Event Category: Events in the Triangle
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This program is a collaboration between North Carolina global industries, North Carolina community colleges and UNC World View. Each event will provide community college leaders and faculty a unique opportunity to hear from local industry leaders about meeting the needs in the competitive and ever-evolving economy. Two events are planned for spring 2020. Sponsored by UNC World View. Eastern North Carolina, Co-hosted by Pitt Community College March 20, 2020 Click here to find out more. Piedmont…Find out more »
K-12 educators will gain relevant information and innovative approaches to teaching about global conflict and peacebuilding. Educators will be introduced to key themes, diverse resources and strategies for exploring these topics in the classroom. Continuing Education Units offered. #WorldView2020 Click here to register. Educators who have participated in a World View program in the past two years are encouraged to apply for the James L. Peacock Scholarship! One recipient will receive a scholarship to attend the March 24-25,…Find out more »
Humanities in Class Webinar: “Understanding the Modern Middle East” with Akram Khater (North Carolina State University)
Far too often, the Middle East appears as doubly alien: out of place and out of time. A century of popular culture caricatures, at least two centuries of Orientalist representations, and decades of American military interventions, have all fed into the notion of the Middle East as turmoil-laden, sectarian and tribal pre-modern world. In this webinar, we will go beyond these stereotypes to look at the historical forces that shaped the region across the 20th century, and to understand the…Find out more »
Learn about food, food systems and how food is used to express culture and identity in our state and globally. Includes curriculum resources. For K-12 educators of all disciplines. Continuing Education Units offered. #WorldView2020 Click here to register. Sponsored by UNC World View. NC Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NCFind out more »
Educators are invited to apply to the Teacher Leader Institute to further their own knowledge and understanding of global issues and to develop global competencies that support global education initiatives in their classroom. Application period will open in January. Continuing Education Units offered. #WorldView2020 Click here to for more details. Sponsored by UNC World View. Chapel Hill, NCFind out more »