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"Ancient Cultures of Our World"

A Summer Workshop for Educators
June 28–July 2, 1999

Conference Program:
Flawn Academic Center, Dobie Room

Monday, June 28

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee and Registration

9:00 - 11:30 Introduction: Introduction to the Ancient World: What is Ancient?
Gregory Knapp, Chair, Department of Geography

11:30 - 1:00 Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:30 Discussion of TEKS and How they Relate to the Classroom
Georgene Wilson, Reagan High School

2:30 - 4:00 Technology Session: Exploring the Ancient World on the Internet (GRG 302)
Ray Sanders, Department of Geography

Tuesday, June 29

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee

9:00 - 11:30 Middle Eastern Studies Session
Denise Schmandt-Besserat, Department of Art History

11:30 - 1:00 Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:30 Practical Classroom Strategies
Georgene Wilson

2:30 - 4:00 Technology Session: Presenting Information with Technology
Ray Sanders

Wednesday, June 30

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee

9:00 - 11:30 Asian Studies Session
Cynthia Talbot, Department of History

11:30 - 1:00 Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:30 Practical Classroom Strategies
Georgene Wilson

2:30 - 4:00 Technology Session: HTML and Home Pages
Ray Sanders

Thirsday, July 1

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee

9:00 - 11:30 Latin American Studies Session
Julie Acuff, Latin American Studies

11:30 - 1:00 Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:30 Practical Classroom Strategies
Georgene Wilson

2:30 - 4:00 Technology Session: Final Project Using Technology
Ray Sanders

Friday, July 2

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee

9:00 - 11:30 Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Session
Brian Davies, University of Texas at San Antonio

11:30 - 1:00 Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:30 The Status of Technology in Schools
Georgene Wilson and Ray Sanders

2:30 - 3:30 Closing Session on Ancient Cultures of Our World
Gregory Knapp

3:30 - 4:00 Wrap-up and Evaluations

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