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Global Education Conference
“Internationalization Across the Disciplines”
October 13-14, 2011
The Madison Concourse Hotel
Madison, Wisconsin

Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 13th Location
11:00 a.m. - Registration opens 2nd Floor Lobby
12:00 p.m. - Opening Keynote & Luncheon Madison Ballroom
  • “Citizens Beyond Borders – Why Knowledge of the World is Crucial to Building a Fair and Just Society”
    • John Nichols, American journalist and author, political correspondent for The Nation magazine and associate editor of The Capital Times.  more ...
 
1:45-2:45 p.m. - Session One:  Concurrent Presentations  
Track 1:  Faculty and Curricular Development Senate A
  • “Leveraging General Education Strategies to Springboard Discipline Specific Results”
    • Elizabeth Manser Payne, Asst. Professor, Marian University
    • Jennifer Krueger, Director, Institutional Assessment, First Year Experience, Marian University
  • “Collaborative Short Term Study for Transcultural Nursing-Ecuador”
    • Catherine Smet, Nursing Instructor, Waukesha County Technical College
 
Track 3:  Service Learning and Global Education Senate B
  • "An International Service Learning Experience in the Dominican Republic”
    • Todd Savage, Asst. Professor, UW-River Falls
  • “Health Training & Community Health Outreach in Rural Kenya"
    • Araceli Alonso, Senior Lecturer/Assoc. Faculty, UW-Madison
 
Track 4:  Teacher Education Conference I
  • “Teaching Certification Program for International Candidates”
    • Shi Hae Kim, Asst. Professor, UW-Parkside
 
Track 5:  Global Competency Through International Experiences Conference II
  • “High Impact Practices in an International Setting:  The International Fellows Program at UW-Eau Claire”
    • Don Mowry, Director, Center for Service-Learning, UW-Eau Claire
    • Additional faculty TBA
 
Track 5:  Global Competency Through International Experiences Conference III
  • “WCTC’s Curriculum Mapping Exercise: A Study in the Depth and Breadth of Global Competency”
    • Brad Piazza, Dean, School of Business, Waukesha County Technical College
    • Alexandra Becker Sielaff, Program Development Coord., College Advancement, WCTC

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3:00-4:00 p.m. - Session Two:  Concurrent Presentations  
Track 1:  Faculty and Curricular Development Senate A
  • “Marquette Global: Faculty Engagement in Int’l Education”
    • Anne Pasero, Assoc. Professor, Modern Languages, Marquette University
    • Ellen Eckman, Assoc. Professor, Ed Policy & Leadership, Marquette University
    • Jean Grow, Assoc. Professor, Advertising, Marquette University
 
Track 2:  Study Abroad Programs and Practices Senate B
  • “Study Abroad for Non-Traditional Students”
    • Nan Metzger, Director of International Studies, WAICU
  • “Strategies for Integrating Study Abroad Into the Curriculum”
    • Elizabeth Brewer, Director, International Education, Beloit College
 
Track 3:  Service Learning and Global Education Conference I
  • “Attracting Self-help, Self-funded Investment in International Education"
    • Victor Phillips, Director, Global Env Mgmt Ed Ctr (GEM), UW-Stevens Point
    • Brent Wiersma, Admin Specialist, GEM, UW-Stevens Point
 
Track 4:  Teacher Education Conference II
  • “Going Global – Exemplary K-12 International Education Programs”
    • Gerhard Fischer, International Ed Consultant, Department of Public Instruction
    • Kurt Griesemer, Project Director, Education Communications Board
 
Track 5:  Global Competency Through International Experiences Conference III
  • “Student Development from an Intercultural Leadership Perspective”
    • Malcolm Lu, Matt Szromba, Ann Umbreit, Marian University

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4:15-5:30 p.m. - Plenary Panel of Leaders in Education Madison Ballroom
  • "Educating Globally Competent Students in the 21st Century"
    • Dr. Joseph Tullbane, Associate Dean for International Education and Outreach/Director of the Center for International Education, St. Norbert College
    • Sheila Briggs, Assistant State Superintendent, DPI
    • Dr. Sue May, President of Fox Valley Technical College, WTCS
    • Dr. Kathleen Enz Finken, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at UW-La Crosse
 
5:30-6:15 p.m. Networking Reception - Cash bar and hors d'oeuvres Madison Ballroom
6:15 p.m. - Dinner on your own  
   
Friday, October 14th  
7:30 a.m. - Breakfast Buffet Madison Ballroom
8:30-9:30 a.m. - Session Three:  Concurrent Presentations  
Track 1:  Faculty and Curricular Development Senate B
  • “UW System Collaborative Language Program:  A Hybrid Model for Learning Critical Languages”
    • Lauren Rosen, Director, Collaborative Language Program, UW System
 
