Selected Faculty Publications and Presentations

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Pedagogical

Publications

2019

Pallo, Vicki. “Leveling the Playing Field for ELL Students: The Case for Moving Peer Review to an Online Environment.” Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice, edited by Phoebe Jackson and Christopher Weaver, Myers Education Press, forthcoming 2019.

Edwards-Ingram, Ywone D. “Scholars, Lawyers, and their Slaves: The Case of St. George and Nathaniel Beverley Tucker in the College-Town of Williamsburg." Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies, edited by Leslie M. Harris, et al. University Press of Georgia, 2019, pp. 251-276.

2018

Logan, Katie. “Teaching with Arabic Literature in Translation: ‘Arab Literary Travels.’” ArabLit: Arabic Literature and Translation, 26 Feb. 2018. Retrieved from: arablit.org/2018/02/26/teaching-with-arabic-literature-in-translation-arab-literary-travels/

Martin, Troy. “Professionalism, Ethics Code, and Education.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education, edited by G. Noblit, Oxford UP, 2018. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.53

Pallo, Vicki. “Lessons Learned.” The College Writer At-Work Book, edited by Paige Huskey, Kendall Hunt, 2018.

Pallo, Vicki. “Time Management and Online First Year Students.” OFYE Matters, Southern New Hampshire University, March 15, 2018. Retrieved from: blogging.snhu.edu/academics/2018/03/16/ofye-matters-time-management/.

2017

Crawford, Meriah. “A Simple Trick for Getting Students to Ask Questions in Class.” Faculty Focus, Magna Publications, 13 Oct. 2017. Retrieved from: https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/a-simple-trick-for-getting-students-to-ask-questions-in-class/

Gordon, Jessica. “Creating Social Cues through Self-disclosures, Stories, and Paralanguage: The Importance of Modeling High Social Presence Behaviors in Online Courses.” Social Presence in Online Learning: Multiple Perspectives on Practice and Research, edited by A.L. Whiteside, A.G. Dickers., & K. Swan, Stylus, 2017, pp. 99-112.

Hutchison, Micol. “Influence of First-generation Status on Students' Perceptions of Faculty.” College Quarterly, vol. 20, no. 1, 2017. Retrieved from: bit.ly/2qQxe6Y.

Johnson, Melissa and Elizabeth Kreydatus. “Case Study: Virginia Commonwealth University.” What Makes the First-Year Seminar High-Impact? An Exploration of Effective Educational Practices. National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition. University of South Carolina, 2017.

Kreydatus, Beth, Hilary Cassil, Amber Hill, and Teresa Franson. "VCU Global Bridge" in  Intercultural Competence in International Higher Education, edited by Deardorff & Arasaratnam-Smith, series editor Elspeth Jones, Routledge, 2017.

Murray, Jeffrey. “I Hate / Don’t Hate / Still Hate Group Projects!  A Tripartite Ethical Framework for Enhancing Student Collaboration.” Cogent Education, vol. 4 no. 1, 2017, pp. 1-22. doi: 10.1080/2331186X.2017.1377507 Retrieved from: https://www.cogentoa.com/article/10.1080/2331186X.2017.1377507

Pallo, Vicki. “Technology in the Classroom, Pt. 1.” OFYE Matters, Southern New Hampshire University, Oct. 27, 2017. Retrieved from: blogging.snhu.edu/academics/2017/10/27/ofye-matters-technology-in-the-classroom-part-1/.

2016

Corner, Jason L. “In the Numbers: Quantitative Reasoning in the Writing-Centered Classroom.” CEA Critic, vol. 78, no. 3, 2016, pp. 301-305. doi: 10.1353/cea.2016.0025

Guillard, Julianne. “Is Feminism Trending? Pedagogical Approaches to Countering (sl)activism.” Gender and Education, vol. 28, no. 5, 2016, pp. 609-626.

Hutchison, Micol. “The Empathy Project: Using a Project-Based Learning Assignment to Increase First-Year College Students’ Comfort with Interdisciplinarity.” Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, vol. 10, no. 1, 2016.

