Friday, October 17, 2008

4th CESTL Program

4th CESTL Tentative Program

9am-8pm, Dec 13, 2008 (Sat)
Long Island Room, Winnick Student Center
Long Island University, C.W. Post

OPEN to the Public!

PowerPoint Presentations

0 9:00-9:20 Dr. Dengting Boyanton Opening: Welcome to the CESTL & introduction of guests!

0 9:20-9:50 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Arnold Dodge Keynote address: The meaning of teaching

9:50-10:00 Coffee Break

1 10:00-10:10 Lauren Romano Inclusion in the classroom setting: teacher’s perspective

2 10:10-10:20 Pauline Stein Evaluating the effect of a pre-school enrichment program

3 10:20-10:30 Meredith Appeibaum Personality: Where is it from and how does it affect learning?

4 10:30-10:40 Kimberly Maher How do teacher’s experience and personalities affect student’s motivation and classroom behaviors?

5 10:40-10:50 Angelo Ferrucci Facilitate students’ learning based on their learning styles

6 10:50-11:00 Melissa Hofmann Evaluating the impact of a Reading Recovery Program on at-risk first-grade students

7 11:00-11:10 Lauren Russo Intelligence = Success? Exploring the relationship between academic intelligence and life success

8 11:10-11:20 Vanda Dreyer How does culture affect one’s interest, hard work, and motivation to learn?

9 11:20-11:30 Cassie Dunn Using positive reinforcement for students’ misbehavior: A comparison between a special educational classroom setting and a regular setting

11:30-11:35 Break

0 11:35-12:30
Dr. Andrea Mcloughlin
Dr. Joan Walker
Dr. Shaireen Rasheed
Dr. Efleda Tolentino
Dr. Dengting Boyanton Invited Special Symposium:
Teaching & Learning: Perspectives from LIU Professors
This symposium will provide different perspectives on teaching and learning at the higher education level from the professors' perspective. Students will be given many opportunities to ask these LIU professors ANY questions.

12:30-1:30 Pizza Break/Poster

10 1:30-1:40 Helen Siaxabanis Why is being “book smart” unpopular in school?

11 1:40-1:50 Kevin Cherry How does family environment affect children’ learning?

12 1:50-2:00 Amy Weisburd Gender bias: Where is it from and how it affects learning?

13 2:00-2:10 Laura Fichera
How can teachers prevent the conflict between a student’s personality and his learning?

14 2:10-2:20 Xiaodan Jiang
Exploring the cultural factors that affect the students’ performance in the ESL classroom

15 2:20-2:30 Jason Crockett
Impact of undesirable behavior and classroom management on student learning

16 2:30-2:40 Kara Rubino Exploring characteristics of great teachers

17 2:40-2:50 Brittany Fedus
How does misbehavior affect that individual’s own learning and others’ in the classroom?

2:50-3:00 Break

18 3:00-3:10 Margaret Persaud A comparative study on characteristics of elementary students and middle school students

19 3:10-3:20 Annamarie Morgera Left-brained, right-brained: How can teachers keep both sides as leveled as possible?

20 3:20-3:30 Trisha Zuvich How do parents affect their children’s learning?

21 3:30-3:40 Sarah Hoenig The impact of great teachers on students’ learning

22 3:40-3:50 Jaclyn Joyce Great teachers: What personality traits do they have? Which traits are more favorable than others?

23 3:50-4:00 Sunya Bhutta How does misbehavior and discipline problem affect the learning atmosphere in the classroom?

24 4:00-4:10 Alexis Trudel
Examining the micro-moral behavior in the elementary classroom

25 4:10-4:20 Celena Ragkaswar
Who are the well-behaved, invisible students, troublemakers, or bullies in a K-6 classroom?

26 4:20-4:30 Lauren Betz How does misbehavior affect one’s learning?

4:30-5:20 Pizza Break/poster

27 5:20-5:30 Juliet Castellanos The media-raised generation: Exploring the influence of media on young children’ behavior

28 5:30-5:40 Linda Gottlieb How does the classroom structure (e.g., teaching methods) facilitate or hinder students’ learning style?

