"Advancing Performance Learning"

MILLIKIN INTERDISCIPLINARY FACULTY CONFERENCE
Friday, February 20, 2015
Perkinson Gallery, Kirkland Fine Arts Center

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Welcome with Dr. J. Mark Munoz and President Patrick White; Lunch
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Speaker Introduction with Provost Jeffery Aper
Keynote Speaker: "Conceptualizing Performance Learning" by Dr. Marcia Mentkowski,
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Overview of Breakout Sessions with Dr. David Horn
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Performance Learning Breakout Sessions (ADM Scovill)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marcia Mentkowski,
Senior Scholar Educational Research
Chair Research and Evaluation Council
Director Emerita Educational Research and Evaluation

mmentkowski3Dr. Marcia Mentkowski is currently Senior Scholar for Educational Research and Professor Emerita, Psychology at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Mentkowski received her BA from Downer College of Lawrence University and her MA and PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Educational Psychology. She has taught undergraduates, masters, and doctoral candidates at the University of Toledo. She has developed curriculum for her peers from around the world at Alverno College. She was invited as a visiting scholar and on the graduate faculty of Harvard University in 1975, and was invited by The University of Oxford as a visiting fellow in 2003. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. Dr. Mentkowski is currently editing a book with Paul Wimmers of the University of California Los Angeles Medical School titled: Assessing Competence in Professional Performance Across Disciplines and Professions.

 

 

Performance Learning (PL) Breakout Sessions

Time PL In the Classroom PL Outside the Classroom University Based Advances in PL
  ADM-Scovill 207 ADM-Scovill 213 ADM-Scovill 212
2:00 PM 2:20 PM Carrie Trimble & RJ Podeschi - When Performance Learning Involves Mickey Mouse Stephen French -Studio, Workshop, and Apprenticeship: Performance Learning as Hybrid Pedagogy

Carmen Aravena & Laura Ledford - Advancing Performance Learning Through Study Abroad

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2:20 PM – 2:40 PM Brandon Hensley - What Students Learn As a Member of a Research Group

David Horn, George Bennett & Casey Watson - Institute For Science Entrepreneurship: Connecting Millikin students and the external community through Performance Learning

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Angela Doehring - The Development of a Performance Learning Assessment Tool
2:40 PM – 3:00 PM Jamie Nickell & Jo Carter - Improving Population Health Through Innovative Social Marketing: A Teaching Innovation

Joyce Bezdicek & Georgette Page - What We Can Learn From Perspectives

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Rachel Bicicchi - Enhancing Performance Learning Opportunities Through Course Design: Using Universal Design For Learning (UDL) Principles
3:00 PM – 3:20 PM

Randy Brooks - Performance Learning in the Global Haiku Traditions Course at Millikin University

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Travis Wilcoxen - Expanded Practical Experience in Veterinary Research For Biology Students at Millikin University

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 Eric Martell, Mark Samples & Jeffery Aper - Assessing Performance Learning: Developing Assessment Strategies For Non-Traditional Pedagogies 

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3:20 PM - 3:40 PM Hee Young Choi - Experimental Course Development: Intergrating Study Abroad and an ESL/Bilingual Education Course on Campus

Kenneth Laundra - Restorative Justice as Performance Learning: Collaborative Research in Sociology at Millikin University

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Thad Walker - Forging New Partnerships: Aligning Student Learning Goals with Stakeholder and Institutional Mission
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM Tina Cloney - The Intergration and Further Building of Performance Learning Experiences with Various Degrees of Student Risk of Failure in the Curriculum

Paris Barnes, Anne Rammelsberg and Jennifer Schroeder- From Proposal To Performance To Presentation: Collaborative Performance Learning in the Sciences

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Carmella Braniger - Millikin's Premier Writers
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

RJ Podeschi & Ed Weber - Applying Performance Learning in Information Systems

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Denice Love, Ngozi Onuora & Ray Boehmer - The Development of Action Researchers in Education

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 J. Mark Munoz, Ed Walker, Lori Bales, Judy Parrish & Julienne Shields - Effectively Engaging Stakeholders Throughout Performance Learning Projects

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4:20 PM - 4:40 PM Vicky Gilpin - Creating Passion For Performance Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom: Student Benefit Through the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Casey Watson, George Bennett & David Horn - The Institute for Science Entrepreneurship and 300 Below Inc.: An Exemplary Partnership

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J. Mark Munoz, Ed Walker, Lori Bales, Judy Parrish & Julienne Shields - Effectively Engaging Stakeholders Throughout Performance Learning Projects

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4:40 PM - 5:00 PM  David Burdick - Creating a Performance Learning Arena: The Conception and Growth of Studio Pressure Night

Susan Kruml & Nancy Curtin - Collaboration at it's Best: Interdisciplinary Performance Learning

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J. Mark Munoz, Ed Walker, Lori Bales, Judy Parrish & Julienne Shields - Effectively Engaging Stakeholders Throughout Performance Learning Projects

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