The Academic Minute for 2021.12.13-2021.12.17
The Academic Minute from 12.13 – 12.17
Monday, December 13th
Arnold Glass – Rutgers University
Percent of Students Benefiting from Homework Assignments
BA, Psychology, University of Buffalo, 1971; PhD, Psychology, Stanford University, 1975; faculty position, Rutgers University, 1975 – present. Currently, Professor of Psychology. Fulbright Scholar. Author: Cognition: A Neuroscience Approach published by Cambridge University Press.
Tuesday, December 14th
Pascale Joassart-Marcelli – San Diego State University
How Food Transform Neighborhoods
Pascale Joassart-Marcelli is Professor of Geography and Director of the interdisciplinary Food Studies and Urban Studies programs at San Diego State University where she has been teaching courses such as Geography of Cities, Geography of Food, Food Justice, Feeding the World, and Food, Place, and Culture. Her research focuses on the relationship between place, ethnicity, and food, including the role of food in creating just and sustainable cities for all. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, is the author of The $16 Taco: Contested Geographies of Food, Ethnicity, and Gentrification (2021) and Food Geographies: Social, Political, and Ecological Connections (forthcoming), and the co-editor of Food and Place: A Critical Exploration (2018). Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and other private and public funding agencies.
Wednesday, December 15th
Trudi Jacobson – University at Albany
Renewable Assignments, Wikipedia, and Metaliteracy
Trudi Jacobson holds the rank of Distinguished Librarian at the University at Albany. Her career has focused on the intersections of pedagogy and information literacy. She is the co-author or co-editor of 14 books, with another forthcoming in early 2022, Metaliteracy in a Connected World: Developing Learners as Producers, co-authored with Dr. Thomas Mackey. The author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, she also co-chaired the national task force that developed the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, and is the editor of the information literacy module of SAGE Publications’ SAGE Skills Student Success online learning resource.
Thursday, December 16th
Paul Hanstedt – Washington and Lee University
Wicked Students for a Wicked World
Paul Hanstedt has been thinking and writing about general education for the last two decades, beginning with his work in the classroom and extending to a Fulbright in Hong Kong. His book General Education Essentials (2012) has just been accepted for a second edition and he’s worked with dozens of campuses across the U.S. and in Asia. He is also the author of Creating Wicked Students, and the recipient of several teaching awards including, most recently, the CASE-Carnegie 2014 Virginia Professor of the Year.
Friday, December 17th
Mindy Brummett – University of North Texas Health Science Center
Social Media: The Benefits, Risk, and Accuracy of Information
Dr. Mindy Brummett teaches at The University of North Texas Health Science Center. Course responsibilities include Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Evidence Based Practice, and Therapeutic Interventions. Dr. Brummett graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2009 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She obtained her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certificate in 2013 from The American Physical Therapy Association. Currently, Dr. Brummett is pursuing her Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation Science from Texas Tech University. Research interests are accuracy of information used in social media and concussion management.