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Professional Presentations at Conferences

Keynote Presentations:

Dr. Randy Mills, Professor of the Social Sciences

“It is the Most Wonderful Thing: Research Possibilities in Your Own Back Yard.”  Indiana Academy for the Social Sciences, Purdue University North, Fall 2007.

“Only an Empty Skull Remained: The Dangerous World of Coal Mining in Southwest Indiana in the 1920s and 1930s.” 122nd Annual Labor Day Association Meeting, 2008.

November 2002- “Those who Forget the Past.” Oakland City University Founder’s Day.

November 2002- Indiana Historical Society Spirit and Place Festival, Indianapolis, Indiana, Breaking the Silence: Forgotten Voices from the Korean War.

July 2001-Annual meeting Family History and Genealogy Conference sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, Indiana, Placing Family Stories in Their Larger Historic Context.

Dr. Denise Pinnick, Assistant Professor of Education

“What it Means to be in PALNI.”  Indiana PALNI Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Spring 2007.

 

International Conferences:

Danny Dunivan, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Presentation at the International Conference on Baptist Studies for their meeting in Melbourne, Australia, July 2009.

National and Regional Conferences:

Danny Dunivan, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

2005- American Frontier Revival Piety and the Development of the General Baptists. Midwest American Academy of Religion.

2005- Toward an Inclusive Baptist Historiography: The Case of the General Baptists and the Cumberland Presbyterians. Midwest American Academy of Religion.

*Dr. David Gilman, Professor of Education

2006- Test Development, A Model for Measuring the Achievement of Students in School Improvement. North Central Association, Chicago, Illinois.

2006- User Friendly Distance Education, A Description of Problems Students Face In Distance Education and a Listing of Ways to Make Distance Education More Accessible to Students. AACE, Washington D.C..

2005- What Forty Years of Research Has Proved About Improving Test Scores and Schools. North Central Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.

2005- Presentation- Increasing Test Scores Ethically. Presented to North Central Association, Chicago, Illinois.

2004- Increasing Test Scores Ethically. North Central Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.

2004- Understanding and Increasing Test Scores. North Central Association, Chicago, Illinois.

2003- Understanding and Increasing Test Scores. North Central Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Brenda Graham, Assistant Professor of Music

2006- Relationships Among Instrument Choice, Instrument Transfer, and Subject Sex. MENC National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Donna Hazelwood, Professor of Art

“Badges: Art Education from a Girl Scout Lens.”  (with Lara Lackey, IU, Bloomington), National Art Education Association, New York, New York, March 2007.

2005- CRAP, Building Blocks of Graphic Design. National Art Education Association, Boston, MA.

2003- Teaching the Meaning of Style. National Art Education Association, Miami, FL.

Ben Johnson, Instructor in Business

“Applied Learning in the AIS Classroom.” IABCE Regional Conference, Oakland City University, October 2007.

Dr. Thomas Leuze, Professor of Religion

“From Palestine to Cotton Patch: The Colloquial Hermeneutic of Clarence Jordan.” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2006.

“The Collective Pastorate of the Confessing Church: A Model for Ministerial Preparation.” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2005.

“Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Experiment in Theological Education: Would Finkenwalde Be Accredited by ATS?” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2004.

“How have We Reckoned with the Barthains: A Response to H. Sheldon Smith.” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2003.

Dr. Ron Mercer, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

“Levinas’s Sinful Word,” for the Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis, TN (2008)

Paper Respondent for “Insubstantial Identity and Tradition in Being and Time” for the Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis, TN (2008)

“Substitution as Condition of Community,” for the North American Levinas Society’s Conference: Levinas and Community, (2007)

“Radical Phenomenology Reveals a Measure of Faith and the Need for a Levinasian Other in Henry’s Life,” for the Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology’s Conference, The Theological Turn in French Phenomenology (2006)

L. Zoe Payne, Coordinator of Online Learning

Blocher, J. M., Tu, C-H., Doherty, L., Harner, L., Orozco, G., Payne, L. Z., & Riek, E. K. (2009). Social networking software and collaborative authorship: Structure and dialogue. San Diego, CA: AERA 2009 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Division C-Learning and Instruction /Section 5: Learning Environments.

Blocher, J. M., Tu, C-H., Doherty, L., Harner, L., Orozco, G., Payne, L. Z., & Riek, E. K. (2009).
Social networking software and collaborative authorship: Structure and dialogue. San Diego, CA:
AERA 2009 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Division C-Learning and Instruction /Section 5: Learning Environments.

Payne, L. Z., & Campos, T. (2008). Leadership Academy Presentations. National Career Development Association Global Conference ’08: Finding Your Voice and Making It Heard, July 11, 2008, Washington, D.C.

Campos, T., & Payne, L. Z. (2008). NCDA’s Website: The Future. National Career Development Association’s Website/Web Magazine Committee, July 10, 2008, Washington, D.C.

