The following list outlines selected presentations made by University Outreach and Engagement staff, and contains links to presentation materials. Consult the vitae of individual staff members for complete lists of presentations (See People page).

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    2015 Presentations

  • (October 2015)

    Advancing knowledge and transforming lives through scholarship-driven community engagement

    Fitzgerald, H. E.

    Invited address, University of Missouri

    Columbia, Missouri

  • (October 2015)

    Tapping into the fountain of youth: PreK-12 horizons for continuing education and community engagement

    Bargerstock, B. A., Fleming, C. A., Renoe, S. D., & Bellert, M.

    Presented as a University Professional and Continuing Education Association webinar

  • (September 2015)

    Description of REI program, project partners, and follow-up investments

    Bruen, J.

    Presented at the UEDA Awards of Excellence

    Anchorage, Alaska

  • (September 2015)

    Focus groups: Techniques and best practices

    Swierenga, S. J.

    Presentation for MSU Food Sciences 410: Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Research, Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan

  • (September 2015)

    Excellence, Quality, and Rigor in Peer Review of Community-Engaged Scholarship

    Bargerstock, B. A., McNall, M. A., Doberneck, D. M.

    Presented at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference

    State College, Pennsylvania

  • (September 2015)

    2020 Girls After-school STEM clubs

    Riley, K.

    Presentation to 2020 Girls Giving Society

    Lansing, Michigan

  • (September 2015)

    Recreation participation in afterschool programs related to better school performance

    Wu, H.-C., & Van Egeren, L. A.

    Paper presented at the National Recreation and Park Association Congress

    Las Vegas, Nevada

  • (September 2015)

    Systemic engagement: Universities as partners in systemic approaches to community change

    McNall, M., Barnes-Najor, J., Brown, R. E., Doberneck, D. M., & Fitzgerald, H. E.

    Paper presented at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Annual Conference

    University Park, Pennsylvania

  • (September 2015)

    Challenges to public higher education: Local-global tensions and potential resolutions

    Fitzgerald, H. E., Bargerstock, B. A., & Van Egeren, L. A.

    Paper presented at the Engagement Scholarship Conference

    College Park, Pennsylvania

  • (September 2015)

    Community engagement competencies for graduate and professional students: Framework and curriculum at Michigan State University

    Doberneck, D., Bargerstock, B. A., Van Egeren, L. A., McNall, M., & Zientek, R.

    Paper presented at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference

    University Park, Pennsylvania

  • (September 2015)

    A portfolio rubric for assessing graduate students’ community engagement competencies

    Doberneck, D., Bargerstock, B. A., Van Egeren, L. A., McNall, M., & Zientek, R.

    Paper presented at the International Association for Research in Service Learning and Civic Engagement Conference

    Boston, Massachusetts

  • (August 2015)

    Description of REI program, project partners, and follow-up investments

    Bruen, J. (2015).

    Moderator at the MEDA Annual Conference

    Bellaire, Michigan

  • (August 2015)

    The impact of usability on patient safety in long-term care

    Abujarad, F., Swierenga, S. J., Dennis, T. A., & Post, L. A.

    Presented at the Human-Computer Interaction International Conference

    Los Angeles, California

  • (August 2015)

    Security implications for personal assistive technology in voting

    Swierenga, S. J., Zantjer, R. S., Jackson, J. E., Ismirle, J., Blosser, S. R., & Pierce, G. L.

    Paper presented at the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

    Los Angeles, California

  • (August 2015)

    ITEC TechTransport mobile computer lab

    Riley, K.

    Presentation to Lansing Community College

    Lansing, Michigan

  • (August 2015)

    ITEC evaluation planning workshop

    Riley, K.

    Presentation to Michigan State University faculty and ITEC Program Committee

    Lansing, Michigan

  • (August 2015)

    Joystick interaction strategies of individuals with dexterity impairments: Observations from the Smart Voting Joystick usability evaluation

    Jackson, J. E., Ismirle, J., Swierenga, S. J., Blosser, S. R., & Pierce, G. L.

    Paper presented at the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

    Los Angeles, California

  • (July 2015)

    The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Community of Learning

    Barnes-Najor, J. V., Belleau, A., Smith, T., & Thompson, N. (2015).

    Poster symposium presented at the Tribal Early Childhood Steering Committee Meeting

    Denver, Colorado

  • (July 2015)

    A green approach to ending structural abandonment in communities

    LaMore, R., Wu, M., & Berghorn, G.

    Presented at the 52nd International Making Cities Livable Conference

    Bristol, United Kingdom

  • (July 2015)

    Freshwater transit’s water taxi and trolley bus project for the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy

    Jordan, A.

    Talk presented at Nerd Nite

    Detroit, Michigan

  • (July 2015)

    International partnerships and community engagement scholarship

    Hanson, S., & Fitzgerald, H. E.

    Invited presentation at the joint summer meeting of the APLU Council on Engagement and Outreach/Commission on International Initiatives

    Estes Park, Colorado

  • (July 2015)

    Quality preschool science education promotes Head Start children’s literacy skills: Impacts of a cluster randomized trial of the Head Start on Science curriculum and intensive distance coaching for Head Start teachers

    Gerde, H., Lee, K., Van Egeren, L., Pierce, S. J., Schwarz, C., Brophy-Herb, H., & Morris, B.

    Paper accepted for presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Scientific Study of Reading

    Koa, Hawaii

  • (July 2015)

    Centrality of engagement and community engagement scholarship

    Fitzgerald, H. E.

    Invited presentation at the joint summer meeting of the APLU Council on Engagement and Outreach/Commission on International Initiatives

    Estes Park, Colorado

  • (June 2015)

    Planning for a national survey of Tribal Head Start Programs

    Sarche, M., Haight, J., & Barnes-Najor, J.

    Paper presentation at the National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center Roundtable

    St. Paul, Minnesota

  • (June 2015)

    2020 Girls Giving Society

    Riley, K.

    Presentation to Prospective Members, University Club of Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan


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