Murray, Jeffrey W.  “Peace Talks: A ‘Dialogical Ethics’ Model of Faculty-Student Collaboration in the Undergraduate Classroom.” Cogent Education, vol. 3, 2016, doi: 1163764. Retrieved from: https://www.cogentoa.com/article/10.1080/2331186X.2016.1163764/

Murray, Jeffrey W.  “Skills Development, Habits of Mind, and the Spiral Curriculum: A Dialectical Approach to Undergraduate General Education Curriculum Mapping.”  Cogent Education, vol. 3, 2016, doi: 1156807. Retrieved from: https://www.cogentoa.com/article/10.1080/2331186X.2016.1156807

Nelson, Thomas J. and Joe Cates. “‘The Faculty/Faculty Conundrum’: Organizing Faculty Development Communities to Support Singular and Plural Faculty Development.” Communities of Practice - Facilitating Social Learning in Higher Education, edited by Jacqueline Cook and Aline Steel, Springer, 2016.

2015

Gordon, Jessica and Bonnie Boaz. “Integrating Digital Media into Multimodal Compositions: Five Trends in the Transfer of Rhetorical Skills.” 21st Century Academic Forum Conference Proceedings: Conference at Harvard, vol. 5, no. 1, 2015, pp. 8-10.

Johnson, Melissa. “Wands or Quills? Lessons in Pedagogy from Harry Potter.” CEA Forum, vol. 44, no. 2, 2015, pp. 75-91. Retrieved from: https://journals.tdl.org/ceaforum/index.php/ceaforum/article/view/7061

Murray, Jeffrey W. “Articulating Learning Outcomes for an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Program: Merging Teaching Practicum, Leadership Seminar, and Service-Learning.” Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 15 no. 6, 2015, pp. 63-77. Retrieved from: https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/josotl/article/view/19099

Murray, Jeffrey W. “Critical Thinking Activities and the Enhancement of Ethical Awareness: An Application of a ‘Rhetoric of Disruption’ to the Undergraduate General Education Classroom.” Open Review of Educational Research, vol. 2, no. 1, 2015, pp. 240-258. Retrieved from: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23265507.2015.1084478

Murray, Jeffrey W. “A Dialogical Statement of Teaching Philosophy.” The Scholarly Teacher. 12 Jun. 2015, scholarlyteacher.com. Retrieved from: www.scholarlyteacher.com/blog/a-dialogical-statement-of-teaching-philosophy

2014

Gordon, Jessica. “How is Language Used to Craft Social Presence in Facebook? A Case Study of an Undergraduate Writing Course.” Education and Information Technologies, vol. 21, no. 5, 2014, pp. 1-22. doi: 10.1007/s10639-014-9366-0. Retrieved from: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10639-014-9366-0

Gordon, Jessica and R. Ribley. “Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs): A Daily Reflective Practice Provides New Perspectives on Student Learning and Classroom Dynamic.” Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy at Virginia Tech University, 2014, pp. 36-37.

Hutchison, Micol. “Fluorescent Glow.” Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, vol. 1, no. 1, 2014, pp. 53-54.

Murray, Jeffrey. “Higher-Order Thinking and Metacognition in the First-Year Core-Education Classroom: A Case Study in the Use of Color-Coded Drafts.”  Open Review of Educational Research, vol. 1, no.1, 2014, pp. 56-69. doi: 10.1080/23265507.2014.964297 Retrieved from: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23265507.2014.964297

Murray, Jeffrey. “Rethinking the Role of Undergraduate Teaching Assistants: Designing Best Practices from Psychoanalytic Theory.” Proceedings of the Lily Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning at Traverse City, MI, 2014, pp. 24-28.  Retrieved from: docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/7516e7_bf84e1fe5e18441b97ed5c6cf4fe7e53.pdf

2013

Gordon, Jessica. “Increasing Instructor and Student Social Presence: Making our Virtual Selves Visible in the Online Classroom.” Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, 2013, pp. 230-232.

