Heidi Watson-Held, D.Ed.

Professional Portfolio

 

 

Publications, Presentations and Trainings

Publications

Watson-Held, H.A. (2015) Promoting Adult Student Success at Four-Year Higher Education Institutions in Proceedings of the 56th Annual Adult Education Research Conference. Manhattan, KS: University of Kansas. p. 360

Laing, L., & Watson, H. (2014) The University Climate for Adult Students: Cloudy with a Chance of Success in Culp, M., and Dungy, G., Increasing Adult Learner Persistence and Completion Rates, NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. 1875 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 418, Washington, DC 20009.

Watson, H., & Carman, P. (2001). America Reads Campus Coordinators Training Manual. Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, Pennsylvania State University.

Van Horn, B., Carman, P., & Watson H. (2000) Framework for Work-based Foundation Skills User’s Manual, Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, Pennsylvania State University.

Van Horn, B., Carman, P., & Watson H. (2000). Recommendations for Implementation of Basic Skills Certificates in Pennsylvania. Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, Pennsylvania State University.

National Library of Poetry (1993). The Coming of Dawn. A compilation of poems from The National Library of Poetry, Washington, DC. Poem: “Untitled.”

 

Presentations and Trainings

Watson-Held, H., (2019, February) Active Learning Methods for eLearning, eLearning 2019 Conference, Las Vegas, AZ.

Watson-Held, H.  (2018, July) Learning Designer as New Faculty: The realities of engaged learning, Penn State Learning Design Summer Camp, University Park, PA.

Watson-Held, H.  (2017, July) Using Project Management Methods in Course Development, Penn State Learning Design Summer Camp, University Park, PA, Handout

Watson-Held, H.  Ford, R. (2017, March) Faculty Spotlight: Large Enrollment Challenges and Opportunities, Canvas Day, University Park, PA, Handout

Watson-Held, H. (2016, November) Stakeholder Management with Project Plans and MOUs., Penn State Project Management Conference, University Park, PA, Handout

Watson-Held, H. (2015, May) Promoting Adult Student Success at Four-Year Higher Education. Institutions, Adult Education Research Conference, Manhattan, KS

Watson, H. (2014, October) Designing Learning for Military Families facing Deployment, National Council for Family Relations, Baltimore, MD

Watson, H. (2012) Using SharePoint as a Learning Management System, Network of Trainers Summer Event, University Park, PA

Watson, H. (2012) Technology Innovations in Training, Network of Trainers Summer Event, University Park, PA

Watson, H., & Heckle, M. (2011, August) Using Wiki in Training, Network of Trainers Summer Event, University Park, PA

Watson, H. (2011, March) Using Wikis in the Continuing Education Classroom Pennsylvania Association of Adult and Continuing Education, University Park, PA

Watson, H. (2010, March) Integrating Adobe into the Conferencing Environment, Penn State Conferences and Institutes, University Park, PA

Watson, H. (2010, February) Integrating Social Networking Services into Adult Learning and Conferences, Penn State Conferences and Institutes, University Park, PA

Watson, H. & Venatta, S. (2008, October). Assessing Dispositions in Higher Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.

Watson, H. (2009, September). The Health Sciences at Penn State: An Update, Academic & Community Relations Unified Campus Team Meeting, Hershey PA.

Watson, H. (2007, July). Health Sciences CIC Institutional Benchmarking, University Health Sciences Council, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. (2006, October). Faculty Development and Benchmarking Best Practices. World Campus Instructional Design and Development, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. (2006, October). Fish Philosophy. Human Resource Development Center, State College, PA.

Watson, H. (2006, September). How to Design, Develop and Deliver Training. Human Resource Development Center, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. (2000–2008, January). Children’s Creative Dramatics Integration with the Language Arts. State College Community Theater, State College, PA.

Watson, H. (2006, January). Learning and Teaching Styles: Bringing Out the Best in Your Students. Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement Training Institute Faculty In-service, Harrisburg, PA.

Watson, H. (2006, January). Using Eventum to Track Projects. Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement Training Institute Faculty In-service, Harrisburg, PA.

Watson, H. (2005, December). Using Eventum to Track Projects. Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement Training Institute Staff In-service, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. (2005, December). Using Docushare for File Sharing. Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement Training Institute Staff In-service, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. & Childers, J. (2003, February). Online Learning Communities: Impact on Learning in Continuing Education. Outreach Professional Development Conference: Partnership Power, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. (2002, November). Learning and Teaching Styles: Bringing Out The Best In Your Students. 12th Annual Strategies: Educational Excellence for Health Care Providers, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. & Childers, J. (2002, October). Online Learning Communities and Impact on Learning in Continuing Education. Outreach Scholarship 2002 Conference: A Catalyst for Change, Columbus, OH.

Watson, H. (2001, June). Literacy Issues in Rural Health Settings: Overcoming Barriers to Access. PA Rural Health Conference, Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. (2001, April). Internet Essentials for the Adult Learner/Instructor. Long Island Staff Development Consortium, Long Island NY.

Watson, H. (2001, February). Basic Skill Certificates, Useful or Warm and Fuzzy? Pennsylvania Association of Adult and Continuing Education Midwinter Conference on Adult Education, Hershey, PA.

Watson, H. (2001, February). The Challenge: Make it Real, Using Authentic Workplace Materials for Instruction. Pennsylvania Association of Adult and Continuing Education Midwinter Conference on Adult Education, Hershey, PA.

Watson, H. (2001, February). Language Arts through Creative Dramatics. State College Community Theater, State College, PA.

Watson, H. (2001, January). Literacy Issues in Community Health Outreach: Overcoming  Barriers to Access. Lock Haven Hospital, Lock Haven, PA.

Watson, H. (2001, January). America Reads Site Supervisor Training. Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Van Horn, B. & Watson, H. (2000, November). Outcomes of NIFL-Workplace Discussion List. National Institute for Literacy, Washington, DC.

Watson, H. (2000, June). Selling Education to Business and Industry. Literacy Volunteers of America New Jersey State Conference, Clarke, NJ.

Watson, H. (2000, June). The Challenge: Make it Real, Using Authentic Workplace Materials for Instruction. Literacy Volunteers of America New Jersey State Conference, Clarke, NJ.

Watson, H. (2000, June). Internet Essential Skills: Using the Internet for Adult Learning. Adult Learning and Technology Conference, Washington, DC.

Watson, H. (Presentation with P. Carman) (2000, March). Framework for Work-based Foundation Skills. Eastern Regional Adult Education Research Conference, University Park, PA.

Watson, H. (Presentation with Cheryl Hiester, Lancaster Lebanon IU#13) (2000, February). Framework for Work-based Foundation Skills. Pennsylvania Association of Adult and Continuing Education Midwinter Conference on Adult Education, Hershey, PA.

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