• Natalie Hess, professor of Bilingual/Multicultural Education at NAU in Yuma, was the invited speaker at a special session of the 2005 Western Consortium Multi-Language Conference on "What Works in the Classroom" held at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona on March 4-6. Dr. Hess' presentation, entitled "How Stories? Why Stories?" offered practical classroom strategies in how to use the short story in teaching languages.
  • Steve Sorden, doctoral student in the Curriculum and Instruction program and team lead for ITS's Information Systems Technology Training Team, presented a paper in a session titled "It doesn't have to be heresy: Setting up an open source Web server on Windows XP" at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 16th International Conference in Phoenix on March 5.
  • Dennis Tanner, professor of communication sciences and disorders, has just had his book, Case Studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders published by Merrill, Prentice Hall. The book consists of an academic review of major communication disorders and more than 40 case studies of actual patients, students and clients who have suffered them. The forward was written by Elizabeth Wiig, a national authority on communication disorders. http://vig.prenhall.com/catalog/academic/product/0,1144,0131424661,00.html