When: Friday, March 19, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
– Mary Mendenhall, Associate Professor of Practice in International and Comparative Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
– Katherine Kaufka Walts, JD, Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children, Loyola University Chicago.
The presenters will speak about teaching courses related to refugees and the right to education through different pedagogical, project-based, and interactive approaches. They will also share examples of ways to integrate refugees’ voices and experiences in the classroom and beyond, They will share how to reimagine immersive/experiential learning experiences for students under Covid-19, using the Immigration Detention Project at Loyola as a case study. This event, is part of a spring webinar series sponsored by the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education (UCCHRE)