SHMS Health Science Faculty Speak Internationally
On June 8-11, 2009, faculty from The School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS), Department of Graduate Programs in Health Sciences, and the Department of Physical Therapy, spoke at the 2009 TLC (Teaching) Conference and 2009 EABR (Business) Conference in Prague, Czech Republic . This international conference was sponsored by The Clute Institute for Academic Research where over 300 academics from across the world presented their work.
This year SHMS faculty presented the following:
"Use of Video Based Cases as a Medium to Develop Critical Thinking Skills in Health Science Students" by Genevieve Pinto Zipp, P.T., Ed.D. and Catherine Maher, P.T., D.P.T., GCS.
"An Essential for Health Care Leaders: The Use of Learning Styles for Effective Communication" by Valerie Dong Olson, P.T., Ph.D.
"Using the Train the Trainer Model in an Urban Preschool for the Promotion of Sensory Motor Skills" by Genevieve Pinto Zipp, P.T., Ed.D. and Valerie Dong Olson, P.T., Ph.D. This paper was voted as best paper in its presentation category.
"Scientific Writing: A Blended Instructional Model" by Maryann Clark, Ed.D. and Valerie Dong Olson, P.T., Ph.D.
"Experiential Learning through Service: Fostering Professional Development" by Irene De Masi, P.T., D.P.T., Catherine Maher, P.T., D.P.T., GCS, Mary Alexander, P.T., D.P.T., PCS, and MaryAnn Clark, Ed.D.
The SHMS faculty enjoyed the collegial dialogue and have forged new national and international relationships to further explore teaching and learning issues in today's challenging academic environment and are currently finalizing their manuscript submissions based upon the data presented at this conference.
For more information please contact:
Genevieve Pinto Zipp, P.T., Ed.D.