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R2P - Pre-Conference Schedule

Friday, September 20, 2013

Harmon Hall - Dunseth Auditorium


9:00 am - 9:50 am - General Session - Facilitator Dr. John A. Henschke


Inductive Lecture


What are the prospects of Adult Education in the Academic World - Public and Private Universities, K-12, Community Colleges?  Where will my academic preparation fit in with the employment needs of corporate, social service agencies, religious institutions, government entities, NGOs, etc.

10:00 am - 10:40 am - Breakout Sessions

Rm 104

Legal Issues in the College Classroom

Presented by Lindenwood University's in-house legal counsel Eric Stuhler, JD.  He will touch on the top legal issues facing graduate assistants and faculty members, such as syllabus preparation, FERPA, copyright issues, grade challenges, plagiarism, etc.

Rm 202

Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom:  Identifying and addressing distressed and disruptive students

Presented by Christina Jackson, MAC, LCP from StLCC-Wildwood. This session will focus on identifying and addressing the different behaviors associated with distressed students and disruptive students and some best practices when working with such students.

10:45 am - 11:30 am -Breakout Sessions


Landing the Job and Surviving as an Adjunct Instructor

Presented by Dr. Kristi Frush of the University of Central Oklahoma-Edmund and Dr. Michael Robert Hepner of St. Louis Community College-Meramec.  This session will focus on job search and interview techniques to land an adjunct instructor position and the different environmental challenges faced by adjunct instructors.

Rm 104

The Fulltime Faculty Job Search and the Interview Process

Presented by Dr. Lori Risley of the University of Central Oklahoma-Edmund, and Kathy Petroff of St. Louis Community College-Forest Park.  Dr. Risley and Ms. Petroff will share their experiences going through the fulltime search process as both applicants and as hiring committee members.

Rm 202

Adult Education Majors - As International Students

What is it like to study abroad and away from home? Come to this session and listen to 9 graduate students from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, share their experiences as international students attending Lindenwood University’s andragogy emphasis program. These master’s and doctoral level learners will share their insights concerning the things that led them to consider studying abroad and how this experience would contribute to the overall professional development in their Adult, Continuing and Nonformal Education Careers.

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