Sunday, 28 Oct 2018
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.
Monday, 29 Oct 2018
Online event, How Can We Interrupt and Mitigate Implicit Bias When We Witness It? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 4 of 4)
Reducing implicit bias and promoting diversity in STEM is a science and innovation, workforce, and economic imperative (OSTP & OPM, 2016). While the first three sessions of this CIRTLCast series laid the foundation for understanding implicit bias in STEM higher education, in this final session, we will discuss recommendations for interrupting and mitigating implicit bias.
Stop by for giveaways, information, discussion and refreshments. Part of Disability Awareness Week. #disabilityrights #humanrights
"What About Graduate and Professional Students with Medical Conditions/Disabilities?" An information session with a student panel.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018
"Beyond Accommodations: An Introduction to Disability Studies," Dan Van Sant, staff advocate at Disability Rights Iowa, will talk about : ableism as a form of oppression, how ableism is deeply entrenched in our culture/language, and the idea that disability is more than accommodations -- it is a way of existing in the world, similar to other forms of diversity. Part of Disability Awareness Week.
Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.
Stop by to meet members of the Alliance for Disability Awareness student organization.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018
As a part of "The Year of Accessibility", the Online Learning Consortium and WCET continue to collaborate to bring our communities resources on the topic of accessibility.
"Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability," Julie Alexander, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Thursday, 01 Nov 2018
"Your Instructor Said What?" A student panel discussion about navigating the complex situation of implementing accommodations for students with disabilities.
Friday, 02 Nov 2018
Experience what it's like to use a mobility assistance device, including a cane and wheelchair.
Saturday, 03 Nov 2018
Visiting Master Delsarte Instructor Joe Willimas from New York will lead this seminar. It is an introduction to some of the most basic elements of body language, as revealed by Delsarte. This is applicable not only to performance, but to all the arts, to business, communications, psychology, or any individual who would like to benefit from more knowledge of the self.