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Performance Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 12

Awards or Recognitions

Jeffrie Jinian, MPA, College of Professional Studies, Dean's Office, "Lifetime Membership", The National Scholars Honor Society, August 1.

Jeffrie Jinian, MPA, College of Professional Studies, Dean's Office, "Ambassador", The FGCU Scholars Club, August 1.

Arie van Duijn, EdD, PT, OCS, College of Health Professions, Physical Therapy and Human Performance, "Election to Board of Directors", Florida Physical Therapy Association, August 14.

Book Publication

Thomas Valesky, Robert G. Owens, EdD, College of Education, Graduate Studies, "Organizational Behavior in Education: Adaptive Leadership and School Reform", Allyn and Bacon, Boston, MA, pp. 452.

Professional Presentations

Michael Baron, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities and Arts, "Piano Recitals", Concerts in Italy and Switzerland, Corsi Internazionali di Musica, Various, Italy and Switzerland, July 5-23.

Debra Giambo, Ph.D., Tunde Szecsi, Ph.D., Maria Elizabeth Gonzales, Ph.D., College of Education, Undergraduate Studies, "Beyond Johnny Appleseed: Learning English as a New Language through Ethnically Diverse Literature", International Reading Association's World Congress on Reading, International Reading Association, Budapest, Hungary, August 7-10.

Lizzie Gonzales, Ph.D., Tunde Szecsi, Debbie Giambo, Vidya Thirumurthyy, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies, "Portrait of Gypsies in Children Literature: From India to Hungary through the Americas", 21st World Congress on Reading , International Reading Association, Budapest, Hungary, August 7-10.

Scott Karakas, PhD, College of Arts & Sciences, Humanities and Arts, "The Eight Blind Men and the Elephant: Thoughts on a Learning-Centered Approach for Bridging the Gulf Between the Two Cultures", Oxford Round Table, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, England, July 9-14.

Kenneth Kirsner, CRNA, MS, JD, College of Health Professions, Nursing, "Ethical Conundrums: Plagarism, Authorship, and Related Issues", American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Annual Meeting, AANA Journal Writing Workshop, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Cleveland, Ohio, Ohio, August 9.

Kenneth Kirsner, CRNA, MS, JD, College of Health Professions, Nursing, "Conflict of Interest", AANA Annual Meeting, AANA Journal Writing Workshop, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Cleveland, OH, OH, August 9.

Shirley Ruder, EdD, College of Health Professions, Nursing, "Rural Nursing After a Natural Disaster", Seventeenth Annual International Nursing Educator Conference, Centennial Area Health Education Center, Breckenridge, Colorado, Colorado, July 19-22.

Pamella Seay, JD, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, "The Criminalization of Migration", 1st International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of the Aegean (Greece) and Common Ground (Australia), Rhodes, Greece, July 18-22.

Tunde Szecsi, Sally Mayberry; Carolyn Spillman, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies, "Cultural Stories: Building Blocks toward Transformations", Building Literacy Bridges: 21st World Congree on Reading, International Reading Association, Budapest, Hungary, August 7-10.

Roberta Walsh, Ph.D., College of Professional Studies, Public Affairs, "The Case Study Method as a Tool for Teaching in a Cross-national Context", EGPA Study Group on Administration and Teaching, Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy, September 6-8.

Publications

Tony A. Barringer, Ed.D, College of Professional Studies, Justice Studies, Criminal Justice Review, June 2006, pp. 182-185.

Lynda Hagman, PhD, RN, CCRN, College of Health Professions, Nursing, "Cultural Self-Efficacy of Licensed Registered Nurses in New Mexico", Journal of Cultural Diversity, Summer (3/yr) 2006, pp. 105-112.

Barbara Kruse, PhD, Mark Prazak, College of Health Professions, Nursing, "Humor and Older Adults: What Makes Them Laugh?", Journal of Holistic Nursing, Vol. 24 Issue 3, pp. 188-193.

Ernesto Lasso de la Vega, Ed.D., College of Arts & Sciences, Ecological Studies , "A Preliminary Evaluation of Awareness, Knowledge, and Attitude in Environmental Education Specialist, Instructors, Students, and Parents in Southwest Florida", Florida Scientist, Quarterly 2006, pp. 166-178.

Elia Vázquez-Montilla, Ph.D., Dr. Gonzales Velasco; Dr. Spillman; Dr. Baylen, College of Education, Undergraduate Studies, "Preserving Heritage Stories and Encouraging Students to Pass Them On", The International Journal of Learning, Vol. 12 Issue 5, pp. 157-165.

Janusz Zalewski, PhD, Bhargav Gajjar, College of Business, Computer Information Systems and Decision Sciences, "Kinematic Model of 3D Tactile Sensing on Robotic Surfaces", WSEAS Transactions on Computers, Monthly 2006, pp. 790-794.