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"Globalizing the Community College Curriculum"

The University of Arizona Centers for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Latin American Studies (LAS), and Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) present:

An Educators’ Workshop: “Globalizing the Community College Curriculum” 

January 11-12, 2019

Dates/times: Friday, January 11 - Saturday, January 12, 2019

Location: The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Cost: $45 (Including online registration fee - and 1 dinner + 1 lunch).
 
Registration: Click on the link below to register.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, Jan. 11:

3:00 – 3:30: Registration/meet and greet. Marshall 490

3:30 – 4:00: Intro to the program and participants. Marshall 490

4:00 – 4:30: Center resources and quick tours. Marshall Building

4:30 – 5:00: Break (and walk to location of the keynote talk)

5:00 – 6:00 pm: Keynote address - free and open to the public.

     "The Past, Present, and Future of Globalization and Global Studies" by David Pietz (University of Arizona Director of the Global Studies Program). Modern Languages 311.

6:45 – 8:45 pm: Group Dinner, Networking. 
 

Saturday, Jan. 12:

9:00 – 10:30: Panel #1 of Community College Educators' Presentations (with discussion).  Marshall 490

-Promoting global cultural awareness with the use of virtual reality - Margherita Berti (The University of Arizona)

-Teaching Latin America: Online Strategies for Student Engagement from Start to Finish – Kathleen O’Brien  (The University of Arizona)

-Re-imaging the Curriculum in the “Age of Acceleration” (globalizing content across curriculum) – Patricia Figueroa (Pima Community College) and Yvonne Perez (Pima Community College)

10:30 – 10:45: Break

10:45 – 12:15: Panel #2 of Community College Educators' Presentations (with discussion). Marshall 490

-Forging National Identities: From America to Central Asia, and Beyond – Monica Ketchum (Arizona Western College)

-Genocide Research for English 102 – John Liffiton (Scottsdale Community College)

-Understanding through Making: Global Studies in the Studio Art Classroom – Virginia Pfau Thompson (Cochise Community College)

12:15 – 1:15: Group lunch

1:15 – 2:30:  Panel #3 of Community College Educators' Presentations (with discussion). Marshall 490

-Where is My Stuff From? – Andrew Hassard (Northland Pioneer College)

-International Language and Cultural Exchange among Central Asian, Hispanic, and American Students – Edgar Vargas (New Mexico Highlands University)

2:30 – 3:45: Break

2:45 – 4:00: Structured conversation: lessons learned and curricular connections. Marshall 490

 
To register for the conference, CLICK HERE.