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Ron Berk

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pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2017a). MICROAGGRESSIONS TRILOGY: PART 2. Microaggressions in the academic workplace. Journal of Faculty Development, 31(2), 69-83.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2017b). MICROAGGRESSIONS TRILOGY: PART 1. Why do microaggressions matter? Journal of Faculty Development, 31(1), 63-73.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2016). Value of value-added models based on student outcomes to evaluate teaching. Journal of Faculty Development, 30(3), 73-81.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2015). The greatest veneration: Humor as a coping strategy for the challenges of aging. Social Work in Mental Health, 13(1), 30-47.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2014a). "Last professor standing!": PowerPoint enables all faculty to use humor in teaching. Journal of Faculty Development, 28(3), 81-87.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2014b). LINKEDIN TRILOGY: Part 3. Top 20 sources for connections and how to add recommendations. Journal of Faculty Development, 28(1), 1-13.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2014c). Should student outcomes be used to evaluate teaching. Journal of Faculty Development, 28(2), 87-96.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2013a). Face-to-face versus online course evaluations: A "consumer's guide" to seven strategies. (MERLOT) Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 9(1), 140-148.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2013b). LINKEDIN TRILOGY: Part 1. Top 10 reasons you should NOT join LinkedIn professional network! Journal of Faculty Development, 27(2), 1-5. (http://www.newforums.com/jfd)

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2013c). LINKEDIN TRILOGY: Part 2. Creating an eye-popping profile to be found and network with LinkedIn optimization. Journal of Faculty Development, 27(3), 1-8.

pdf imageBerk, R. A. (2013d). Multigenerational diversity in the academic workplace: Implications for practice. Journal of Higher Education Management, 28(1), 10-23.

Berk, R. A. (2013e). Should global items on student rating scales be used for summative decisions? Journal of Faculty Development, 27(1), 57-61.

Berk, R. A. (2013f). Top 5 flashpoints in the assessment of teaching effectiveness. Medical Teacher, 35(1), 15-26. (http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/0142159X.2012.732247)

Berk, R. A. (2012a). How to create "Thriller" PowerPoints® in the classroom! Innovative Higher Education, 37(2), 141-152. (http://www.springerlink.com/content/l1r176516kr26p12/)

Berk, R. A. (2012b). Meetings in academe: It's time for an "EXTREME MEETING MAKEOVER!" Journal of Faculty Development, 26(1), 50-53. (http://www.newforums.com/pod/)

Berk, R. A. (2012d). Top 10 evidence-based, best practices for PowerPoint® in the classroom. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning eJournal, 5(3), 1-7. (http://kwantlen.ca/TD/TD.5.3/)

Berk, R. A. (2012e). Top 20 strategies to increase the online response rates of student rating scales. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 8(2), 98-107. http://sicet.org/journals/ijttl/issue1202/2_Berk.pdf

Berk, R. A. (2011a). "PowerPoint® engagement" techniques to foster deep learning. Journal of Faculty Development, 25(2), 45-48. (http://www.newforums.com/jfd252online.htm)

Berk, R. A. (2011b). Research on PowerPoint®: From basic features to multimedia. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 7(1), 24-35. (http://sicet.org/journals/ijttl/issue1101/2_Berk.pdf)

Berk, R. A. (2011c). Top 10 "secret writing tips" to boost your productivity: Part 2. Journal of Faculty Development, 25(1), 54-57. (http://www.newforums.com/jfd251online.htm)

Berk, R. A. (2011d). Top 12 be-attitudes of netiquette for academicians. Journal of Faculty Development, 25(3), 45-48. (http://newforumsnet.ning.com/groups)

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2010a). How do you leverage the latest technologies, including Web 2.0 tools, in your classroom? International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 6(1), 1-13.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2010b). Net generation profile scale: This is only a test scale! Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 3(3),1-6.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2010c). The secret to the "best" ratings from any evaluation scale. Journal of Faculty Development, 24(1), 37-39. (http://www.newforums.com/jfd241online.htm)

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2010d). Top 10 "secret writing tips" to boost your productivity: Part 1. Journal of Faculty Development, 24(3), 47-50. (http://www.newforums.com/metapress.com/home/main.mpx)

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2010e). Where's the chemistry in mentor-mentee academic relationships? Try speed mentoring! International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching, 8(1), 85-92.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2010f). Why are faculty development workshops a waste of time? Journal of Faculty Development, 24(2). 49-52. (http://www.newforums.com/jfd242online.htm)

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2009a). Beyond student ratings: "A whole new world, a new fantastic point of view" Teaching Excellence, 20(1).

