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Professional Development

College Teaching/Service

(2015). Participant, E-Portfolio and Collaborate, Otterbein University Center for Teaching and Learning, August 4.

(2015). Participant, Teaching for transfer (TFT): Current lessons, promising directions. Otterbein University End-of-year Conference, Westerville, OH.

(2014). Participant, Teaching, Learning, and Academic Fairness: A Collaborative Discussion, Inclusive Teaching Series, Center for Teaching and Learning, October 9, 2–3 p.m., LIB 013

(2014). Participant, Teaching, Learning, and Learning Differences: A Collaborative Discussion about Learning Disabilities and ADHD, Inclusive Teaching Series, Center for Teaching and Learning, November 5, 2–3 p.m., LIB 013

(2014). Participant, E-Portfolio discussion, Great Expectations Conference, May 22, Medallion Club, Westerville, OH.

(2013). Workshop participant, Five cards retreat, January 16, 2:00–4:30 p.m., Roush 114

(2012). ACTFL Webinar: Differentiating to support each learner, Modern Languages & Cultures Retreat, May 23, 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

(2011). E-Portfolio workshop, Center for Teaching and Learning, Otterbein University, 28 June

(2011). Webcast participant, Increase retention and improve student services, by K. Watson, Fort Valley State University, 17 May, 2 p.m.

(2010). Workshop participant, Course design for integrative learning (McGregor workshop), Quest Conference Center, 16–17 June

(2008). Workshop participant, Writing and deep learning: Practical strategies for all disciplines, by Dr. Chris Anson, North Carolina State University (Dir., Campus Writing and Speaking Program), sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning, Interterm Workshop, 8 December, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Roush 114, Otterbein University

(2005). Workshop participant, ACTFL Oral and writing proficiency workshop, Central States Conference, Columbus, OH, 10 March, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

(2005). Workshop participant, Group learning: What works, what doesn't, and why, Center for Teaching and Learning, Otterbein University,  7 December

(2005). Workshop participant, Course design for significant learning, Otterbein Center for Teaching and Learning, McGregor workshop, Otterbein University, 5–6 December

(2005). Workshop participant, Helping students learn, Library information literacy workshop, Otterbein Library, 1 December

(2005). Webcast participant, Testing and assessment in the second language classroom, McGraw-Hill Satellite Conference/Webcast on Topics in Second Language Acquisition. Accessed original webcast 09/27/2005, 12 p.m. PDT.

(2004). Workshop participant, Fostering critical thinking and mature values across the curriculum, Otterbein University, Professional Learning Center Institute, 3 September

(2004). Book club participant, Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment, Otterbein University Center for Teaching and Learning Book Club, spring

(2003). Workshop participant and presenter, Using authentic texts in the foreign language classroom, LINC–Ohio Alliance for Foreign Language Teachers, Otterbein University, 22 February

(2003). Workshop participant, Strategies to turn students into writers, LINC–Ohio Alliance for Foreign Language Teachers, Otterbein University, 3 May

(2001). Workshop participant, Writing poetry in a second language, LINC–Ohio Alliance for Foreign Language Teachers, Olentangy High School, Columbus, Ohio, 29 September

Making Connections Beyond Language and Literature

(2014). Spectator, GriGris (Haroun, 2013), Film Movement Movie Club, May 29. (French–Chadian film)

(2014). Spectator, Pour une femme (Kurys, 2013), Film Movement Movie Club, March 8. (film)

(2013). Spectator, Trois mondes (Corsini, 2012), Film Movement Movie Club, January 6. (film)

(2012). Spectator, Intouchables (Nakache & Toledani, 2011), Drexel East, Columbus, OH, July 29. (film)

(2011). Spectator, Film Socialisme (Godard, 2010), Wexner Center, Columbus, OH, 15 October. (film)

(2011). Spectator, Potiche (Ozon, 2010), Drexel Theater East, Columbus, OH, 21 May. (film)

(2011). Spectator, White Material (Denis, 2009), Wexner Center, Columbus, OH, 22 January. (film)

(2011). Spectator, Inspecteur Bellamy (Chabrol, 2010), Gateway, Columbus, 17 January 2011. (film) (Claude Chabrol's last movie.)

(2009). Spectator, Comme un Juif en France [Being Jewish in France] (Jeuland, 2007), New documentary, Wexner Center, 1 Nov., 2 p.m. (film)

(2009). Spectator, 35 Rhums [35 Shots of Rum] (Denis, 2008), Wexner Center, 30 October 2009, 7 p.m. (film)

(2006). Participant, From Impressionism to Cubism? Degas at Saint-Valéry, by R. Kendall, Columbus Museum of Art, 15 Oct., 2–3:15 p.m. (art)

(2006). Guided tour participant, Dijon and its Parcours de la chouette, 26 June, Office du tourisme, Dijon, France (architecture)

(2005). Symposium participant, Renoir's women then and now, Symposium, Columbus Museum of Art, 22 October, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.  (art)

(2004). Spectator, Monet to Matisse: The triumph of Impressionism and Avant-Garde (exhibition), The Columbus Museum of Art, 30 May  (art)

(2005). Spectator, Retrospective on Claire Denis, Wexner Center, 8–29 October (film)

(2001). Spectator, Van Gogh and Gauguin: The studio of the South exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, 30 November 2001 (art)