Challenges to Democracy: A Summer Institute for Educators
A summer institute for educators, held August 8 – August 12, 2005, focuses on ethnicity, diversity and other issues in contemporary Europe.
Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
August 9 - 12, 2005
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095
The Summer Institute is a continuation of the 2005 Scholar-Teacher Symposium Series jointly sponsored by the UCLA Center for European & Eurasian Studies and the UCLA History-Geography project. UCLA scholars will present lectures on comparative views of democracies, related to the California History/ Social Science standards. Mary Hendra (Santa Monica High School), will be the Teacher leader for this workshop.
Applications due May 31, 2005.
Each lecture is followed by a presentation of classroom applications designed by a K-12 teacher. At the end of the workshop successful participants will receive a certificate of completion of a workshop on Democracies.
Monday, August 8th
- Democracy and the Media
Jan Reiff, UCLA, History
An Examination of the Changing Role of the Media in European and American Democracies
Tuesday, August 9th
- Comparative Views of Democracy
Richard Von Glahn, UCLA, History
European, Chinese and US Views of Democracy
Wednesday, August 10th
- Religion and Tolerance in Contemporary Societies
Scott Bartchy, UCLA, History
The Inherent Conflict between Religion and Demoracy: Can One Vote on the Ten Commandments?
Thursday, August 11th
- Teachers' Curriculum Session
- Library Visit
Friday, August 12th
- Presentation of Curricula
- Lunch: Certificate Awards
LAUSD and UCLA Extension credit is available. For more information and free parking, call (310) 825-4060.
Sponsored by The UCLA History-Geography Project, The California Geographic Alliance at UCLA and The Center for European & Eurasian Studies at UCLA