Teaching and Research Honored
Feb. 22, 2013; updated Feb. 27, 2013
Faculty members have been recently honored for their work.
Lynda E. Randall, professor of secondary education, and JoAnn Carter-Wells, emeritus professor of reading, are among the 2013 Best-in-Track Award recipients for their upcoming faculty and student development track presentation, "The Assessment and Development of Student and Faculty Readiness for Online Instruction," at the 6th annual Sloan-C/Merlot Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium April 9-11 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Best-in-Track Awards are given to the proposal in each track that has achieved distinction in the review process. The selection is made via any combination of the following: highest combined review score, closest alignment to the conference goals, or recognition for distinction through peer reviewers, with final selection by the conference program and conference chairs.
Honors will be presented during a luncheon ceremony at the conference. The presentation schedule and descriptions of Best-in-Track sessions may be viewed at the conference website.
Sora Park Tanjasiri , professor of health science, was awarded the YWCA of North Orange County's 2013 Health Advocate of the Year in recognition of her teaching and research that focuses on community health promotion among diverse populations, particularly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
"Optimal Pricing and Return Policies for Perishable Commodities," an article authored Barry Pasternack, emeritus professor of information systems and decision sciences, and published in the spring 1985 issue of Marketing Science, has been recognized by Scholar.Google.com for having been cited in other articles and books more than 1,000 times.