2006 Workshop Roster

May 22–26, 2006

Please see the Case Study Teachers Directory for our latest contact information about participants who have chosen to be listed.



Muhammad Ali
alim@tuskegee.edu
Computer Science
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL

Courses: Introductory C++; Computer Security; Computer Networks; Computer Architecture
Case Topics: Importance of requirement analysis in software engineering; Impact of network design quality on IT infrastructure of a company; Need for secure communication for an organization


Stephanie August
saugust@lmu.edu
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA

Courses: Operating Systems; Introduction to Artificial Intelligence; Introduction to Database Management Systems; Knowledge-based Systems; Database Management Systems
Case Topics: Natural language understanding: How a computer reads the newspaper; Automated arguments: How a computer persuades a patient to change her diet; Integrating knowledge-based systems, dialog systems, user interfaces: Providing meal planning advice to seniors


Susan Bandoni Muench
bandoni@geneseo.edu
Biology
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY

Courses: Biology of Vertebrates; Evolutionary Biology; Parasitology; Disease and the Developing World
Case Topics: Vertebrate evolution; Microbiology: HIV, TB, malaria; Parasitology: veterinary topic


William Bromer
wbromer@stfrancis.edu
Natural Science
University of St. Francis
Joliet, IL

Courses: Earth Science; Ecology; Principles of Biology II; Introduction to Life Science for Educators; Environment and Humanity
Case Topics: Evolutionary misconceptions; Earthquakes and predictions / Tornadoes and warnings; Mercury from coal-fired power plants contaminate fish


Glendora Carter
glendora_carter@jarvis.edu
Chemistry
Jarvis Christian College
Tyler, TX

Courses: Organic Chemistry I & II; Physical Chemistry I & II; Biochemistry; Undergraduate Research in Chemistry
Case Topics: Global warming; Nutritional biochemistry; Instrumental chemistry


Elizabeth Connor
elizabeth.connor@citadel.edu
Daniel Library
The Citadel
Charleston, SC

Courses: First-Year Experience Course for Freshmen; Library instruction for science courses including Human Genetics, Genetics, and Introduction to Chemical Research
Case Topics: Forensic science; Chromosomal abnormalities; Egg donation


Paula Croonquist
paula.croonquist@anokaramsey.edu
Biology
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids, MN

Courses: Anatomy and Physiology (I & II); Medical Terminology; Biology (non-majors); Biology I (majors)
Case Topics: Anatomy & Physiology topics (disorders & diseases); Bioethical topics (cloning, GMO’s, stem cells)


Malonne Davies
daviesma@emporia.edu
Departments of Physical Sciences / Chemistry
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS

Courses: Introduction to Chemistry (survey course with lab for non-majors); Chemistry I Laboratory (majors); Teaching Physical Sciences in Middle/High School (pre-service teachers); Our Physical World (elementary education students); Instrumental Analysis (upper division majors)
Case Topics: Development of radioimmunoassay—story of Rosalyn Yalow’s work; Chemistry of biomagnification (maybe based on Miramata, Japan); Wind farms—wind power as alternative energy source


Domenica Devine
devinedo@mail.armstrong.edu
Biology
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Savannah, GA

Courses: Principles of Biology I; Principles of Biology II
Case Topics: Metabolism—cellular respiration; Immunology—ways to explain protein synthesis; Cell structure / function


Loraine Dieckmann
ldieckmann@txwes.edum
Chemistry
Texas Wesleyan University
Fort Worth, TX

Courses: General Chemistry I & II; Biochemistry; Advanced Inorganic Chemistry; Senior Seminar; The Nature of Physical Science
Case Topics: The search for a better aspirin; Antimicrobial resistance to antibiotics; Development of an ideal drug


Lynn Diener
ldiener@edgewood.edu
Natural Science
Edgewood College
Madison, WI

Courses: Introductory Biology sequence (Biology 151/152)
Case Topics: Cell signaling; Toxicology; Chemistry of water


Stephanie Dockstader
sdockstader@monroecc.edu
Biology
Monroe Communtiy College
Rochester, NY

