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Business & International Exchange (BIE)

Globalization Seminar Schedule
TCC’s Federal Title VI B Business and International Education Grant Project
(All dates and speakers tentative)

Seminar #1

January 29, 2010

Virginia Beach
JA-13 & 15

"The Toolbox"



11:15 Arrival with lunch
           Luncheon is in room JA-13

11:45 Transfer to room JA-15
12:00 Project Overview
In this session, the grant project, its background, and its goals will be discussed.  The module development process will be outlined and an example of a educational multimedia module will be presented.
Sean LaCroix, Instructor of Economics

12:30-2:00 Globalizing your Course Content
In this session, skills and exercises will be demonstrated that allow faculty to expand  global content into their course material.  Participants should bring a copy of a syllabus for a hands-on exercise in adding a global theme to their courses.
Dr. Rebecca Lake
Assistant Professor and Program Director,
National-Louis University in Chicago. Illinois

2:00-2:15 Break

2:15-3:30 The Nuts and Bolts of Making a Module
In this session, programs used to create educational multimedia modules will be demonstrated.  Participants will see basic examples of the production of a module using one or more applications.
Jim Roberts, Associate Professor of Economics
Tom Feist, TCC Webmaster

3:30 to 4:30 An Overview of Multimedia Resources 
In this session, module resources are reviewed to include the AP Photo Database, Music and Sound, Youtube, Copyright Royalties and other related material.
Jacque Dessino and Mary Hanlin, TCC LRC Staff

Seminar #2

February 19, 2010

Norfolk Campus Martin 2502

"China:  The Largest of the Emerging Economies"


11:30 Arrival with lunch

12:00 Seminar and Speaker Introduction
BIE Team

12:15 – 1:30 Understanding China Today: Ten Propositions
In this session, characteristics of China will be discussed including China’s  complexities, diversities, changes in cultural patterns and many other aspects.  

Dr. Craig Canning
Associate Professor of History and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Lyon G. Tyler Department of History, College of William and Mary

1:30-1:45 Break

1:45-3:15 China and the World
In this session Dr. Canning will provide an overview of the recent history of China as it has moves toward a market system, China’s perceptions of the U.S. and the world economy, and what Chinese government and business leaders see as their role in world business and politics.
Dr. Craig Canning
Associate Professor of History and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Lyon G. Tyler Department of History, College of William and Mary

3:15-4:30 Overview of the China Exchange
This session is for student and faculty travelers and will provide an overview of the May 2010 exchange, its goals and interesting sites that will be visited.
BIE Team

Seminar #3

March 19th, 2009

Chesapeake Campus
Room 2057, Whitehurst

"Issues in Globalization"

11:30 Arrival with Lunch

12:00 Seminar Overview and Speaker Introduction
BIE Team

12:15-1:30 Air Pollution Knows No Boundaries: what is the international community doing to improve global air quality?
Dale Evarts -  International Programs Coordinator for the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) at the US EPA

Issues related to global air quality, factors contributing to its decline, and the international community’s response to air quality changes will be discussed.

1:30-1:45 Break

1:45 – 3:00 Child and Indentured Labor
Tina McCarter, International Relations Officer, Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking, U.S. Department of Labor

This session will include a review of practices related to child and forced labor in selected other countries, their impacts on U.S. business, and U.S. policy responses.  Data sources for continued research will be toured.

3:15-4:30  Tentative:  presentation on illegal financial activities.

April 16, 2010

Virginia Beach Campus, A-112

Educational Module Review Session

Globalization Seminar Participants demonstrate their own and review each others' educational modules