Gordon, Jessica, Peter Henry, and Michaux Dempster. “Undergraduate Teaching Assistants: A Learner-centered  Model for Enhancing Student Engagement in the First-year Experience.” International Journal for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, vol. 25, no. 1, 2013. Retrieved from: www.isetl.org/ijtlhe/

2011

Byrd, Kris, Michaux Dempster, and Jessica Gordon. “Undergraduate Teaching Assistants: Facilitating Student Engagement and Active Learning.” Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 2011, pp. 143-144.

Secret, Mary, Monica Leisey, Sharon Lanning, Susan Polich, and Joseph Schaub. “Faculty Perceptions of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Definition, Activity Level and Merit Considerations at One University.”Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 11 no. 3, 2011, pp. 1-20.

2010

Johnson, Melissa. “College Isn’t Just Job Training and Parties: Stimulating Critical Thinking with ‘The Freshman.’” Buffy in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching with the Vampire Slayer, edited by Jodie A. Kreider and Meghan K. Winchell, McFarland Publishing, 2010, pp. 103-113.

Newman, Robert, Jean Bohner, and Melissa Johnson. Uncommon Threads: Reading and Writing about Contemporary America. Addison, Wesley, Longman, 2003

Presentations

2019

Boaz, Bonnie, Joshua Galligan, Leslie Cohen-Gee, Christian Horlick, and Jeffrey Murray. "Assessing Learning Outcomes of Peer Mentors and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants." Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy at Virginia Tech. Feb, 2019. 

Cales, Ryan and Vicki Pallo. “The UDL of OER: Considerations for Equitable Use of OER in the Composition Classroom.” NEMLA, 24 March 2019.

Cales, Ryan, Thaddeus Fortney (moderator), Thomas J. Nelson, Amber Pearson, and Emily Williams. College English Association, New Orleans, “Inclusivity in Practice in the Classroom.” 30 March 2019.

Crawford, Meriah. “Collaborative Lesson Planning with UTAs,” College English Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, 30 March 2019.

Jackson, Christopher, Andrew Marx, and Jeffrey Murray. “Teaching Habits of Mind in a General Education Curriculum.” Interactive Session. Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy. Blacksburg, VA: 31 January 2019.

Richardson, Kirk. “Time Travel Should Happen in Every Class,” Virginia Humanities Conference, April 2019.

Schaub, Joseph. “An Approach to Place-based Education in the Composition Classroom.” CCCC Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference, Old Dominion University, 31 May, 2019.

2018

Abelson, Michael and Jeffrey Murray. “Color-Coding, Forced Decision-Making, and Structure without Structure: Strategies to Encourage Self-Reflective Undergraduate Writing.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 16 Feb. 2018, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Interactive Session.

Boaz, Bonnie, Josh Galligan, Beth Kreydatus, and Jeff Murray. “Facilitating Student Engagement in the Undergraduate Classroom: How to Use Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTA’s) Without a UTA Program.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 14 Feb. 2018, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Cales, Ryan. “Seeking Truth in Dishonesty Through Composition Courses." Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, 25 May 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Cales, Ryan. "Let's Stay Together: Collaborating and Connecting in Online Classroom Spaces." Conference on College Composition and Communication,16 Mar. 2018, Kansas City, MO. Presentation.

Cha, Frank and Amber Pearson. "Talking about the South without Talking about the South: Teaching Richmond as Text.” Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference, Feb. 2018, Austin, TX. Presentation.

Cha, Frank and Amber Pearson. “Student to Citizen: Rewriting Pedagogy for Communities.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, 25 May 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Corner, Jason. “How I Dungeon Mastered my Class: Role-Playing, Social Presence, and Critical Thinking.” CEA 2018 Conference, The College English Association, April 6 2018, St. Petersburg, FL.

Chudzik, Lindsay, Mark Meier and Matthew Vechinski. “Changing the Narrative of the Core Curriculum: Service-Learning, the First-Year Experience, and Cultivating Student Leaders.” Gulf-South Summit Conference, 4 Apr. 2018, Sheraton Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. Presentation.

