Nov. 27, 2006
Dr. Doug Livermore and Dr. Pam Mickelson, professors of business administration and economics at Morningside College, presented the course “Freshman Business Smorgasbord: Major Career Exploration Plus Service-Learning” at The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning’s Fall 2006 Conference “Motivating Students for Better Retention, Learning, and Achievement” held Nov. 17-18, in Bloomington, Minn.
The presentation was based on a freshman business course at Morningside, “Discover Entrepreneurship,” which was developed by Livermore and Mickelson in 1998. Livermore and Mickelson shared techniques that allow students to explore business disciplines using speakers, group activities, service-learning, constant feedback, and a variety of teaching styles.
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Livermore has been on the faculty at Morningside since 1980. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wayne State College in Wayne, Neb., and a doctorate in education from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
Mickelson, who joined the faculty at Morningside in 1988, holds a bachelor’s degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., a master’s degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, and a doctorate from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.