Courses: General Biology I or II; Introduction for Environmental Science
Case Topics: Personal energy consumption and connection to the environment; Role of decomposers in environment; Nutrient cycling in ecosystems


Dara Dorsey
dorseydj@buffalostate.edu
Earth Science and Science Education
Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY

Courses: Field Experience in Secondary Science Education; Literacy for Teaching Science; Outdoor Science Education; Problem Solving in the Life Sciences
Case Topics: Outdoor education


Caroline Driscoll-Geary
cgeary@uwc.edu
Chemistry Department
University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc
Manitowoc, WI

Courses: Two-semester sequence for pre-nursing students; Non-majors chemistry
Case Topics: Blue people of Kentucky; Dinitrophenol (diet drug)


Dana Dudle
ddudle@depauw.edu
Biology
DePauw University
Greencastle, IN

Courses: Plant Biology; Conservation Biology
Case Topics: Primary succession after volcanoes / glacier melts; Restoration of disturbed habitat; Using natural areas without destroying the “nature” of the place


Marirose Ethington
mtethington@genesee.edu
Math / Science
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY

Courses: Physiology I & II; Principles of Biology (non-majors); General Biology I (majors)
Case Topics: Genetically modified organisms; Pigments / photosynthesis; Respiration / fermentation


Rosemary Ford
rford2@washcoll.edu
Biology
Washington College
Chestertown, MD

Courses: Forensic Botany; Biotechnology and Molecular Biology; General Biology; Genetics
Case Topics: Botanical evidence for the Lindbergh trial


Ann Fritz
ahfritz@eiu.edu
Department of Biological Sciences
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL

Courses: General Zoology; Organic Evolution; Entomology; Behavioral Ecology
Case Topics: Determining homologous versus convergent evolutionary characters; Investigating evolution of a disease agent; Formulating the tenets of natural selection


Mario Garcia
garciam@falcon.tamucc.edu
Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX

Courses: Software Engineering; Artificial Intelligence; Intro to Computer Science; Design and Implementation of Computer Instructional Systems; Expert Systems; Introduction to Problem Solving with Computers II; Data Structures; Systems Analysis and Design; Information Assurance and Computer Ethics; COBOL
Case Topics: Computer ethics; Authentication; File sharing


Kelley Grorud
kgrorud@edgewood.edu
Natural Science
Edgewood College
Madison, WI

Courses: Anatomy & Physiology; Biomechanics; Cell & Molecular Biology
Case Topics: Muscle anatomy or physiology; Cell signal transduction; Biomechanics


Karen High
karen.high@okstate.edu
Chemical Engineering
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

Courses: Introduction to Engineering; Science Methods for Education Majors; Chemical Engineering Modeling; Environmental Engineering; Optimization
Case Topics: High school pre-engineering; Introduction to engineering; Graduate modeling and optimization


Heide Hlawaty
hhlawaty@metropolitan.edu
Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education
Metropolitan College of New York
New York, NY

Courses: Human Biology (Core Curriculum); Urban Health Issues (Human Services); Urban Health and Ecology (American Urban Studies); Earth Science (American Urban Studies)
Case Topics: Urban health issues: asthma or diabetes type II; Formation of Long Island (Ronkonkoma Moraine); Air quality in lower Manhattan


Susan Hornbuckle
susanhornbuckle@clayton.edu
Department of Natural Sciences
Clayton State University
Morrow, GA

Courses: Organic Chemistry I & II; Environmental Chemistry; Forensic Chemistry; Forensic Science; Biochemistry
Case Topics: Atmospheric pollution & chemical reactions; Global warming; Oil tanker spills: clean-up methods and environmental effects


M. Javed Khan
mjkhan@tuskegee.edu
Aerospace Science Engineering Department
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL

Courses: Intro to Aerospace Lab; Fluid Mechanics; Aircraft Stability & Control; Aerodynamics I; Aerodynamics Laboratory; Aircraft Design & Analysis I; Aeroelasticity
Case Topics: Effect of center of gravity on aircraft longitudinal static stability


Andrea Koziol
andrea.koziol@notes.udayton.edu
Geology
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

