"Western Values in a Globalized World"
ODU Model UN's One-Day Symposium for Faculty and Alumni
Sheraton Waterside Hotel
Saturday, 16 February 2013, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
European Union Curriculum Development Workshop Prepares high school teachers in Social Studies, Geography, World History, European History, European Politics, and Government to infuse current information on the European Union into the classroom. The workshop is offered in conjunction with the 2013 ODU Model UN Conference, ODU's Graduate Program in International Studies, and the ODU Center for Economic Education. Registration and buffet breakfast at the Sheraton are free if you register by Friday, 8 February. Participants receive multi-media instructional resource kits appropriate for their disciplines, developed with the support of ODU's library, as well as continuing education credit for teacher recertification.
Registration: The buffet breakfast, workshop and continuing education credit are free, but you must pre-register with Lauren McKee at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, 8 February. All events take place in the hotel's first floor Riverwalk room (restaurant).
Continuing Education Credit: Five hours certified through ODU. Pre-register and fees will be waived.
ODU Model UN: The AccessEU Workshop is featured as a faculty activity in conjunction with the 2013 ODU Model UN Conference (ODUMUNC), where it replaces the Faculty Forum. The event is open to all ODUMUN Alumni and high school teachers.
Parking: Valet parking at the Sheraton is $12.00 for the day. Parking also is available at the adjacent Dominion Towers Garage and other downtown sites.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8.30 - 10.00 Registration, Riverwalk room
9.00 - 9.30 Breakfast: Welcome and opening remarks, Dr. Regina Karp and Lauren McKee
9.30 - 11.00 Presentations:
Dr. David Earnest: Globalization, Westernization and Hybridity: Understanding Cultural
Exchange in the Contemporary World
Dr. Kurt Taylor Gaubatz: Democracy, Human Rights, and the Western Tradition
11.10 - 12.00 Presentation: Dr. Drew Lopenzina: Nobody's Savage: Rethinking Savagery, Civilization
and Global Indigeneity
12.00 - 1.30 Lunch
1.30 - 1.45 Introducing the Model EU Crisis Simulation 2013
1.45 - 3.15 Presentations:
Dr. Avi Santo: The 99: Islamic Superheroes and the Value of Social
Dr. Scott Girdner: Islam and the West: Shared Boundaries
3.15 - 3.45 Presentations: Kelly Walker and Dr. David Rezelman: Teaching Globalziation and
3.45 - 4.00 Concluding Remarks: Regina Karp and Certificates
5:00 - 7.00 Faculty and Alumni reception, Riverwalk room
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