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The ISU Impact of ROAR 1199

Jim DiSanza and Elisa Johnson join Kandi Turley-Ames to discuss the design and delivery of ROAR 1199, a 3-credit course to help first-year college students adapt to their new learning and living environment. Later in the show Luna Urso, a new ISU freshman from Serbia and a member of the ISU women’s tennis team, shares how the course has helped her develop the skills she needed to be successful at ISU.

Kandi Turley-Ames began her journey at Idaho State University by graduating from ISU with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1990 and a Master of Science in Psychology in 1993. She completed her Ph.D. in Psychology at Washington State University in 1996. She is a graduate of the Higher Education Resource Service for women in higher education administration. Her academic area of expertise includes memory and cognition. She has published numerous papers with colleagues and students on how strategies impact memory and higher cognitive abilities.