This collection showcases presentations made by Cedarville University faculty members at various conferences, workshops, and other public venues.


Presentations from 2020


God's law or Sharia'? 40 Questions about Islam, Matthew A. Bennett

Close Reading Illustrated, Megan R. Brown, Ruth Sylvester, and Tianhong Zhang

Creating Grit and Perseverance Through Critical Thinking and Good Questioning: Making a Difference in the Way Students Think and Act, Lori Ferguson

Perceived Benefits of a Premarital Mentorship Program: Mentor Couples' Perspectives, Michael W. Firmin, Felisha L. Younkin, Megan E. Orr, Bethany A. Carson, and McKenzie L. Henry
Psychology Faculty Presentations

An Overview of PBIS and the H.B. 318 Mandates, David B. Leitch

Effective Worship Practices in the Church, Roger L. O'Neel and Susan Plemons


The Art of Delegation, Loren M. Reno


Why Leaders Fail, Loren M. Reno

Open Pathway at Four Years: Tips, Pitfalls, and Lessons Learned, Sandra S. Yang

The Perceived Common Issues of Couples: Mentor Couples’ Perspectives, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Bethany A. Carson, Anna Edwards, Sarah M. Shaw, and McKenzie L. Henry
Psychology Faculty Presentations

The Role of Non-Discriminatory Bias in Everyday Life and in the Formation of Implicit Bias, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Benjamin Smid, Madison Ensign, Hannah Dobmeier, Caroline Wacome, and Bethany Williams
Psychology Faculty Presentations

The Impact of Academic Major on Foreign Language Learning in College Students, Felisha L. Younkin, Merideth Hoagland, Audrey Podnar, Charlie Learned, and Karina Palmer
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Presentations from 2019

Assessing the Application of the Ohio Nurse Competency Model in a Senior BSN Leadership and Management Course, Carolyn A. Barnett

Christ in the Scripture of Islam: Remnantal Revelation or Irredeemable Imposter?, Matthew A. Bennett


Do We Need to Redefine Unreached?, Matthew A. Bennett

Insider Ecclesiology: Does Insider Movement Contextualization Produce Biblically Faithful Churches?, Matthew A. Bennett

Chlorogenic Acid Increases Basal Tone with No Effect on Relaxation of Rat Ileal Smooth Muscles by Mechanisms Independent of PKG Mediated Effects on Myosin Light Chain Phosphorylation, Sarah Berman, Jamie Huston, Austin Lail, Nicole Piquette, and Elisha R. Injeti

The Opportunities & Challenges of Implementing CASPer: A Non-Cognitive Admissions Test, Gilbert Boissonneault, Jason Grahame, and Teresa Preston
Kinesiology and Allied Health Faculty Presentations

There Is No End To Love: U2’s Lyrics and Love’s Frequency, 1980 – 2017, Scott D. Calhoun
English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Presentations

Allied Health Students’ Perceptions on Preparation to Administer Spiritual Care to Future Clients/Patients, April D. Crommett and Sue Walsh
Kinesiology and Allied Health Faculty Presentations


A Whole-Person Model for Biblical Integration in Business, John D. Delano

NSTA/CAEP Science Teacher Preparation Standards, Michael Dias, Deborah Hemler, and William I. Jones
Science and Mathematics Faculty Presentations

Workshop Presentations, Jeremy Ervin

Workshop Presentations, Jeremy Ervin

Workshop Presentations, Jeremy Ervin

Workshop Presentations, Jeremy Ervin

How Reading the Psalms Christologically is Like Where's Waldo, and How it is Not, Daniel J. Estes

Well-Crafted Proverbs, and Yet God's Inspired Word, Daniel J. Estes

Asking Good Questions, Lori Ferguson

Creating Grit and Perseverance Through Critical Thinking and Growth Mindset, Lori Ferguson

Communication in the 21st Century, Lori Ferguson, Betty Ruth Sylvester, and David Leitch