*Dr. Carroll Phelps, Director of Graduate Education Studies

2006- Presentation- A Collaborative Approach To School-Based Health Centers. National School Board Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

2005- Long-Range Planning. National School Board Conference, San Diego, California.

Dr. Amy Satterly, Lecturer in Business

“Embedding General Education Assessment in the Classroom Using Faculty Expertise.”  Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2008.

Dr. Darrin Sorrells, Dean of the School of Business

“Refining Research for Small Institutions.” IACBE Regional Conference, Oakland City University, October 2007.

Dr. Patricia A. Swails, Professor of Education

Spring 2006- A Case Study of Program Quality and Weakened Alliances: One State’s Research-based Mentor Training Models and Beginning Teacher Policy Changes. AACTE National Conference, San Diego, CA.

Spring 2006- University- School Collaboration on Mentor Training: An Evaluation of Mentor Training Programs Across Indiana. AACTE National Conference, San Diego, California.

Fall 2006- Addressing Student Teacher Problems. ATE-I Conference, Brown County State Park, Indiana.

2005- Teacher Mentor Training Programs: Quality Leaders for Novice Teachers. Midwest ATE Conference, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Spring 2005- Beginning Teacher Mentor Training Programs: Should Promising Practice Be Based on Theories, Practices, or Coordinated Reforms? AACTE National Conference, Washington, DC.

Fall 2003- Lessons Learned. ATE- I/IACTE Conference, Nashville, Indiana.

*Laurie Ziliak, Instructor of Special Education

“Teaching Rural Special Education Teachers: Faculty Perspective.” ACRES 29th Annual Conference, Denver Colorado, March 2009.   

      

State and Local Presentations:

Dr. Robert Asa, Professor of Religious Studies

“The Enigma of Ecclesiastes.”  Chapman Seminary First Annual Religious Symposium, Oakland City University, October 2007.

Corey Atkins, OCU Staff

“Art as a Research Tool: China Through a Lens.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

Stephen Bottoms, Research Assistant/Social Science adjunct

October 2005-Annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, Are You a Communists?: The 1948 Evansville, Indiana, Bucyrus Erie Strike.” 

Dr. Claudine Cutchin, Associate Professor of the Social Sciences

“The Altamont Festival and the Mythical End to the Sixties.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

“Working with Students on Scholarly Research” Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2010.

Dr. Danny Dunivan, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

“Deconstructing Baptist Theological Identity.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

“General Baptists, Cumberland Presbyterians, and Denominational Identity” Chapman Seminary at Oakland City University, Fall Research Symposium, 2009.

Dr. Cathy Gonzales, Assistant Professor of Education

“Peer Mentoring and College Students: Research, Best Practices, and

Development.”  2009 Regional Summit on Improving College Student Success, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus Center, October 9, 2009.

Dr. Kiev Gracias, Associate Professor of Biology

“Detection of Three Bacillus cereus Enterotoxigenic Gene Targets Using Multiplex  PCR.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

Dr. Brenda Graham, Assistant Professor of Music

2005- Relationships Among Instrument Choice, Instrument transfer, Subject Sex, and Gender-Stereotypes in Instrumental Music. Research Colloquium, Oakland City University, Oakland City, Indiana.

2004- Preliminary Analyses of Relationships Among Instrument Choice, Instrument Transfer, and Subject Sex. Committee on Institutional Cooperation, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

2003- Gender Association of Musical Instruments. Indiana Music Educators Association, Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Dr. Donna Hazelwood, Professor of Art

“Visual Plagiarism & Appropriation.”  Art Education Association of Indiana, Purdue University, 2006.

“A Year Long Rendezvous with Art in America Magazine” Art Education Association of Indiana, French Lick, IN, 2008. 

2005- Typograwhat? Art Education Association of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.

2004- Graphic Design is Just Plain Old CRAP. Art Education Association of Indiana, Vincennes, IN.

2003- Conceptual Art: Don’t Leave the 20th Century Without It. Art Education Association of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN. 

2002  “Teaching the Meaning of Style,” Art Education Association of Indiana, Notre Dame, IN

*Dr. Marty Hill, Assistant Professor of Education

2006- Poverty and Diversity in the Classroom. Workshop: PK-12 public school educators of Wabash County, Mt. Carmel, IL.

2005- Effective Strategies Institute: Is there a link in leadership and alternative education programs identified as effective? National Dropout Prevention Center/ Network Partners: Kentucky and Indiana Departments of Education.

*Mr. Ben Johnson, Business Specialist

2004- Using Quickbooks for Fun and Profit Indiana Society of Professional Accountants, Evansville, Indiana. 

Dr. Bart McCandless, Associate Professor of Education

“Research and Scholarship in the Educational Leadership Program at OCU.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2010.

Ron Mercer, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

“Phenomenology and that God-Shaped Hole” Chapman Seminary at Oakland City University Fall Symposium, 2008.

