Faculty and Staff Published Works

Podcast/Video Interviews


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IUPUI Leading Improvements in Higher Education Podcast Episode 2

Posted on June 6, 2022 by

https://assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu/overview/podcast-files/podcast-episodes-copy.html One of twelve inaugural episodes profiling partner associations and organizations of the Assessment Institute, this episode features two leaders from AALHE, the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education. Jane Marie Souza is associate provost for academic administration, chief assessment officer, and accreditation liaison officer at the University of Rochester. She served …

Grabbing Focus: How Continuing Education Can Take Center Stage

Posted on April 22, 2022 by

Schejbal, D (Guest) with Amrit Ahluwalia (Host). https://moderncampus.com/blog/continuing-ed-takes-center-stage.html Colleges and universities that have adopted continuing education as a tool for reskilling learners have a choice to make. They can either embrace the new model of education and do what is best for students and the community, or they can stick with the old and try to …

Assessment in the Time of COVID with Natasha Jankowski, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Posted on October 2, 2021 by

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-mwjht-fa4ec7?utm_campaign=w_share_ep&utm_medium=dlink&utm_source=w_share Erin and André interview Dr. Natasha Jankowski, then of NILOA and now of AEFIS, about life as an assessment professional during covid and beyond. We talk equity, music, self-care, and leveraging uncertain times into meaningful change in our profession.

Journal Articles


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Building Community: A Holistic Approach to the Online Student-Alumni Cycle

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Lesht, F., Schejbal, D., Shiel, R., and Kendall-Taylor, L. (2020). Building Community: A Holistic Approach to the Online Student-Alumni Cycle. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 20(6), 132-140. Academic and support needs of online students are often neglected by the colleges and universities of which they are a part. Institutions often don’t know how …

Hulu’s Mrs. America and the Real History of the Battle Over the ERA

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

This review offers a perspective on the accuracy of history portrayed as in the show Mrs. America. The show, which portrays the fight for and against the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s, features a star-studded cast, including Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Banks, Tracy Ullman, and Sarah Paulson to portray activists Phyllis …

Conference Presentations


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Democracy and Assessment: Building A Better Future Panel Discussion at the IUPUI Assessment Institute Virtual Conference 2021

Posted on October 27, 2021 by

https://assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu/index.html This session sponsored by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment provides space for assessment practitioners to explore the relationship between assessment and democracy while engaging in dialogue on the history of assessment and consider alternative assessment conceptions to assessing democratically-related learning outcomes beyond civic engagement. Building upon the work begun in a four-part …

Training Leaders for the 21st Century Through an Immersive Graduate Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Zendell, A., Ward, C., Schmidt, G., Paludi, M., Oliver, M., Estwick, A, and Dolan, S. (2020, November). Training Leaders for the 21st Century Through an Immersive Graduate Interdisciplinary Curriculum. Presentation online at Online Learning Consortium Accelerate conference. The presentation explored the growing importance of interdisciplinary studies to tackle today’s complex organizational and societal problems. We …

Epistemic Trust in the Online Classroom: How instructors build relationships with adult learners to enhance student learning

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Rapple, L. and Zendell, A. (2020, November). Epistemic Trust in the Online Classroom: How instructors build relationships with adult learners to enhance student learning. Presentation online at Online Learning Consortium Accelerate conference. We reviewed the results of a research study that examined the importance and way that online instructors build a trusting relationship with adult …

Books


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The psychology of diversity

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Paludi, M., Campbell, J., Bontempi, E., & Semmar, Y. (Eds.). (in production).  The psychology of diversity.  New York:  Springer. An overview of psychological issues with respect to diversity, equity and inclusion in a variety of organizations. Recommendations for policies, training programs and courses ae offered.  

Women and leadership

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Denmark, F., & Paludi, M. (Eds.). (2018).  Women and leadership.  New York:  Springer.  https://www.springer.com/gp/book/978331972181 1   An overview of current research on women and leadership in a variety of disciplines; an overview of research on gender stereotyping, recommendations for organizations for eliminating discriminatory treatment of women leaders.

Psychology of women:  Handbook of issues and theories. 3rd ed.

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Denmark, F. & Paludi, M. (Eds.). (2017). Psychology of women:  Handbook of issues and theories. 3rd ed. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.  https://products.abc-clio.com/abc-cliocorporate/product.aspx?pc=A4977C. An overview of career, health, mental health, education, and family issues in the psychology of women.

Blog Articles


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Ways to Improve Interaction among Students in Online Courses

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Lesht, F. and Schejbal, D. (2020, October). Ways to Improve Interaction among Students in Online Courses. The Teaching Professor. https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/online-learning/ways-to-improve-interaction-among-students-in-online-courses/ Have you ever wondered what your students’ perceptions are of required student-to-student interactions in online classes? They’ve answered and are eager to share their perspectives. Their answers are analyzed, and tips given on how to …

PhD Dissertations


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3+1 Transfer Programs: Evaluating Community College Student Success Metrics and Best Practices

Posted on September 24, 2021 by

This dissertation investigates appropriate means for measuring the efficacy of 3+1 transfer programs and proposes best practices for the implementation and management of 3+1 pathways. In a 3+1 program, students complete 90 credits at a community college and are awarded a baccalaureate degree after completing their final 30 credits at a four-year college or university. …

Considerations of A Tuition Reset at Small, Non-Selective Liberal Arts Colleges

Posted on April 1, 2021 by

Holt, L. (2019) Considerations of A Tuition Reset at Small, Non-Selective Liberal Arts Colleges [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of New England. https://dune.une.edu/theses/246/ Small, non-selective liberal arts colleges have been increasingly caught in a cycle of deepening discount rates to ensure student enrollments while raising tuition rates to earn more funds from students paying the full …

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