professor of English, presented her paper “Addicted to Fame: Maria Edgeworth’s Belinda” at a conference of the Aphra Behn Society, which focuses on the study of women and gender in the arts during the 1660-1830 era.
assistant professor in the College of Education, presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Division on Career Development and Transition conference in Williamsburg, Va. on Nov. 15. Gentry presented her chapter on Academic Assessment in the book she co-authored, titled “Demystifying Transition Assessment.” In addition, Gentry presented her work online at the sixth International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation in Seville, Spain that took place Nov. 18-20.
Tim Owens and Jim Groom,
from the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies took part in a presentation on Reclaiming the Open Learning Environment on Nov. 6. Owens and Groom focused on the “Domain of One’s Own” initiative that they are implementing at UMW.
director of the office of disability resources, co-authored a chapter in the American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators essay, “Issues in Language Program Direction.” Scott’s chapter is called “Second Language Learning as Perceived by College Students with Disabilities,” which focuses on a series of studies done to further knowledge of how students with disabilities learn languages.
from the department of geography won the award for Excellence in Teaching from the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers conference that took place this year in Roanoke, Va. Bowen was also the UMW Simpson Award Winner in 2012.
assistant professor in English, linguistics and communication, attended the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Chicago. While there, Lee presented her paper “Regulations of U.S. Citizenship Through Embodied Forms of State Authority and Heteroglossic Discourses in Citizenship Education.”