HISTORY Department-sponsored services Area of Service Served General requirements 4800 Department-Sponsored Staff Development Activities Activity Type Topic Date Total Individual faculty/staff professional activities First Name Last Name Work Type Gregory Adkins Conference Presentation, other Reference "Education As Emancipation: Education Reform and Antislavery in the Political Thought of Condorcet," Twenty-third Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of French History, Dublin, Ireland, 29-30 June 2009 Megan Elias Book, Authored Food in the United States, 1890-1945 (Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press, 2009). Megan Elias Other "Food in the United States, 1890-1945," chosen by The American Library Association as one of the Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009. Megan Elias Lecture (Invited) Invited speaker at the Tenement House Museum on the topic, "Food When There Wasn't Any: Eating in Two Economic Depressions," July 2009. Megan Elias Works submitted/accepted/in press or in progress; works reprinted/republished "Taste of the Nation: Cookbooks and Culture in America, 18652000" (still in manuscript, contract signed), University of Pennsylvania Press. Helmut Loeffler Journal Article, peerreviewed ³1RWHVRI:LODPRZLW] &RXUVHRQ3LQGDU%HUOLQ$)LUVW (GLWLRQ´&DOGHU,,, :LOOLDP0/RHIIOHU+HOPXW,&6 DFWXDOO\ SXEOLVKHG 2FWREHU Emily Sohmer Tai Conference Presentation, other &RPPHQWRQSDSHU 9HHQD7KDGDQL*OREDOL]DWLRQDQGWKH)HPLQL]DWLRQRI3RYHUW\ &ROXPELD:RPHQDQG6RFLHW\6HPLQDU-DQXDU\ Individual faculty/staff professional activities First Name Last Name Work Type Reference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mily Sohmer Tai Conference Presentation published as proceedings 3URYHQ]DO0DODXUDV6DYDMD*HQRH]D:DQGHULQJ,GHQWLWLHVDQG $PELYDOHQW/R\DOWLHVLQWKH7URXEDGRXU'LDVSRUD 3DSHU3UHVHQWHGDWWKHWK,QWHUQDWLRQDO&RQJUHVVRI0HGLHYDO 6WXGLHVDW.DODPD]RR0LFKLJDQ0D\ Mark Van Ells Conference Presentation, other "G.I. Joe Sees the World: The American Soldier as Traveler During World War II," Popular Culture Association International Meeting, Turku, Finland, July 2009. "Submarines in the Heartland: Manitowoc, Wisconsin and World War II," Popular Culture Association National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2009. Mark Van Ells Service to department, College, University, community, and/or professional society Program Chair, Northeast Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting, Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY, October 2009. President, Northeast Popular Culture Association, October 2009 to present. Curricular Changes - Course Program Change Course Number Course Title Semester Comments 000 History of Ancient Greece History of This course was tested as a Special Ancient Greece Topic. It will be offered as a permanent offering for the first time in the Fall of 2010 New Course Personnel or organizational structure changes, newly developed projects Changes One full-time faculty member was hired, with contract starting on September 2010; Dr. Megan Moran. A member of the department, Dr. Emil Polak, retired. A member of the department, Dr. Gregory Adkins, resigned. A full-time member of the department was hired, Dr. Helmut Loeffler. A new member of the department was hired, Ms. Aithne Bialo-Padin. A task force on assessment was created. Dr. Sarah Danielsson will head said task force. Facilities/space changes Facility modification Purpose Semester Two cubicles were built in existing space. The cubicles will serve as Spring 2010 office space for two fulltime members of the department. Facility Evaluation The space looks comfortable but it is not yet occupied. Equipment changes Equipment Changes Purpose Semester Evaluation Two laptop computers were acquired. The equipment will be used to enhance the learning experience in the classroom. Spring 2010 Similar equipment has already been used previously. The equipment allows faculty members to utilize all types of media in the classroom; images, text, film, websites, etc. Resource changes Other Resources Purpose Semester Resource Evaluation Other changes affecting department Departmental procedures for conducting assessment A task force was created to develop a continuing, sustained assessment process. A timetable and procedure was established to be phased in gradually. The procedures and results for the first semester are part of the first assessment report to be submitted shortly. Departmental participation in self-study/program review Program(s): Reviewed Program Review Follow-up Action Item Timeline Accomplishements Course Objectives and Course Assessment Course Assessed: HI127, HI112 Educational Objectives: SEE FULL REPORT Course Objectives and Course Assessment Curricular Objectives: SEE FULL REPORT Results: SEE FULL REPORT Action Plan: ASSESSMENT PROCESS WILL CONTINUE TO BE PHASED IN Results of certification exams, employer and alumni surveys, student surveys, advisory board recommendations Data Source Results Action Plan Goals/objectives for year just completed Goals Strategic Plan Evaluation of achievement Action Plan False The department has hired a new faculty member to replace one who resigned last year. The department has completed its acquisition of computer equipment with the purpose of making every faculty member able to use multi-media in every classroom and every course that we offer. The department has continued to offer new courses through the "Special Topics Designation". The department has set up an assessment task force and has initiated a sustained, long-term assessment process. The department has created new office space for its new members. The department has increased the number of courses offered during the Winter Session. The accomplishment of the objectives is No action plan necessary. self-evident. The actions proposed were carried out. Goals/objectives for coming year Upcoming Goals Related Strategic Plan Objective Planned Method of Evaluation The Department will conduct a search to hire a replacement for a specialist in Ancient History who retired this year. The department will incorporate more courses into the process of assessment. The establishment of a comprehensive, The department will use the assessment protocol sustained process of assessment. designed in the previous year to evaluate certain aspects of courses offered.