Program

Please plan to arrive in Atlanta in time for the 5:00 p.m. start on Tuesday, May 23, and depart the airport after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25.

Participant workspace

Tuesday, May 23

Afternoon: Participants arrive and check into hotel

3:30 pm Leader Meeting: Morehouse College African American Hall of Fame

5:00 – 6:00 pm Welcoming remarks - Morehouse College African American Hall of Fame (2nd Floor of King Chapel)

Ice-breaker activity: Developing a collective sense of the group - Felicia Davis

6:00 - 7:15 pm Dinner

7:15 - 8:15 pm Keynote Presentation: Dr. Samuel Livingston

  • 2-3 Africana Studies Grand Questions

Wednesday, May 24

breakfast at hotel

Shuttle will depart at 8:00 am - Meet in the hotel lobby no later than 7:55 am

Morehouse College African American Hall of Fame (2nd Floor of King Chapel)

8:30 - 8:45 am Introduction and workshop goals and agenda - Cynthia Hewitt, Barb Tewksbury

8:45 - 10:15 am Panel Discussion--Culturally relevant Pan-African Pedagogy - Cynthia Hewitt, Ethell Vereen, and Kipton Jensen

  • 3, 10 minute presentations that frame culturally relevant pedagogy with 5 minutes of questions followed by 30 minutes of round table discussion on what is important to culturally relevant Pan-African pedagogy. Then 15 minutes for report out and whole group synthesis
  • History Makers - national largest Africian American oral history collection with section of scientists
  • Pan-African Principles (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 268kB May24 17)
  • Pan-African Pedagogy (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 35.3MB May24 17)
  • Pan-African Pedagogy Institute (Acrobat (PDF) 68kB May24 17)
  • Participant list with discussion thread for creating a reference list of Pan-African and African resources

10:15 - 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00 pm Teaching geoscience concepts in a culturally/societally relevant context, with an emphasis on Africa – Barb Tewksbury, Aditya Kar, and K. Solomon Isiorho

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 pm Review list of topics and form teams to work on topics of interest

1:45 - 2:15 pm Instructions for setting goals and developing an outline - Barb Tewksbury

2:15 - 4:30 pm Work in teams--Setting goals for a teaching module using Geoscience and Pan-African pedagogy and developing an outline. This time includes consulting time with participants (potentially identified prior to workshop) with different perspective

2:30 - 2:45 pm Interim report out and request for consultation

3:15 - 3:30 pm Break (during goal setting and outlining session)

InTeGrate Modules and Courses

4:30 - 5:50 pm Identify critical elements of Pan-African pedagogy for teaching geoscience - Cathy Manduca Activity Design

Morehouse College African American Hall of Fame (2nd Floor of King Chapel)

5:50 - 6:00 pm Roadcheck

6:30 - 8:00 pm Dinner at Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

Thursday, May 25

breakfast at hotel (7:00 am leader meeting)

Shuttle will depart at 7:55 am - Meet in the hotel lobby no later than 7:45 am

8:30 - 8:45 am Opening remarks and roadcheck review - Rory McFadden

Morehouse College African American Hall of Fame (2nd Floor of King Chapel)

8:45 - 10:00 am Development of a teaching activity--Sketch out a teaching activity in workspace and prepare for review - Barb Tewksbury

Thursday morning session (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 51kB May25 17)

10:00 - 10:15 am Break

10:15 - 11:30 am Report-out and feedback on activities - Barb Tewksbury

11:30 - 12:00 pm Finalize rubric on Pan-African pedagogy for teaching geoscience - Cathy Manduca

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 pm Development of workshop summary - Rory McFadden

1:30 - 2:00 pm Planning of future activities and end of workshop evaluation - Felicia Davis, Cynthia Hewitt, Cathy Manduca

Planning for Connecting with African Colleagues and Options for Fieldwork in Africa, Discussion with Dr. Adetokunbo Denloye, Mr. Cheikhou Thiome and Hajj Umar Mohammed

Travel Reimbursement

End of Workshop