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

  • (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

  • (June 2015)

    Latino civic engagement

    Vélez Ortiz, D.

    Presented at the Cambio de Colores Conference, University of Missouri

    Kansas City, Missouri

  • (June 2015)

    How the dairy industry manages its labor force

    Martinez, R. O., Escalante, W., Acosta, J., & Kayitsinga, J.

    Presented at the Cambio de Colores Latinos in the Heartland: Shaping the Future: Leadership for Inclusive Communities, University of Missouri

    Kansas City, Missouri

  • (June 2015)

    From host site to co-teacher/co-learner: Redefining roles in international experiential learning

    Doberneck, D. M., Lally, M., & Chalou, C.

    Global Internship Conference

    Dublin, Ireland

  • (May 2015)

    User experience techniques workshop

    Swierenga, S. J., & Ismirle, J.

    Presented to [Redacted] and [Redacted] web developers and marketing and content strategist and managers

    East Lansing, Michigan

  • (April 2015)

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

    Bruen, J.

    Presented at the EDA Showcase

    Cleveland, Ohio

  • (April 2015)

    ITEC’s role in Lansing’s non-profit sector

    Riley, K.

    Presentation to Jackson National Corporation’s Board Candidate Workshop

    Lansing, Michigan

  • (April 2015)

    GVSU STEAM event

    Riley, K.

    Panelist/Presenter at Grand Valley State University

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • (April 2015)

    Analysis of bulk tank somatic cell counts (BTSCC): The importance of social variables

    Schewe, R., & Kayitsinga, J.

    Presented at the Meeting with External Advisory Panel: An Integrated Extension and Education Program to Reduce Mastitis and Antibiotic Use

    Lansing, Michigan

  • (April 2015)

    Communicating about engaged scholarship with academic audiences

    Rehberger, D., & Van Egeren, L. A.

    Graduate Certification in Community Engagement, Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan

  • (April 2015)

    Classroom Assessment Scoring System in Korea

    Lee. K., & Cho, S. I.

    Paper presented at the Korean Society for Early Childhood Education (KSECE)

    Seoul, South Korea

  • (April 2015)

    Community engagement scholarship and sustainable community partnerships

    Fitzgerald, H. E.

    Invited Colloquium at East Carolina University

    Greenville, North Carolina


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