An Ethnographic Study of Effective University Communicators, Michael W. Firmin, Bethany A. Carson, Karolyn Sabo, and Elliott H. Gilmore
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Ethical Considerations Regarding Emotional Support Animals (ESA) Evaluations, Michael W. Firmin, Bethany Carson, Samantha Hershberger, Karolyn Sabo, Anna Edwards, and Elliott H. Gilmore
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Lecture Techniques Used by University Communicators: An Ethnographic Perspective, Michael W. Firmin, Karolyn Sabo, Elliott H. Gilmore, Bethany A. Carson, and Samantha J. Hershberger
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Potential Psychological Implications of the Inclusion of 6C72 Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder in the ICD-11, Michael W. Firmin and Matthew W. Shinkle
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Perceived Parameters of Christian Healthcare Workers in Clinical Settings, Michael W. Firmin, Felisha L. Younkin, Rachel Parrill, Alexis D. Smith, Zachary J. Krauss, and Theresa M. Jones
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Overall Positive Experience of Upbringing and Advice for Other MKs and Military Leadership, Michael W. Firmin, Taylor Zunderlin, Aubrey Shell, and Hannah Grammer
Psychology Faculty Presentations

How May I Serve You? A Unified Service Point for Meeting the Needs of Your Library Users, Jeffery S. Gates
Library Faculty Presentations

Philosophy of Religion and Art, John R. Gilhooly

Theoretical Foundations of Clinical Decisions Involving Transgender Individuals: Exploring Conscience Rights of Health Care Providers, Elliott H. Gilmore, Stephen R. Smithers, Dennis Sullivan, and Felisha L. Younkin
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Magnum PI: Maximizing Your Admissions Personal Interviews, Jason Grahame
Kinesiology and Allied Health Faculty Presentations

Developing Academic Language: Giving Students the Language for Academic Success, Margaret Grigorenko

Practical Differentiation: How to Meet the Needs of the Range of Students in Your Classroom (and Keep Your Sanity, Margaret Grigorenko

Translating Data into Instruction: Analyzing MAP to Guide Instruction, Margaret Grigorenko

Is Income Inequality Actually a Good and Not a Bad?, Jeffrey E. Haymond

Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Pediatric Primary Care, Kim Higginbotham

Visual Design for Worship: Color, Type and Image, Aaron C. Huffman

Visual Design for Worship: Visual Elements & Principles, Aaron C. Huffman

The Clinical Role of New Gram-Negative Antibiotics, Zach Jenkins and M. Bauer
Pharmacy Practice Faculty Presentations

An Examination of 20th Century Views on the Relationship between Metaphysics and Theology, Joshua Kira

Utilizing an Individually-Built Mobile Robot, in the Laboratory of an Advanced Digital Logic Design Course in Conjunction with a Final Class Competition, Clinton E. Kohl


A Review of Over 20 Years of Autonomous Vehicle Designs at Cedarville University, Clinton E. Kohl, Danielle Fredette, and Timothy R. Tuinstra

Longitudinal Impact of an Interprofessional Education Session on the Development of Team and Values Competencies, Emily Laswell, Elizabeth A. Sled, Felisha L. Younkin, and Aleda Chen
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Advanced Doctoral Seminar Presentation, Jason K. Lee

Reading the "Christ" Texts in Matthew with the Reformers, Jason K. Lee

Artist Talk, Aemin A. Lee-Zimerle

ComeFind Art Painting Demonstration, Aemin A. Lee-Zimerle

Dispelling Myths and Understanding the Process & Residency Q/A, Aemin A. Lee-Zimerle

Forming Your Instruction Through Creative, On-going Assessments, David B. Leitch

Utilizing Psycho-Social Intake Assessments in a K-12 Environment, David B. Leitch

Documents Used to Prepare Overseas Student Teachers, Brenda B. MacKay

Early Church Heresies in Luther's Sixteenth Century Polemics, Billy M. Marsh

Luther's Programmatic Use of Romans 1:1-3 for His Understanding of Christ in the Old Testament, Billy M. Marsh

Are Your Students Prepared to Provide Complex Care to Chronically Ill Patients?, Polly Mazanec, Franics Payne Bolton, and Elizabeth A. Delaney

Jesus Speaks the Old Testament? Tracing the Trajectory of "him who is speaking" in Heb 12:18-29, Michael McKay

Leading on Empty: Finding Motivation When You’ve Lost Your Inspiration, Roger L. O'Neel

