Faculty and Student Conference Presentations
Indiana University East faculty present papers at national and international conferences throughout the year, sharing their wealth of knowledge and expertise with several colleagues and students.
Fredricka Joyner, associate professor of business administration and organization behavior, presented at the International Leadership Association Conference held in Denver October 24-27. Her presentation was “Bridging Past Perspectives into a New Future as 21st Century Leaders.” The conference is an international conference attended by individuals from 35 countries.
Earlier in October, Joyner also presented at the Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning held October 11 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. She presented "Models and metaphors: Developing critical thinking in asynchronous threaded discussions.”
Joyner also recently had an article, "Storymining: Eliciting stories and mining their content for cultural levers," published in Human Resource Development International.
Tim Scales, lecturer in business administration, presented "Interactive Business: Risk, Reward and Reality" at the Academy of Business Research (ABR) Fall International Conference held September 10-12 in Atlantic City.
Scales also received a Best Paper Award, voted on by each session of the conference. The paper Scales co-wrote with IU East students Ryan Doughty and Brittany Hostetler will be published in the Academy of Business Research Journal, an interdisciplinary journal dealing in issues of business and education. The article, "'ME' Math, Entrepreneurship and Economics," is about the learning workbook, "ME," that combines the works of entrepreneurship and math. The workbook includes inspiration for entrepreneurship, examples of application and rigorous materials for use in high schools.
The ABR publishes three academic journals and each is listed in Cabells.
Wazir Mohamed, assistant professor of sociology, has been invited to present at the "Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Publication of Walter Rodney's How Europe Underdeveloped Africa" conference September 14-15 at Binghamton University in New York.
Fredricka Joyner, associate professor of business administration and organization behavior, presented "The Welcoming Community Initiative: One Community's Journey to Create an Intentionally Inclusive Community Culture" at the 37th Annual Neighborhoods USA Conference held May 25 in Indianapolis.
The presentation focused on work over the last decade in Columbus, Ind., to bridge the diversity divide and intentionally create an inclusive, welcoming community culture.
The conference theme was "Communities Building Community."
Professor of History Joanne Passet recently had two articles published. “Hidden in Plain Sight: Gay and Lesbian Books in Midwestern Public Libraries, 1900-1969,” published by Library Trends and “Barbara Grier, 1933-2011: We Had a Wonderful Time,” published in Sinister Wisdom in the Winter 2012 edition.
Passet presented a paper in Boston at the 42nd national meeting of the Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association. As one of four speakers for a session "On Sex and Text: Feminist Print Cultures of the 1970s and 1980s," she presented a paper entitled "Testing the Limits of Community: The Politics of Publishing Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence."
Also, Passet has been reappointed to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees for the Kinsey Institute for Research on Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. The Kinsey Institute, which is located at Indiana University Bloomington, works toward advancing sexual health and knowledge worldwide.
Marcy Jance, assistant professor of business administration, presented a case study entitled the Dean's Quandary at the Midwest Decision Sciences Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., on April 12.
Anita Morgan, assistant professor of accounting, will be presenting Do Online Homework Management Systems Impact Student Performance at the Sloan Consortium’s Fifth Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium. The symposium will be held in Las Vegas July 25-27, 2012.
Morgan’s presentation will provide the results of her research on the impact of MyAccountingLab on student performance in accounting courses.
Matt Wills, assistant professor of informatics, will present in Indianapolis on Monday, April 16, for the Indiana Usability Professionals Association. The presentation is “Realities and fallacies – The current state of health information technology usability research and practice.”
Tim Scales, lecturer in business administration, presented "Creating An Economy" at the 17th Annual Economics Teaching Workshop held at the University of Kentucky on March 24.
Economists, educators, and graduate students participated in the interactive session led by Scales. Participants received teaching materials and learned the principles of economics through the construction of birdhouses.
Also, Scales recently taught entrepreneurship at the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pa. He worked with the school's fifth-grade class to use resources, production, packaging, and pricing to organize a business. Students built and decorated birdhouses.
Fredricka Joyner, associate professor of business administration and organization behavior, and David Frantz, dean of the School of Business and Economics, will present "Case Teaching in the Online Learning Environment" at the Society for Case Research 2012 Conference. The conference is March 28-30 in Chicago.
Marcy Jance, assistant professor of business administration, presented a statistics case study at the Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans, La., on March 14.
The Academy of Business Research is an international society of scholars and practitioners who exchange ideas and collaborate in a conference setting.
Julien Simon, assistant professor of World Cultures and Languages, presented at a conference at the University of Portland “Don Quixote: Study of a Modern Hero,” held March 3.
