In the Spotlight: Dec. 09, 2009

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  • Three School of Communication faculty members presented papers at the 2009 annual meeting of the National Communication Association held in Chicago Nov. 12-15:
    • Marie Baker-Ohler, lecturer, presented a paper titled, “Finding Meaning: An Invitation to Dialogue – Reaching Back, Reaching Within, Reaching Forward.”
    • Dayle Hardy-Short and Brant Short, professors, presented a paper titled, “’Bless Us with Tears, Bless Us with Anger’: A Rhetorical Analysis of Bishop Gene Robinson’s Inaugural Prayer.”
  • John J. Doherty, an instructional designer at the e-Learning Center, has a published the chapter, “Bothering with Technology: Building Community in an Honors Seminar” in the new book, Cases on Online Learning and Blended Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices. Doherty, also a reviewer for other chapters in the book, writes about his use of online tools to enhance his face-to-face pedagogy.