Worship and Culture, Roger L. O'Neel

Worship Curriculum Workshop on Internships, Roger L. O'Neel

Mental Health Presentation, Jenna Orme

Residential Mobility and Adolescent Achievement: The Mediating Effect of Parental Involvement, M. Paulding, I. Bendorf, N. Tremitiedi, Chao Liu, and Felisha L. Younkin
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Songs, Psalms, and Sermons: Toward a Biblical Theology, Trent A. Rogers

Haggai and Zachariah in Greek Psalm Superscriptions, Michael B. Shepherd


#InstaSuccess: How Collaborating with a Student Assistant can Transform Your Library’s Social Media Presence with REAL Appeal, Kari L. Siders and Kirsten N. Setzkorn
Library Faculty Presentations

Respondence to Darian Lockett's paper The Early Legitimacy of the Catholic Epistles, Ched E. Spellman

Brain Breaks, Betty Ruth Sylvester

Professional Development Workshop, Betty Ruth Sylvester

Professional Development Workshop, Betty Ruth Sylvester

Student Engagement, Betty Ruth Sylvester

Examining Representation in Primary Ancient Text and Retellings: David and Goliath, Betty Ruth Sylvester, Megan R. Brown, and Sharon Kerestes

The Long Run Equilibrium Shifts of National Stock Market Prices for NAFTA Countries, John Tarwater

Christianity and Individualism, Bert G. Wheeler

The Coconino Sandstone Story, John H. Whitmore
Science and Mathematics Faculty Presentations

Effective Integration of Some Integrable Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations, Otis C. Wright III
Science and Mathematics Faculty Presentations

Evaluating the Benefits of the Fit To Be Tied Premarital Mentorship Program, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Madelyn Fawcett, and Alexandra McMurray
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Perceived Professional Identities of Christian Healthcare Workers in Clinical Settings, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Rachel L. Parrill, Alexis D. Smith Ms., and Zachary J. Krauss
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Perceptions of Barriers to Mental Health Services, Felisha L. Younkin, Lily Russell, Kelly A. McFarlane, Theresa M. Jones, and Karolyn Sabo
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Q methodology in intercultural research, Tianhong Zhang

Presentations from 2018

Functional Social Support Effects on Perceived Stress in College Students, Elizabeth A. Axtell, Chelsea R. Anderton, Felisha L. Younkin, and Di Wu
Psychology Faculty Presentations

Cracking Open an Idea: Preservice Teachers Using Lesson Study to Reevaluate Read Aloud Lessons, Megan R. Brown

They’re Different but They’re Not Different: An Analysis of Disability as Nonnormative Other, Megan R. Brown

Understanding Personality Assessments as It Relates to Behavior in the Workplace, Melissa D. Brown

Cedarville's Solar Field, Robert Chasnov

Jewish Perspective to Bridge the Ethnic Divide, Robert Chasnov

Utilizing Required PharmD Projects and Assistantships to Engage Students in Research Across Disciplines, Aleda Chen, Juanita A. Draime, Melissa J. Beck, Samson Amos, and Justin W. Cole
Pharmacy Practice Faculty Presentations

The Experiences of Faculty Development in Nursing Education in Taiwan: From Faculty's perspective, S. F. Cheng, C. L. Kuo, M. Z. Li, M. C. Chen, and Chu-Yu Huang

Incorporation of Electronic Health Record Patient Cases to Address the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process, Justin W. Cole, Zach Jenkins, Andrew Straw, and Stephanie M. Cailor
Pharmacy Practice Faculty Presentations

The Opioid Epidemic, From Hopeless Dope to Dopeless Hope, Greg Delaney and Elizabeth A. Delaney

The Moral Imagination and the Future of Baptist Political Witness: A Response, Dan DeWitt

Assessment of the Use of a Patient Simulation on Pharmacy Student HIV Treatment Knowledge, Juanita A. Draime, Anna M. Staudt, Zach Jenkins, Nicole K. Stute, and MeiLing G. Norfolk
Pharmacy Practice Faculty Presentations

Quantifying Permafrost Extent, Condition, and Degradation Rates at Department of Defense Installations in the Arctic, Christopher Edlund and Diedrich Prigge