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  • 2011 Annual Institute: Register Online Now! | Reacting to the Past
    Student Services 2011 Annual Institute Register Online Now March 04 2011 Visit the Institute page for further information or go directly to the online registration form Reacting Main Menu About Us Curriculum Conferences Events Instructor Resources News and Publications Streaming

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  • 2011 Annual Institute: Plenary and Concurrent Sessions | Reacting to the Past
    What needs to be done to make RTTP work better in settings with large numbers of unmotivated students In classes with nontraditional students Employing the RTTP Pedagogy in Diverse Settings How can the games be adapted for very large or small classes For non traditional students For online classes The Big Pnyx Fostering Student Communities through Reacting Most students attest that Reacting to the Past courses forge powerful learning communities and that the relationships they forge through the games often extend far beyond the classroom walls How might one build on this phenomenon to promote larger student communities within a campus For example do you have experience bringing multiple RTTP classes together for joint game sessions lecture series or other academic programs Game Management Faculty experienced with RTTP know that the games do not teach themselves Instructors have to nudge and prod and inspire and criticize students that is RTTP faculty must teach Yet mastering the complexity of RTTP game can be a challenge for new instructors While each game includes a comprehensive instructor s manual that includes a schedule of class activities and introduces issues that may emerge during the course of the game unanticipated events can and do occur What are the common challenges or pitfalls that new instructors should look out for For example are there particularly effective strategies to overcome issues related to poor student engagement or class participation On the other end of the spectrum how might instructors handle student ingenuity particularly when overzealous students attempt to do something that might derail the game or hamper other students learning experience Assessment Have you devised assessment tools that might be useful to others Do you have experience with tools that evaluate general education skills critical thinking civic engagement writing speaking foreign languages global awareness empathy and

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  • Special Opportunity for STEM Educators: NSF-CCLI Grant provides support for faculty to attend the Annual Institute | Reacting to the Past
    being accepted for supported participation in the Science Track at the Annual Reacting to the Past Institute at Barnard College June 9 12 2011 NSF support for selected participants consists of Registration Fee campus housing at Barnard and breakfast and lunch during the institute Applicants are responsible for their own travel expenses The simple application form should be completed by March 27 at http bit ly reactingscience2011 Recipients of NSF

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  • In Memoriam: Dann Siems | Reacting to the Past
    was truly inspired by the pedagogy and the people involved in it Dann s enthusiasm for Biology teaching and the life of the mind combined with his love of fishing building things and good music marked him as a true renaissance man He will be missed by many many friends colleagues and students For a more in depth tribute to Dann s life and work please check out Kamran Swanson

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  • Queens College Study Abroad Course: Mother India - The Birth Of A Modern Nation | Reacting to the Past
    and political history Particular focus will be placed on studying the legacy of British Imperialism independence and the partition in 1947 to study the legacy of independence and partition It is designed as a travelling course during which we will visit sites associated with British influence and the Indian independence movement in Mumbai Delhi Shimla Agra and Amritsar For course details costs and syllabus please visit http www qc cuny edu Academics GlobalEd ages India aspx Along the way we will play the Reacting to the Past game Defining a Nation India on the Eve of Independence 1945 role playing the debates held at Shimla in 1945 which ultimately led to independence and partition in 1947 I welcome all of you to check out the Queens College Study Abroad website to find more about it and tell any of your students who might be interested At the end of the course students will have the option to stay for an additional three days to volunteer at a girls vocational school in Uttar Pradesh called Pardada Pardadi Educational Society which teaches young girls academic and vocational skills that allow them to overcome poverty and gender biases and other difficult social and

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  • Can "Reacting to the Past" Help Students Learn About the Israel/Palestine Conflict? | Reacting to the Past
    About the Israel Palestine Conflict June 01 2010 HistoryNewsNetwork reports on the Struggle for Palestine game project Feature Can Reacting to the Past Help Students Learn About the Israel Palestine Conflict 06 2010 Read article Reacting Main Menu About Us

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  • “Living history: Innovative teaching method can help faculty connect with students,” UGA Columns | Reacting to the Past
    teaching method can help faculty connect with students UGA Columns March 01 2010 Campus Feature Living history Innovative teaching method can help faculty connect with students UGA Columns 03 2010 Reacting Main Menu About Us Curriculum Conferences Events Instructor Resources

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  • EMU history professor has students "Reacting to the Past" | Reacting to the Past
    Services EMU history professor has students Reacting to the Past March 01 2010 Campus Feature EMU history professor has students Reacting to the Past 03 2010 Reacting Main Menu About Us Curriculum Conferences Events Instructor Resources News and Publications Streaming

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