AURCO 2015 Conference - KSU Salem

21st Annual Conference

Friday Night Reception (April 17): 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday Conference (April 18): 8:00 AM - 1:45 PM
AURCO Business Meeting - Room 192 (April 18): 2:00 - 3:30 PM
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presentations
   -- teaching techniques
   -- service ideas
   -- research projects
roundtables
   -- as broad or narrow as desired
   -- focused on a specific discipline (i.e. Literature) or teaching topic (teaching online)
workshops and short courses
   -- to discuss discipline or teaching related issues
   -- to discuss adjunct issues at a regional campus
   -- to discuss staff issues at a regional campus
student essay and student poster contest
   -- for branch campus students to present their creative or scholary work


When

Conference: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Reception: Friday Evening, April 17, 2015

Where

Kent State University Salem
2491 St. Rt. 45 South
Salem, Ohio 44460
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2015 Conference General Chairs

Stephen Toepfer, Ph.D.
Phone: (Office) 330.332.3842, (Campus Line) 330.332.0361
Fax: 330-337-4122
Email: stoepfer@kent.edu

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bradley J. Morris, Kent State University

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Mindsets in Education

Bradley J. Morris is a Developmental Cognitive Scientist whose research program includes basic research in cognitive development and its application in designing effective PreK-12 STEM instruction. His research focuses on three domains: Scientific and Mathematical reasoning, Formal reasoning, and Motivation. The goal of his research program is to identify the mechanisms underlying children’s reasoning (e.g., strategy acquisition and selection) and motivation (e.g., praise type) using a variety of experimental methods (e.g., eye tracking) and computational modeling.




Friday Night Reception

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hampton Inn Banquet Room
7:00 PM - Cash bar opens
7:30 PM - Hors d'oeuvres & beverages
7:30-9:30 PM - Music by The Classic Cruisers
10:00 PM - Bar closes, event ends

Entertainment by The Classic Cruisers

-- for more information: http://www.theclassiccruisers.com/
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