People,Places,and Patterns: Teaching World Geographies and Cultures
June 18--June 23, 2006
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Organized jointly by the area studies centers, other international studies programs at the University of Illinois, this intensive institute will address the contemporary issues and concerns, including: societies-environments, rural and urban change, and geographies of social, economic, and political life. Case studies covered and presentations include Africa, East Asia, Latin America, EU, Eastern Europe & Russia, Middle East & South Asia.
While all K-12 teachers are welcome, the curriculum materials are geared mainly towards high school and to middle school education. The workshop is aimed at social studies/social science teachers, particularly those teaching human geography, sociology, and world cultures.Participating teachers will receive: 30 CPDUs for IL teachers; 3.0 U of Illinois CEUs (30 contact hours) for non-IL teachers.
The registration fee is $100. Housing and most of the meals are covered. Housing will be provided at the Hendrick House, a private dorm on campus, from June 18-23, 2006. Parking will cost $4/day.
Deadline for applications is May 5th, 2006. Register Now!
For more information, please check out our website at:
http://www.afrst.uiuc.edu/isiindex.html or call us at(217)244-3648.
University of Illinois
210 International Studies Builing
910 S. Fifth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
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