Conversations in Celebration of Teaching & Expo in Support of Research and Creative Scholarship


Dates and Location

Date – January 30, 2015
Time – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location – Auburn Hotel and Conference Center, Ballrooms A and B

Registration closes January 16, 2015


Conversations in Celebration of Teaching

Showcasing Auburn faculty and their work with teaching, writing, innovative curriculum, ePortfolios, and technology.


Expo in Support of Research and Creative Scholarship

Highlighting resources available to support all forms of research and creative scholarship including: sponsored programs, research compliance, technology transfer, intramural grants, and awards.



Please list any dietary needs (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free) or food allergies.


Poster Sessions

Presenter Name
Poster Topic
Steve Schmidt
The Research Review: Learning the Science Behind Common Practices in Beef Production
Oladiran Fasina
Spiraling Engineering Curriculum: Writing as Transformation
Sushil Adhikari
What Teachers Can Learn from NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduate Programs: Lessons from the Biofuels and Bioproducts REU
David Weaver
Teaching ‘Auburn-style’ in the People’s Republic of China
Magdalena Garmaz
Environmental Design Program Curriculum: Creating Foundations in Systems and Design Thinking
Richard Burt, Mike Hosey, Ben Farrow
Enhancing the Educational Experience: The Building Science Field Labs
Samantha Lawrie
Reading, Writing, and Talking: Using a Class Blog to Foster Engaged Learning
Patricia Hartman, Sharon Roberts
Teaching Students About Sources Through Infographics
Scott Bowling
Taking the lecture out of the big lecture class
Kat West
Even in the Sciences: Improving Students’ Writing Using Peer Feedback
Ron Lewis
Research, Writing, and ePortfolios in the Undergraduate Curriculum, Department of Geology and Geography
Victoria Cardullo
Integration of Technology: The SAMR Model and Bloom’s Taxonomy
Sara Wolf, Carey Andrzejewski
Making Assessment Visible to Students
Sushil Bhavnani
Inaugural Auburn University Senate Departmental Award for Excellence in Education
Gisela Diller
Problem-solving and analytical thinking skills through forensics cases as a teaching tool in STEM
Becky Barlow, John Kush
Summarizing Science: Professional Poster Presentations to Help Students Synthesize and Organize Science-Based Information
Lindsay Tan
R&R: Writing for the Flipped Design Studio
Paula Peek, Hyejeong Kim, Veena Chattaraman, Carol Warfield
Mobile ePortfolio Showcase Kiosks as a Teaching, Promotional, and Assessment Tool
Amy Rauer
From Peers to Professors: Learning How to be an Effective Editor
Jamie Sailors, Sharon Wilbanks, Margaret Vollenweider, Emily Cubie, Virginia Christian, Robert Bubb
ePortfolio Assessment through Program-Specific Rubric Development
Sidney James
integrating ePortfolios in online courses
Jane Teel
Insights to Online Learning
Ric Smith
Hands-On and Engaged: The Chattahoochee Heritage Project
Laura Willis
Improving Writing in Clinical Practice
Emily Friedman, Derek Ross
Back to our Roots: Teaching Digital Humanities and the History of the Book
Hilary Wyss, Kathryn Wickman
Collaboration Across Large Section Core Literature Classes: Graduate Training and Undergraduate Learning
Miriam Clark
But Enough about Me: Reflection as Teaching
Cathleen Erwin
Transitioning from Lecture to Team-Based Learning: Adventures in Flexibility and Adaptation
Emily Burns
Breaking Out of the College Bubble: Using the EASL Classroom to Engage the Community Beyond Auburn
Debra Worthington
Summarize, Apply, Analyze: An Introductory Theory Assignment
Kelly Krawczy
Using Writing Assignments to Improve Critical Thinking Skills: Implementation in the MPA Program Classroom
Ana Franco-Watkins
The Game of Life: Active Learning Strategies Applied to Game Theory
Danilea Werner
I’m Hungry! Engaging Students in Active Learning through the Food Insecurity Challenge Assignment
Andrew Kozlowski
Sketchbook as Textbook
Toni Carter
Understanding Plagiarism and Citation: The Libraries’ Online Tutorial
Libba McMillan
Teaching Students to Work with Sources: The Lit Review
James Truman
Peer Response in Class: Making Visible What You Already Do
Pamela Stamm
Setting Annual SMART Goals: An ePortfolio Assignment to Enhance Learning
Amy Munsterman
ePawtfolios: Showcasing the Skills and Experiences of Veterinary Students
Skip Bartol
Reproductive Sciences and Health Online: A Public/Private Partnership
Stephanie Ostrowski, Jim Wright
Observing Needs in Public Health: Service Learning in the Public Health Minor at Auburn
Regina Jackson
Training Our Future Professors in the Art of Teaching
Yasser Gowayed
Connecting Science to Practice: A Function-Based Teaching Approach to Engineering Design
Rick Williams
Improving Technical Writing through a Thermodynamics Design Project
Paul McCormick
Developing Multimedia Content for ePortfolios
Alan Wilson
Effective Strategies for Converting Undergraduate Research into Peer-Reviewed Publications
Stuart Loch
Exploring Active Learning Techniques in a Flipped-Classroom: Lessons from an Introductory Physics Course



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