All Events at Patricia Wade Temple Conference Room, Dining Commons, from 11:50 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Public lecture format including the Heritage Campus Community and interested community members.
Sponsored by the Center for Intercultural Learning and Teaching (CILT).
Dr. Eliann R. Carr
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
"Enhancing Learning through Quality Engagement"
A presentation on lessons learned from a phenomenological study exploring students' and professors' reflections on student-focused verses teacher-focused collegiate instruction. Findings indicate the mutual desire for quality student-professor engagement; however, what may be the biggest obstacle is how students are taught, not the complexity of the subject being learned.
Dr. Paul L. Landry
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
"Effective intercultural school and community engagement: Respect and "Dys-regard""
Research shows school-family collaboration in support of student achievement is vital, but lacking. Discussion will highlight research on symbolic interactionism across linguistic and intercultural spaces that can influence effective collaboration.
Miguel A. Juarez, MSW
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
"Social Work and Social Justice: Promoting a just society by challenging injustice and valuing diversity"
This presentation will address the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics in promoting social justice and will include examples at the micro, mezzo, and macro level addressing gender, sexuality, religion, political affiliations, age, race, belief, disability, location, social class, socioeconomic circumstances, or other characteristics of background or group membership.
Contact: Mary James - (509) 865-8564 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Yusuf Incetas
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
"The Hizmet Movement: A Global Educational Initiative and Its Political Persecution"
The Hizmet Movement is a collaborative educational initiative of people inspired by the ideas of the Islamic scholar Mr. Fethullah Gulen. Although the schools and educational institutions are welcomed and highly praised in more than 100 countries where they have been founded, it has fallen victim to political persecution in its birthplace, Turkey.
Dr. Chris Borman
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
"Determination of Organic & metallic Pollutants in Agricultural Soil Amendments (e.g., Biosolids & Biochar)"
Presented here are result from studies designed to measure the concentrations of certain potential pollutants delivered to agricultural sites by soil amendments of nutrient- and organic-rich processed waste materials.
Dr. Kirstin A. James
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
"Indigenous Research Methodologies, Narrative Praxis and Sustainability"
This presentation discusses the role of Indigenous Research Methodologies (IRM) and shared narrative experience in sustainability. It also explores IRM and storytelling praxis as potential expressions of social justice within Euro-Western academic contexts.