Faculty Research

Betty Ruth Baker, assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, presented a papertitled "Transition experiences in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten that Encourage Developing Literacy Skills," at the Association for Childhood Education International Conference at Phoenix, Ariz.

Dr. Weldon Bechner's textbook, Ethics for Educational Leaders , was published in June by Allyn & Bacon.

Dr. Rodney Bowden, assistant professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, was named a fellow of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

Dr. Richard Couey, professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, has finished writing Golf Made Simple (KendallHunt Publishing), co-authored by Ray Lamb, golf instructor in HHPR.

Perry Glanzer has written "Did the Moral Education Establishment Kill Character? An Autopsy ofthe Death of Character," for the Journal of Moral Education; and "Why Both Classical and Modern Character Education Are Not Enough: Lessons from The Emperor's Club," for the Journal of Education and Christian Belief.

Loeen M. Irons, a lecturer in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, wrote an article for the May-June issue of the American Journal of Health Education titled "Time Valuing: A teaching Strategy forTime Management."

Dr. Susan K. Johnsen, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, wrote "Issues in the assessment of talent development" J.H. Borland & L. Wright (Eds.) (2003).