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Day of Ecuador at Kansas State University

Globalization and Education: Visions for Achieving Human Development in Ecuador and the United States

Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Location:
Kansas State University Student Union

Objective: The Day of Ecuador at Kansas State University provides a forum for researchers, educators and students to exchange and discuss ideas, approaches and research findings about the role of education in generating human development in a global era.

We are providing streaming broadcasts of many events throughout the day. Please scroll down to see the video links. These links will be posted as each event begins.

Agenda

89 a.m.Registration and Light Refreshments
Ground Floor Courtyard, K-State Student Union
99:10 a.m.

IntroductionSue Maes, Dean, Kansas State University Global Campus
April Mason, Provost and Senior Vice President, Kansas State University
Andy Tompkins, President and CEO, Kansas Board of Regents
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

Video Link

9:10–9:30 a.m. 

Welcome: Nathalie Cely, Ecuadorian Ambassador to the United States
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

Video Link

9:30–10 a.m.

Colloquium Address:  An Approach to Good Living and Inclusive Education in Ecuador
María del Pilar Troya, Vice Minister of the National Secretary of Higher Education, Science and Technology
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

Video Link

1010:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break
Ground Floor Courtyard, K-State Student Union

Press Conference Panel of Ecuadorian and K-State Representatives
Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union

Video Link

10:30–11:45 a.m.

Roundtable 1:  Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

Video Link

11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.Lunch
Grand Ballroom, K-State Student Union
1–2:30 p.m.

Roundtable 2: Fostering Local Knowledge, Ancestral Knowledge and Human Development in the Globalization of Education
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

Video Link

2:30–4:30 p.m.

Roundtable 3: Synthesizing Research, Technology and Differentiated Instruction: Theory Into Practice Demonstrations by Inspiring Ecuadorian Master's Students
Refreshments Served
Forum Hall and Ground Floor Courtyard, K-State Student Union

Video Link

4:30–5 p.m.Closing Roundtable 4: Highlights of Today and the Future Forward
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union

Video Link

5:15–7 p.m.Cultural Event
Papaya Dada – Ecuadorian music fusion with jazz
Grand Ballroom, K-State Student Union

Sponsors

The Day of Ecuador at Kansas State University is sponsored by:

Contacts

For general questions or to RSVP for the event:
Marci Ritter
785-532-3111
mritter@k-state.edu

Press Kit 

Day of Ecuador background

Go Teacher fact sheet

Media are invited to cover all Day of Ecuador events, including:

Press conference panel of Ecuadorian and Kansas State University representatives
   Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.
   Location: Big 12 Room, 
   K-State Student Union 

Evening entertainment by Papaya Dada, Ecuadorian musical fusion of traditional sounds with funk, jazz, pop and salsa
   Time: 5:15 to 7 p.m.
   Location: Grand Ballroom,
   K-State Student Union 

Media Contact:
Jennifer Tidball
785-532-0847
jtorline@k-state.edu