2012 AURCO Journal

Table of Contents at a Glance

Refereed Papers

Sharon Britton, Bowling Green State University--Firelands
Retention Efforts at BGSU-Firelands: The Retention Initiatives Implementation Team’s Deliberations and First Year Initiatives
1-12

Joseph Cavanaugh, Wright State University-Lake

Applying Economic Concepts to Improve Teaching

13-20

Joseph Cavanaugh, Wright State University-Lake

Five Practical Strategies to Improve Teaching – Really!?

21-29

Sarah Cummins-Sebree, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College

Critical Thinking in Introductory Psychology: Motivation Trumps Self-Regulated Learning

30-40

Angela Guercio, Kent State University-Stark
Bonita Sharif, Youngstown State University

Being Agile in Computer Science Classrooms

41-62

Hayley Mitchell Haugen, Ohio University-Southern

Incorporating Disability Studies into the Composition Classroom

63-72

Kimberly M. Hostetler, The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute

Motivating Undergraduates in an Introductory Financial Accounting Class with Stickers!

73-82

Devereaux A. Poling, Frank M. LoSchiavo, and Mark A. Shatz
Ohio University—Zanesville

Faculty Success Tips: Adapting to a Regional Campus Microdepartment

95-107

Michael Kaufmann, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

How to Teach a True Spokane Story: Learning Sherman Alexie’s Lone Ranger and Tonto
Fistfight in Heaven Through Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried

83-98

Rebecca LaRue, University of Cincinnati-Clermont College
Michael R. Preston, University of Cincinnati-Clermont College

A Successful Undergraduate Research Program at a Two-Year Regional Campus

99-110

Camille Leadingham , Ohio University-Chillicothe
Joyce Zurmehly , Ohio University-Chillicothe
Charman Miller, Ohio University-Chillicothe
Ronald Vance, Ohio University-Chillicothe

Wireless Headset Technology in Nursing Education

111-122

Payman Nasr, Kent State University-Ashtabula

A Report on Case Study Application in an Undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology Course

123-139

Angie L. Woods, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College
Angel Añorga, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College
Teresa Roig-Torres, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College

The Dilemma of Once-a-Week Courses: Challenges and Suggested Adjustments

140-154