Day 1 Sessions
2016
Thursday, May 12th
8:30 AM

Opening and Introductions

Frederick Clark, Bridgewater State University
Barbara Feldman, Bridgewater State University
Martina Arndt, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Auditorium

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Plenary 1: Importance of Workplace Flexibility at Bridgewater State University: What's Next?

Pamela Russell Dr, Bridgewater State University
Martina Arndt, Bridgewater State University
Kimberly Fox, Bridgewater State University
Laura Ramsey, Bridgewater State University
Michael Young, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Auditorium

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:10 AM

Experiences and Reflections on Implementing Flipped Pedagogies in Chemistry and Biology Courses at BSU

Edward Brush, Bridgewater State University
Kenneth Adams, Bridgewater State University

Hart 115

10:10 AM - 10:55 AM

Grant Writing: Insights for Developing Winning Proposals

Colleen Campbell, Bridgewater State University
Nicole J. Glen, Bridgewater State University
Minae Savas, Bridgewater State University
Donna Scarsciotti, Bridgewater State University
Mia Zoino, Bridgewater State University

Hart 113

10:10 AM - 10:55 AM

How Motivation Contributes to the Learning Process

Ahmed Abdelal, Bridgewater State University

Hart 116

10:10 AM - 10:55 AM

Informing Pedagogy and Social Justice: Voices that Examine Injustice and Oppression

Anna Martin-Jearld, Bridgewater State University
Jonghyun Lee, Bridgewater State University
Hadidja Nyiransekuye, Bridgewater State University

Hart 114

10:10 AM - 10:55 AM

11:05 AM

An Awfully Big Adventure - An Introduction

Colleen Rua, Bridgewater State University

Hart 113

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

Optimizing the Value of Study Tours: A Hybrid Approach

Christian Delaunay, Bridgewater State University

Hart 115

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

Students, Technology Use, and Health

Lydia Burak, Bridgewater State University

Hart 114

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

Teaching Transcultural Noir / Teaching Noir Transculturally: Gender, Pedagogy, and Cultural Capital

Sean Allan, Bridgewater State University

Hart 116

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

11:25 AM

Considerations of Photography, Social Justice, and the Role of the Outsider

Norma Anderson, Bridgewater State University

Hart 113

11:25 AM - 11:40 AM

"Fallism" and the Politics of Being a Student in South Africa, Past and Present

Meghan Healy-Clancy, Bridgewater State University

Hart 115

11:25 AM - 11:40 AM

Living In the '80s: From Memory to History

Paul Rubinson, Bridgewater State University

Hart 116

11:25 AM - 11:40 AM

Tax Compliance and Spending: A Lab Experiment

Michael Jones, Bridgewater State University

Hart 114

11:25 AM - 11:40 AM

11:45 AM

Biodiversity Conservation in the Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities in Tropical World

Thulina Surasinghe, Bridgewater State University

Hart 115

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Macro Social Work via 140 Characters: An Evaluation of Twitter Chat #MacroSW

Karen Zgoda, Bridgewater State University

Hart 114

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Our Stories with Class Beyond the Classroom: Story Sharing as Outreach

Colby King, Bridgewater State University
Meghan Murphy, Bridgewater State University
Jakari Griffith, Bridgewater State University

Hart 113

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Public Perceptions of Sex Trafficking: Determining the Prototype and its Effect on Legal Decision Making

Nesa Wasarhaley, Bridgewater State University

Hart 116

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

12:05 PM

Lunch

Burnell Cafe

12:05 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

A Themed Cluster of Honors First Year Seminars: Promoting an Interdisciplinary Understanding of Social Inequality

Teresa King, Bridgewater State University
Benjamin Carson, Bridgewater State University
Colby King, Bridgewater State University
Khadija Monk, Bridgewater State University
Pamela Russell, Bridgewater State University

Hart 113

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Golden Child: The Onesies Project, A Commentary on Social Reaction to Gay Adoption

Alain Blunt, Bridgewater State University

Hart 114

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

WAC at BSU: Listening to Student Voices on Writing

Laura Ramsey, Bridgewater State University
Maria Hegbloom, Bridgewater State University
Nicole Glen, Bridgewater State University
Polina Sabinin, Bridgewater State University
Deborah Litvin, Bridgewater State University

Hart 115

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

When Bridgewater Almost Became Part of Rhode Island: The Border Commission of 1741

Burton Edwards, Bridgewater State University

Hart 116

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

1:55 PM

How Financial Literacy and Financial Aid Impact BSU Students' University Experience, and Beyond

Margaret Brooks, Bridgewater State University
Heather Smith, Bridgewater State University
Denise McNulty, Bridgewater State University

Hart 113

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

Multidisciplinary Academic Diversity Action Planning Team: Creating Change on Campus

Judith Willison, Bridgewater State University
Emmett Buhman, Bridgewater State University
Jakari Griffith, Bridgewater State University
Elizabeth Veisz, Bridgewater State University
Andrea Cayson, Bridgewater State University

Hart 116

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion Portfolios: Giving Voice and Vision to Your Teaching, Scholarship and Service

Maura Rosenthal, Bridgewater State University
Brian Payne, Bridgewater State University
Minae Savas, Bridgewater State University
Ann Brunjes, Bridgewater State University

Hart 115

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

Student Success in Language Learning: Policies and Practices across Disciplines

Susan Gray, Bridgewater State University
John Santore, Bridgewater State University
Fernanda Ferreira, Bridgewater State University
Kimberly Fox, Bridgewater State University

Hart 114

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

2:50 PM

Plenary 2: Rethinking Social Work in Times of War and Social Violence

Hadidja Nyiransekuye, Bridgewater State University
Anna Martin-Jearld, Bridgewater State University
Jonghyun Lee, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Auditorium

2:50 PM - 3:50 PM

4:00 PM

Exhibit: Golden Child: The Onesies Project - A Commentary on Social Reaction to Gay Adoption

Alain Blunt, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Bridgewater Review: Your Faculty Magazine

Andrew Holman, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Building Community and Excitement among Our Majors: How We Are Using Workshops to Support Our Students and Our Programs

Heather Pacheco-Guffrey, Bridgewater State University
Nicole Glen, Bridgewater State University
Kim McCoy, Bridgewater State University
Deborah Fiore, Bridgewater State University
Jamie Kern, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: College Graduates and Marketable Learning Outcomes

Annela Kelly, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Dance Core Project

Jody Weber, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: From Professionals to Professors

Lisa Bergson, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Intern and Supervisors' Attitudes toward Job Skills and Professional Characteristics: An Exploratory Coorientation Analysis

Thomasena Shaw, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Peer Assisted Learning: Utilizing the Peer Leader Model of Structured Learning Assistance in Introductory Accounting

MaryBeth Tobin, Bridgewater State University
Caitlin Finning-Golden, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Reflecting on Reading Miscues with English Language Learners

Melissa Latham Keh, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Should Students Tweet, Post and Engage in Social Media in the Classroom?

Kathleen Ferris-Costa, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: The Effects of Fatigue in Backward Skating in Ice Hockey

Tong-Ching Tom Wu, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: The Influence of Emotional Responses on Service Recovery Efforts

Krista Hill Cummings, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: The Interest of Defense: Individual and Contextual Influences on Defense Spending Preferences

Melinda R. Tarsi, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poster: Using Contemplative Practices to Prepare for and Reflect on Challenging Situations and Cross Cultural Engagement in Service-Learning and Professional Settings

David O'Malley, Bridgewater State University
Jennifer Thibodeau, Bridgewater State University

Moakley Atrium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM