2019-2020 K-12 Global Fellowship Program

July 3, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Enarson Classroom Building, Room 160
Nuclear pollution

The Area Studies Centers from The Ohio State University’s Office of International Affairs invite all pre– and in-service K-12 teachers to apply for the 2019-2020 K-12 Global Fellowship Program, Global Pollution: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Environmental Issues. This six-session program will engage K-12 teachers in a series of guided readings, lectures, and group discussions over the course of the 2019-2020 academic year. K-12 teachers will explore environmental issues in East Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America under the guidance of a regional expert. Participation will depend on the completion and acceptance of a program application and attendance at all sessions is required. Each participant will receive one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and text resources for completing the program. Readings will be sent to accepted participants two weeks prior to each discussion date below:

Enarson Classroom Building*, Room 160, 9:00-12:00PM on the following Saturdays:
  • Mid-September, 2019: Pre-program orientation and networking session (exact date will be determined by participants)
  • September 28, 2019: East Asian Studies Center presents “Impact of Radiation” a film screening of Day of the Western Sunrise with director comments (screening will take place in Hagerty Hall)
  • November 16, 2019: Center for Slavic and East European Studies presents “The Long-Term Effects of Radiation on Wildlife in Chernobyl and Fukushima”
  • February 8, 2020: Middle East Studies Center presents “Pollution and Environmental Rights in the Middle East” 
  • February 15, 2020: Center for Latin American Studies presents “Water Governance in Latin America and the Perils of Weak Environmental Institutions”
  • March 7, 2020: Final session focused on pedagogy and incorporating aspects of the different regional presentations into K-12 curriculum
This program is free for all pre– and in-service K-12 teachers. Apply for the 2019-2020 Global Fellowship Program by Friday, August 23, 2019 at: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6S5WLMfT0yJWwgB
 
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