Travis Ficklin, health, physical education and leisure services, will present "Anatomy of a Home Run: What are the Absolutes of Hitting?"
Suzanne Riehl will present “Routes to Reason: Proportional Reasoning in Middle School Students.”
Proportional reasoning has been called the capstone of elementary school mathematics and the cornerstone of higher mathematics. Riehl will discuss the development of proportional reasoning, the characteristics of proportion problems that affect their difficulty and implications for teaching.
The Tenth Annual Graduate Student Symposium showcases the research and creative works of the graduate student community. The event includes poster presentations, oral presentations and creative performances.
Oksana Matvienko, HPELS, will discuss "Qualitative Analysis of Dietary Behaviors in Picture Book fiction for 4 to 8 Years Olds."
Barbara Cutter, associate dean of the Graduate College, is the workshop presenter.
Learn how to plan, develop, practice and present a poster presentation for professional conferences. Kavita Dhanwada, dean of the Graduate College, is the presenter.
The Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium provides opportunities for graduate students to present their research and creative works to the university community. Categories are poster presentations, oral presentations and creative performances. Poster presentations will be judged and open to the public from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Oral presentations will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m in Maucker Union meeting rooms. Creative performances are scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. in Davis Hall, GBPAC.
The Second Annual Graduate Student Mixer "Building Community" is an opportunity for graduate students to meet fellow graduate students and get to know graduate faculty and staff and enjoy warm cider and cookies! A short welcome is scheduled for 5:15 p.m.
The Ninth Annual Thinking About Graduate School (TAGS) features an overview of the graduate application processes followed by the Graduate Faculty Panel Graduate Faculty Panel who share their insights on building a strong application. To conclude TAGS, the Academic Learning Center staff presents information on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
"UNI ScholarWorks and Global Reach." Ellen Neuhaus, associate professor and digital collections coordinator at Rod Library, will discuss her work on the development of UNI ScholarWorks, the University's new institutional repository. UNI ScholarWorks has been live since mid-February and has received more than 10,948 downloads from all over the world. The types of works that potentially can be deposited into UNI ScholarWorks are vast and can include (but not limited to) the following: articles, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations, datasets, image galleries, newsletters, reports, posters, presentations, interviews, photos and minutes. The system allows for the management of conferences/events and journal publishing. Related scholarly communication topics and issues will be integrated into the presentation.