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Workshop 1

Logistical information

Meeting location: ACM office, 205 W Wacker, Suite 220, Chicago IL (Phone: 312-263-5000)

Accommodation: Best Western River North Hotel
Address: 125 W Ohio Street, Chicago IL
Note: Complimentary breakfasts and free parking are available at the hotel.


Day 1: Thursday, January 13, 2011

8:30-8:50am   Introductions and Opening Remarks
8:50-9:05     Ice breaker: a short reading on development
9:05-9:30     Break Out Sessions (cross discipline): disciplinary approaches to teaching international development
9:30-10:15    Regroup: approaches to teaching international development
10:15-10:30   Coffee Break
10:30-11:45   Student guest speaker: Anna Wolf, Beloit '10

11:30-2:00pm  Catered Lunch @ ACM Office/ Break

2:00-2:50     Case Study or Exercise on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching international development

2:50-3:30     Share and discuss syllabi, readings, course assignments, exercises etc.
3:30-3:45     Coffee Break
3:45-4:30     Breakout Sessions (cross discipline): Designing an interdisciplinary course on development
4:30-5:45     Regroup: Drafting of syllabus for an interdisciplinary course on development

7:00pm        Dinner @ Sunda Restaurant, 110 West Illinois Street

Day 2: Friday, January 14, 2011

8:30-10:00am  Finalize syllabus
10:00-10:15   Coffee Break
10:15-11:00   Where do we go from here? Preview/discussion of Colorado College meeting.
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Summary of workshop

Chicago workshop summary (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 23kB Jun15 11)