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Dr. Rachel Velarde, Associate Professor of Music, returned from Seattle after attending the joint PAVA (Pan American Vocology Association) and VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association) conference titled “Soma and Science: Bridging the Gap in Interdisciplinary Voice Training.” Members from both associations presented on both new frontiers in…

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Dr. Galyna Kufryk, professor of biology at CSET, presented on bioengineering of cyanobacterial strains for hydrogen production at the  International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes in Vancouver (August 5-9). 

Hydrogen is the cleanest and most energy dense biofuel that can be produced by living organisms using the energy of sunlight.…

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Faculty Scholarship Recognition Program

The Faculty Scholarship Recognition program recognizes and rewards faculty scholarly activity. The program provides monetary awards for research and scholarly activity conducted as a GCU faculty member. Award funding is a competitive process allocated as a function of the type and frequency of research…

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CIRT would like to congratulate Rebekah Dyer, AssistantProfessor in the College of Education, for her recent academic presentation atthe Center for Scholastic Inquiry in Atlanta, GA. Her presentation “TeachingStudents with Disabilities at the College Level” was widely well received. Manyof the conference attendees were from other universities…

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Stephanie Maher Palenque, Assistant Professor of English in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences attended the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) national conference held in Tucson, Arizona in February.  She presented on delivering dynamic feedback using audio and video tools in the online classroom. She shared, “One of my proudest…

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Save the date for the 2018 Arizona SARA Forum this May 14th!

Thank you for making last year's Forum a success. Join us this year as we reach new heights.

Forum Focus:

  • SARA leadership guest speaker
  • National expert on the federal regulation for distance education
  • Breakout Sessions from top quality Arizona SARA institutions
  • Networking…
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Dr. Kevin McClean Research Colloquium 

Presented by the Eta Chi Chapter of Delta Mu Delta 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 3:30 – 5:30, 57-221 – 57-223

Join us for the Inaugural Dr. Kevin McClean Research Colloquium. Learn about some of the 

research projects that GCU Faculty are engaged in, and provide feedback on methodology and findings. Open…

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My research work focuses on written language and discourse in a broad spectrum of print and digital media, as it reveals comprehension and production processes involved in learning and acquiring a second language. I am especially interested in investigating the effect of computer-mediated communication, online forums, and new technologies on…

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I do believe that my teaching philosophy follows the teacher-scholar model. In order to inform my teaching responsibilities, I do conduct research studies focusing on relevant areas of investigation. This endeavor provides the guideline to bring up-to-date information to the classroom, comparing theories and practices pertinent to the courses…

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Craig Drurey had the opportunity to write and or make contributions in three different capacities during 2017. One opportunity was an article written for a ministry leadership magazine called Grace and Peace that serves the Church of the Nazarene. The article is titled, “Wesleyan Practices: My Journey Toward the Class Meeting,” and was published…

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As a mathematics educator, my goal is to elevate learners’ knowledge to be able to apply mathematical skills and quantitative reasoning to the workplace. My scholarly research revolves around this goal and it focuses on two main areas: active learning and inter-disciplinary pedagogical applications.

 I strive to create meaningful classroom…

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Lindsay H. Ryan received her Ph.D. in 2008 from the Pennsylvania State University in Human Development and Family Studies. Dr. Ryan is an investigator on several ongoing research projects funded by the National Institute on Aging, all of which involve an interest in better measuring and understanding the processes by which adults change over the…

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My scholarship focuses on the applications of advanced quantitative methods, such as hierarchical linear modeling, structural equation modeling, and longitudinal growth modeling to interrogate issues in mathematics education. Specifically, my research investigates such issues as student mobility, socio-economic factors, gender differences, school…

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