UH West Oahu’s Brown Bag Speaker Series features presentations by UHWO’s own faculty in a variety of topics ranging from 3D printing, technology in education, caring leadership, and readings and discussions involving “unbecoming.”
The series is designed for faculty and specialists across disciplines to share their research with each other and with students.
Friday, Feb. 17, 2 to 3 p.m., in E-140
Richard Jones, Associate Professor of Science Education
“3D Printing and UHWO’s Pueo Prototyping Lab”
Come and explore 3D printing at UHWO and explore how this technology could be used to enhance your leaching. Examples of objects printed by faculty for use in their teaching will be described and shared. Participants will be introduced to UHWO’s 3D printers and encouraged to search the “Thingiverse” for a model to print for their own use.
Monday, February 27, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., in D-237
Stefanie Wilson, Professor of Business Administration
“A+ Education: Beyond Technology”
The research study and presentation examines the art and science of using technologies and multiple intelligence practices to deliver an award winning online business course, and concludes with a perspective on both the challenges and opportunities using technologies to deliver an A+ education online.
“Caring Leadership Applied in the Classroom to Enhance the Needs of Students”
Based on extensive research to include secondary sources, the research study and presentation provides a view of caring leadership from a human intelligence perspective as a viable approach to classroom management.
Friday, April 7, 2 to 3 p.m., in D-238
Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo, Assistant Professor of English
“Unbecoming Children in Hawai‘i”
Through a reading of Lois-Ann Yamanaka’s novel Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers, this talk examines representations of unbecoming settler-of-color children grappling with national belonging and questions of home on the indigenous lands of Hawai‘i.
David Nandi Odhiambo, Assistant Professor of English
David N. Odhiambo will be reading from (un)becoming, a collection of poems that explores ideas about becoming through unbecoming in the African Diaspora.
UH West Oahu’s Brown Bag Speaker Series is sponsored by the Center for Professional Development (CPD).