Chudzik, Lindsay, Davis Erney, Annmarie Fallon, Jamie Fueglein, Mark Meier, and Binal Patel. “Service-Learning Teaching Assistants as Peer Mentors and Changemakers.” Engagement for the Public Good: Connecting Learning to Community and Civic Engagement, 9 Nov. 2018, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA. Presentation.

Chudzik, Lindsay, James Fueglein, Mark Meier, Kirk Richardson, and Matthew Vechinski. “Service-Learning x Project-Based Learning = Twenty-First Century Skills,” Engagement for the Public Good Conference, James Madison University. November 2018.

Cohen-Gee, Leslie and Tara Bray. “Shake up Your Workshops II.” The Lily Conference on Designing Effective Teaching, 1 Jun. 2018, Virginia Tech University, Bethesda, MD. Presentation.

Crawford, Meriah. “Scholarship and Teaching Faculty.” College English Association, 7 Apr. 2018, St. Petersburg, FL. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol. “Helping Students Articulate Interdisciplinarity through e-Portfolios.” Lily International Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Jun. 2018, Virginia Tech University, Bethesda, MD. Presentation.

Jackson, Christopher. “Beyond Process?: Skills as Content in the Composition Classroom.” Designing Effective Teaching, Lilly Conference, Asheville, NC. 6-8 August 2018

Jackson, Christopher. “Learner-Centered Teaching and the Trigger Warning Debate in the College Composition Classroom.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, 25 May 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Jackson, Christopher, Jake Khoury, and Jennifer Stout. “Conversation: Facilitating Authentic and Intentional Undergraduate Research.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 16 Feb. 2018, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Johnson, Melissa, Micol Hutchison, Kristin Reed, and Ginni Totaro. “Enhancing Inclusion and Understanding Diversity through Curricular Reform in General Education Courses” Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) Annual Constitute. Pittsburgh, PA. 21-22 September, 2018.

Johnson, Melissa, Micol Hutchison, Beth Bensen, and Meredith Privott. “Composition Summit: Community College and University Instructors Partner to Improve Transfer Student Success.” Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) Annual Constitute. Pittsburgh, PA. 21-22 September, 2018.

Kreydatus, Elizabeth. “The Richmond Intercollegiate Council and RPI,” part of a panel on “Perspectives on Student Voice,” at the VCU 50: Commemorating History Symposium, November 30th, 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Kreydatus, Elizabeth, Susan Dudley, and Audrey Short. “Campus Collaborations: Freshmen Undergraduates in the IEP Classroom.” 2018 VATESOL, Charlottesville, VA. 19 October 2018. 

Kreydatus, Beth, Susan Dudley, Angela Lehman, and Audrey Short.  “Intercultural Communication in the Composition Classroom.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, 25 May 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Martin, Troy. “Shuddering at the Sight of It:  The Shape of Knowledge.” Conference Session – The human, the animal and the other?:  Critical and creative projects with film in the higher education classroom.  American Educational Studies Association, November 2018, Greenville, SC. Presentation.

Martin, Troy and Fowler, Shelli. “Creating Spaces for a Liberatory Praxis in General Education Curriculum.” Freire50 Conference, October 2018, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Presentation.

Marx, Andrew. “Incorporating Quantitative Literacy into the Composition Curriculum to Promote Inclusivity.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, May 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Pallo, Vicki. "Rethinking the Text: Critical Reading and Writing through Multimodal Translation." College English Association, 5 Apr. 2018, St. Petersburg, FL. Presentation.

Reed, Kristin. “Connecting Higher Education to the Public Education Movement.” Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium. Richmond, October 2018.

Reed, Kristin. Speaker on Black Minds Matter Project episode 13: “The School to Prison Pipeline.” WRIR, 24th August 2018.

Reed, Kristin. “Counternarratives in the Classroom: Rethinking College Composition as Storytelling for Social Justice.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication. 25 May 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Schaub, Joseph. “RVA as Text: Classroom Strategies for Civic Engagement and Critical Thinking.” VCU 50: Commemorating History Symposium, Virginia Commonwealth University, 30 November, 2018.

