Spotlight 8-16-2006

creating a classroom


  • Mary I. Dereshiwsky, associate professor of educational leadership, had an article titled, “Improving Your Online Teaching Effectiveness by Becoming an Online Student” in the July-August 2006 issue of LERN Magazine, published by the Learning Resources Network.


  • Margot Saltonstall, assessment coordinator in Student Affairs, had an article titled, “Offices of assessment in student affairs: permanent fixtures, temporary expertise, or passing fancy?” published in the Aug. 9 issue of Net Results, NASPA Online Journal.


  • The NAU chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society was one of 19 chapters nationwide to win the society’s Golden Torch Award at the organization’s national conference in July. The award is presented to chapters “going above and beyond timeliness and excellence while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.”The NAU chapter also received the society’s Project Excellence Award for its annual tree lighting ceremony where children attending the event received free books and ornaments.