2009 AURCO Journal

Table of Contents at a Glance

Editor’s Commentary

Jeffrey C. Bauer

Refereed Papers

Mohannad AL-Saghir ~ Ohio University—Zanesville and
Leela Kaul ~ Taylor University—Upland, Indiana

The Vascular Flora of Collegiate Woods in Zanesville, Muskingum
County, Ohio
1-12

Michael L. Carrafiello
Miami University—Hamilton

Archives Of Passion: Using Love Letters To Teach The Methods Of
Historical Inquiry

13-28

Charlotte Souers
Ohio University—Chillicothe

Nursing Field Studies: Nursing Students and Service Learning in a
Third World Setting

29-39

Suguna Chundur and Cherie Zieleniewski
University of Cincinnati—Clermont

Building Learning Communities Through Student Organizations

41-49

Robert A. Cohen
Ohio State University—Mansfield

The Origins of AURCO, 1993-1995

51-60

Kitty Consolo
Ohio University—Zanesville

Classroom Methods that Promote Student Retention and Learning

61-69

Mark S. Cubberley
Wright State University—Lake

Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Dual Enrollment
Programs: A Seniors to Sophomores Primer

71-85

Frank Dill
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Action Research on Context, Process and Product Variables in a
Tutoring Lab

87-96

Irene E. Edge and Jeffrey A. Wheeler
Kent State University—Ashtabula

Bridging the Gap: Emphasizing to Students the Importance of
Management & IT Working Together

97-110

Joseph Cavanaugh
Wright State University—Lake

Online Professor Evaluation: Are They Useful Resources
Or Misleading and Harmful?

111-123

Peggy Proudfoot McGuire ~ Salisbury University
Department of Social Work Salisbury, Maryland

Social Work Education and Human Service Technology on the
Regional Campus: Using Remote Interactive Technologies to Enhance
Student Effectiveness

125-142

Vicky K. Parker and Charlotte Souers
Ohio University—Chillicothe

Reality Nursing: Student Transition Into Practice

143-151

Bozena Barbara Widanski and E. Frank Fitch
University of Cincinnati—Clermont

Reviewing Science Concepts Using CLAD: Collaborative Learning
Assessment Through Dialogue

153-161

Julie E. Yonker and Sarah Cummins-Sebree
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

To Read Or Not To Read: How Student Characteristics Relate
Textbook Reading

163-172

Christine Wolfe and Da Zhang ~ Ohio University—Lancaster and
Li Zhou ~ Ohio University—Zanesville

Crucial Components of Online Teaching Success: A Review and
Illustrative Case Study

173-185

Michelle H. Brodke and Christopher J. Mruk
Bowling Green State University—Firelands

Crucial Components of Online Teaching Success: A Review and
Illustrative Case Study

187-205

Gordon J. Aubrecht, II
Ohio State University—Marion

Is There Any Correlation In An Inquiry Class Between Students’ Perceived
Topic Difficulty And Their Performance?

207-216

E. “Ted” Bunn Student Excellence Award Winners 2008 - 2009

Wayne Kinney
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Encouraging Pretend Play: An Analysis of the Duke Energy, Cincinnati
Children’s Museum
219-226

Michael S. McCullough
University of Akron—Waynen

The Communal Importance of the Roman Collegia

227-236

2008 AURCO Conference Plenary Session

Moderator: Rhonda Pettit
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Liberal Arts Education At The Regional Campus: An Open Dialogue
Among The Disciplines
239-252