Munro has publications on Website
FLORENCE -- Joyce Munro, associate professor of education at Francis Marion University, has two new publications on the Allyn & Bacon website. “The Case in Teacher Education: Guidelines for Writing and Using Teaching Cases” introduces strategies in writing cases and skills in teaching with cases. “No Room for the Richards Family,” a case in which family diversity in early childhood education is highlighted, is also on the site.
The website address is abacon.com/customcase. Munro is one of eight editors for the project. Her work involves reviewing cases submitted to the project, working with case writers, and consulting with teacher education institutions that are interested in incorporating teaching cases in undergraduate or graduate programs.
Gray presents ceramics workshop
FLORENCE -- Douglas Gray, assistant professor of art – ceramics at Francis Marion University, traveled to St. Paul Minnesota in February to be one of five clay artists selected from the United States and Canada to present at a three-day ceramics sale and workshop.
The workshop covered making and marketing art work, glaze chemistry, and advancements in kiln refractories. In early March, Gray, with two other clay artists, presented a workshop in Murrels Inlet, cosponsored by Art Works Gallery and the Georgetown County Parks and Recreation Commission.
King, Hildreth discuss Internet usefulness in education
FLORENCE – Francis Marion University faculty members, Peter King, assistant professor of biology, and David Hildreth, assistant professor of education/science, presented a paper titled “An Internet Course on Campus! Who Needs it?” at the Stop Surfing-Start Teaching: Teaching and Learning Though the Internet 1999 National Conference in February at Myrtle Beach.