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Student Voice and Sharing Power in Course Design: Whose Course is This, Anyway? The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning 3rd Annual Conference, Making a Greater Difference: Connecting to Transformational Agendas, Washington, DC, November 8-12, 2006. (with Peter Felten, Jessica Waugh, and Kristin Hahn)
Undergraduate Students as Partners in Inquiry: What Difference Does It Make to Students, Faculty, and SoTL? The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning 3rd Annual Conference, Making a Greater Difference: Connecting to Transformational Agendas, Washington, DC, November 8-12, 2006. (with Peter Felten, Jessica Waugh, and Kristin Hahn)
The Evolving Role of Students in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Elon
University. The International Association for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Vancouver, British Columbia, October 13-15, 2005. (with Peter Felten and Glenda Crawford)
Teacher Education for a Sustainable Future, 3 ½ day seminar, Dushanbe, Tajikistan., May 18-21, 2004.
Problem-based Learning: A Framework for Excellence, Authenticity, Creativity, and
Integration. Co-presented with Glenda Crawford and Bird Stasz. Fifth Annual International Step-by-Step Association (ISSA) Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, October 14-17, 2003.
A University-Community Partnership to Address College Access and Success. Developing 21st Century Leaders: Creating Paths to Success. National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 28-29, 2011.
Engaging High School Students in Research: A Participatory Research Project on College Access. Society for Applied Anthropology. Seattle Washington, March 30 – April 2, 2011.
Alpha Class Documentary. Society for Applied Anthropology. Seattle Washington, March 30 – April 2, 2011.
National College Access Network (NCAN): Building Connections. Advancing Equity. Promoting Success. Best Practices Gallery, Washington, DC, October 11 -13, 2010.
Lives Enriched – Lives Transformed: Students Share Their Experiences. Summer Changes Everything 2009: Johns Hopkins Summer Learning Conference, April 16-17, 2009. (with Sara Gould, Elon University Honors Fellow; Lorenzo Davis, Elon Academy Beta Class Scholar; and Sandra Flores, Elon Academy Beta Class Scholar)
Collaborating to Replicate a Summer College Access Program. Summer Changes Everything 2009: Johns Hopkins Summer Learning Conference, April 16-17, 2009. (with Tobi Swartz and Darris Means)
University-Based College Access Initiatives: Making a Firm Commitment and Sharing What Works. National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), September 25-27, 2008. (with Jason Klugman, Princeton University Preparatory Program.
The Elon Academy: Education, Leadership, Outreach, Now. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Reinventing Schools: Courageous Leadership for Positive Change, New Orleans, LA, March 15-17, 2008. (with Darris Means and Kim Johnson)
The Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) Institutional Leadership Program. Elon University representative at the theme meeting: Student Voice in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Washington, DC, November 8-11, 2006. (with Peter Felten, Ashley Holmes, Stephen Schulman, Katherine Wymer, Lisa Bodine, Julia Roberts, Jessica Waugh, and Kristin Hahn)
Cousin Ella Left Her Pet: Teaching Inquiry-Based Units of Study Through “ScienceQuests. School Science and Math Association Annual Convention, Missoula, Montana, October 26-28, 2006.
Year-Round Education After-School Programs: Enhancing Students' and Teacher Candidates' Learning.
National Association for Year-Round Education (NAYRE): Creating More Time for Learning (37th Annual National Conference), San Diego, California, February 26-28, 2006. (with Mark Rumley)
Research into Practice: Problem-Based Learning in an Elementary Classroom. Annual Convention, School Science and Mathematics Association, Fort Worth, Texas, November 10-12, 2005. (with Kay Drake)
Preparing Teacher Candidates to Establish Effective Parent-Teacher Partnerships. Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges of Teacher Education (AILACTE) 25th Anniversary: Collaborative and Continued Leadership: Springboard into the Future, Washington DC, February 20, 2005.
Building a Professional Development School from the Ground Up. 2004 Professional Development Schools National Conference: The PDS Initiative: Learning from the Past and Planning for the Future. Orlando, Florida, March 4-7, 2004.
Teacher Educators and Math Faculty Working Together to Build Deep Understanding of Elementary School Mathematics in a Preservice Education Program. Co-presented with Lisa Bueurle, Kay Drake, and Janice Richardson. “Achieve Excellence: Focus on Knowledge, Practice, and Policy,” NCSM 35th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 7-9, 2003.
Supporting High Levels of Reflection Among Teacher Candidates: A Pedagogical Framework. Outreach Scholarship 2002 Conference: Catalyst for Change, Columbus, Ohio, October 6-8, 2002.
Student Engagement at Elon University. American Association of Higher Education (AAHE) 7th Annual Summer Academy, Mount Snow, Vermont, July 17-21, 2002.
Preparation of Elementary School Mathematics Teachers: Balancing Content Knowledge and Pedagogy. Seize the Opportunity: Provide the Leadership: National Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), 34th Annual Conference, April 19 –20 –21, 2002.
Collaborative Teaming on Technology Enhanced Problem-Based Learning Curriculum Units. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), Nashville, TN, March 18-23, 2002.
Enriching the Collegiate Experience Through Learning Communities. Thirteenth International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, Florida, April 9-13, 2002.
CASTL Reunion, Carnegie Campus Programs, Chicago, March 15 – 17, 2002.
Use of Development Teams in Problem Finding. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. March, 7, 2001. Orlando, Florida: University of Central Florida.
American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE). Making It Their Own: Preservice Teachers’ Experiences, Beliefs, and Classroom Practices. Chicago, Illinois. February 26-29, 2000.
College Access and Scholarship Programs: Strategies for Supporting Talented and Gifted Students. Call to Action: Raising Expectations and Closing Gaps for All Students, Howard N. Lee Institute for Equity and Opportunity in Education. September 24-26, 2012, Greensboro, NC. (Invited presentation).
Elon Academy: An Interview with William Friday. UNC-TV: North Carolina People. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, Chapel Hill, NC. This interview was originally aired on Friday, May 18 at 9:00 pm and Sunday, May 20 at 5:30 pm on UNC-TV. It is available at http://video.unctv.org/program/nc-people/.
The Elon Academy: A University-Community Partnership to Address College Access and Success. North Carolina Campus Compact Civic Engagement Institute: Anchor Institutions, Elon University, February 8, 2011 (invited presentation with Mr. Darris Means and Dr. Mary Alice Scott)
The Elon Academy: A Four - Phase College Access and Success Program. First Annual North Carolina Colleges and Universities (NCICU) Independent College Access Network (ICAN) Conference, Elon University, September 22-23, 2010 (Elon Academy was selected as a featured program.)
Building Bridges Together: The Elon Academy College-Access Program. Hispanic Achievement Conference: Crossing Bridges Together. Raleigh, NC, October 17, 2008.
Preparing Teacher Candidates to Deal with the Challenges and Opportunities in Diverse Classrooms. 23rd Annual NC Teacher Education Forum:“Best Practices: What’s Making a Difference? Raleigh, NC September 29-30, 2005. (with Mark Rumley and Carolyn Stuart)
Undergraduate Students as Partners in Inquiry: What Difference Does it Make? Second Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Showcase, Raleigh, NC, September 14-15, 2006. (with Rich Mihans and Peter Felten)
The Evolving Role of Students in SoTL at Elon University. 2nd Annual Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Faire, Cullowhee, North Carolina, February 23, 2006. (with Peter Felten and Glenda Crawford)