Presentations courtesy of The Western Regional Teaching Workshop was held September 21 & 22, 2007 at University of Arizona.
Presentations from 2007 Workshops
Presentations courtesy of The Northeast Regional Teaching Workshop was held September 27-29, 2007 at the University of Connecticut.
Susan Berlam, Pfizer Incorporated -
"Soft Skills in Science Discipline-Based Courses: Industry Needs" - (301 k)
"The Dynamic Needs of Industry" - (99 k)
"Team Building Approaches" - (117 k)
Roger LeBrun, URI -
"Diverse Cultures/Perspectives" - (0 k)
Clyde (Kip) Herreid, SUNY-Buffalo -
"Case Study Approach for Improving the Teaching of Agricultural Science" - (0 k)
"Mental Health Issues in College Students: Trends, Bases & Challenges" - (435 k)
"Recognizing and Responding to Distressed Students" - (34 k)
"Assuring an Inclusive Instructional Environment" - (236 k)
Presentations courtesy of The Western Regional Teaching Workshop was held September 22 & 23, 2006 at Utah State University.
"Retention and First-Year Experience at Utah State Univerity" - Poster - (735 k)
Presentations from 2004 Workshops
Presentations courtesy of the 2004 Southern Regional Teaching Workshop held in Athens Georgia.
Presentations from 2003 Workshops
Presentations courtesy of the National Conference on Student Writing and Critical Thinking in Agriculture, April 3-5, 2003, Jackson, Wyoming; a conference sponsored by the University of Wyoming and supported by USDA Higher Education Programs Challenge Grant #2001-38411-10785.
John C. Bean, Seattle University "Writing Assignments as Ill-Defined Problems: Promoting Students' Growth as Critical Thinkers, Communicators, and Practicing Professionals in Agricultural and Food Science" ( 195K )
Chris R. Calkins, University of Nebraska, "Animal Science 310: Fresh Meats" ( 507K )
Penny Diebel, Oregon State University "Learning to be a Writer, Again: Lessons from the Oregon Writing Project Summer Workshop" ( 393K )
Bob Ehrhart, Oregon State University "Developing Critical Thinking in Distance Natural Resource Courses" ( 106K )
Steven Hastings, University of Delaware, "Using Problem-Based Learning Techiniques to Develop Thinking and Writing Skills in the Natural Resource Management Curriculum" ( 464K )
Donald Mulvaney, Auburn University, "Pedagogical Experiences with Written and Oral Communication Assignments Designed to Stimulate Creativity" ( 2.0M )
Carol E. O'Neil & Marybeth Lima, Louisiana State University, "Service-Learning in Agricultural Instruction: A Guide for Implementing Real-World, Hands-On, Community Based Teaching and Learning" ( 495K )
Pat O'Rourke, Illinois State University "Gross Margin-Profit Worksheet/Cash Management, etc." ( 350K )
William M. Park, University of Tennessee, "Use of Tradable Pollution Allowance Simulation in Teaching Resource and Environmental Policy" ( 263K )
Thomas A. Polito, Iowa State University, "Your English Department Agreed to Do WHAT?" ( 254K )
Carl Reynolds, University of Wyoming "Questioning is Your Friend!" ( 59K )
Ed Sherline, University of Wyoming "Teaching Critical Skills versus Attitudes" ( 228K )
Gail Shuck, Boise State University, " ‘On a Chain of Hopes, That's Where I Belong’: Creativity, Second Language Learning, and the Nature of Literate Knowledge" ( 107K )
Bok Sowell & Janice Bowman, Montana State University - Bozeman, "Written Assignments to Improve Critical Thinking" ( 105K )
Maryellen Weimer, Pennsylvania State University - Berks, "Relevant and Recommended Resources" ( 25K )
Karen C. Williams, Donald M. McLeod, Jane V. Nelson, Sonya S. Meyer, Bruce A. Cameron, James K. Wangberg, University of Wyoming, "A Collaborative Faculty Approach for Improving Teaching of Writing and Critical Thinking Across Disciplines: A Wyoming Case Study" ( 171K )
Karen Williams, University of Wyoming, "In Whose Language?" ( 131K )
Thomas B. Wilson, University of Arizona "Introduction to Environmental Science: A Case Study of Critical Thinking Strategies and the Development of Technical Writing Skills" ( 902K )