Courses: Mineralogy; Earth Science (non-majors); Environmental Geology
Case Topics: Climate change in the northern continents: Hay River, NWT; Meteorites: the poor man’s sample return; Wright-Patterson AFB: A case of ground water contamination and remediation


Clinton Krager
kragercd@flcc.edu
Science & Technology
Finger Lakes Community College
Canandaigua, NY

Courses: General Biology I; General Biology II
Case Topics: Winter adaptation; Animal behavior; Community ecology


Rachael Lancor
rlancor@edgewood.edu
Natural Science
Edgewood College
Madison, WI

Courses: Introductory Physics sequence (Physics 130/131)
Case Topics: Forces / Newton’s Laws / Torque; Optics; Electricity / Circuits


Laurie LeBlanc
laurie.leblanc@gcccd.net
Chemistry
Cuyamaca College
El Cajon, CA

Courses: Prep for General Chemistry; General Chemistry I & II; Special Studies in Chemistry
Case Topics: Heavy metal contamination of natural waterway


Maureen Leupold
maleupold@genesee.edu
Biology
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY

Courses: Fundamentals of Cell Biology; Principles of Biology; Biology I & II (team teach); Environmental Science; Rainforest Biology (team teach)
Case Topics: Genetically modified organisms; Pigments / photosynthesis; Respiration / fermentation


Scott Mateer
mateersc@mail.armstrong.edu
Biology
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Savannah, GA

Courses: Principles of Biology I; Principles of Biology II
Case Topics: Metabolism; Immunology—protein structure / function; Cell structure / function


Robert Mazalewski
robert.mazalewski@gcccd.net
Ornamental Horticulture
Cuyamaca College
El Cajon, CA

Courses: Fundamentals of Horticulture; Diagnostics of Horticultural Problems; Special Studies in Ornamental Horticulture
Case Topics: Phytoremediation of heavy metals found in urban riparian areas analyzed by atomic absorbtion technology; Modeling of a bioremediation project to mitigate heavy metals found in an urban riparian setting; Analysis of plant problems utilizing case studies to instruct student the “diagnosis” process


Ravi Nandigam
ravi.nandigam@utb.edu
Chemistry and Environmental Sciences
University of Texas at Brownsville
Brownsville, TX

Courses: Physical Geology; Remote Sensing; Geomorphology
Case Topics: Coastal processes; Igneous and tectonic processes and their impact on the environment; Rocks and minerals and their impact on the environment


Onesimus Otieno
ootieno@oakwood.edu
Biological Sciences
Oakwood College
Huntsville, AL

Courses: Life Science; General Ecology; Environmental Science; Anatomy and Physiology
Case Topics: Human population dynamics; Environmental pollution


R. Deborah Overath
deborah.overath@tamucc.edu
Physical and Life Sciences
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX

Courses: Botany; Intro Biology; Population Genetics
Case Topics: Connection between Mendelian & molecular genetics; Molecular / genetic basis of diabetes; Invasive plants


Patricia Pascoe
ppascoe@stfrancis.edu
Natural Sciences (Biology)
University of St. Francis
Joliet, IL

Courses: Principles of Biology I; Human Anatomy (with cadaver lab); Human Physiology (with lab)
Case Topics: Growth hormone deficiency syndrome; Necrotizing enterocolitis; Pernicious anemia


Joy Perry
joyperry@uwc.edu
Biological Sciences
University of Wisconsin—Fox Valley
Menasha, WI

Courses: Human Environmental Biology; Biological Aspects of Conservation of Natural Resources.; Introductory Botany; Human Environmental Biology (taught as part of a learning community in combination with a course in public policy and a linking seminar)
Case Topics: Industrial vs. sustainable agriculture; Energy cost of food (costs to produce); Green design in home or campus building project


Godfrey Roberts
godfrey.roberts@nyu.edu
Paul McGhee Division
New York University
New York, NY

Courses: Biology of Hunger and Population; Global Ecology
Case Topics: Population / food relationships; Emerging diseases; Evolution / intelligent design


Muchere Russ
mcruss@htu.edu
Natural Sciences
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin, TX