29 5:40-5:50 Andrew Romanoff How does students’ perception of their instructor’s physical appearances affect the learning environment?

30 5:50-6:00 Christine Goldstein Using technology in the classroom: students’ perspectives

31 6:00-6:10 Sean Johnsen With advancements in technology, how is student learning different today from what it used to be?

32 6:10-6:20 Matthew Unger How can we integrate technology to facilitate learning in the classroom?

6:20-6:30 Break/Poster

33 6:30-6:40 Ok-Hyun Jo Lost mother tongue: Why did Korean immigrant children lose their native language?

34 6:40-6:50 Sherry Lankford
How do teachers prepare themselves to teach a multi-cultural classroom?

35 6:50-7:00 Caitlin Bishop
Lauren Staffieri Strategies to motivate the students to learn in the classroom
What can teachers do to motivate K-12 students to learn different subjects?

36 7:00-7:10 Frank Bonanno
How motivated are today's K-12 level students about learning?

37 7:10-7:20 Ling-Yen Tseng How motivated are international students in the U.S. to learn English as a Second Language (ESL)?

38 7:20-7:30 Evdoxia Gounelas Exploring strategies to motivate students to learn

39 7:30-7:40 Lisa Rankin Introducing the most effective ways to motivate students to learn

40 7:40-7:50 Kelly Burns Motivation: How does it change as one ages?

7:50-8:00 Dr. Dengting Boyanton Closing: Special Presentation

Poster Presentations

41 James Avila Creating a positive learning environment in the classroom

42 Elizabeth Violette Growing up in a bad environment: How did children from negative family environments become successful learners?

43 Philip Novins What are the classroom environment that are most/least favorable for learning

44 Joanna Aiello Personalities: What are they and how does each personality affect one’s ability to learn?

45 Alison Greene
How does personality affect one’s relationship with his peers/teachers?

46 Marissa Morrissey How does ADHD affect a child's learning capabilities?

47 Clarivel Martinez
Devyn Giannone Lauren Volini From bullies, loners, trouble-makers, to exceptional students: What makes students to change?

48 Jamie Bunsis In the mood of learning: How does one’s mood affect one’s learning?

49 Nicole Vasheo Technology: When and how can it hinder students’ learning?

50 Carolyn Rio Learned or innate? A comparative study between elementary and college students’ learning styles

51 Jeanna Careccia
Michelle Kiernan
Ashley Pratt A comparative study on interests, learning strategies, and motivation between elementary and high school students

52 Christina Cronan From elementary to middle school: How do they learn differently?

53 Kelly Calder
Jenna Caputo How do students of different grades learn differently: A comparative study between 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade

54 Lydia DiLorenzo
Mark Donelan Gender biases: How are students treated differently due to their gender in the classroom setting?

55 Jessica Murphy Becoming a great teacher: The importance of knowing your students

56 Elizabeth Scot How to be a great teacher?

57 Christopher Conterelli Designing different instructional methods to teach culturally diverse students

58 Sarah Lefrancois Low SES, low performance? Exploring the effect of poverty in learning

58 Courtney Schmaeling How do effective teachers prevent misbehavior in the classroom

60 Patricia Selock Exploring the most effective methods for behavior management

61 Meghan Woodstock Why do they misbehave? Understanding misbehavior in the classroom

62 Jennifer Massaro Evaluating the effect of ABA behavior management methods on autism students

63 Laura Fichera How can a teacher effectively handle misbehavior in the classroom?

64 Melanie Galvin How do parents influence their children’s learning?

65 Lauren Malter Do children with parental support and guidance learn better than those who don’t?

66 Christina Wilson
How does parental involvement with student’s homework affect student’s learning?

67 David Dimola How to motivate K-12 students to learn?

68 Tara Agnesini What are the motivation problems with today’s K-12 levels students?

69 Rong Zhang Understanding the importance of emotion education in ESL teaching in primary schools

70 Jacqueline Silverman To what degree should instructional technology be integrated with traditional instructional techniques?

71 Grace Thornton What are the characteristics of great teachers?

The End! We look forward to seeing you in the CESTL!

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