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Global Pedagogy Symposium

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Portland State professor and author Shawn Smallman will keynote the Global Pedagogy Symposium

Portland State professor and author Shawn Smallman will keynote the Global Pedagogy Symposium.

Register by Feb. 25 to participate in the Global Pedagogy Symposium, an opportunity for faculty and other professionals to present, learn and discuss what works in global education.

The symposium meets 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Welcome Center and March 1 in Atwood Memorial Center. It will focus on:

  • Emerging technologies in global learning
  • Engaging international students
  • The world as a classroom

Keynote speaker is Shawn Smallman, a professor at Portland State University, Portland, Ore. Smallman co-authored the textbook “An Introduction to International and Global Studies,” which was published in 2011 by the University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill. 

Smallman has completed a book manuscript on indigenous women and spirit-beliefs in northern Canada. He works on global health and security, particularly where these topics overlap with indigenous issues in the Americas.

Registration is required and covers meals, coffee breaks and some materials. Registration is $40 for one day, $60 for both. Deadline to present a talk or a poster is Feb. 1. Register online at www.stcloudstate.edu/globalstudies.

The symposium is hosted by the Global Studies Program.

Support for Global Pedagogy Symposium 2014 is provided by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and a St. Cloud State Action Grant.

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