Topich, Judy. “Creating Interdisciplinary Inclusive Assignments for the Diverse Composition Classroom.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition & Communication, 25 May 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Vechinski, Matthew. “Teaching Service-Learners to be Designers of Social Change.” Gulf-South Summit Conference, 4 Apr. 2018, Sheraton Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. Presentation.

2017

Cha, Frank. “Radical Teaching/Teaching from a Radical Perspective.” American Studies Association Conference, Nov. 2017, Chicago, IL. Roundtable Presentation.

Elliot, Katie, Lindsay Chudzik, Joseph Cates, Mark Meier, and Matthew Vechinski. “Service-Learning in the Core Curriculum.” VA Engage Annual Meeting, 27 Oct. 2017, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. Panel Discussion.

Cohen-Gee, Leslie and Tara Bray. “Shake up Your Workshops.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on Composition and Communication. 2 Jun. 2017. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Cales, Ryan. “Reconsidering Digital Engagement in the Classroom.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2 Jun. 2017, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Chudzik, Lindsay and George L. Daniels. “Creative Service-Learning Course Design for Transformative Learning.” Gulf-South Summit Conference, 24 Mar. 2017, Marriott, Greensboro, NC. Roundtable Presentation.

Chudzik, Lindsay. “Choose Your Own Service-Learning Adventure: Making Pedagogical Decisions that Lead to Transformative Learning Outcomes.” Gulf-South Summit Conference, 23 Mar. 2017, Marriott, Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Fortney, Thaddeus. “Online Educational Resources: Representing the Underrepresented.” 10th Annual Equity and Social Justice Conference, Mar. 2017, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica and Bonnie Boaz. “Re-Imagining the Process Movement: Investigating Students’ Processes for Composing Multimodal Compositions.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Mar. 2017, Portland, OR. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol, Lemuria Carter and Blue Wooldridge. “Toward Predictors of Success in Online Education.” EduLearn17, Jul. 2017, Barcelona, Spain. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol. “The Power of a Single Book: Using a Common Text to Engage First Generation College Students.” GlobalMindED conference, 2017. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol. Faculty Institute on First-Generation College Students and Diversity/Equity Issues, 2017, Charlotte Lab School, Charlotte, NC. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol and Kevin Swanger. “Creating Multimodal Assignments that Work (for You and Your Students!)” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, 25 May 2017, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Jackson, Christopher, and Jake Khoury. “Learning Through Disruption: Composing Multimodally to Foster Intentional Student Writing.” Lily Conference on Designing Effective Teaching, 7-9 Aug. 2017, DoubleTree Asheville-Biltmore Hotel, Asheville, NC. Presentation.

Marx, Andrew. “Talk to Your Kids About Confirmation Bias.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2 Jun. 2017, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Marx, Andrew, Bonnie Boaz, Meriah Crawford, Jessica Gordon, and Hillary Miller. “Transitioning a Shared Curriculum to Open Educational Resources Through Massive Faculty Collaboration.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb. 2017, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Murray, Jeffrey and Thomas J. Nelson. “The Motivated Sequence: Strategies for Engaging Undergraduate Students.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 17 Feb. 2017, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Interactive Session.

Reed, Kristin. “Origin Stories and Author Notes: Student Identity in the First Year.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication. 2 Jun. 2017, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Reed, Kristin. “Rethinking Partnerships in Higher and Correctional Education.” 10th Annual Equity and Social Justice Conference, Mar. 2017, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

2016

Boaz, Bonnie and Jessica Gordon. “Composing and Designing in a Multimodal Classroom: Early Observations of a Case Study.” University Writing Program Conference, Oct. 2016, University of NC, Charlotte, NC. Presentation.

