz will trace the options that Church Fathers took in interpreting and applying this curious Bible passage and will make some suggestions regarding what the passage might mean for us today.

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff and students are welcome at attend.

If you have questions about this program, please contact Rachel Heil.

Achieving Success in Timely Student Feedback

Wednesday, March 3, 11:00am – Noon Central/Noon – 1:00pm Eastern

Providing effective timely feedback is an important part of student success. Faculty with high marks from students in this area share their ideas for assignment design, time management, supporting tools and practices. Panel Participants: Brad Alles, Jessica Grimm, Stephanie Guedet, Alex Martin and Aaron Moldenhauer. Susan Gallanis will share strategies within Blackboard for providing timely feedback.

Panel Participants: Brad Alles, Stephanie Guedet, Alex Martin, and Aaron Moldenhauer.

Concordia Faculty Seminar: Drs. Lindgren and Becker

Tuesday, March 16 from 10:30 – 11:30 am Central/11:30 am – 12:30 pm Eastern

Amy Lindgren, faculty member in the School of Education at our Mequon campus, recently completed her Ph.D. at Concordia University- Chicago. She will speak on “The Development of Teacher Agency in Nature Preschools: Perceptions of Teachers and Directors. “

Jennifer Becker, faculty member in the School of Education at our Mequon campus, recently completed her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Marian University. She will speak on “Non-traditional Pre-service Teacher Development Using Dialectical Methods”.

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff and students are welcome at attend.

Engagement Strategies for Today’s Classroom with CUW Faculty Laureate Nicole Muth

Thursday March 18, Noon – 1:00 pm Central/1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern

Our Mequon Campus Faculty Laureate for 2020-2021 shares her strategies for effective teaching during COVID-19. Join Concordia colleagues for an interactive presentation including examples of connecting faith and learning, how to keep students engaged and on task in breakout rooms, and tools that support interactivity.

Concordia Faculty Seminar: Drs. Mac Kelly and Harrison

Wednesday, March 31 from 11:00 am – Noon Central/Noon – 1:00 pm Eastern

Matt Mac Kelly, faculty member in the Batterman School of Business at our Wisconsin campus, recently completed awarded the Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from Regent University. He will speak on “The 2020 Title IX Regulations: An Examination of the Rules and What They Mean to Higher Education.”

Lois Harrison of the School of Health Professions at the Mequon campus will share information on a current scholarship project involving the Comfort Dog ministry and the Bethesda program for which she is receiving a Concordia Intramural Teaching Grant.

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff and students are welcome at attend.

Concordia REPORT IT! Reporting Bias at Concordia University

Monday, April 12 from Noon – 1:00 pm Central/1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern via Zoom

Presenters: Steve Gerner and John Rathje from Student Life, Shanitra Cheff and Walter Goodwyn from the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement, and Erin Laverick and Elizabeth Evans from the CELT

Concordia University is committed to creating a Christian community and campus environment that is safe and welcoming for all students. This session will help employees know what to do if they see or hear an incident of bias in our hallways, digital spaces, classrooms, or athletic fields and how to report incidents of bias, harassment, or discrimination through our new tool on the home page of the portal.

Critical Thinking in the Professions Roundtable

Wednesday April 14, Noon – 1:00 pm Central/1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern

With Meghan Watry-Christian, OT; Kathleen Kannass, LICI EdD; Dawn Kuerschner UG Nursing, Pollyanna Kabara Physician’s Assistant; Michael Brown, Pharmacy

Each colleague will share

  • how their discipline/department frames an approach to critical thinking/creative problem solving
  • how faculty teach critical thinking/creative problem solving;
  • how students demonstrate linked knowledge/skills/attitudes

CELT will also introduce the four university categories for this GLO (analysis, synthesis, evaluation and reflection).

This program is the third in a series on the Focus GLO of the Year (GLO #4 Critical Thinking/Creative Problem Solving) faculty development programming.

Faculty Scholarship Week Programs April 2021

Faculty Scholarship Week Presentations: Monday

Monday, April 19, 2021
Noon – 1:00pm Central/ 1:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern

  • Michael Oldani (“How Does the Pharmaceutical Industry Think About Race? Race as Both a Limiting and Liberating Factor to Drug Prescribing and Marketing”)-Noon to 12:20 Central/1:00 – 1:20 Eastern
  • Uvi Castillo, Tzvia Springer, and Terry-Elinor Reid (“Identifying Potential Antimicrobials Found in Extracts from a Native Plant of Madagascar”): 12:20 – 12:40 Central/1:20 – 1:40 Eastern
  • Terry-Elinor Reid (“Multi-cytokine Inhibition and NKG2A+CD8 T-cells in Humans with Immune and Hematologic Disorders: Computer-aided Drug Discovery”): 12:40 – 1:00 Central/1:40 – 2:00 Eastern

Faculty Scholarship Week Poster Session

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
11:00am – Noon Central/Noon – 1:00pm Eastern

  • Jennifer Bueby (“Perspectives of Neurorehabilitation Providers on the Utilization and Implementation of the Attention Process Training Program After Web-based Education”) 11:01 – 11:10 Central/12:01 to 12:10 Eastern
  • Christopher Cunningham (“A One-Step Synthesis of 6-Desoxonaltrexone”) 11:12 – 11:21 Central/12:12 to 12: 21 Eastern
  • Sarah Collins, Lisa Adams-Qualls, Nichole Ostrowski, and Sara Koeferl (“Exploring the Impact Covid-19 has had on Social Work Students at Concordia University”) 11:23 – 11:32 Central/12:23 to 12:32 Eastern
  • Amy Lindgren (“Energizing Preschoolers and Pre-Service Educators: Reflections on Wind Day”) 11:34 – 11:43 Central/12: 34 to 12: 43 Eastern
  • Tracy Tuffey and Rachel Pickett (“Service Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Undergraduate Experiences & Learning Outcomes”) 11:45 – 11:54 Central/12:45 to 12: 54 Eastern

Faculty Scholarship Week Presentations: Thursday

Thursday, April 22, 2021
11:00am – Noon Central/Noon to 1:00pm Eastern

  • Steve Taylor (“Professional Mentoring at a Christian Predominantly White Institution: Impacts on the Social Connections of African American Students”): 11:00 – 11:20 Central/Noon – 12:20 Eastern
  • Linda Hensel (“What’s Special about Special Education in Lutheran Schools?”): 11:20 – 11:40 Central/12:20 – 12:40 Eastern

Faculty Scholarship Week Presentations: Friday

Friday, April 23, 2021
Noon – 1:00pm Central/1:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern

  • Stacy Stolzman (“Effects of COVID-19 on Health Sciences Students”): Noon – 12:20 Central/1:00 – 1:20 Eastern
  • Sandy Slater (“The Association between COVID-19 State Orders and Physical Activity and Mental Health”): 12:20 – 12:40 Central/1:20 – 1:40 Eastern
  • Natalie Ross, Rachele Arnoldussen, Beth Buckley, Pollyanna Kabara, Katrina Serwe, and Cindy Witte (“CALM (Centering and Living Mindfully) for the Caregiver. Evaluating a Dual Mindfulness Practice Intervention on Perceived Stress/Distress Level, Mental Health, and Well-being of Health Care Students”): 12:40 – 1:00 Central/1:40 – 2:00 Eastern