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Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A. A National Conference co-sponsored by: Clark University - Challenge Convention Change Our World

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise

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March 12-13, 2009


Day One: Thursday, March 12, 2009

10 a.m. to noon Arrival and Registration
12 to 1:15 p.m. Opening Lunch
  Welcoming remarks from conference hosts and overview of conference goals, program and desired outcomes
1:30 to 3 p.m. Working Session #1: Intelligence and Effective Practice
  Presentation by Robert Sternberg
Responses by Nancy Budwig and Paul Grogan Discussion moderated by Ronald Crutcher
3 to 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 to 5 p.m. Working Session #2: Effective Practice and Self Authorship
  Presentation by David Hodge, Marcia Baxter-Magolda and Carolyn Haynes
Responses by Lori Bettison-Varga and Phil Nyden Discussion moderated by Dennis Berkey
5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:15 p.m. Dinner
 Presentation and discussion with Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

Day Two: Friday, March 13, 2009

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Conference Facility
8:30 to 10 a.m. Working Session #3: Effective Practice and Experiential Education
  Presentation by Janet Eyler
Responses by Ira Harkavy and James Stellar  Discussion moderated by Richard Pattenaude
10 to 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. to noon Working Session #4: A Liberal Arts Curriculum for Effective Practice
  Presentation by Diana Chapman Walsh and
Lee Cuba
Responses by Martin Jischke and William Sullivan Discussion moderated by Walter Wright
Noon to 1 p.m. Lunch
1 to 2:30 p.m. Working Session #5: Liberal Education, Effective Practice, and Diversity
  A panel presentation by Armando Bengochea, George Kuh, Steven Stemler
Discussion moderated by David Angel
2:30 to 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 to 4 p.m. Final Working Session
  What have we learned? What do we agree on? How can we move forward?
4 p.m. Conference Ends

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