Presentations

2020

Monthly Discussion of Sustainability Book Club Selection

Weekly broadcast & Discussion of the Blue Mind Docuseries via Zoom

Weekly broadcast & Discussion of the APA/EcoAmerica's webinar "Mental Health & Our Climate Change: Impacts, Implications & Guidance" via Zoom

Discussion "Cowspiracy" via Zoom

Discussion "Albatross" via Zoom

Discussion "The Church Forests of Ethiopia" via Zoom

Discussion "Lost World" via Zoom

Discussion "DamNation: The Problem With Hydropower" via Zoom

Presentation & Discussion "What We Learned During Earth Week" via Zoom

Discussion "The Last Mountain" movie via Zoom

Discussion of Frontline's "Plastic Wars," Discovery Channel's "The Story of Stuff," and Rolling Stone's article "Planet Plastic" via Zoom

Discussion of "The Need to Grow" movie via Zoom

"Get MetaCognitive" Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

2019

Monthly Discussion of Sustainability Book Club Selection

"Do You Remember? Part 2" Kankakee Area MacIntosh User Group 35th Anniversary Presentation, Bourbonnais, IL.

"Do You Remember? Part 1" Kankakee Area MacIntosh User Group 35th Anniversary Presentation, Bourbonnais, IL.

"Force Blue." Veteran's Day Presentation - Veteran's Club, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"Force Blue." Veteran's Day Presentation - Bourbonnais Public Library, Bourbonnais, IL.

"Heads Up! Class Game: Neuropsychology." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Friday Night Live Demonstration.

2018

"Psych Out Sustainability." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Friday Night Live Demonstration.

2017

"A Psychology Meet & Greet." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Friday Night Live Demonstration.

2015

"A Sustainable Psychology." Kankakee Community College Sustainability Week. Kankakee, IL.

"A Sustainable Psychology 2.0." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

"A Sustainable Psychology." Kankakee Community College Sustainability Week. Kankakee, IL

"The Big Challenge: Getting Students To Read Their Text." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Other Presenter: Cari Stevenson, Kankakee Community College; Ken Gray, College of DuPage; Jean Johnson, Governor State University; Lora Vasiliauskas, Virginia Western Community College.

"PTSD." Kankakee Area Library Association's One BookOne Community - "All Quiet On The Western Front." Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL. Other Presenter: Cari Stevenson, Kankakee Community College.

"Using IClickers In The Classroom." - Kankakee Community College In-Service. Kankakee, IL

2013

"Helping Veteran Students Succeed in Class." Kankakee Community College In-Service. Kankakee, IL. Other Presenter: Cari Stevenson, Kankakee Community College.

"Helping Veteran Students Succeed in Class." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Other Presenter: Cari Stevenson, Kankakee Community College.

2012

"A Sustainable Psychology." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

2011

Judge for Student Poster Session at Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

2009

"Global Warming" Kankakee Community College Sustainability Week. Kankakee,IL.

"Genes2Cognition: An Online Learning Resource." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

"Sustainability Applications in Social Psychology." Poster Session - Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

2008

"Angels & Wikis." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Other Presenter: Marianne Miserandino, Arcadia University.

Judge for Student Poster Session at Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

2006

"Innovative Teaching: The Technology Tales." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Panel Discussion Moderator & Presenter. Other presenters: Dr. Jeffrey Stowell, Eastern Illinois University; Dr. Alan Lanning, College of DuPage; Dr. Christine Russell, College of DuPage.

"I Aint' Goin' Nowhere Man" by Rick Moranis Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Friday Night Live Demonstration.

2005

Judge for PT@CC Electronic Project Contest for Community College Psychology Students - Sponsored by the APA Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges (PT@CC) and Allyn & Bacon Publishing Company.

Invited Speaker: Trade-offs of Teaching Intro via Face-to-Face, Hybrid- and/or On-Line Delivery McGraw Hill Psychology Symposium "Teaching Introductory Psychology At The Two-Year College", Rancho Bernardo Resort, San Diego, CA. Other presenters: Vivian Smith, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH; Jeff Neubauer, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ.

"If I Knew Then What I Know Now: I Wish Someone Had Told Me - My First Year of Teaching." Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Panel Discussion Moderator & Presenter. Other presenters: John Seiple, Lyons Township High School; Dr. Pat Jarvis, Illinois State University; Dr. Naheed Nasan, College of DuPage; Dr. Cindy Nordstrom, Southern Illinois Univeristy-Edwardsville.

"Can We Talk: Opening the Communication Lines Between High School & College Faculty" Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Panel Discussion Moderator & Presenter. Other presenters: John Seiple, Lyons Township High School; Dr. Drew Appleby, APA Teacher of the Year, Indiana University/Purdue University, Indiana; Jim Matiya, Carl Sandburg High School.

"The Sneetches" Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Friday Night Live Demonstration.

Invited Speaker: "A Taste of MERLOT" Presentation to Nursing Faculty, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL

Invited Speaker: "How to Use Discussion Boards in WebCT To Promote Critical Thinking & Application of Course Content" Presentation to Nursing Faculty, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"A Taste of MERLOT" Faculty Brown Bag Lunch, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"How to Use Discussion Boards in WebCT To Promote Critical Thinking & Application of Course Content" Faculty Brown Bag Lunch, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"Beautiful Attraction" - Digital Photo, Gretchen Charlton Gallery Exhibit, Kankakee, IL

"How to Use Discussion Boards in WebCT To Promote Critical Thinking & Application of Course Content" In-Service, Kankakee Community College. Co-Presented with Penelope Stickney, Fulbright Scholar, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL

2004

Judge for PT@CC Electronic Project Contest for Community College Psychology Students - Sponsored by the APA Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges (PT@CC) and Allyn & Bacon Publishing Company.

"Active Learning in the Developmental Psychology Classroom." Midwest Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Judge for Student Poster Session at Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

WebCT Course Demonstration Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

2003

"What Have You Learned? Making Sure Students Who Have Learned Do Not Fail Due to Inappropriate Assessment Methods!" INNY Award Presentation Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"Using Technology to Supplement Instruction." Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"Wellness Workshop" Practicum: Certification Stress Management, Psychology Department - Governor State University, University Park, IL.

"The Power of Genes!" Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Friday Night Live Demonstration.

"Qi Tai Chi for Wellness(c)" Chicago Health Expo - Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.

"Applying Multiple Intelligence to the College Classroom" Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"Using Technology to Supplement Instruction" Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

2002

"Qi Gong: Energy Stretches & 5 Elemental Postures" India Community/Hindu Cultural Center, Park Forest, IL.

"Qi Gong: Energy Stretches" Arthritis Walk - Bourbonnais, IL.

"Being Mindful" Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference - The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL. Friday Night Live Demonstration.

"Using Movies & Music To Teach Psychology" Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology Conference The College of DuPage Psychology Faculty and Psi Beta Chapter, Glen Ellyn, IL.

2001

"Technology's Ability to Enhance the Learning & Assessment of Psychology Using a Multiple Intelligence Approach." Educators Online 2001 - Hosted by the South Metropolitan Regional Higher Education Consortium, Via Distance Learning.

"Demonstration of Tai Chi for Wellness(c)" - Bourbonnais Chamber of Commerce, Bourbonnais, IL.

2000

"Stress Management" TRIO Services Workshop, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

1999

"Using A Course Webpage" Administrative Council, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"Using A Course Webpage" Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

"What is Stress & How Can You Reduce It?" - TRIO Student Support Services, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

1998

"Distance Learning Mode of Instruction" Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.

1997

"Distance Learning Mode of Instruction" Faculty In-Service, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.