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2009b). Derogatory and cynical humour in clinical teaching and the workplace: The need for professionalism. Medical Education, 43, 7-9.

Berk, R. A. (2009c). Determining your purpose in a medical career. Journal of Medical Sciences, 2(1), 14 (Abstr.).

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2009d). Multimedia teaching with video clips: TV, movies, YouTube, and mtvU in the college classroom. International Journal on Technology in Teaching and Learning, 5(1), 1-21.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2009e). Teaching strategies for the net generation. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 3(2), 1-23.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2009f). A tribute to teaching: Putting it on the line. College Teaching, 57(2), 126-127.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2009g). Using the 360° multisource feedback model to evaluate teaching and professionalism. Medical Teacher. 31, 1073-1080. (http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/01421590802572775)

Berk, R. A. (2008a). Crouching professor, hidden peer evaluator. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Spring (49), 5.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2008b). Humor and the net generation. Thriving in Academe, 25(4), 5-8.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2008c). Music and music technology in college teaching: Classical to hip hop across the curriculum. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 4(1), 45-67.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2008d). Star Tech: The net generation. In C. C. Craig & L. F. Deretchin (Eds.), Teacher education yearbook XVI: Imagining a renaissance in teacher education (pp. 131-145). Lanham, MD: R & L Education.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2007). Humor as an instructional defibrillator. Journal of Health Administration Education, 24(2), 97-116.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2005a). Laughterpiece theatre: Humor as a systematic teaching tool. Teaching Excellence, 17(2).

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2005b). Survey of 12 strategies to measure teaching effectiveness. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 17(1), 48-62. (see www.iselt.org/ijthle)

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2004a). Coping with the daily stressors of an academic career: Try Mirthium®. Academic Physician and Scientist, July/August, 2-3. (see www.acphysci.com)

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2004b). Research critiques incite words of mass destruction. The Humor Connection, Winter, 8-11.

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2001a). The active ingredients in humor: Psychophysiological benefits/risks for older adults. Educational Gerontology: An International Journal, 27, 323-339.

Berk, R. A. (2001b). Using music with demonstrations to trigger laughter and facilitate learning in multiple intelligences. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 12(1), 97-107. (see http://celt.muohio.edu/ject/issue.php?v=12&n=1)

pdf image Berk, R. A. (2000). Does humor in course tests reduce anxiety and improve performance? College Teaching, 48, 151-158. (Heldref Publications; see www.heldref.org and http://www.heldref.org/ct.php)

Berk, R. A. (1998). A humorous account of 10 multiple-choice item-flaws that clue testwise students. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 9(2), 93-117. (see http://celt.muohio.edu/ject/issue.php?v=9&n=2)

Berk, R. A. (1996). Student ratings of 10 strategies for using humor in college teaching. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 7(3), 71-92. (see http://celt.muohio.edu/ject/issue.php?v=7&n=3)

pdf image Berk, R. A., Berg, J., Mortimer, R., Walton-Moss, B., & Yeo, T. P. (2005). Measuring the effectiveness of faculty mentoring relationships. Academic Medicine, 80, 66-71.
Note: Only mentoring scales attached; AM does not permit article posting.

pdf image Berk, R. A., & Nanda, J. P. (2006). A randomized trial of humor effects on test anxiety and test performance. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 19, 425-454.

Berk, R. A., & Nanda, J. P. (1998). Effects of jocular instructional methods on attitudes, anxiety, and achievement in statistics courses. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research, 11, 383-409.
Note: Journal does not permit article posting.

pdf image Berk, R. A., & Trieber, R. H. (2009). Whose classroom is it, anyway? Improvisation as a teaching tool. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 20(3), 29-60.

pdf image Berk, R. A., Naumann, P. L., & Appling, S. E. (2004). Beyond student ratings: Peer observation of classroom and clinical teaching. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 1(1), 1-26.

pdf image Graduation Speech

Berk, R. A. (2003, July 25). Graduation Address to Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Accelerated Class of 2003.

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Professor Emeritus
Biostatistics and Measurement
The Johns Hopkins University

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