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Engaging the World From Your Classroom

Thursday, October 2, 2014
12:00 AM
2435 North Quad, 105 S. State St.

Showcasing efforts on campus that provide significant global experiences for students in the context of their coursework.

Please join us on October 2 for "Engaging the World from Your Classroom," an event sponsored by Vice Provost for Global and Engaged Education, James Holloway. We will showcase efforts on campus that provide significant global experiences for students in the context of their coursework. Faculty and staff will be provided with the opportunity to share their experiences and engage in discussion with the presenters and each other. Information and consultation on campus resources available to support your projects and courses will also be available.

All events will be held in 2435 North Quad - 105 South State Street, Ann Arbor.


Agenda
Faculty Panel presentations and discussion: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Opening remarks by James Holloway, Vice Provost for Global and Engaged Education

Lunch and mingle: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Poster Gallery: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Chat one-on-one with faculty whose courses include global learning experiences. Experienced instructional support staff will also be on hand to answer your questions and discuss your projects.

Technology Think Tank: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Discussion on the current state and future directions of videoconferencing. The goal is two fold: first, to share ideas on how to minimize the mediation effects of the current screen & camera model; and second, to open a conversation with skilled technologists on new technologies for synchronous video communication, the development of which we might spur and support.

Please click the following link to register, in order to assist us with planning and catering.
http://tinyurl.com/EngagingTheWorld

This event is organized by LS&A Instructional Support Services, LS&A Language Resource Center, and The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching.