2013 JCC SI & Tutor Conference



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Time
Activity/Session Titles
8:15 – 9:00
Registration, Refreshments & Networking
9:00 – 10:00
Morning Keynote Presentation
“Life is like a box of chocolates – You never know what you’re going to get!” – Dr. Jim Scott
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10:10 – 11:00
Breakout Session A
  • “SI Toolkit: Formula for success” – Stephanie Chastain; EMU
  • “How We Learn Best: An Introduction to Using Multiple Intelligences” – Jim Scott, Ph.D.; Wellness Consulting
  • “Tutor Workshop with Play Dough!” – Lindsey Crandell; LCC
  • “Working with a TI-84 Calculator: Tricks you might not have thought of!” – Bryan Andrews, George Murphy, & Ronald Scott; JCC
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11:10 – 12:00
Breakout Session B
  • “RESPECT: Putting class back in the classroom” – Jean S. Norman; OCC
    • Presentation Materials -
    • Video
  • “Activities to Reinforce Learning in SI Sessions: Group activities that work” – Kelly Keith; BGSU
  • “We Don’t Do That: A place for later-order concerns in the writing center” – Jacqueline Kauza & Rachel Rickard; EMU
  • “Cultural Diversity in a Mathematics Context” – Sofia Johnson & Robert Lombrana; JCC
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12:00 – 1:30
Lunch and Afternoon Keynote Panel
  • Lunch is included with advanced registration
  • “Your Future in (and Beyond) Tutoring and SI” – Former Tutor/SI Leader Panel (Kelley Emerson, Gabriel Mullins, Monica Rasmussen, Stephany Trujillo, & Michael Warfield)
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1:40 – 2:30
Breakout Session C
  • “Inviting Students into Your Tutoring Center” – Elaine Hunyadi, Ann Coburn-Collins, & Kiara Kumar; SVSU
  • “Charting the Way: Helping students improve their writing” – Lorie Ermak; Northwood Uni.
  • “Better Communication with Students and Staff” – Carrie Timmerman & Gwen Elliott; JCC
  • “Using MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) to Enhance SI Sessions” – Mari Schupp & Christopher Gravatt; LSSU
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2:40 – 3:30
Breakout Session D
  • “Meeting the Expectations of the Community” – Jeremy Joseph; BGSU
  • “A New Tutoring Frontier: On the Web” – Charlie Chappel; EMU
  • “Using Lateral Thinking Puzzles to Move Past Assumptions” – Trice Balthazar & Ivan Droste; LCC
  • “Strategies for Exam Preparation” – Taylor Dzierwa & Eryn Wartella; JCC
  • Michigan Tutorial Association – April Planning Meeting (open to all)
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3:30 – 4:00
Afternoon Snacks & Networking