2009 AURCO Journal

Table of Contents at a Glance

Editor’s Commentary

Jeffrey C. Bauer

Refereed Papers

Mohannad AL-Saghir ~ Ohio University—Zanesville and
Leela Kaul ~ Taylor University—Upland, Indiana

The Vascular Flora of Collegiate Woods in Zanesville, Muskingum
County, Ohio

Michael L. Carrafiello
Miami University—Hamilton

Archives Of Passion: Using Love Letters To Teach The Methods Of
Historical Inquiry


Charlotte Souers
Ohio University—Chillicothe

Nursing Field Studies: Nursing Students and Service Learning in a
Third World Setting


Suguna Chundur and Cherie Zieleniewski
University of Cincinnati—Clermont

Building Learning Communities Through Student Organizations


Robert A. Cohen
Ohio State University—Mansfield

The Origins of AURCO, 1993-1995


Kitty Consolo
Ohio University—Zanesville

Classroom Methods that Promote Student Retention and Learning


Mark S. Cubberley
Wright State University—Lake

Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Dual Enrollment
Programs: A Seniors to Sophomores Primer


Frank Dill
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Action Research on Context, Process and Product Variables in a
Tutoring Lab


Irene E. Edge and Jeffrey A. Wheeler
Kent State University—Ashtabula

Bridging the Gap: Emphasizing to Students the Importance of
Management & IT Working Together


Joseph Cavanaugh
Wright State University—Lake

Online Professor Evaluation: Are They Useful Resources
Or Misleading and Harmful?


Peggy Proudfoot McGuire ~ Salisbury University
Department of Social Work Salisbury, Maryland

Social Work Education and Human Service Technology on the
Regional Campus: Using Remote Interactive Technologies to Enhance
Student Effectiveness


Vicky K. Parker and Charlotte Souers
Ohio University—Chillicothe

Reality Nursing: Student Transition Into Practice


Bozena Barbara Widanski and E. Frank Fitch
University of Cincinnati—Clermont

Reviewing Science Concepts Using CLAD: Collaborative Learning
Assessment Through Dialogue


Julie E. Yonker and Sarah Cummins-Sebree
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

To Read Or Not To Read: How Student Characteristics Relate
Textbook Reading


Christine Wolfe and Da Zhang ~ Ohio University—Lancaster and
Li Zhou ~ Ohio University—Zanesville

Crucial Components of Online Teaching Success: A Review and
Illustrative Case Study


Michelle H. Brodke and Christopher J. Mruk
Bowling Green State University—Firelands

Crucial Components of Online Teaching Success: A Review and
Illustrative Case Study


Gordon J. Aubrecht, II
Ohio State University—Marion

Is There Any Correlation In An Inquiry Class Between Students’ Perceived
Topic Difficulty And Their Performance?


E. “Ted” Bunn Student Excellence Award Winners 2008 - 2009

Wayne Kinney
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Encouraging Pretend Play: An Analysis of the Duke Energy, Cincinnati
Children’s Museum

Michael S. McCullough
University of Akron—Waynen

The Communal Importance of the Roman Collegia


2008 AURCO Conference Plenary Session

Moderator: Rhonda Pettit
University of Cincinnati—Raymond Walters

Liberal Arts Education At The Regional Campus: An Open Dialogue
Among The Disciplines