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October 21, 2017

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We ask that you please RSVP to the Odysseus segments beforehand by filling out the Google Form linked to the title.

Breakfast 8:00 – 9:00 [UC Ballroom]

UC 310 UC 312 Commons 318 Commons 329 Commons 331  
Hermes 9:00 – 9:20 11A: Teaching Interdisciplinary Research: Challenges in Design at PPLE College: N. Millman 11B: Interweaving the Classroom and the Community: Developing an Interdisciplinary Program Focused on Community Engagement: P. Dillon 11C: Assessing Interdisciplinary Pedagogy: A Description and Analysis of a Year-Long Exercise in Collaborative Teaching at Boston University’s College of General Studies: A. Worth, C. Henebry 11D: Bakhtinian Dialogue and Kantian Classrooms: Towards a Philosophy of Interdisciplinary Studies: J. Dennis 11E: What Could a Senior Capstone Be?: S. Arvidson
9:25 – 9:45 12A: Scaffolding the Research Literature Review: An Interdisciplinary Approach: M. Sharif

Sharif biography

Handout 1 – lit mtrx

Handout 2 – rubric

Handout 1 – Literature Matrix Worksheet 

Scaffolding the Research Literature Review

12B: Looking for Social Justice: Photography as Undergraduate Research Tool: H. Van Uxem Lewis 12C: Working from the Margins: Experiments in Interdisciplinarity: D. Lee 12D: What Color is Interdisciplinarity?: B. McCormack


12E: Reinvigorating Low Enrolled Majors and Creating New Programs Using an Interdisciplinary Studies Framework: A. Policicchio
9:50 10:10 13A: Building Metacognitive Capacities: B. Brooks 13B: Unearthing Dramatic Context: Using Drama to Understand Social Issues: D. Larner 13C: Problem-based Learning in the World Music Classroom: T. Dumas 13D: Translation, Interdisciplinarity, and Experiential Learning: The Franz Boas Papers Project: J. Poertner 13E: Allegorical Leaders Corresponding to Real Leaders: R. Law 13F: Meaning Making at AIS2017: J. Brown Leonard

Break 10:15 – 10:45

Hepheastus & Athena 10:45 – 12:00
14A: *A Agency and identity: using stewardship-focused and community-based immersion experiences to empower future leaders: E. Kinman, A. Fink, P. Poplin, J. Znosko, M. Fink

14BUniversal Strategies for Interdis-ciplinary Innovation?: R. Szostak, M. Keestra, V. Boix-Mansilla, Burnett




14C: Emerging Scholars Forum: K. Miller


14D: Helping Interdisciplinary Students Reach Goals while Navigating the Scylla and Charybdis of the University: An Academic Odyssey: B. Zang

14E: *A Conversations in and Around the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion: B. Bennett-Carpenter, S. Woodill, TwoTrees
14F: *O Organic Panic! and the Role of Game Design in Higher Education: S. McAlpine



Lunch 12:00 – 1:00

Alpha Iota Sigma Annual Meeting

Poster Session & Informal Discussion 1:00 – 1:55

Odysseus 2:00 – 4:00
15A: Paying Attention: H. Upton, H. Lewis, S. McAlpine, A. Upshaw
15B: Quantitative Assessment of Interdisciplinary Teaching: M. Van Goch, M. Keestra, B. Brooks, E. Widders 15D: Addressing the Needs of the Homeless in Sonoma County: An Interdisciplinary Maker Project: M. Weisman, J. Qualls, G. Squirrell, E. Diel 15E: Empowering IDEAS: Interdisciplinarity, Agency and Undergraduate Education: K. Loudermilk, P. Wakefield, M. Jimmerson, J. Kaminski  15F: Hike the Herbert Run Greenway: Patricia La Noue

Break 4:00 – 4:30

Hepheastus & Athena 4:30 – 5:45
16A: *H Art in Activism: The use of music and theater in galvanizing social movements: M. Ozanic and J. Walsh

16B: *A Food: A Case for Interdisciplinary Studies: C. Condella, L. O’Toole, J. Chace, R. Forsythe

16C: *H Creating Interdisciplinary General Education: R. Szostak, T. Carmichael, J. Dellner

16D:*H Cultivating the Motivation the Lead and to Serve: A. Newman, M. Riley, T. Stoller

16E: *H Create an Integrated Continuing Education Course: V. Montague

AIS 2017 Wrap Up Session 5:45-6:30

 AIS 2017 Afterparty 6:30-9:00