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Applications are submitted on a rolling basis and awards are first-come, first-served.

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Past Awards


Four awards were available for 2012-2013 and three were awarded

Deborah Anderson, Associate Professor of Biology
Funding of $650.00 to help cover expenses to participate in the Society for the Study of Evolution meetings, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, July 5-11, 2012, to find ways to further develop skills in teaching evolution with data, and attend a workshop on using the instructional technology necessary to incorporate this into the classroom. 

April Beiswenger, Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies
Funding of $650.00 to help cover expenses to participate in the United States Institute of Theatre Technology Annual Conference and Stage Expo, Milwaukee, WI, March 19-23, 2013, to find ways to directly improve all aspects of your career at St. Norbert College and beyond. 

Susan Landt, Associate Professor of Education
Funding of $650.00 to help cover expenses to participate in the IRA 58th Annual Convention:  Celebrating Teachers Making a Difference, San Antonio, TX, April 18-23, 2013, to find ways to enhance your ability to prepare students in the Secondary Education Program for increased responsibility toward literacy instruction for students in their content areas. 


Four awards were granted for 2011-2012

Rebecca McKean, Assistant Professor of Geology
Funding of $650.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Williamsburg, VA, to attend the Early Career Geoscience Faculty: Teaching Research, and Managing Your Career Workshop, June 12-18, 2011, to help determine where best to place one’s time and energy, balance the different demands on time, and develop projects that will utilize undergraduate research opportunities. 

Charles Jacobs, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Funding of $650.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Chicago, IL, to participate in the Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors Annual Conference, October 27-30, 2011, to continue the development of the newly established pre-law program by attending the conference and specifically, to attend the session for experienced pre-law advisors, and to gain insights into advising students about personal statements, application essays, and application addenda statements.

Ikuko Torimoto, Associate Professor of Japanese
Funding of $650.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Denver, Co, to participate in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Conference, November 18-20, 2011, to update the evaluation of the Oral Proficiency Interview and Japanese placement exam, so that St. Norbert College is prepared to implement a foreign language requirement in the fall of 2012. 

Susan Landt, Associate Professor of Education
Funding of $650.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Chicago, IL, to participate in the NCTE Annual Convention:  Reading the Past, Writing the Future, November 19-22, 2011, to attend the workshop “My Story, Your Story, Our Story:  Cultural Connections and Issues in Children’s Literature,” for focus on cultural authenticity in children’s literature. 

Three awards were granted for 2010-2011:   

Deborah Anderson, Associate Professor of Biology
Funding of $600.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Washington, D.C., to attend the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Institute, July 14-17, 2010, and gain some formal training with colleagues while documenting new pedagogical approaches that encourage student learning.  This training will help better serve undergraduates who hope to get the most out of their education.

Charles Jacobs, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Funding of $600.00 to help cover expenses for travel to New Haven, CT, to attend the Interdisciplinary Summer Workshop for College Instructors: Processes of Constitutional and Legal Change, July 10-17, 2010, to gain some formal training and education materials through debates and presentations.  As pre-law advisor, this will help better serve undergraduates who hope to pursue law as a vocation.

Beth Tarasawa, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Funding of $600.00 to help cover expenses to Portland, OR, to attend the “From Reciprocity to Collective Transformation:  Achieving the Potential of Community-Campus Partnerships” conference, May 22-26, 2011, to enhance the foundations of higher education partnerships with contemporary understandings, research, and practice to improve service-learning development.  This will deepen the interest and practice of community-higher education partnership.


Four awards were available for 2009-2010 due to the Dean of the College identifying one-time supplemental funding and two were awarded.  They are: 
 

Charles Jacobs, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Funding of $500.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Chicago, IL, to attend the Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors (MAPLA) Conference, October 15-17, 2009, and gain some formal training and education materials through forums, plenary sessions, and presentation.  As pre-law advisor, this will help better serve undergraduates who hope to pursue law as a vocation.

Tom Conner, Professor of French
Funding of $500.00 to help cover expenses to Tucson, AZ, to attend the Second International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence, January 29-31, 2010, to look for ways to gain greater results for improving cultural assessment in courses and develop a more flexible rubric that is capable of reflecting the variety of content in the upper-level French curriculum.  Ways to develop challenging assignments to evaluate students’ degree of cultural competence were also sought.


Four awards were available for 2008-2009, and three were awarded.  They are:  

Deborah Anderson, Associate Professor of Biology
Funding of $500.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Houston, TX, to attend the Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of American, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, October 3-8, 2008, and gain new insights to develop knowledge and skill at combining pedagogical scholarship with paleontological research. 

Mark Bockenhauer, Associate Professor of Geography
Funding of $500.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Madison, WI, to attend the Mapping Wisconsin Communities:  Intro to GIS and Community Workshop, and learn computer mapping skills to further upgrade and enhance classroom strategies.

Thomas Conner, Professor of French
Funding of $500.00 to help cover expenses for travel to Orlando, FL, to attend the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 21-23, 2008, to further development of personal and discipline outcomes assessment, foreign language education, grant writing, and administrative leadership in the foreign language discipline.

Two awards were available for 2007-2008, and were awarded.  They are:
Brian Pirman, Associate Professor of Art
Justin Dubas, Assistant Professor of Economics

Two awards were available for 2006-2007, and were awarded.  They are:
Jessica Jacobs, Assistant Professor of Art
Michael Skivington, Assistant Professor of Education



Faculty Development

Phone: (920) 403-3860
Fax: (920) 403-4086
E-mail: facdev@snc.edu


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