The title of my paper was “Cognitive Approaches to Don Quixote: A Survey.” The research that he presented will subsequently be published in a book edited by James Parr, one of the leading Cervantes scholars.
Tim Scales, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and lecturer of business administration, and IU East students Brittany Hostetler and Ryan Doughty received a top paper award from the Academy of Business Research. They presented their paper “ME” (Math and Entrepreneurship) at the 2011 Academy of Business Research Winter Conference in Las Vegas held in November.
The paper is published in the 2012 journal. They also developed teaching materials that are currently being used at Hagerstown High School, Richmond High School, Cowan High School, and Union High School.
Matt Wills, assistant professor of business and informatics, will have his paper "Evaluating the Impact of Electronic Health Records on Clinical Reasoning Performance" published in the proceedings of the 45th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
He will present the paper at the conference January 5 in Maui, Hawaii.
Sharon Stoten, assistant professor of nursing, was an invited speaker to the 2011 EPS Montreal International Forum: Emerging Trends in Higher Education, held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, November 19-20.
Her presentation was on the "Criteria for Selecting an Online Educational Offering."
Julien Simon, assistant professor of World Languages and Cultures, will be a panelist for two sessions at the upcoming 2012 Modern Language Association (MLA) convention. The convention will be held January 5-8 in Seattle.
Simon will participate in a roundtable on “Teaching Cervantes: Cognitive Theories and Early Modern Subjectivity” and will present his ongoing research on Celestina in a panel “Celestina, Lazarillo, Don Quixote, and the Emergence of the Modern Mind” that he organized.
In March, Simon will present his paper on Don Quixote titled “Cognitive Approaches to Don Quixote: A Survey” at the University of Portland “Don Quixote: A Multidisciplinary Study of a Modern Hero” conference at the University of Portland. This is a very selective conference. Only twelve participants were chosen. As a conference participant, Simon will receive a $600 honorarium and is invited to submit his paper for publication in a volume of selected contributions.
Susie Shapiro, associate professor psychology, presented "Isn't Design Just Common Sense?" during the World Usability Day- Educating Design • Designing Education conference for the Indiana Chapter of Usability Professionals' Association. The conference was held November 10 at the IUPUI Campus Center.
Shapiro also participated on the educator's panel discussion "Change Design to Change the World."
The conference examined how teaching design impacts the world and how usable design impacts teaching and learning.
Marcy Jance, assistant professor of business administration, presented a case study entitled “Statistics and the Entrepreneur” at the 2011 Academy of Business Research Winter Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 14.
Presentations at Sectional Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America
Mort Seddighin, professor of mathematics, and Young You, visiting assistant professor of mathematics, each presented a paper at the sectional meeting of the Mathematical Association of America held at the University of Indianapolis on October 20.
The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level.
The topic of Seddighin’s presentation was, “The applications of the two nonzero lemma in statistics and econometrics.”
The topic of You’s presentation was, “The necessary geometric condition for the solvability of homologous Chauchy-Riemann equation.”
English Faculty Present at Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference
HSS English faculty, Margaret Thomas Evans, Linda Applegate, Rachel Ramer and Frances Peacock recently presented papers at the Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference at Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Friday, October 14. The title of their presentation was “The Challenges of Feminist Rhetoric in Traditionally Male Domains: Religion, Engineering, and Technology.
Marcy Jance, assistant professor of business administration, presented at the ACBSP Great Lakes Region fall conference in Dayton held October 7.
The topic of her presentation was “Critical Skills for First Year Business Students.” Jance is the treasurer and secretary of ACBSP Great Lakes Region.
School of Business and Economics Dean David Frantz and Fredricka Joyner, associate professor of business administration and organization behavior, co-authored a paper entitled “Green Leadership: Constructing a Model,” which focuses on applying green leadership principles to management skills.
Frantz and Joyner will present the paper at the International Leadership Association 2011 Conference in London October 28-30. The title of the presentation is "Planet, Many Worlds: Remapping the Purpose of Leadership."
The presentation will discuss the concern of corporations and global organizations with organizational practices that emphasize sustainability. While many understand the characteristics of green organizations, few have explored sustainable leadership itself.
Frantz and Joyner will outline a conceptual model and facilitate a discussion exploring Green Leadership.
More than 700 Leadership scholars, practitioners, and educators from close to fifty countries gather each year at ILA's annual Global Conference to present their finest research and scholarship, compelling ideas, best practices, newest teaching techniques, and unique stories from the field.
Tim Scales, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and lecturer of business administration, was invited to present at the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) training conference held at the University of North Carolina on September 10. The presentation, "What Motivates You," was attended by 160 students on SIFE teams in the region.