2008 AURCO Journal

Table of Contents at a Glance

Editor’s Commentary

Jeffrey C. Bauer

Refereed Papers

Jessica Adams
Bowling Green State University—Firelandsa

Defining a Personal Feminism
1-5

Mohannad AL-Saghir
Ohio University—Zanesville

The Validity of Students’ Evaluations of Teaching Effectiveness (SETS)

7-18

Beth Dietz-Uhler and Cathy Bishop-Clark
Miami University

Effectiveness of a Workshop on the Scholarship of Teaching and
Learning

19-28

Kelly Frigard and Isabel Parra
University of Cincinnati—Clermont

Discovering Culture through Textiles and Texts: Projects that
Combine Language and Art

29-35

Steven M. Toepfer and David M. Dees
Kent State University—Salem

Family Matters: Family Patterns of Perceived Social Support and Family
Intrusiveness of Rural/Appalachian Regional Campus Students

37-50

Deborah Themudo
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Preparing Allied Health Care Students to Serve Latino Communities

51-58

Dave D. Hochstein, Judith Brewer, Melissa D. Steinke, and
J. Drew Taylor
Wright State University—Lake

Examining the Issue of Academic Plagiarism: What Do Students at
Wright State University Lake Campus Know about Plagiarism?

59-81

Timothy J. Jurkovac
Bowling Green State University—Firelands

Preconceived Notions In and Out of the Classroom: A Critical Incidents
Analysis of Culture Shock In Colombia, South America

83-96

Wilhelm Kossenjans
University of Cincinnati—Clermont

Using A Failed Experiment As An Impetus To Nurture Motivation In Lab
Class And Learn The Scientific Method

97-104

Mark A. Shatz and Stephanie R. Coil
Ohio University—Zanesville

Regional Campus Teaching Ain’t a Joke but Humor Can Make it More
Effective

105-117

Bozena Barbara Widanski and Diana S. Riemenschneider
University of Cincinnati—Clermonte

The Effect of Library Training on Scientific Writing in the Organic
Chemistry Class

119-132

Jeffrey A. Wheeler
Kent State University—Ashtabula

Teaching Students: For a Semester Or For a Lifetime?

133-142

Linda P. Cornell and Victor U. Odafe
Bowling Green State University—Firelands

The Effect of Grading Homework on Student Performance in College
Chemistry Classes

143-149

Carman Wakefield
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Learner-Centered Teaching: From Crash and Burn to Something Learned

151-160

Gordon J. Aubrecht, II and Carol Bowman
Ohio State University—Marion

Is There Any Correlation in an Inquiry Class Between Students’ Perceived
Topic Difficulty and Their Performance?

161-177

Gordon J. Aubrecht, II
Ohio State University—Marion

Comparison of Student Perceptions of Three Different Physics by Inquiry
Classes

179-194

Joseph Cavanaugh ~ Wright State University—Lake and
Gordon J. Aubrecht, II ~ Ohio State University—Marion

Salaries on Ohio Regional Campuses

195-212

Kay E. Strong
Bowling Green State University—Firelands

CPR for the College Classroom: An Operator’s Manual

213-232

E. “Ted” Bunn Student Excellence Award Winners 2006 - 2007

Angela York
Wright State University—Lake

Vision Therapy
235-241

E. “Ted” Bunn Student Excellence Award Winners 2007 - 2008

Jacob Smith
Bowling Green State University—Firelands

Civil War
245-256

Jennifer Betz
Kent State University—Stark

Religion’s Effects on Psychology

257-268

Susan Yocum
Wright State University—Lake

The Portrait of a Small Ohio Town

269-279

Robert Miltner, Andrew Rihn, and Yvonne Williamson
Kent State University—Stark

Studying Contemporary Ohio Women’s Poets: A Colloquium

281-289