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UConn ECE American Studies Workshop

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
8:30am – 2:30pm

Avery Point Campus
Marn Sci Bldg Rom 312

On Wednesday,October 5th UConn Early College Experience and the American Studies Department invite all certified AMST 1201 instructors to attend the annual professional development workshop.


8:30-9:00 Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:15 Participant introductions and welcoming remarks—Matt, Laurie and Wendi

9:15-10:15 Group Discussion: The tacit and explicit role of the environmental in defining the American experience

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Coastal Southern New England case study: How to integrate environmental perspectives into American Studies curriculum?

11:30-11:45 Group Activity—Developing approaches to “environmentalizing" a unit (small groups select a period, develop questions about environment-human dialog, identify ways to answer the question

11:45-12:30 Working Lunch (informal Q & A)

12:30-1:15 Presentations

1:15-2:00 Designing the environment assignment and grading rubric

2:00-2:30 Wrap up and debrief

To Register:


Stefanie Malinoski 860-486-1045

Early College Experience (primary), Office of Early College Programs, UConn Master Calendar

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