Derek Anderson (Education) gave a presentation titled “What? Economics and Art!” at the U.P. Educators Conference in Marquette.

Bill Bernard (Academic Affairs), Sandra Poindexter (Business) and senior CIS major Tim Tanis presented "Full Eradication of Social Security Number as an Identifier - A One Year Case Study" on Oct. 22 at EDUCAUSE04 in Denver, Colo. They discussed how efforts to migrate away from the SSN extends well beyond the student ID. The presentation outlined the need for cross-campus participation, thorough investigation and planning in order to identify and convert all feeder and recipient systems to accommodate an anonymous ID.


Rodney Clarken (Education) gave a presentation titled “The Process of Becoming Our True Selves” at the International Forum on Integrated Education and Education Reform in Santa Cruz, Calif.


Beth Farragh (Education) presented “Coping with the Death of a Child” at the Michigan Counseling Association in Detroit.

Tawni Ferrarini (Economics) and Sandra Poindexter (Business) presented "A Five-Year Study on Faculty Adoption of Internet Integration: Uses, Motivators and Hindrances" on Oct. 20 at EDUCAUSE04 in Denver, Colo. They distributed results of a five-year, cross-disciplinary study at NMU for interpretation and discussion. It addressed such issues as the role of policy; motivation for faculty to use the Web for course communication, management and supplements; and reasons why other faculty are reluctant to incorporate technology.


Ken King (Education) gave a presentation titled “Developing Geographic Knowledge Through Science-Technology-Society Activities” at the National Council for Geographic Education Annual Conference in Kansas City, Mo. He also presented “Performance-based Assessment: Studies in Force and Motion for Elementary School Teachers” twice at the Nebraska Association of Science Teachers Annual Conference in Fremont, Neb.


Chuck Salmons (English) gave a presentation titled “Multimedia and Pop Culture Go to College” at the Michigan Council of Teachers of English Conference in Lansing. He covered the use of multimedia and pop culture in the EN111 classroom.


Judy Sorosik (Education) presented “Let’s Look at Books (and Bring One Home)” at the U.P. Educators Conference in Marquette.



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