2012 Student Research Conference:
25th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 7:00 pm • University Art Gallery
BA Studio Thesis Exhibitions

8:00 - 10:45 • VH 1324
SESSION 101
Oral Paper -
Democracy and Human Rights in South Africa

Presiding: Elaine McDuff

9:10

101 - 8  LENA G. BENOIT
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
English or Bust? - Language of Instruction in South African Schools

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8:00 - 9:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 107
Oral Paper -
Health Science

Presiding: Carol Cox

8:00

107 - 1  ALIZABETH B. BALLARD *, CODY L. CAMPBELL , MITCH STEWART , and JOAN SCACCIAFERRO
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Smoke-Free Campus Service and Advocacy Campaign

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9:00

107 - 5  ALIZABETH B. BALLARD *, CODY L. CAMPBELL , MITCH STEWART , and JUSTIN MCDERMOTT
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Tobacco Cessation Services for a Small Mid-Western Community

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8:00 - 9:15 • OP 2117
SESSION 108
Oral Paper -
Music I

Presiding: Michael Bump

8:30

108 - 3  CHRISTOPHER M. THOMAS♦
Dr. Mark Jennings, Faculty Mentor
Perceptions of Singers Sight Singing Abilities: How Singers Rate Themselves

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1010
SESSION 113
Oral Paper -
Education

Presiding: Wendy Miner

8:00

113 - 1  ASHLEY N. BROOKS♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Focusing on "Next Steps" on the Writing Skills of Struggling Third-Graders

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8:15

113 - 2  JEREMY E. MAPP♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Comparing Reading Comprehension of Self-Selected Texts With Fourth-Grade Book Sets

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8:30

113 - 3  ADAM D. BARBEE♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Midwestern High School Level IV Gifted Program: A Program Review

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8:45

113 - 4  NICOLE R. MERRITT♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
The effect of strategic planning and home visits in fourth grade

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9:00

113 - 5  STACIE C. SAGASER♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Vocabulary Comprehension Strategies for Independent Reading

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9:15 - 9:30 am • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

11:00 am - 12:15 pm • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Eugenics in 20th Century America: The Kirksville Connection

David Micklos, Executive Director, Dolan DNA Learning Center


1:00 - 2:15 • OP Performance Hall
SESSION PA-301
Performance Art -
Music I

Presiding: David McKamie

1:45

PA-301 - 4  MICHAEL A. KOSIEK♦
Prof. Tim AuBuchon, Faculty Mentor
Aural Instruction Methods for Jazz Improvisation

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1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1000
SESSION 302
Oral Paper -
Secondary English MAE Intern Research

Presiding: Barbara Price

1:00

302 - 1  SHANNON K. KELLEY♦
Dr. Robert Martin and Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentors
The Effects of Class Drafting Time on Student Writing

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1:20

302 - 2  KAYLA N. JUNGERMANN♦
Dr. Barbara Price and Dr. Robert Martin, Faculty Mentors
Effects of Combining Foundational Grammar Instruction with Inclusion Strategies on Student Writing

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1:40

302 - 3  EMILY J. ADKINSON♦
Dr. Robert Martin, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Kinesthetic Activities on Vocabulary Acquisition

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2:00

302 - 4  JULIANNA K. TAYLOR♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
Paradigm Shift in the Secondary English Classroom: What Literacy Educators Should Be Doing

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1:00 - 2:15 • OP 2210
SESSION 303
Oral Paper -
Disability and the Arts

Presiding: Heather Cianciola

1:15

303 - 2  CLAIRE M. SCHUELER
Dr. Peter S. Kelly, Dr. Heather Cianciola, and Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Faculty Mentors
Adapting Art for the Individual

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1:00 - 2:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 304
Oral Paper -
Anthropology

Presiding: Julie Flowerday

2:00

304 - 5  RUDOLF P. CESARETTI
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
The Process of School Consolidation in Schuyler County, Missouri

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1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1408
SESSION 312
Oral Paper -
English IX

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

1:45

312 - 4  ANDREW W. GAGLIO
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Shadows of History: A Feminist Critique of Agha Shahid Ali's "Snowmen" and "Story of a Silence"

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2:15 - 2:30 pm • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1320
SESSION 404
Oral Paper -
Communication Disorders

Presiding: Andrea Richards

3:15

404 - 4  KIRSTIN E. KUCHLER♦
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The effect of a voice workshop on teacher's awareness of occupational vocal hazards

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1000
SESSION 405
Oral Paper -
Secondary English MAE Intern Research

Presiding: Barbara Price

2:30

405 - 1  MARGARET K. VARTY♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Practice on the Quality of Research Writing

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3:10

405 - 3  ASHLEY S. KLEINSORGE♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
The Effect of Text-based Journal Prompts on Student Journal Completion

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1228
SESSION 410
Oral Paper -
English VI

Presiding: Danielle Schieber

3:30

410 - 5  RACHEL R. MERTENS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hiding the Truth: Homosexuality Confronted in Yukio Mishima's Confessions of a Mask (1949)

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2:30-3:30 pm • Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
Opening Reception Art History

3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-600
Poster -
Health Science

P-600 - 12

JYOTI BHANDARI*, GANESH BANIYA, and SARVESH R. GIRI
Dr. Janice Clark, Faculty Mentor
Health literacy among college students

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3:30 - 4:30 • Georgian Room - SUB
SESSION P-800
Poster -
Psychology

P-800 - 7

AUDRA M. SCHICKLER* and JENNIFER M. BROWN
Dr. David B. Conner and Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentors
Statistics Skills Preferred by Psychology Graduate Programs

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3:30 - 4:30 pm • Student Union - Georgian Room
Reception


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