GWP Conference
Introduction

On May 20, 2013,  The Suny Levin Institute hosted the Bringing the World into the Classroom: New Strategies for Internationalizing Undergraduate Curricula conference. Participants shared best practices and promote dialogue about curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities on themes of global workforce preparedness, globalization and global citizenship. The conference highlighted the achievements of the SUNY Global Workforce Project and new and related programs that strengthen campus internationalization. Links to the PowerPoint slides for the conference presentations can be found below. Please note that some presenters did not use a PowerPoint slide presentation.

9:00: Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Mitch Leventhal, Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs, State University of New York
Mr. Thomas Moebus, Project Director, Global Workforce Project and Deputy Director, SUNY Levin Institute

9:30 – 11:00: Teaching Globalization: Innovative Curriculum and Pedagogy
In this session, Global Workforce Project Pilot Faculty will discuss their experiences piloting the Globalization Curriculum

Speakers:|
Dr. Eric Kaldor, Assistant Professor, The College at Brockport
Dr. Barbara LeSavoy, Department Chair,  The College at Brockport
Dr. Angela Thompsell, Assistant Professor, The College at Brockport

Facilitator: Dr. William Skipper, Department Chair, SUNY Cortland

11:15 – 12:30: Online Training Program
In this session, the developers of the new online training program will lead an interactive training demonstration

Speakers:
Facilitator/Speaker: Dr. Christopher Price, Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, The College at Brockport
Dr. Jeremy Browne, Assistant Research Professor, Brigham Young University
Ms. Hope Windle, Instructional Designer, SUNY Ulster
Dr. Bidhan Chandra, Associate Professor, Empire State College

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:30: Keynote Speaker: Ron Painter, CEO, National Association of Workforce Boards

2:45 – 4:30: Next Steps Roundtable Discussions
Curricular Innovation
Dr. Christopher Price, Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, The College at Brockport

International Experiential Learning
Dr. Patrice Prusko Torcivia, Visiting Assistant Professor, Empire State College

Bringing GWP your School
Dr. William Skipper, Department Chair, SUNY Cortland
Ms. Rebecca Smolar, Project Manager, SUNY Levin Institute

Piloting the Cross-Cultural Training Course
Dr. Bidhan Chandra, Associate Professor, Empire State College

4:45 – 5:15 Presentation of Round-table Discussions & Wrap-Up