Wednesday II Programs
Unless otherwise noted, all presentations will take place in the Heinig Emeriti Lounge, second floor, Walwood Hall at 2 p.m.
April 9, 2014
Lawrence Schlack, “John Dewey Comes to WMU: The Campus School and Progressive Education”
When the elementary classroom wing of the Campus School was constructed in 1915 John Dewey’s progressive education philosophy was in full bloom. This presentation will describe the design, construction and curriculum of the elementary wing and how it reflected the Dewey philosophy over the ensuing decades.
May 14, 2014
Sharon Carlson, “Regional Treasures: Introducing the Zhang Legacy Collections Center”
The site tour will feature behind-the-scenes information about the plan, implementation and move of 30,000 cubic feet of some of Southwest Michigan’s premiere cultural resources. NOTE: this program is at the Center off Oakland Drive.