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Creating the Morgridge International Reading Center: A Place for Global Exchange in Collaboration, Communication, and Prom...
Our Beginning. . . . . . . . .<br />
A generous gift . . .<br />John and Carrie Morgridge<br />
Morgridge International Reading Center<br />Administrative Structure<br />Executive Director <br />Dean Sandra Robinson<br...
So far. . . <br />Development Team<br />Six focus groups, 150+ people<br />Architect & Construction Manager     	Selection...
Planning Committee<br /> Comprised of Interdisciplinary Faculty Members<br />Financing<br />Decision to proceed with <br /...
The Morgridge Center seeks to advance literacy through:<br />Communicating<br />Collaborating<br />Learning<br />Researchi...
The Morgridge International Reading Center will. . . <br />Collect and disseminate scientific and educational information ...
National Advisory Panel<br />Tim Blair – University of Central Florida<br />Don Deshler – University of Kansas<br />Linda ...
Presentations<br />3 Interactive White boards<br />Information Technology in Education (ITiE)<br />Adobe Connect<br />Meet...
2010 Inaugural UCF Book Festival<br />On UCF campus<br />60 authors, 29 panels, presentations, and readings<br />3,000+ in...
Phase I <br />United States Reading Gallery<br />International Reading Gallery <br />Children’s Literature Gallery<br />Gl...
Phase II<br />STEM Literacy Teaching Lab<br />Global Education Teaching Lab<br />Literacy Assessment Clinic<br />Virtual S...
Fundraising Opportunities<br />Endowment of operations<br />Endowment of programs<br />Naming of spaces in building<br />
Partnerships<br />International Reading Association<br />Promethean Activboards<br />Other partnerships<br />
What could the Morgridge Center offer YOU?<br />If we are to serve teachers, parents, and university faculty, what will we...
Creating the Morgridge International Reading Center: A Place for Global Exchange in Collaboration, Communication, and Prom...
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  • DeanBOT – Dick NunisExperiences to shareOne state not knowing what another one is doing in readingNo clearing house to share among nations.
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  • SusanTransition to next slide: To this end, we convened a National Panel of Literacy Experts last spring.
  • Susan*Presentations (Florida Assoc. of Teacher Educators, NCTE, IRA (Phoenix), informal)*Purchased and received donation of 5 Interactive White boards (4 ActivBoards, 1 SMartBoard)*Attended Information Technology in Education, (ITiE) London, England, Oct. 2008; sponsored by Promethean*Gained access to Adobe Connect, plan to host webinars*Meet with key organizational leaders (Alan Farstrup, Spring and Fall, 2008; Promethean Leadership)*Students completed wikis for 32 countries*Compiled lists of faculty members with international connectionsTransition:These are the things we have been doing. Now Allison will describe the building space and what we are planning. (Allison speaks next)
  • Dean?United States Reading Gallery – highlight North, East, South, and West statesInternational Reading Gallery – representation from 6 continentsChildren’s Literature Gallery – the best of each state and nation; books to be donated at the end of each year to high need studentsGlobal Communications Assembly – auditorium space (to be doubled in Phase II)Featured Arrivals Archives – space to highlight newly arrived materials, before they go to galleriesInternational Communication Hub – high-tech space to collaborate with other nations in real-time
  • DeanSTEM Literacy Teaching Lab – Science, technology, e?, and Math (“step-down” area in middle, obs. Around edges; “fishbowl”; wet sinks)Global Education Teaching Lab – Social Sciences labLiteracy Assessment Clinic – Reading Area – classroom space, graduate student space, faculty collaboration areasVirtual Simulation Teaching Labs – “Teach me” labs, virtual classroom, Lockheed Martin collaborationReflective Collaboration Rooms – These are the computer-lab-type roomsEarly Literacy Research Lab – Early childhood space, model classroom in corners to manipulate materialsScholars in Residence – space for 2 to 5 visiting scholars (those in sabbatical)International Research Area – open area for staff, grad students, etc.
