Creating the Morgridge International Reading Center; IRA 2009, Phoenix

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This slide show will be presented at the International Reading Association's Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ on Feb. 23, 2009. Anyone who would like to discuss the Morgridge Center may access our website: mirc.ucf.edu.

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  • Creating the Morgridge International Reading Center; IRA 2009, Phoenix

    1. 2. February 23, 2009 International Reading Association Phoenix, AZ
    2. 3. <ul><li>Our Beginning. . . . . . . . . </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>John and Carrie Morgridge </li></ul>
    4. 5. BOT Approval to Rename Morgridge International Reading Center
    5. 6. <ul><li>Executive Director </li></ul><ul><li>Dean Sandra Robinson </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Robert Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Susan Wegmann </li></ul>Morgridge International Reading Center Administrative Structure
    6. 7. So far. . . <ul><ul><li>Development Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Six focus groups, 150+ people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architect & Construction Manager Selection, January 2008 </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><ul><li>Planning Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Comprised of Interdisciplinary Faculty Members </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision to proceed with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase I & Phase II </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><ul><li>Communicating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where people and ideas come together </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Collect and disseminate scientific and educational information based on research. </li></ul><ul><li>House a comprehensive collection of global reading initiatives. </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as a communication hub for stakeholders. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for professional learning. </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><ul><li>National Advisory Panel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tim Blair – University of Central Florida </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don Deshler – University of Kansas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linda Gambrell – Clemson University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thyria Greene-Ansley – Florida A & M University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kouider Mokhtari – Iowa State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gay Su Pinnell – Prof Emeritus, Ohio State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carol Vukelich – U niversity of Delaware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sean Walmsley – State University of New York </li></ul></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>3 Interactive White boards </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology in Education (ITiE) </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings with key organization leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty input </li></ul><ul><li>Architect charettes </li></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><li>United States Reading Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>International Reading Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Literature Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Global Communications Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Featured Arrivals Archives </li></ul><ul><li>International Communication Hubs </li></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>STEM Literacy Teaching Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Global Education Teaching Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Assessment Clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Simulation Teaching Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Collaboration Rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Early Literacy Research Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars in Residence </li></ul><ul><li>International Research Area </li></ul>
    14. 15. <ul><li>Endowment of operations </li></ul><ul><li>Endowment of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Naming of spaces in building </li></ul>
    15. 16. <ul><li>International Reading Association </li></ul><ul><li>Promethean Activboards </li></ul><ul><li>Other partnerships </li></ul>
    16. 17. <ul><li>If we are to serve teachers, parents, and university faculty, what will we need to do? </li></ul><ul><li>What materials, programs, and/or themes should be included in the International Reading Gallery? </li></ul><ul><li>Comments/Suggestions? </li></ul>
    17. 19. February 23, 2009 International Reading Association Phoenix, AZ

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