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  • Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology) co-chaired and was a discussant in a session titled, "Difficult Interactions with Students: Stories and Solutions," at the Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology held in Atlanta in February.
  • Ms. Gayna Stevens Credle, Instructional Specialist with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, exhibited her dissertation study Student Interaction Patterns in Electronic Conference Systems, in the Poster/Demonstration session of WebNet2001 (October 25, 2001) held in Orlando, Florida. WebNet 2001 was co-sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

  • Dr. Bruce Danner (English) published a paper, "'You that look pale and tremble... That are but mutes and audience to this act': Hamlet in the College Classroom" in the Journal of College Writing [4:1 (2001)].

  • Ms. Elizabeth Moore Rhodes, School/University Liaison in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, was one of three symposium panelists on the "Risks and Opportunities in the Age of Information Technology: E-learning, Commercialization, and Measures of Success," at the April Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Seattle.

  • During the 1999-2000 academic year, Drs. Mary Carmichael, Robert Fulginiti, Barbara Green, and Kris Norenberg (all from the Biology Department) developed a project to improve student learning in the first semester General Biology course. Drs. Green and Norenberg have posted several resources from this project on the Web.

  • Dr. Gerald Boodoo (Theology) is the Director of the "Faith and Learning Programs" which has been established through a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. to institute and improve programs that support theological explorations of vocation among Xavier's students, faculty, and staff. Faculty serving on the Advisory Committee who, along Dr. Boodoo participated in a research community during the 1998-99 academic year that focused on the interaction of science and theology in alternative medicine, include Dr. Michelle Boissiere (Biology and Center for Undergraduate Research), Fr. Phillip Linden (Theology), and Dr. Joseph Olubadewo (College of Pharmacy).

  • Drs. Deborah Bordelon (Division of Education) and Nancy Martino (Communications) received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs to establish "Project Talk." The primary goal of "Project Talk" is to "...increase the number of highly trained special education teachers from underrepresented populations who are aware and responsive to speech and language disorders and are prepared to work collaboratively with speech and language pathologists." Drs. Bordelon and Martino and students participated in a project during the 1999-2000 academic year that focused on developing and promoting literacy skills.

  • Mr. Major Jackson won the 2000 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for his book, Leaving Saturn. Mr. Jackson gave a poetry reading at the Second Annual Cave Canem Reading on April 25, 2001. The event was presented by The Academy of American Poets, Cave Canem: Workshops and Retreats for African American Poets, and The New School Writing Program.

  • Dr. Barbara Green (Biology), Ms. Megan Hill (Biology student), and Ms. Carmen Echols (Biology student) presented a poster session entitled, "Learning by Doing: Using Case Studies Written by Students" at the February 2001 conference of The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning.

  • Dr. Jerry Farmer (Theology), Dr. Fred Humphrey (Philosophy), Dr. Brian Fitch (UW-Stout, English), and Dr. Alec Kirby (UW-Stout, Political Science) presented a session entitled, "Promoting Greater Student Responsibility Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning Methodologies" at the February 2001 conference of The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning.

  • "Euphoria," a poem by Mr. Major Jackson (English), was published in The New Yorker (November 6, 2000). The poem will also be published in the 8th edition of the college textbook anthology, Reading and Writing the Human Experience. Another of Mr. Jackson's poems, "How to Listen," also appeared in The New Yorker (December 25, 2000). Mr. Jackson also received a prestigious Writing Fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. He is in residency there during the 2000-2001 academic year.

  • Dr. Deany Cheramie (English) wrote "Resources for Teaching English Core Curriculum Classes." The book is on-line.

  • Dr. Paul McCreary (Mathematics) presented a paper at the Twenty-second Annual Meeting of The North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education in October 2000 titled "Apprenticeship in a Technology-rich Classroom."

  • Dr. Nancy Martino (Communications) presented a workshop, "Why Can't This Child Understand? Adjusting Language Through Three Continuums," at a meeting of the New Orleans Chapter of the National Black Association for Speech, Language, and Hearing.

  • Drs. Bill Serban (Political Science) and Chris Doumen (Biology) gave a presentation at the 7th HBCU Faculty Development Symposium titled "Collaborating through Educational Technology: The Development of XULAneXUS, the Interdisciplinary Electronic Journal of Xavier University Students."

  • Drs. Cirecie Olatunji (Education), Todd Stanislav (Biology, Center for the Advancement of Teaching), and Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science) gave a presentation at the "Creating Partnerships - Creating Scholarship: Strengthening Research, Teaching, and Learning with Effective Use of Electronic Resources" workshop titled "Promoting and Incorporating the Use of Electronic Databases." Dr. Stanislav also participated in a panel discussion on "Action Planning and Evaluation."

  • Dr. Joseph Ross (Biology) presented a paper titled "A Recipe for a Conversation, or How I Stopped Worrying and Leaned to Love the New Economy" at New York University's national symposium, "Defining the Liberal Arts Institutional Mission."

  • Dr. David Lanoue (English) delivered a paper, "Beyond Haibun: the Haiku Novel" at the Haiku Society of America conference in San Francisco. Dr. Lanoue also read from his novel, Haiku Guy.

  • Dr. David Lanoue (English) received an honorable mention in the World Haiku Festival 2000's achievements competition for the translations on his "Haiku of Kobayashi Issa" website.

  • Dr. David Lanoue (English) published "Confessions of a Translator" in World Haiku Review 1.1, May 2001.

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