Boaz, Bonnie, Ryan Cales, Meriah Crawford, Jessica Gordon, Jake Khoury, Andrew Marx, Hillary Miller, and Amber Pearson. “Breaking Tradition: A Faculty-Developed Open Writing Resource at VCU.” 13th Annual Open Education Conference, Nov. 2016, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Cales, Ryan and Jason Coats. “Collaborative Pedagogy through Connected Learning.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 12 Feb. 2016, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Hall, Mary Lou. “21st Century Freire: Cultivating a Collaborative Classroom presentation.” Lily International Conference on Teaching and Learning, Jun. 2016, Virginia Tech University, Bethesda MD. Presentation.

Marx, Andrew. “Using Multiple-Choice Quizzes as Vehicles for Higher-Order Thinking and Active Learning.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb. 2016, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Chudzik, Lindsay  “The Dynamism of Undergraduate Teaching Assistants and Innovative Assessment in Service-Learning Classes.” Lily Conference on Teaching and Learning, 8 Jan. 2016, DoubleTree, Austin, TX. Roundtable Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol. “First-Generation College Students: Expectations of College and of Faculty,” Lily International Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, 8 Jan. 2016, DoubleTree, Austin, TX. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol. “Improving Outcomes for First Gen and Underserved Populations:  Innovations in Predictive Analytics, Big Data, and Evidence Based Outcomes.” GlobalMindED conference, 2016. Presentation.

Johnson, Melissa. “Using Hypothes.is for Group Annotation to Increase Student Comprehension.” Lily Conference on Designing Effective Teaching, 2 Aug. 2016, Asheville, NC. Presentation.

Murray, Jeffrey. “Broken Hammer.” Using Undergraduate Teaching Assistants to Combat Stereotypes and Stereotype-Threat: Implications for Diversity and Inclusivity.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 12 Feb. 2016, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Interactive Session.

Murray, Jeffrey. “Peace Talks: A ‘Dialogical Ethics’ Model of Faculty-Student Collaboration in the Undergraduate Classroom.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 10 Feb. 2016, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Interactive Session.

Williams, Emily and  Faedah M. Totah. “Minority Professors and Student Microaggression.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb. 2016, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

2015

Abelson,  Michael  and Thomas J Nelson. “Collaborative Course Planning in the Learning-Centered Classroom.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 4 Feb. 2015, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Chudzik, Lindsay, Faby Argandona, Jamie Fueglein, Paige Horn, Emily Kelly, Ariana Taylor, and Matthew Vechinski. “The Dynamism of Undergraduate Teaching Assistants in the Service-Learning Classroom.” More Powerful Together National Service-Learning Conference, Apr. 11 2015, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington D.C. Presentation.

Fortney, Thaddeus and Peter Henry. “Why Do Students Help? An Examination of Student Motives in Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Programs.” International Lily Conference on College Teaching, Nov. 2015, Miami University, Oxford, OH. Presentation.

Fortney, Thaddeus, Joseph Schaub, Kristin Reed, Charmian Lam, Ryan Cales, Jake Khoury, and Zach Hilpert. “Enhancing Learning Through Interactive Gameplay.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 4 Feb. 2015, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica and Bonnie Boaz. “Teaching a cMOOC: Best Practices for Integrating SpongeBob and Star Trek Images in Multimodal Compositions.” Second 21st Century Academic Forum Conference, Mar. 2015, Harvard University, Boston, MA. Presentation.

Martin, Troy. “Becoming Teachers:  Art and Creative Practice in Social Justice Education.” Bergamo Curriculum Studies Conference, 2015, Dayton, Ohio.

Marx, Andrew and Enoch Hale. “Promoting Ownership of Program Assessment Initiatives.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb. 2015, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Poster Presentation.

Murray, Jeffrey. “I Hate Group Projects!: Strategies for Creating Teachable Moments and Fostering Individual Accountability.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, 16 Oct. 2015, Traverse City, MI. Interactive Session.

Murray, Jeffrey. “Pulling the Rug Out: Using Disruptive Critical Thinking Activities to Enhance Ethical Awareness.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, 17 Oct. 2015, Traverse City, MI. Interactive Session.