  • Dean (spend the rest of the time on these two questions. Susan record ideas)
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    2. 2. Creating the Morgridge International Reading Center: A Place for Global Exchange in Collaboration, Communication, and Promising Practices in Literacy <br />International Reading Association<br />Chicago, IL<br />Dr. Sandra Robinson<br />Dean, College of Education<br />University of Central Florida<br />srobinso@mail.ucf.edu<br />Dr. Susan Wegmann<br />Assistant Professor<br />University of Central Florida<br />Director of Programs and Research, <br />Morgridge International Reading Center<br />University of Central Florida<br />swegmann@mail.ucf.edu<br />
    3. 3. Our Beginning. . . . . . . . .<br />
    4. 4. A generous gift . . .<br />John and Carrie Morgridge<br />
    5. 5. Morgridge International Reading Center<br />Administrative Structure<br />Executive Director <br />Dean Sandra Robinson<br />Director of Operations<br />Dr. Robert Williams<br />Director of Programs and Research<br />Dr. Susan Wegmann<br />Director<br />Enrique Puig<br />
    6. 6. So far. . . <br />Development Team<br />Six focus groups, 150+ people<br />Architect & Construction Manager Selection<br />
    7. 7. Planning Committee<br /> Comprised of Interdisciplinary Faculty Members<br />Financing<br />Decision to proceed with <br /> Phase I & Phase II<br />
    8. 8. The Morgridge Center seeks to advance literacy through:<br />Communicating<br />Collaborating<br />Learning<br />Researching<br />Where people and ideas come together<br />
    9. 9. The Morgridge International Reading Center will. . . <br />Collect and disseminate scientific and educational information based on research.<br />House a comprehensive collection of global reading initiatives.<br />Serve as a communication hub for stakeholders.<br />Provide opportunities for professional learning.<br />
    10. 10. National Advisory Panel<br />Tim Blair – University of Central Florida<br />Don Deshler – University of Kansas<br />Linda Gambrell – Clemson University<br />Thyria Greene-Ansley – Florida A & M University<br />Kouider Mokhtari – Iowa State University<br />Gay Su Pinnell – Prof Emeritus, Ohio State University<br />Carol Vukelich – University of Delaware<br />Sean Walmsley – State University of New York<br />
    11. 11. Presentations<br />3 Interactive White boards<br />Information Technology in Education (ITiE)<br />Adobe Connect<br />Meetings with key organization leaders<br />Wikis<br />Faculty input<br />Architect charettes <br />
    12. 12. 2010 Inaugural UCF Book Festival<br />On UCF campus<br />60 authors, 29 panels, presentations, and readings<br />3,000+ in attendance<br />35+ exhibitors<br />
    13. 13. Phase I <br />United States Reading Gallery<br />International Reading Gallery <br />Children’s Literature Gallery<br />Global Communications Assembly<br />Featured Arrivals Archives<br />International Communication Hub<br />
    14. 14.
    15. 15. Phase II<br />STEM Literacy Teaching Lab<br />Global Education Teaching Lab<br />Literacy Assessment Clinic<br />Virtual Simulation Teaching Labs<br />Reflective Collaboration Rooms<br />Early Literacy Research Lab<br />Scholars in Residence<br />International Research Area<br />
    16. 16. Fundraising Opportunities<br />Endowment of operations<br />Endowment of programs<br />Naming of spaces in building<br />
    17. 17. Partnerships<br />International Reading Association<br />Promethean Activboards<br />Other partnerships<br />
    18. 18. What could the Morgridge Center offer YOU?<br />If we are to serve teachers, parents, and university faculty, what will we need to do?<br />What materials, programs, and/or themes should be included in the International Reading Gallery?<br />Comments/Suggestions?<br />
    19. 19. Creating the Morgridge International Reading Center: A Place for Global Exchange in Collaboration, Communication, and Promising Practices in Literacy <br />International Reading Association<br />Chicago, IL<br />Dr. Sandra Robinson<br />Dean, College of Education<br />University of Central Florida<br />srobinso@mail.ucf.edu<br />Dr. Susan Wegmann<br />Assistant Professor<br />University of Central Florida<br />Director of Programs and Research, <br />Morgridge International Reading Center<br />University of Central Florida<br />swegmann@mail.ucf.edu<br />
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