March 2016

Dr. Stacy Wahl, a core faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently presented “Affecting Positive Outcomes in Patients in Acute Alcohol Withdrawal” at a medical grand rounds meeting at Huntington Hospital in New York. She also presented “Using Concept Mapping to Develop Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision Making in Novice RNs” at New York’s North Shore University Hospital’s nursing professional development retreat.

January 2016

Dr. Cheryl Keen, a core faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recent published “The Role of Service-Learning and Mentoring in the Early Career Development of a Research Methodologist” in The Qualitative Report.

Dr. Richard A. Smith, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Instructional Designer and Distance Educator: Similarities and Differences” at the 2015 Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference held at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, in November.

October 2015

Dr. Stephanie A. Gaddy, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, has recently published several articles in the journal Disability Compliance for Higher Education, including “Support Your Faculty When Students With Disabilities Make Unreasonable Requests” and “Support College Students With Disabilities Who Do Not Identify And Self-Advocate.”

September 2015

Dr. Judith Blakely, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently invited by The National Association for Multicultural Education to review proposals for presentations at the 2015 conference.

Dr. Judith Blakely and Dr. Judith Orth, both faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, coauthored a chapter in Empowering International Students to Succeed in a Global Classroom and Society.

Dr. Judith Blakely and Dr. Debbey Thomas, both faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, coauthored a chapter called “Cultural Mores and Metaphors on Life” in the book Cultural Metaphors: Transcending to All Generations.

Dr. Abbie Brown and Dr. Tim Green, both faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, coauthored two recently released books, Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe and The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles With Process and Practice, Third Edition.

June 2015

Dr. Michelle Leake, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently invited by AERA to review proposals for presentations at the 2016 conference in the division of Human Resources and School Finance as well as Teachers and Teacher Education.

Dr. Jennifer Smolka, a faculty member in The Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently recognized by the Association of American Publishers PreK–12 as an innovator in the field during the Context in Content conference in D.C.

Leslie Van Gelder, a contributing faculty member in The Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently gave a TEDx Talk in Queenstown, New Zealand, entitled “The Archaeology of Intimacy: Cave Art and Enduring Kindness.” The presentation was based on research that was conducted as part of a Faculty Initiative Grant that she received in 2013.

April 2015

Dr. Anita Dutrow, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently presented “Diversity Preparation in Teacher Education” at the Eighth World Universities Forum in Savannah, Georgia.

Dr. Peter Ross, a contributing faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently had his article “The Current State of Evidence-Based Practices With Classroom Management” accepted for publication by The National Social Science Journal.

March 2015

Dr. Steve Canipe, a faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, recently presented at the 2015 International Education Conference in Maui, Hawaii. His presentation was titled, "Creating an Effective Online Program: Course Development for Dummies."

Dr. Tom Cavanagh, a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, was named the 2015 Research Fellow for the inaugural Maori and Indigenous Studies Fellowship at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dr. Richard A. Smith, a contributing faculty member in the Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented at the Association for Talent Development, Houston Chapter on February 10, 2015. The presentation was titled "Basic Video Production for Non-Experienced Training Video Producers."

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