Listing of CARHS Research Events

Listing of CASA CARHS Seminars

Fall 2016 Seminars

Spring 2017 Seminars

Fall 2017 Seminars

Fall 2016

The Role of Biofeedback Lab in Research and Teaching

Dr. Susan Ross, Assistant Professor, Health Science & Recreation

Recreation Therapy and the SJSU Wellness Center partnered in Spring 2016 to create a Biofeedback Lab for all students. The purpose of the lab is to provide students with opportunities to use biofeedback equipment and to apply practices to improve health. Dr. Susan Ross talked about her work with the lab, her current research using biofeedback with children in a coma state, and discussed the implications for CASA faculty’s research and teaching.

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Grant Seeking Lessons from the University Grants Academy

Dr. Amy D'Andrade and Dr. Meekyung Han, Professors, Social Work

Drs. Amy D'Andrade and Meekyung Han shared grant-writing lessons based on their involvement in the University Grants Academy. Their personal reflections and insights may help CASA faculty enhance their understanding of the grant seeking process and become more prepared for it.

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Spring 2017

Mental Health of Children and Adolescents: Exposure to Victimizing Events and Use of Substances

Dr. Satu Larson, Assistant Professor, The Valley Foundation School of Nursing

Exposure to trauma increases students’ risk for mental health disorders and school failure. Dr. Larson talked about her analysis of California Healthy Kids Survey 2010 and discuss victimization on school grounds, substance use, and symptoms of depression and eating disorders among a sample of 6-12th graders. The talk also discussed the larger context of exposure to childhood trauma, mental health, and academic success.

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Netnographic Research and Teaching Virtual Fieldwork 

Dr. Kristen Rebmann, Associate Professor, School of Information

Netnography, or digital ethnography, focuses on understanding social interaction in contemporary digital communications contexts. Dr. Rebmann shared her experience in netnographic research and teaching, and discussed this method’s implications for qualitative researchers.

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Fall 2017

Threshold Concepts: Implications for Education and Research

Dr. Virginia Tucker, Assistant Professor, School of Information

Dr. Tucker discussed her research related to Threshold Concepts, a theoretical framework related to teaching and learning. A threshold concept can be considered as akin to a portal, opening up a new and previously inaccessible way of thinking about something. It represents a transformed way of understanding, or interpreting, or viewing something without which the learner cannot progress. Implications of Threshold Concepts for education and research were also be discussed.

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