“The Recognition of Truth.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

Dr. Randy Mills, Professor of the Social Sciences

“‘All I Want to Do Now is Go Home: The Strange Odyssey of Army Cpl. Arlie Pate.” Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences Annual Meeting, Indiana University Southeast, October, 2008.

“Killed all of them: A Forgotten Atrocity of the American Civil War.” Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences Annual Meeting, DePauw University, October 2009.

“OCU’s Contributions to the Larger Academic World.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2010.

October 2005- Are You a Communists?: The 1948 Evansville, Indiana, Bucyrus Erie Strike. Annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.

November 2004- “Politics are Raging Here” Annual Meeting of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana.

October 2003- Examples of African American Empowerment on the American Frontier. Indiana Library Federation Conference 2003, Vincennes, Indiana.

March 2003- Memories of Hoosier Soldiers in Korea. Minnetrista Culture Center, Muncie, Indiana (Ball State University). Series on military history.

October 2003-Indiana Library Federation Conference 2003, Vincennes, Indiana. Examples of African American Empowerment on the American Frontier.

March 2003-Minnetrista Culture Center, Muncie, Indiana (Ball State University). Memories of Hoosier Soldiers in Korea. Series on military history.

October 2000-Annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana, “Those who honor me with their suffrage”: The Political Odyssey of Robert M. Evans.

November 2000-Annual meeting of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana, “It’s Hard to Write with Mittens On: Hoosier Letters from the Korean War”.

November 2000- Annual meeting of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana, Adventures in Writing Indiana Religious History.

March 2000-Annual meeting of the Indiana Association of Historians in New Harmony, Indiana, Unexpected Journey: The Call-Up of Indiana’s Marine Corps Reserve during the Korean War.

L Zoe Payne, Coordinator of Online Learning

Payne, L. Z. (2010, January). NPC’s Winter Convocation: Open Space for Tough Times. Northland Pioneer College, Snowflake, AZ.

Payne, L. Z. (2009, January). NPC’s 1st F.U.L. Convocation via Open Space Technology. Northland Pioneer College, Snowflake, AZ.

Payne, Z. (2008). Out-of-the-Box Strategies: Teaching for Student Success. Wakonse Arizona 2008, Camp Tontozona, AZ.

*Dr. Carroll Phelps, Director of Graduate Education Studies 

2005- Introduction of School Based Health Centers. Southern Illinois University.

2004- Leadership, Followership, Teamship. Illinois School Board Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Denise Pinnick, Assistant Professor of Education

“Effects of Information Literacy Courses on Students’ Information Literacy Skills.” 3rd Annual Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

Dr. James Pratt, Director of Campus Life

“Spiritual Disciplines and the Purpose of Life.” Presented at Indiana Student Affairs Association Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 2008.

2005- A Pathway to the Heart of God: Incorporating the Spiritual Disciplines. Stinson Institute, Booneville, Indiana.

2005- This One Thing I Do: The Focus of Simplicity. Stinson Institute, Booneville, Indiana.

Dr. Devon Schlottman, Assistant Professor of Math

“SAT and ISTEP+ Mathematics Exams: Measuring Apples and Oranges.” 3rd Annual Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

*Dr. Darrin Sorrells, Associate Professor of Business

2004- Indiana Essential Skills and Technical Proficiencies Initiative, Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Rebecca Wright, Assistant Professor of Math

“The Language of Mathematics: Connections between English Performance and Mathematics Performance.” 3rd Annual Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

Fine Arts Presentations/Exhibits:

Dr. Donna Hazelwood, Professor of Art

“Working Together,” Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, 2009.

Hazlewood, Donna; Watson, Cynthia; & Zasadny, Bob,, J.E. Smith Gallery, Evansville, IN, 2008.

2005    “Entrapments II,” One person show, Women Institute and Gallery, New Harmony, IN

2005    “Tribute to the Masters,” Group show, Synchronicity Gallery, Evansville, IN

2004   Two-person show, 5/3 Bank Gallery, Evansville, IN

2004    2-D Show and Award: “Working Together,” Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences

2004    “Digitized,” Sponsored by Arts Council of Southwest Indiana, Evansville, IN

2004    Art Faculty Show, Oakland City University, Dunn Gallery

2002    Evansville Art Guild, Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson, KY

2002    “Working Together,” Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences

 2001    “Entrapments,” One person show, Oakland City University, Dunn Gallery

Joe Smith, Professor of Art

Demonstrating Artist at Princeton Public Library, Princeton, IN, 2006.

Raku Workshop for Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 2007.

Demonstrating artist at Princeton Public Library, Princeton, IN, 2007.

Clay Workshop at Oakland City Public Library, Oakland City, IN, 2007.

Raku Workshop for Job Corps Students, Oakland City University, 2007.

Raku Workshop for Patchwork Central, Evansville, IN, 2007.

Clay Workshop at Oakland City Public Library, Oakland City, IN, 2008.

Raku Workshop for Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 2008.

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