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11th Annual
Provost's Teaching and Learning Summit
2015

REVITALIZING THE
WISCONSIN IDEA

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WI IDEA

Addressing Real-World Challenges:
Envisioning the Achievement of America’s Promise

Tuesday, October 27
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Reeve Ballroom, 227 BC

Dr. Alma Clayton-Pedersen, Senior Scholar at AAC&U and CEO of Emeritus Consulting Group

The Wisconsin Idea advocates for research that addresses real-world challenges and contributes to the public good in the process. Dr. Alma Clayton-Pedersen will discuss the importance of leveraging these American values of inclusion and equity in the interest of student learning and civic engagement. Critical national dialogues on racial disparities and injustices are taking place across the country. These provide the backdrop for her exploration of the power of liberal education to educate students for social responsibility and engagement with the complexities of our diverse nation and interdependent world.

Glocal Engagement:
The Global Relevance and Reach of the Wisconsin Idea

Wednesday, October 28
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Reeve 306

Facilitator:

Dr. Franca Barricelli, COLS Dean’s Office/History

Panelists:

Dr. Don Hones, College of Education and Human Services
Dr. Christie Launius, College of Letters and Science
Dr. Paula McNeil, College of Nursing

In this luncheon session, three UW Oshkosh instructors will invite you to consider many different ways that the Wisconsin Idea remains not only pertinent but urgent in terms of how our students engage their studies, their society and the world. Together with their students, faculty from the College of Letters and Science, the College of Nursing and the College of Education and Human Services will engage participants in critical questions about global learning and understanding both at UW Oshkosh and abroad. By sharing practical pedagogies for expanding global perspectives and reflecting on transnational learning experiences, the panelists will encourage us to press the traditional boundaries of the Wisconsin Idea to reveal its global reach.

Innovations with Impact:
Access, Equity and Engagement

Thursday, October 29

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Reeve Ballroom, 227 AB

Host:

Dr. Ron Rindo

Presenters:

Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, Founding Director of Wisconsin Hope Lab
Dr.  Rebecca Karoff, Senior Special Assistant and Director LEAP Wisconsin
Dr. Chia Youyee Vang, Coordinator Hmong Diaspora Studies and Assistant Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Sociology, UW Madison Initiative, UW System Professor of History, UW Milwaukee

In this panel discussion, educational leaders from across the state will present their visions of a revitalized Wisconsin Idea that leads to high-impact change. Each presenter has made impressive contributions to important national dialogues now taking place. This conversation will highlight wide-ranging innovations in increasing student access to higher education, engaging diverse communities and educating for civic learning within liberal education. It will also provide insight into important future directions of the Wisconsin Idea and liberal education in Wisconsin and beyond. Conversation will extend out to include a lively interactive discussion between the presenters and audience members.



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