Courses: Science Seminar for all science majors; Research for chemistry majors; Physical Chemistry; Organic Chemistry
Case Topics: Forensics chemistry; Chemical / pharmaceutical manufacturing process; Product improvement design and development (using chemistry)


Sirajus Salekeen
salekeens@tuskegee.edu
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL

Courses: Machine Design 1; Experimental Mechanics; Probability and Statistic for Engineers; Materials Engineering; Design for Manufacturing and Assembly; E.I.T (Engineering in Training)
Case Topics: Pros and cons of case study teaching in engineering; Implementation of case study teaching in engineering; Comparison between traditional teaching method and case study teaching methods


Francisco San Juan
fcsanjuan@mail.ecsu.edu
Geological, Environmental and Marine Sciences
Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City State University, NC

Courses: Principles of Geological Science; Introduction to Earth Science; Marine and Coastal Resources; Introduction to Remote Sensing; Introduction to GIS
Case Topics: Aquaculture: pros & cons; Coastal development vs. preservation; Global warming & climate change


Kimberly Schatz-Dirlam
kschatz@uwc.edu
Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley
Menasha, WI

Courses: Applied Chemistry and Society (lab science course for non-majors); Survey of Biochemistry with lab (introductory course for primarily nursing majors)
Case Topics: Dinitrophenol; Hemoglobin (Blue people of Troublesome Creek); Thalidomide and isomerism


Kathy Schwab
kwschwab@htu.edu
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin, TX

Courses: Organisms and Evolution; Botany; Environmental Biology; Cellular and Molecular Biology; Genetics; Microbiology
Case Topics: Microbiology; Environmental biology; Genetics


Sohum Sohoni
sohum.sohoni@okstate.edu
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

Courses: Microcomputer Principles and Applications.
Case Topics: Computer organization and architecture; Use of technology to help security; Embedded processors / microcontrollers (how many do we interact with every day)


David Spierer
david.spierer@liu.edu
Divsion of Sports Sciences
Long lsland University
Brooklyn, NY

Courses: Exercise Physiology I & II; Testing and Measurement; Pathophysiology of Health Professions
Case Topics: Exercise science; Cardiovascular physiology; The athletic heart


Tim Tatakis
ttatakis@monroecc.edu
Biology Department
Monroe Communtiy College
Rochester, NY

Courses: General Ecology; Introduction to Environmental Science; Practical Botany; Honors Seminar—Natural Sciences; General Biology
Case Topics: Habitat fragmentation; Fisheries management; Ecosystem types (biomes, different aquatic ecosystems)


Alberto Vivoni
avivoni@sg.inter.edu
Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences
Inter American University of Puerto Rico
San German, PR

Courses: Physical Chemistry I & II (with labs); Spectroscopic Analysis; General Chemistry lab
Case Topics: Thermodynamics; Equilibrium; Quantum mechanics


Jacqueline Washington
jacqueline.washington@nyack.edu
Biology and Chemistry
Nyack College
Nyack, NY

Courses: General Biology I & II; Human Biology; Biology Workshop
Case Topics: Nervous system; Stem cells; Nutrition


Sandra Williams
shwilliams@usouthal.edu
Community/Mental Health Nursing
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL
Courses: Foundations of Professional Nursing; Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.
Case Topics: Health promotion; Stress induced illnesses; Biobehavioral health interventions

Gloria Young
gyoung@vsu.edu
Agriculture and Human Ecology
Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA

Courses: Nutrition: Contemporary Health Issues (with lab); Organizational Management in Hospitality; Human Nutrition; Quantity Foods; Community Nutrition (includes Global Nutrition, Food Insecurity: Global Perspectives)
Case Topics: Nutrition and cardio-vascular disease; Bioactive compounds in food; Nutrigenomics


Anne Zayaitz
zayaitz@kutztown.edu
Biology
Kutztown University
Kutztown, PA

Courses: Introduction to Biology (non-majors; with lab); Biology and Society; Applied Environmental Microbiology (majors; with lab); Food Microbiology (majors; with lab); Senior Seminar
Case Topics: Cancer—to be used in a non major course (Biology & Society); Food borne illness to be used in a majors course (Microbiology); Biofilms to be used in a majors course (Microbiology)