Robert Goodrich (History) and two colleagues from other universities collaborated on a presentation titled "Reducing Grade Anxiety" during the 41st annual conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). Goodrich is director of the honors program at NMU. The conference was held Nov. 15-19 in Philadelphia, Pa. It featured nearly 400 workshops, committee meetings and scholarly presentations dealing with the broad philosophical issues facing honors education, as well as the daily pragmatic concerns of honors students and educators.
Shirley Brozzo (Multicultural Education and Resource Center) and Leann Miller (Center for Native American Studies) presented “A Few Things We’ve Learned Along the Way,” a highly interactive session where they shared multicultural teaching strategies with their colleagues at the 10th Annual Joint Fellows Conference held Nov. 2-5 in Chicago. Both Brozzo and Miller are Future Faculty Fellowship alumni. Their presentation demonstrated interactive components that new teachers could infuse into their usual repertoire of lecture/video and illustrated how easy it is to incorporate diverse materials into any curriculum.
Z.Z. Lehmberg (English) presented a paper with students Monica Zavala and Kimberly Wheeler at the 23rd annual conference of the Midwest Writing Centers Association in St. Louis, Mo. The paper was titled “Reading and Writing Between the Lines.” The presentation offered tutoring strategies to strengthen communication, ways to help writers clarify meaning and shared the presenters’ experiences.
Heidi Stevenson (English) presented a paper titled "Me Talk Professional One Day: Authentic Voice in Technical Writing" at the Michigan College English Association annual conference held Oct. 20-21 in