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February 28, 2003

Business Education Clinic March 7

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.“Furthering Excellence in Business Education” is the theme of the 63rd annual Business Education Clinic at Indiana State University Friday, March 7.

Sessions and round table discussions will be in Dede I and II of Hulman Memorial Student Union on the ISU campus.

“Our speakers will discuss topics that are very current in technology and business and how these happenings reflect in the classroom for business educators,” said William J. Wilhelm, administrative systems and business education program coordinator. “We will have sessions on teaching Microsoft Office XP and Windows XP. Barbara Beadle, the coordinator of business education for the state, will be talking about very current decisions about business curriculum. We’ll discuss personal finance and offer techniques for teaching specific content so that content for personal finance won’t be just for the teacher of a personal finance course.

“These are all very current issues in business and, consequently, in business education,” Wilhelm said.

The clinic is open to educators who teach or are involved in the teaching of business-related courses. On-site registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and costs $12. (See complete schedule of events below).

David Langley, director of ISU’s center for teaching and learning and opening-session speaker, will discuss some problems that may undermine excellence in teaching, regardless of the content and provide some possible solutions to these problems.

Other presenters will include Bruce McLaren, chairman of the organizational department at ISU; Barbara Beadle, of the Indiana Department of Education; Wilhelm and Jerry Wood of Lawrence Central High School; Aaron Gilmore and Dawn Johnston of Northwestern Senior High School; Donna McGregor, supervisor of staffing services at Manpower; Amy Hollingsworth of Blackford High School; and Mike Hackman of Columbus North High School.

For more information, contact Wilhelm at (812) 237-2076 or bewilhel@isugw.indstate.edu


SIXTY-THIRD BUSINESS EDUCATION CLINIC
Friday, March 7, 2003
Hulman Memorial Student Union, Indiana State University

Theme: Furthering Excellence in Business Education

8:15 a.m. Registration
Refreshments (hosted by Pi Omega Pi)
Exhibits

8:45 a.m. Opening Session — Dede I

Welcome — Ronald Green, Dean, School of Business

Excellence in Teaching — Part 1
Presenter: David Langley, director, Center for Teaching and Learning, ISU

9:45 a.m. Refreshments and Exhibits

10:15 a.m. Session II – Dede I
Excellence in Teaching — Part 2
Presenter: David Langley, director, Center for Teaching and Learning at ISU

11:00 a.m. Round-Table Discussions — Excellence in:
(Dede I and II; select two; change tables at 11:45)
Teaching Office XP and Windows XP —Bruce McLaren, ISU
Making Curriculum Decisions — Barbara Beadle, Indiana Department of Education
Meeting Students’ Needs for Personal Finance — William Wilhelm, ISU and Jerry Wood, Lawrence Central High School
Preparing and Using Rubrics — Aaron Gilmore and Dawn Johnston, Northwestern Senior High School
Meeting Business Expectations — Donna McGregor, Supervisor of Staffing Services, Manpower
Teaching Accounting — Amy Hollingsworth, Blackford High School
Teaching Business Foundations — Mike Hackman, Columbus North High School

12:30 p.m. Wrap-up

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Contact:
William J. Wilhelm, administrative systems and business education program coordinator, (812) 237-2076 or bewilhel@isugw.indstate.edu

Writer:
Jennifer Kearns, public affairs, (812) 237-8037 or devkearn@isugw.indstate.edu

ISU Public Affairs:
(812) 237-3773 or http://isunews.indstate.edu