Thursday, June 6, 2013

Faculty Engage in a Broad Range of Professional Development and Research Projects

Most of Canadian University College's faculty are, on an ongoing basis, involved in a variety of research and professional development projects.  Shown below is a summary (in alphabetical order) of some of the faculty's scholarly activity this past academic year.
  • Dr. Justina Adaliku-Obisike, Associate Professor of Sociology, presented papers at two conferences and published The Paradox of Economic Globalization: The Case of the Niger Region, in the European Scientific Journal.
  • Deborah Bakland, Associate Professor of Music, was involved in study in Ireland in August.
  • Darel Bennedbaek, Associate Librarian, with Anne Carr-Wiggin (University of Alberta) prepared and presented, Through the Eyes of Students: An Inquiry into Undergraduates’ Research Skills and Practices, at the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Conference 2013.
  • Dr. Bruce Boyd, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, presented papers at three conferences, including, Equipping University Students to be Peacemakers, at the Peacemakers Conference in Denver.
  • Dr. Tim Buttler, Assistant Professor of Education, made a presentation at the NAD Teachers Convention in Nashville.
  • Dr. John Connors, Professor of Psychology, presented three papers at the 73rd Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention in Toronto, including, The History of Mazes and Puzzle Boxes in Early Experimental Psychology (1880-1940)
  • Dr. June Fiorito, Professor of Education, presented, Teaching Students Through their Emotional Intelligence, at the NAD Teachers Convention in Nashville.
  • Dr. Mark Froese, Associate Professor of Political Science, contributed the chapter, "Archival Research and Document Analysis," to the book, Critical Approaches to Security: An Introduction to Theories and Methods.
  • Dr. Larry Herr, Professor of Religious Studies was a co-editor of and contributed two chapters to the book, Ceramics Finds: Typological and Technological Studies of the Pottery Remains from Tell Hesban and Vicinity.  Dr. Herr also contributed two chapters for the book, The Ayl to Ras an-Naqab Archaeological Survey, Southern Jordan 2005-2007.  Dr. Herr contributed an entry for the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception and presented papers at the 12th International Conference for the History and Archeology of Jordan, in Berlin.
  • Dr. John Hoyt, Professor of Art and Education, did field work and research in Greece.
  • Keith Leavitt, Associate Professor of Education, presented, Interactive Student Notebooks, at the NAD Teachers Convention in Nashville, and published, Impressing Christ Upon Our Students, in the Journal of Adventist Education.
  • Dr. Louicius Michel, Professor of Business, presented, A New Management Paradigm for Emerging Nations, at the 40th Conference of the Colloque International de l'Institut Québécois des Hautes Etudes Internationales
  • Dr. Tennyson Samraj, Professor of Philosophy, presented papers at two conferences, including, Belief Quotient - Justified Belief-Decisions: Ontological and Epistemic Implications to Existential Decisions at the 3rd International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society, in Tempe, Arizona.

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