|Center For Southeast Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
A Briefing for K-12 Teachers
This series of teacher workshops will offer you historical insights
to issues behind the headlines, as explained by college faculty who
are experts in their field. This workshop is designed to address Wisconsin
Standards for teacher development: it will help teachers understand
the central concepts and structures of "Islam in the World Today."
These sessions will help enable you to create learning experiences that
make aspects of this topic meaningful for students in your classroom.
The day will begin with a question and answer session with a panel of guests to discuss, "Myths & Misconceptions About Islam." The following three sessions will engage in interactive discussions on "The former Soviet Central Asian 'stans' and Chechnya," "The Middle East Peace Plan," and "Islam in the Iberian Peninsula." Ample time will be reserved for Q&A and curriculum brainstorming.
Teaching About the Arab World and Islam with Audrey Shabbas:
The Stories Behind the Headlines, Part II:
The series of discussions will cover:"Islamic Separatist Movements in Far Western China," "The Al-Qaida Connection in the Arab-Islamic World," "The rise of Jihad in South Asia and Southeast Asia," and "Facets of Islamic Practices in Africa." Ample time will be reserved for Q&A and curriculum brainstorming.
Registration payable to: WIOC $25 per workshop includes all materials and meals. Please call 608-262-9224 with any questions, or special needs. Registration fee is non-refundable. Mail registration form to: Rachel Weiss/WIOC, 203 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. Madison, WI 53706
I will attend the following workshop(s):
___ April 9, 2005 from 8:00--4:30PM $25
___ April 16, 2005 from 8:00--5:00PM (please call 414-229-4252)
___ April 23, 2005 from 8:00--4:30PM $25
Grade level __________________________________________
___ vegetarian lunch preference
Sponsored by WIOC (Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium) a joint collaboration of Title VI Area Studies Centers at University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: www.wisc.edu/wioc
Center for Southeast Asian Studies