Scholars in Residence

 


Andrea Falcone

Andrea Falcone, MLS

Andrea Falcone is Head of Instructional Services at the University Libraries where she leads a dynamic instruction program that offers credit-bearing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and one-time instruction to various campus programs and groups.  She teaches face-to-face and online courses in understanding the organization of information, developing research strategies, information retrieval, and evaluating and synthesizing information.  Andrea encourages library faculty to be experimental in designing their curriculum and to conduct assessments with the intent of continuous improvement.  Andrea has published and presented widely on innovative teaching techniques, improving classroom communication skills, and pedagogical uses of technology.  At the national level, Andrea has been selected as one of four presenters for the Association of College & Research Libraries and travels nationwide to encourage strategies for planning, assessing, and communicating the impact of academic libraries.  Andrea earned a Masters in Library Science, the terminal degree for the profession, from Indiana University and a Master’s in English from the University of Toledo. 

 

 

Sarah AllenSarah Allen

Sarah is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO, where she serves as a Rhetoric and Composition scholar and teacher. Her current book project is under contract with Parlor Press and WAC Clearinghouse, and she has placed articles in Rhetoric Review and in Educational Philosophy and Theory; she also has book chapters in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing (Parlor Press) and in Research Writing Revisited: A Sourcebook for Teachers (Heinemann). Her scholarship generally explores the ethics of the personal essay, and this work informs her teaching, as she continues her efforts to discover the most useful and effective ways of assisting students in engaging with difficult, dense material and in generating complex, rigorous writings of their own.

 


Past Scholars in Residence

 

The Instructional Designer Course Map:

Linda Lorh, Ed.D. 2007 - 2008

Review of cognitive load theory, 4-steps, sizing up the learner, stating the outcome, making it happen and knowing what the learner knows by Dr. Linda Lohr.


Lesson Experiments: A Teacher-Scholar Model of Learning to Teach from One’s Own Teaching:

Robert Powers, Ed.D. 2008 - 2009

Experiment focused on how to teach from your own teaching and how to capture your experience to share with other teachers.


Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Dianna Gray, Ph.D. 2009 - 2011

The formal study of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), also known as evidence based teaching/learning, can serve as a springboard for improving teaching as well as providing research and publication opportunities (just think about how many times colleagues have asked you for some of your teaching ideas or material). 

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Project NExT: New Experiences in Teaching

Gulden Karakok, Ph.D. 2011 - 2012

This professional development program is for new or recent Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences. It addresses all aspects of an academic career: improving the teaching and learning of mathematics, engaging in research and scholarship, and participating in professional activities. It also provides the participants with a network of peers and mentors as they assume these responsibilities.


Project NExT: New Experiences in Teaching

Katherine Morrison, Ph.D. 2012 - 2013

This professional development program is for new or recent Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences. It addresses all aspects of an academic career: improving the teaching and learning of mathematics, engaging in research and scholarship, and participating in professional activities. It also provides the participants with a network of peers and mentors as they assume these responsibilities.


Karen Barton, Ph.D. 2013 - 2014

 

Sarah Allen, Ph.D. 20130-02014