Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff Accomplishments | 2019

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Brian Humphreys, Centennial Library Staff Cataloger, presented “The Good, the Bad, the Medieval: Cataloging Tips & Tricks to Keep our Castles Orderly” with Sarah Schaff (Denison University) at the Ohio Library Support Staff Institute on July 30 at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio. Brian also served as the Vice Chair of Programs for the Institute.

Dr. Marty Eng, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was appointed to the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists – Pharmacy Education and Research Committee and published the following in the BMC Medical Education and Medical Science Educator on peer feedback practices in medical/allied health faculty:

Lerchenfeldt S, Mi M, Eng M. The utilization of peer feedback during collaborative learning in undergraduate medical education: a systematic review. BMC Med Educ. 2019; 19: 321.https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-019-1755-z

Lerchenfeldt S, Eng M. A Survey of health sciences faculty practices and attitudes regarding the peer feedback component of team-based learning. Medical Science Educator. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40670-019-00816-z

Dr. Clint Kohl, Professor of Computer Engineering, presented a paper titled “Utilizing an Individually-Built Mobile Robot, in the Laboratory of an Advanced Digital Logic Design Course in Conjunction with a Final Class Competition” at the American Society of Engineering Educators annual conference on June 16 in Tampa Bay Florida. He also presented a poster titled “A review of over 20 years of autonomous vehicle designs at Cedarville University” at the National Aerospace & Electronics Conference (NAECON) July 15-19. The poster was awarded best in the Autonomy division.

Jeff Gates, Information Services Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Science, had a chapter titled “Knowledge, Understanding, Wisdom: A Biblical Model of Information Literacy” published in the book The Faithful Librarian: Essays on Christianity in the Profession (Edited by Garrett Trott, Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2019).

Dr. Angie Mickle, Dean and Associate Professor of Nursing, and Kristi Coe, Assistant Professor of Nursing, published a case study in September 2019 in an edited book, Framing Health Care Instruction: An Information Literacy Handbook for the Health Sciences.

Dr. Glen Duerr, Associate Professor of International Studies, and alumnus Michael Wilt published an entry in an encyclopedia:

Duerr, Glen and Michael Wilt. “Balance of Power.” The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Security Studies. Scott Romaniuk (ed.). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2019.

Dr. Jon Wood, Vice President for Student Life & Christian Ministries, published the following book in September: 

Wood, Jonathan A. Did it Really Happen? Apologetics and Biblical Interpretation According to Carl F. H. Henry (Eugene: Wipf & Stock), 2019.

Dr. Michael Firmin, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and Dr. Felisha Younkin, Assistant Professor of Psychology, published a peer-reviewed journal article with the following Cedarville University alumni: Thomas Sackett, Jacqlyn Fletcher, Theresa Jones, and Erik Parrish. Following is the article’s reference citation: Firmin, M., Younkin, F., Sackett, T., Fletcher, J., Jones, T., & Parrish, E. (2019). Qualitative perspectives of homeschool parents regarding perceived educational success. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 19, 44-55.”

Steve Winey, Associate Director of Financial Aid; Larry Scott, Programmer Analyst in Information Technology; and Grace Birt, Financial Aid Counselor, presented at the Great Lakes Users Group (GLUG) for Ellucian (Colleague) customers on September 23 in Livonia, Michigan. Steve presented on how Cedarville University implemented “Financial Aid – Self Service,” and Larry Scott presented “How-To Primer for Colleague Process Handler.”

Dr. Beth Delaney, Associate Professor of Nursing, has been appointed to the SCOPE committee for the state of Ohio by the Attorney General.

Dr. Daniel Estes, Distinguished Professor of Old Testament, was interviewed on the Theological Family Ministry Podcast on the topic of “Who Are You Becoming?”

 

Dr. Matt Bennett, Assistant Professor of Missions and Theology, wrote an article about missional engagement with global church partnerships on For the Church. He also reviewed the book “Muslim Conversions to Christ: A Critique of Insider Movements in Islamic Contexts” published by the Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of Islam at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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