CAC Fall 2017 Presentations

Fall 2017

The Wednesday Faculty Discussion Series
3-4 p.m.  •  E-202

Sept. 6 // Tarcia Hubert (Mathematics)“Implementing a Model of Success for High Risk Courses: College Algebra Supplemental Instruction Pilot Project (CASIPP)”

Sept. 13 // Clark Friesen (Communication) “The Future Has Arrived: Multidisciplinary Uses for Virtual Reality”

Presentation Documents: Multidisciplinary Uses for Virtual Reality (ppt)
Additional Resources:

Sept. 20 // Nathan Zingleman (The Write Place) “The American Tradition of Othering: A Perennial Construct of Nativism and Xenophobia”

Sept. 27 // Mark Whitten (Philosophy) “Lessons I Have Learned from William James”

Oct. 4 // Cross-Disciplinary Panel on Alter’s Irresistible (2017), 3-4:30 p.m. “The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked”

Vicky Cannon (Political Science)
Jim Crawford (OTS Executive Director, LSC-Montgomery)
Julie Harless (Biology and panel moderator)
Lori Hughes (English)
Marybeth Kardatzke (Business)
Bill Sharman (Marketing)

Oct. 11 // Renee La Rue (ESOL) “Using Reading Circles to Promote Engagement”

Oct. 18 // Mead McLean (Art) “The Strange World of Art Fairs: Viewing, Showing, Judging”

Oct. 25 // Nico Marina (Surveying) “What People Do Not See Behind Land Surveying”

Nov. 1 // Andrei Nesterovitch (Biology) “The Chernobyl Disaster:  Social and Environmental Consequences and My Personal Memoirs”

Presentation Documents: The Chernobyl Disaster Abridged (ppt)

Nov. 8 // Gary Brown (Political Science) and Rajiv Malkan (Business) “Prime Rib or Kibbles ‘N Bits?: Strategies for a Worry-Free Faculty Retirement”

Nov. 15 // Cross-Disciplinary Panel on the LSC Fall 2017 Common Book, Night (Wiesel), 3-4:30 p.m. “One Book—One Campus: Strategies for Engaging Students in a Cross-Curricular Novel”

Karin Branham (Sociology)
Sidonia Golden (Education)
Janeu Houston (Biotechnology)
Lori Hughes (English)
Lana Myers (English and panel moderator)