What: The University of North Texas Meadows Chair Lecture, a conversation about teaching challenges in both Mexico and the U.S. The talk will feature a visiting delegation of faculty and students from Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas in Jalisco, Mexico.
When: 11 a.m. Oct. 8 (Thursday).
Where: Room 209 of Matthews Hall, located at 1300 W. Highland St. in Denton.
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Visiting faculty and students from Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas in Jalisco, Mexico will discuss contrasting approaches to educating teachers in Mexico and the United States during the Meadows Chair for Excellence in Education lecture this week at the University of North Texas.
The talk will be led by visiting professors José Luis Arce Lepe, academic sub-director of educational research, and Julio Edgardo Arellano Velázquez, administrative sub-director of educational research and technologies. For the conversation, they'll be joined by prospective teachers Diana Hernández Aguinaga and Xitlaly Atziri Medina Silva.
The Meadows Chair for Excellence in Education sponsors conferences and guest lectures, provides support for graduate students and pursues research and educational initiatives, with focal areas in linguistic and cultural diversity in education, intercultural education and global perspectives on education.