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Lisa L. Nunamaker

Associate Teaching Professor

Department of Horticulture
129 Horticulture Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011-1100

Phone:
(515) 294-6375
Email:
lisan@iastate.edu
Room:
129 Horticulture
Bio

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University,  2000

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University, 1992

Awards/Special Recognition

GWA 2018 Media Awards Silver Medals for Digital Media / Blog (Overall)

GWA 2018 Media Awards Silver Medals for Writing / Blog (Overall)

NACTA Teaching Award of Merit, 2017

Iowa State University Award for Early Achievement in Teaching, 2016

ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Excellence in Teaching by Lecturers and Adjunct Faculty, 2015

2014-2015 Iowa State University, Miller Faculty Fellow

2012-2013 Iowa State University, Miller Faculty Fellow

2012-2013 Iowa State University, CELT Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute

2012 Foodbuzz Blog Awards, Best Single Topic Blog

2006 Iowa State University, Professional and Scientific Excellence Award

2000 American Society of Landscape Architects, Certificate of Honor

1992 American Society of Landscape Architects, Certificate of Merit

Licenses & Certifications

2010 Rainscaping Native Landscaping and Soil Quality Restoration, Design Certification

2009 Rain Gardens for Managing Stormwater, Certification

1998 State of Iowa, Landscape Architecture Registration

Selected Leadership Positions

Iowa State University Team-Based Learning Faculty Learning Community

Co-Chair, 2012 – present

Iowa State University Committee on Women

Chair, 2007-2008 Vice-Chair, 2006-2007 P&S Representative on Executive Committee, 2006-2007 Chair of Governance Documents Sub-Committee, 2006-2007 Member of Budget Model Sub-Committee, 2006-2007 Member of Childcare on Campus Sub-Committee, 2004-2005

American Public Garden Association

Chair of Design and Planning Sub-Committee, 2008-2009 Vice-Chair of Design and Planning Sub-Committee, 2007-2008

Professional Associations

Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) Board of Directors (January 2017-present)

North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)

Teaching Responsibilities

Horticulture 281 – Landscape Graphics

Horticulture 380 – Principles of Garden Composition

Horticulture 381 – Beginning Garden Composition Studio

Horticulture 444 – Landscape Construction & Management

Selected Publications

Rands, M., Bender, H., Gillette, M., Orgler, L. (2017).  The Role of Faculty Learning Communities in Supporting Team-Based Learning.  The Journal of Faculty Development. 31(3): 61-78.

Dorneich, M.C., Bickelhaupt, S., Dorius, C., Artz, G., Bender, H., Bestler, L., Bestler, L., Caissie, B., Gahn, S., Jacobs, K., Lamm, M.H., Orgler, L., Rongerude, J., Smiley-Oyen, A., & Stone, R.T. (2015).  “Measuring the Effectiveness of Team-Based Learning Outcomes in a Human Factors Course,” Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA, 26-30 October.

Orgler, L. 2013. The Peanut Butter and Jelly Garden: How to Create an Out-of-the-Ordinary Theme Garden. Available from https://gumroad.com/l/PBandJ

Orgler, L. (Winter 2007). Defining Space in the Garden, The Iowa Horticulturist, 13.

Orgler, L. (Summer 2006). The “It” Garden: New Ideas for Your Landscape. The Iowa Horticulturist, 16-17.

Orgler, L. (October 2005). Dimensional Design: A Holistic Approach to Garden Planning. Roots (Publication of Botanic Gardens Conservation International Education Review), 19-21.

Orgler, L. (Spring 2005). Invention of the Victorian Garden. The Iowa Horticulturist, 12-13.

Orgler, L. (Winter 2005). The Wardian Case: A Revolution in the Mobility of Garden Plants. The Iowa Horticulturist, 14-15

Orgler, L. (2001). Palace of Nymphenburg. Encyclopedia of Gardens: History and Design (G-O), Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, Chicago, 956-959.

Selected Presentations & Posters

Baumgarn, K., Bender, H., Bestler, L., Orgler, L., Rands, M., & VanDerZanden, A.  2014.  Planning and Designing TBL Classrooms: A Partnership between a Teaching Center and University Facilities Planning & Management.  CELT Teaching Poster Symposium, Iowa  State University, Ames, IA. (Poster)

Baumgarn, K., Bender, H., Bestler, L., Orgler, L., Rands, M., & VanDerZanden, A. 2014.  Planning and Designing TBL Classrooms: A Partnership Between a Teaching Center and University Facilities Planning & Management. Team-Based Learning Collaborative Annual Conference, Fort Worth, TX. (Poster)

Orgler, L. 2013. Development of an Online Offering of Hort 380: Principles of Garden Composition. Miller Fellowship Luncheon through the Center of Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. (Poster)

Orgler, L. 2013. In-Class Team Application Exercises and their Impact on Information Retention. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning through the Center of Excellence in Learning and Teaching, NACTA Conference, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. (Poster)

Orgler, L. & Fromme, T. (September 2008). “Creating Program Statements for Master Planning.” American Public Garden Association Design and Planning Symposium.

Orgler, L. (June 2007). “Dimensional Design: A Holistic Approach to Garden Planning.” American Public Garden Association National Conference.

Orgler, L. (April 2007). “Dimensional Design: A Holistic Approach to Garden Planning.” Association of Zoos and Aquariums Regional Conference.

Orgler, L. (September 2006). “Dimensional Design: A Holistic Approach to Garden Planning.” Botanic Gardens Conservation International Education Conference.

Orgler, L. (October 2000). “The Relationship of Farm Women to their Gardens – Parallel, yet Distinct.” Rural Women’s Studies Conference.

Selected Online Publishing

Orgler, L. (2014, September 6). Line Weights for Landscape Plans. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2014/9/6/line-weights-on-landscape-plans

Orgler, L. (2014, July 31). Simple Lettering for Landscape Plans. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2014/7/31/simple-lettering-for-landscape-plans

Orgler, L. (2014, March 19). Drawing Tree Forms. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2014/03/drawing-tree-forms.html

Orgler, L. (2014, February 22). How to Labels Plants. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2014/02/how-to-label-plants.html

Orgler, L. (2014, January 19). How to Group Plant Symbols. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2014/01/how-to-group-plant-symbols.html

Orgler, L. (2013, Nov 24). How to Draw a Plant Symbol. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2013/11/how-to-draw-plant-symbol_24.html

Orgler, L. (2013, July 23). Make Your Garden Pop with Texture. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2013/07/make-your-garden-pop-with-texture.html

Orgler, L. (2013, June 21). Creating a Heavy Metal Theme Garden. Available from http://www.lisaorgler.com/blog/2013/06/creating-heavy-metal-theme-garden.html