The University of Arizona Centers for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) and Center for Latin American Studies (LAS) present:
A VIRTUAL Educators’ Workshop: “Globalizing the Community College Curriculum” - by community college educators, for community college educators
This event is also co-sponsored by the Center for Educational Resources, Culture, Language and Literacy.
1:00-1:45 pm Mountain Time (3:00-3:45 EST): Introduction.
2:00-3:30 pm Mountain Time (4:00-5:30 EST): Panel 1: "Project-Based Learning"
- "Millennials and Gen-Z's Meet in the Humanities: Community College Students in the U.S. Meet Their Counterparts in the Arts in MENA" - Stephanie Curran, Fredirick Community College, Frederick, MD
- "Run for Mayor of a Global City!" - Megan Klein, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
- "Writing across Cultures in an Arabic Calligraphy Lesson" - Rudy Navarro, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ
SATURDAY, JANUARY 30:
10:00–11:30 am Mountain Time (12:00-1:30 pm EST): Panel #2: "Writing Across the Curriculum"
- "Globalizing the Curriculum at the Community College: A Multidimensional Effort" - Dr. Ricardo Castro-Salazar, Former Vice President of International Development, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ
- "'Seeing' the Diversity of the American-Muslim Experience: Deconstruting Stereotypes and Building Intercultural Awareness in an English Composition Course" - Mickey Marsee, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler, AZ
- "Two Years Follow Up: Afghan Women's Resistance Poetry as High Impact Practice at MCCCD." - Miguel Fernandez, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler, AZ
12:00–1:30 pm Mountain Time (2:00-3:30 pm EST): Panel #3: "Virtual Exchange Programs"
- "The Unanticipated Silver Lining of Social Distancing: International Team Teaching in Times of Covid" - Jessamyn Snider, Cochise College, Sierra Vista, AZ, and Ernesto Carmona Gomez, Centrol Universitario Incarnate Word and Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
- "Virtual Exchange Program with Brazil" - Kristal Natera, University of Arizona (graduate student), Tucson, AZ
- "Building an International Collaborative Partnership: Curriculum and Pedagogy between Pakistan and the United States" - Robert Soza, Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ
2:00-3:30 pm Mountain Time (4:00-5:30 pm EST): Panel #4: "Intersecting STEM and Social Sciences"
- "Geo-Literacy Amid Globalizing College Classrooms" - Barbara Crain, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA
- "Deconstructing the Dinner Plate to Reveal a Global Palate" - Monica Ketchum, Arizona Western College, Yuma AZ
- "Internationalizing Introductory Biology: Biological Warfare in the Aztec Empire" - Ilse Kremer, Paradise Valley Community College, Paradise Valley, AZ