Curt Deberg, Accounting and Management Information Systems, will have his paper co-authored with Steve Adams and Richard Lea, "Curricular Revision Starting at Ground Zero: The Case of Introductory Accounting," published in the forthcoming February 1998 Accounting Education: A Journal of Theory, Practice and Research.
Samuel M. Edelman, Communication Arts and Sciences, has had "To Pass or Not to Pass: An Examination of American Jewish Culture in the Light of Assimilation and the Holocaust," an essay accepted for publication in the forthcoming Lustig and Koester, Intercultural Communication Reader.
Neil H. Schwartz, Psychology, recently had a research manuscript, "Accessing Prior Knowledge to Remember Text: A Comparison of Advance Organizers and Maps," accepted for publication in the scientific journal Contemporary Educational Psychology. "Human Information Processing of Maps: A Report to the Geographic Community" was also recently published as a book chapter in First Assessment: Research in Geographic Education.
Carol Leedom and Deanna Persaud, Nursing, presented "SCI: Non-Traumatic Myelitis," an advanced clinical paper for the 14th Annual Educational Conference of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1997. Leedom is also a member of the Education Committee, serving also as chair of the Membership Committee, and is currently designing the AASCIN web page.
William McGinnis, Facilities Management and Services Department, presented "Alternative Transportation Systems at CSU, Chico," at the Greening of the Campus II, for a three-day international Next Step Conference at Ball State University, September 18-20, 1997. The conference is charged with addressing the role of the university in serving as a model environmental community.
Bob Patton and Don Sleeper, Facilities Management and Services Department, presented two educational sessions on using robotics in the custodial field and using common sense ideas to save custodial costs, at the forty-sixth annual meeting of Pacific Coast Association of Physical Plant Administrators, an educational conference held September 20-24, 1997 and hosted by UC, Berkeley.
Christine M. Rodrigue, Geography and Planning, presented "The Representation of Disaster," at the What Is Ecological Socialism? conference at UC, Santa Cruz in May 1997.
Laura Sederberg, Communication Design, a recent M.A. graduate of the Instructional Technology option, presented "Movement Design Swimming: A Self-Directed Multimedia Model on CD-Rom" at the Annual California Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Technology Conference on October 6. She collaborated with John Roussel, Communication Design, and Catherine Himberg, Physical Education.