Murray, Jeffrey and Larry Williams. “The Thoroughly Contorted Classroom: Flipping, Re-flipping, and Otherwise Reconfiguring the Traditional Undergraduate Classroom in the Service of Student Engagement and Student Learning.”  ALTfest [Academic Learning Transformation Festival], 13 May 2015, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Williams, Emily. “Classroom Dialogue about Student Incivility: Transparency without Vulnerability.” Lily Conference Series on College and University Teaching and Learning, Jan. 2015, Austin, TX. Presentation.

2014

Boaz, Bonnie, Joe Cates, Mary Shelden, and Terrence Walker. “Service Learning, Student Volunteering, and Community Partnership: Meeting the Needs of College Students Experiencing Hunger through the VCU Student Food Pantry.” International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSCE), Sept. 2014, New Orleans, LA. Presentation.

Campbell, Gardner, Jon Becker, Bonnie Boaz, Ryan Cales, Jason Coats, Jessica Gordon, Enoch Hale, and Tom Woodward. “Dinner for Seven: Reflections on VCU’s First cMOOC.” Open Education, 21 Nov. 2014, Washington, D.C. Presentation.

Campbell, Gardner, Jon Becker, Jessica Gordon, Patty Strong, Ryan Cales, Bonnie Boaz, and Tom Woodward. “VCU’s New Media cMOOC: Living the Dream: Quantifying Selfies and Digital Wandering.” The New Media Consortium Conference, 18 Jun. 2014, Portland, OR. Presentation.

Cates, Joe. “Utilizing Mobile Devices to Uphold High Standards and Empower Students.” Teaching Professor Technology Conference, Oct. 2014, Denver, CO. Presentation.

Chudzik, Lindsay, Kris Byrd, Jamie Fueglein, Kirk Richardson, and Vicki Pallo. “Public Displays of Assessment (PDA): How to Measure Student Learning in Community Writing Courses." The North Carolina Symposium on Teaching and Writing, 1 Mar. 2014, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. Panel Presentation.

Crawford, Meriah. “Recruiting and Preparing Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Teams.” College English Association, 27 Mar. 2014, Baltimore, MD. Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica and R. Ribley. “Undergraduate Teaching Assistants: A Daily Reflective Practice Provides New Perspectives on Student Learning and Classroom Dynamic.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb. 2014, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Johnson, Melissa. “The University College: Creating a Skills-Based Interdisciplinary Core at VCU.” Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching: General Studies Learning Communities, NEMLA, 4 Apr. 2014, Harrisburg, PA. Presentation.

Murray, Jeffrey. “Undergraduate Teaching Assistants: Designing Best Practices from Psychoanalytic Theory.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, 18 Oct. 2014, Traverse City, MI. Interactive Session.  

Murray, Jeffrey. “Using Color-Coded Drafts to Facilitate Meta-Cognition in Undergraduate Writing.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, 17 Oct. 2014, Traverse City, MI. Interactive Session.

2013

Gordon, Jessica. “Social Presence in Online Classes: Making Our Virtual Selves Visible in The Online Classroom.” 19th Annual SLOAN Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Nov. 2013, Orlando, FL. Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica. “Increasing Instructor and Student Presence: Making our Virtual Selves Visible in the Online Classroom.” Online Learning Summit. May 2013, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Hall, Mary Lou, and Micol Hutchison. “Runaway Train: How and Why Ethical Reasoning Can—and Should—Be Part of Any Course.” Lily International Conference on College and University Teaching, Jun. 2013, Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Reed, Kristin. “‘These Are War Pictures:’ Virginia Commonwealth University and the Richmond City Jail.” Virginia Race Histories and Universities Conference. University of Virginia, Nov. 2013.

2012

Boaz, Bonnie and Mary Shelden. “Engaging the Disengaged: Innovative Approaches to Enhancing Student Engagement.” College English Association, Mar. 2012, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Crawford, Meriah. “Engaging the Disengaged: Student Engagement in Sophomore Composition.” College English Association, 31 Mar. 2012, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica and Peter Henry. “Undergraduate Teaching Assistants: Modeling and Enhancing Student Success.” International Conference for Student Retention and Success, Mar. 2012, Orlando, FL. Presentation.

