Research Highlights for January
Brad Strand, Professor, Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences and Gary Liguori (University of Tennessee – Chattanooga) presented a paper titled “Leading Fast and Slow” at the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education 2014 Collaborative Congress held in San Diego, CA.
Several Education faculty and doctoral students had presentations at the recent American association of Adult and Continuing Education Conference (AAACE). Claudette Peterson, Assistant Professor, Education recently made a roundtable presentation at the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) in Lexington, KY. The presentation shared the preliminary results of a research study with the title “Long-Term Survivors’ Incorporation of HIV/AIDS Identity into the Self: What Now?”. Several Education Doctoral Programs students also had presentations:
• Sarah Alajlan and Obaidalah Aljohani presented a paper with their advisor, Claudette Peterson, at the AAACE Commission for International Adult Education – International Pre-Conference. The title of the paper was “Obstacles Facing Adult Education in Saudi Arabia.”
• Doctoral student Brian Rook presented a roundtable session titled “Polychronicity and Online Meetings” along with his advisor Claudette Peterson.
• Doctoral student Becky Lyons presented a session at the AAACE Commission of Professors of Adult Education titled “Using Chautauqua in the Classroom” with her advisor Claudette Peterson.
• Dina Zavala-Petherbridge presented “Negotiating Identity: Autoethnography and Mindmapping as Tools for Adult Learners.”
• Applied Gerontology doctoral student Barbara Hutchison along with her advisor, Claudette Peterson, and Brent Hill, Janet Bogus, and Eleanor Covan, had a poster accepted for the AAACE conference. The poster was titled “Presbycusis: Can You Hear the Music of Life?” Barbara Hutchison along with her advisor Claudette Peterson and Eleanor Covan and Janet Bogus also had a paper accepted for the conference titled “Aging Male Combat Veterans: Learning Coping Skills for PTSD through Audiology, Metagogy, and Musicology.”
Several Education faculty and students have recent publications:
• Claudette Peterson and Chris Ray, Assistant Professors, Education, have had an article published: Peterson, C. M., & Ray, C. M. (2013). Andragogy and metagogy: The evolution of neologisms. Journal of Adult Education, 42(2), 80-85.
• Lindsie Schoenack, EDP doctoral student, has had an article published: Schoenack, L. (2013). A new framework for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Journal of Adult Education, 42(2), 98-103.
• Brian Rook, EDP doctoral student, has had an article published: Rook, B. W. (2013). LULAC: Mexican-American adult learning, collectivism, and social movement. Journal of Adult Education, 42(2), 55-59.
• Claudette Peterson and doctoral students, S. Alajlan, & O. Aljohani, have had an article published: (2013, November). Obstacles Facing Adult Education in Saudi Arabia. Published in the Proceedings of the CIAE Pre-Conference. Commission for International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) (pp.1-9). Las Vegas, NV.
Denise Lajimodiere, Assistant Professor, Education, received word that her essay “America Indian Boarding Schools in the United States: A Brief History and their Current Legacy’ will be published in the book: Indigenous Peoples’ Access to Justice, (2014) Wilton Littlechild and Elsa Stamatopoulou (eds.), Publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. In addition, Denise Lajimodiere recently had an interview entitled ‘Healing from Boarding School Trauma’ which is being released by the American Indian Living broadcast through LifeTalk and Native Voice One networks. American Indian Living can be heard on some 100 stations throughout the country as well as on internet live streams hosted by LifeTalk Radio and Native Voice One.
Former Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science graduate students, Kerrie Hert and Paul Fisk II, have published with Yeong Rhee and Ardith Brunt, Associate Professors, Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science, in Nutrition Research. Using data from NHANES 1999-2010, their article reports the decreasing consumption of sugar sweetened beverages and the concurrent decrease in chronic disease risk factors. This research article was picked up by the Stone Hearth Newsletter under the heading “Let’s see how the soft drink industry spins THIS study”.
Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science graduate students, Angela Geraci and Cindy Marihart have published a qualitative study in ISRN Obesity. Title of the manuscript is The work behind weight-loss surgery: A qualitative analysis of food intake after the first two years post-op.
Kara Wolfe, a former faculty in Apparel, Design, and Hospitality Management and the Hospitality Leadership Director, Bradley University, WooMi Jo Phillips and Amelia Asperin, Assistant Professors in Apparel, Design, and Hospitality Management had a manuscript titled “Using hotel supervisors’ emotional intelligence as a benchmark for hospitality students " has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education.
Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science graduate student, Larry Anenson, with Ardith Brunt, and Bryan Christensen, Associate Professors, Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science, and Donna Terbizan, Professor, published a paper entitled Participation rates in a worksite wellness program using e-mail wellness messages from his dissertation, in the Journal of Education and Training Studies
Featured Research Project
LINE: Linear Algebra in New Environments by Sergio Loch, Grand View University, Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University, Juff Suzuki, Laurel Cooley and Scott Dexter, Brooklyn College-CUNY, William Martin, School of Education, North Dakota State University, and Christopher McClure, Des Moines Area Community College.
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