Workshop Program


Zanzibar Stone Town

Zanzibar Stone Town


Integrating the Indian Ocean into World History

A Workshop for K-14 Educators
Saturday, October 18, 8:30-5

Heritage Room of the ACES Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr, Urbana, IL 61802


8:30-10:00 - Writing and Teaching the History of the Indian Ocean

Edward Alpers, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of California at Los Angeles

10:00-10:30 - Coffee break

10:30-12:00 - Susan Douglass, K-14 Educational Outreach Coordinator, Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies: "Using SQCC's Indian Ocean in World History Interactive Online Resource in theClassroom"

12:00-1:00 - Lunch

1:30-3:00 - Indian Ocean Modules: Slavery and the Environment

3:00-3:15 - Coffee break

3:15-4:00 - Teaching about the Indian Ocean Today: Resources for Teachers in Media and Social Studies

4:00-5:00 - Karla Moller, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: "Resources for Integrating the Indian Ocean into Elementary School Curricula"