Global Pedagogy Symposium 2014 at St Cloud State University: Feb 28 & Mar 1

From Diane Pearson, Social Science Division and Global Studies Faculty…

The Global Pedagogy Symposium will be held at St. Cloud State U on Feb. 28 and March 3. The deadline for proposals for breakout sessions or for participating in a poster session is Feb. 1.

I know there are probably other faculty out there in different disciplines at MCTC who have teaching and learning experiences related to GLobal Ed that might like to share at this event.  I know there are faculty who might be interested in attending if they know that this event is happening.

P.S.  FYI:  MnSCU is going to create a new annual Award for Excellence in International/Global Education.

Global Pedagogy Symposium 2014 at St Cloud State University

Finding out what works in Global Education

A gathering of faculty and other professionals ready to share and learn success stories of what works in global education

Day 1 sessions 9-4 pm Friday, February 28, 2014 at SCSU Welcome Center at Coborn Plaza, 355 Fifth Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301 Followed by a cultural program

Day 2 sessions 9-2 pm Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Atwood Memorial Center on SCSU main campus

Keynote speech: Dr. Shawn Smallman, Portland State University (PhD in History, Yale; 20th century Mexico and Brazil; global security issues; Latin and North American ethnic minorities; and global health)

Opportunities and challenges in teaching global studies to the students in North America

Saturday, March 1      9-10:30 am

Registration is required and covers meals and coffee breaks.

One day $40, both days $60

A certificate of completion will be awarded to all the participants

You can choose to submit an abstract and present a talk, a poster, or be part of a panel discussion. You may also simply attend the event as a non-presenting participant. College students are encouraged to participate and present, but need to have an identified faculty sponsor. K-12 educators are very welcome as well.

To register go to:         www.stcloudstate.edu/globalstudies

Registration deadline for talk, posters and other presentations is February 1, 2014. Preliminary program will be posted shortly thereafter. Registration deadline to attend (non-presenters) is February 25, 2014

This event is sponsored by SCSU Global Studies Program with the generous support of the Provost’s Action Grant Initiative, as well as by the Center for Teaching and Learning at SCSU and the EGL Consortium of MnSCU.

Questions can be directed to globalstudies@stcloudstate.edu or call
Dr. Mikhail Blinnikov at 320-308-2263

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