Track 3:  Service Learning Senate A
  • “ShelterBox:  Providing humanitarian aid in the form of shelter, warmth and dignity to people displaced by natural and other disasters worldwide."
    • Dan Christianson, ShelterBoxUSA Ambassador for Southeastern Wisconsin, Member of ShelterBox USA National Ambassador Council
 
Track 3:  Service Learning and Global Education Conference I
  • No More Deaths: Humanitarian Aid on the UW/Mexico Border”
    • Rachel Rodriguez, Assoc. Professor of Nursing, Edgewood College
  • “Using Service Learning to Enhance Short Study Abroad Programs”
    • Louis Nzegwu, Professor of Business, UW-Platteville
 
Track 4:  Teacher Education Conference II
  • Teacher Teams Around the Globe”
    • Karen Ruffner, Asst. Professor of Literacy Education, UW-Platteville
 
Track 5:  Global Competency Through International Experiences Conference III
  • “AIESEC – A Global Learning Platform”
    • Lilly Cao, Vice President of Outgoing Exchange, UW-Madison, and AIESEC US

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9:45-10:45 a.m. - Session Four:  Concurrent Presentations  
Track 1:  Faculty and Curricular Development Senate A
  • “Globalizing the Undergraduate Experience in the Sciences”
    • Masarah Van Eyck, Director, Internationalizing Science Curriculum, CALS, UW-Madison
    • Laura Van Toll, Asst. Director, International Programs, UW-Madison
    • Michel Wattiaux, Assoc. Professor, Dairy Science, UW-Madison
 
Track 1:  Faculty and Curricular Development Senate B
  • “Making International Collaboration and Education Work at a Small College”
    • Joseph Botana, Asst. Professor of Business, Lakeland College
    • Daniel Eck, Sr. Vice President of Administration, International Programs, Lakeland College
 
Track 2:  Study Abroad Programs and Practices Conference I
  • “Developing Intercultural Skills through Study Abroad:  How Does it Happen?”
    • Francine Klein, Senior Lecturer, Modern Language, UW-La Crosse
 
Track 3:  Service Learning and Global Education Conference II
  • “Clinical: Community and Family Nursing (International)”
    • Patricia Vanderloop, Clinical Asst. Professor, UW-Oshkosh
 
Track 4:  Teacher Education Conference III
  • “Enhancing Cultural Competencies of In-training School Psychologists"
    • Carlos Dejud, Christine Peterson, School of Ed, UW-Stout

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11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon - Session Five:  Concurrent Presentations  
Track 1:  Faculty and Curricular Development Senate B
  • “Promising Practices in the Classroom, Across Campus, and Around the Community”
    • Aida Michlowski, Prof., School of Ed, Marian College
    • Ann Umbreit, Coordinator, International Multicultural Center, Marian University
 
Track 1:  Faculty and Curricular Development Conference I
  • “Shipbuilding Design Training for North America & the World?"
    • Paula Langteau, Dean, UW-Marinette
 
Track 2:  Study Abroad Programs and Practices Conference II
  • “Highlights and Experiences of the Organizational Leadership Study Abroad (China) Program”
    • Donna Stewart, Associate Dean, College of Management, UW-Stout
    • David Ding, Asst. Professor, Operations & Management, UW-Stout
    • Qing Li, Professor, MBA Center, Guangdong Foreign Study University (China)
 
Track 2:  Study Abroad Programs and Practices Conference III
  • “Study Abroad in Tanzania! Learning Experiences and the Development of an Interdisciplinary Approach”
    • Carmen Heider, Assoc. Professor, Communication, UW-Oshkosh
    • Liz Cannon, Director, Social Justice Program, LGBTQ Resource Center, UW-Oshkosh
 
Track 5:  Global Competency Through International Experiences Senate A
  • “Expanding Global Talent Through International Internships”
    • Maj Fischer, Director, International Internship Program, International Studies, UW-Madison
    • Louise Root-Robbins, Assoc. Director, Global Partnerships, International Studies, UW-Madison
    • Steven Olikara, Student Leader, Truman & Udall Scholar, UW-Madison
 
12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. - Closing Keynote & Luncheon Madison Ballroom
  • "The Outermost Boundaries of Propinquity: Teaching Cuba as our World-Historical Neighborhood"
    • Geoffroy de Laforcade, Associate Professor of Latin American History and the Academic Coordinator of International Programs at Norfolk State University in Virginia. more ...

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Tracks:

1:  Faculty and Curricular Development
2:  Study Abroad Programs and Practices
3:  Service Learning and Global Education
4:  Teacher Education
5:  Global Competency Through International Experiences