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Recent Teacher Education master’s degree graduate David Schultz received confirmation that his research on flipping his classroom was accepted for publication in the Journal of Chemical Education.  The title of the article is “Effects of the Flipped Classroom Model on Student Performance for Advanced Placement High School Chemistry Students.”  Co-authors are Stacy Duffield, Associate Professor, School of Education, Seth Rasmussen (Chemistry Department), and Justin Wageman, Associate Professor, School of Education.  David is an AP Chemistry teacher at Davies High School in Fargo.

Sherri Stastny, Associate Professor, Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, and her colleagues, Ardith Brunt, Associate Professor, Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Julie Garden-Robinson, Extension Specialist and Professor, Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science and Max Johnson of Retina Consultants have had the following paper accepted for conference presentation:   Stastny, S.N., Brunt, A.R., Garden-Robinson, J., Johnson, M. (accepted). Eye clinic nutrition: Nutrition education and lutein supplements for individuals diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration. At Hawaii International Conference on Education Jan 5 – Jan 8 2015   Honolulu HI, to be published on conference proceedings, post-conference.

Kwangsoo Park, Assistant Professor, Apparel, Design, and Hospitality Management, and Brent Hill, Assistant Professor, School of Education, coauthored a paper titled “The impact of smoke-free policies on casino gambling revenues”. The paper was presented at the Annual Korea America Hospitality & Tourism Educators Conference, April 25-26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada and the paper was selected to be a best paper by the conference committee

Jim Deal, Professor and Unit Head, Human Development and Family Science, received word of his accepted article:  Deal, J.E. (in press). Documenting departmental performance in family science. Family Science Review.

Margaret Fitzgerald, Professor, Human Development and Family Science and Unit Head, Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, and Glenn Muske from the NDSU Extension Center for Rural Vitality, along with colleges from the NC 1030 Regional Research Project on Family Firms and Policy in Times of Disruption, were invited to present a session on “Family-owned Businesses: The Family as a Producer and Consumer” at the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference in April.  Their paper was titled “A longitudinal study of copreneurial couples: Factors contributing to continuance over a decade.”

Kelly Sassi, Assistant Professor of English and Education, presented at the conference, "Forward ACTion! Building the Education Pipeline" on April 16, 2014 in Mandan, North Dakota. The title of her presentation was "Writing on Demand for the New Common Core Assessments." Sassi is the new director of the Red River Valley Writing Project.

Brent Hill and Chris Ray, Assistant Professors, School of Education, presented a paper titled “A Misunderstanding and Misuse of Parallel Analysis” at the annual meeting for the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, April 3-7. The paper focused upon a common misconception regarding the theoretical rationale behind parallel analysis and its subsequent misapplication. A Monte Carlo simulation was conducted in order to better understand the appropriate uses of the procedure when testing dimensionality in exploratory factor analysis.  

Ardith Brunt, Associate Professor in Dietetics, had the following publication with graduate students:  

  • Anenson, L. W., Brunt, A.R., Terbizan, D., & Christensen, B. (2014). Using e-mail health interventions and transtheoretical model to promote wellness: a pilot study. Californian Journal of Health Promotion
  • Marihart, C., Brunt, A., & Geraci, A. (2014) Older adults fighting obesity with bariatric surgery: Benefits, side effects and outcomes. SAGE Open Medicine.  
  • Geraci, A., Brunt, A., & Marihart, C. (2014).  Social support systems: A qualitative analysis of female bariatric patients after the first two years post-operative. Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care

WooMi Jo Phillips, Assistant Professors, Apparel, Design, and Hospitality Management (ADHM), and Choong-Ki Lee, Professor in the College of Hotel and Tourism at Kyung Hee University in Korea, have a manuscript titled “Behavioral Intentions of International Visitors to the Korean Hanok Guesthouses: Quality, Value and Satisfaction" got accepted for publication in Annals of Tourism Research.

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Why Students Attend Bison Football by Kelsey Casselle, Sport and Recreation Leadership,  NDSU

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Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014 6:47:26 AM