Hall, Mary Lou, Micol Hutchison, Ginni Totaro, and Mary Lou Hall. “The Quantitatively Literate Argument: Empowering Student Writers through Quantitative Reasoning.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching, Jun. 2012, Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol and Emma Bless (VCU undergraduate student). “Bringing Together Student Research, Experience and Reflection Through Digital Stories.” Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium (MERC) Conference, Jun. 2012, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol. “Thinking Critically about Critical Thinking: A Historical Comparison of US and Soviet Textbooks.” South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society Conference, Feb. 2012, Boone, NC. Presentation.

2011

Byrd, Kristy, Andrew Marx, and Kimberly Zicafoose. “Adapting Lessons From the Classroom for Program Assessment.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb. 2011, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Cales, Ryan. “Rethinking Success: A Person-Based Approach to Service Learning.” The Rhetoric Society of Old Dominion University, 13 Jul. 2011, Richmond, VA. Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica, Jane Lucas, and Jeffrey Murray. “The Origin of the Focused Inquiry Program at Virginia Commonwealth University.” Symposium on First-year Writing, Feb. 2011, Virginia Beach, VA. Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica, Kris Byrd, and Michaux Dempster. “Undergraduate Teaching Assistants: Facilitating Student Engagement and Active Learning.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Feb. 2011, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol and Ginni Totaro. “Enhancing Student Engagement through Quantitative Reasoning Activities: Building Numeracy Skills with Practical, Fun and Eye-Opening Lessons in the Non-Mathematical Classroom.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching, Jun. 2011, Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Johnson, Melissa. “Wands or Quills? Lessons in Pedagogy from Harry Potter.” Replacing Wands with Quills: A Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars. 11 Nov. 2011, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA. Presentation.

2010

Abelson, Michael, Peter Henry, Thomas Nelson, Joseph Schaub. “Walking the Walk.” CIDER Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, 19 Feb. 2010, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA. Presentation.

Boaz, Bonnie, Laura Gariepy, Faye Pritchard, and Donna Coghill. “Research Writing: The Whole in the Middle.” Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, May 2010, Bloomington, IN. Presentation.

Boaz, Bonnie and Mary Shelden. “First-Person Relevant: Engaging Students through Primary Historical Sources.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching, Feb. 2010, Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Dempster, Michaux, Nicole Ellis, Vicki Pallo, and Kim Zicafoose. “Writing Without Walls: Reimagining the Writing Classroom.” VA Writing and Research Program Forum, Feb. 2010, Richmond, VA. Panel Presentation.

Gordon, Jessica and Melissa Johnson. “Using Wikis to Engage Students in Collaborative Learning and Critical Thinking.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching and Evidence-based Learning, Feb. 2010, Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol and Tschuna Gibson (VCU undergraduate student). “Critical Thinking and Motivation: An Analysis of Elementary American, German and Russian Textbooks.” International Society for the Social Studies, Nov. 2010, Orlando, FL. Presentation.

Pallo, Vicki. “Using Wikis to Foster Learning through Service.” SAMLA Convention, Nov. 2010, Atlanta, GA. Roundtable Presentation.

2009

Boaz, Bonnie and Liz Canfield. “Cyborg Theories, Meatspace Realities: How Technology Can Make Waves in the First-Year Writing Seminar.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Mar. 2009, San Francisco, CA. Presentation.

Boaz, Bonnie and Stan Kustesky. “Using the Graphic Syllabus to Engage Students.” Lily Conference on College and University Teaching, Feb. 2009, Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Hutchison, Micol. “Using Mathematics to Teach the Art of Rhetoric and Argument.” Annual Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, Jun. 2009, Portland, OR. Presentation.

2008

Boaz, Bonnie. “Opening Pandora’s Box: The Classroom Challenges of Inviting (Open) Digital Communication.” Computers and Writing Conference, May 2008, Athens, GA. Presentation.

Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Focused Inquiry

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1015 Floyd Avenue
Box 842015
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2015

Phone: 804-827-0838

Updated: 6/7/2019

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