Kennesaw State University

Diversity

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

Come join Carol Pope at CETL as she dispels the misconceptions of specific need for students with disabilities. Faculty will be offered compliance information, review of relevant case studies, and general issues connected to time use, testing, and on-line learning. In order to be more effective in the classroom it is necessary to insure that all of our students are offered the best possible opportunities to succeed. Join us as we demonstrate ways such an ideal can be achieved in the curriculum and campus-wide.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Using the Development Model of Intercultural Sensitivity as a theoretical foundation, this workshop will brainstorm and discuss best practices for integrating intercultural and global learning into education abroad. Faculty participants will examine a variety of resource materials aimed at promoting intercultural and global learning and be encouraged to develop research projects/questions building upon the concepts and materials covered.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Interested in advancing global learning in the classroom?

This one-hour workshop is for you! Join us as we advance curriculum diversity goals via a comprehensive presentation on the Global Certification for Students. In addition, you will learn how the application and acquisition of global learning scholarship opportunities for faculty and students complements KSU’s mission to advance “global learning for engaged citizenship.” We look forward to your participation!

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Friday, April 16, 2010 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

While a growing literature documents African history, cultural diversity, and contemporary trends, there is a glaring lack of accessible work on the initiatives of individuals and institutions currently tackling Afro-pessimism and Afro-ignorance among U.S. civil society. Therefore, the CETL-funded KSUAfricanist Faculty Learning Community is sponsoring a mini-symposium titled, "Teaching Africa in the 21st Century Classroom" in conjunction with an anticipated edited-volume on the same theme. The multidisciplinary participants will consist of contributing authors from KSU and other Georgia Colleges and Universities. This event is open to the public. Anyone interested in strategies for bringing Africa into university classrooms or would simply like to learn something about this diverse continent and its people are encouraged to attend.

The workshop will close with a Wine and Goldfish reception for all attendees.
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Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese. Hailed by The New York Times Book Review as a "grippingly told" story of "power and relevance," here is the true, untold account of the first American women to prove their mettle under combat conditions. Later, during three years of brutal captivity at the hands of the Japanese, they also demonstrated their ability to survive. Filled with the thoughts and impressions of the women who lived it, "every page of this history is fascinating" (The Washington Post).

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Diversity covers a range of issues. Learn how you can advance the goal of curriculum diversity in the classroom through the creation of student multi-media narratives. Come and join us as we demonstrate how to use simple technology such as Microsoft Photo Story to advance diversity pedagogy in the classroom. Remember you do not have to be tech guru to lead the assignments.

Come and be part of the edutainment!!

You will learn:

How to create your own project
How to access needed software for the project
How to include audio and visual content (photos and audio)
How to review completed multimedia story
How to save the project
How to upload the project
You will need to bring a flash drive or data storage method to save your project

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

This webinar session outlines an innovative approach to delving into diversity across the curriculum. It is designed to aid in the development of in-class strategies to advance curricula diversity.

Join us and learn about recent research in diversity education, the role of student peer relationships in advancing diversity, systematizing lesson plans, and the development of assessment tools. This is an interactive webcast so bring your questions. Supplementary materials to accompany this webinar will be provided.

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Friday, November 20, 2009 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

The presenters in this workshop will share the ideas and focus of our faculty learning community: improving teacher preparation as it relates to culture, language, and learning. Resources will be shared on the following the topics: power and privilege, intersections of global and multicultural education, anti-bias curriculum, gender and sexuality, culturally relevant pedagogy, and English language learners.

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Friday, November 13, 2009 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Location: 
CETL House #54: Book Room

Please join Nuru Akinyemi and Dan Paracka for an intellectually stimulating discussion of the political, economic and social implications of transnational migrations and identity formations, based on Akanmu Adebayo and Olutayo Adesina’s edited book, Globalization and Transnational Migrations: Africa and Africans in the Contemporary Global System. “The book is on contemporary global connections and interconnectedness and the implications of these for Africa and Africans. . . [it] grew out of papers presented at an international conference on “Globalization: Migration, Citizenship and Identity” at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, from November 6-9, 2007,” co-sponsored by Kennesaw State University and the University of Ibadan.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

Please join CETL, the Institute for Global Initiatives, and the Siegel Institute for this insightful discussion. This presentation will address: (1) the structure, research design, and methodology of the University System of Georgia's eight-year GLOSSARI project; (2) the findings of the project, including the impact of study abroad on student learning outcomes and academic performance; (3) the effect of pre-cursor variables (such as gender, race, SAT, and high school GPA) on these outcomes; (4) the effect of program design variables on these outcomes; and (5) the demonstration of results through quantitative analysis of 35,000 study abroad students and a comparable control group of non-study abroad students.

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