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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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Dr. Patricia Dingle to Share Multiple
Talents with UW-Eau Claire Community
MAILED: Oct. 6, 2000

          EAU CLAIRE — Dr. Patricia Dingle, a scholar with specialties in multicultural education, dance and design, will begin a two-week residency on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus Oct. 16. Her residency will continue through Oct. 27.
          During her two weeks on campus, Dingle will share her many talents through a variety of presentations. Presentations include:

  • "The Changing Face of Education," noon, Oct. 17, Presidents Room, Davies Center.
  • "What Teacher Education Needs to do to Prepare Future Educators for a Diverse World," 3 p.m., Oct. 18, Room 255, Brewer Hall.
  • "Multiculturalism and the African American Experience," 4 p.m. Oct. 19, Tamarack Room, Davies Center.
  • Community Dance Workshop with Toni Poll-Sorensen, Oct. 21.
  • Work with Toni Poll-Sorensen and the campus dance company, Oct. 23-27.
          Also during her stay, Dingle will visit area schools, work with UW-Eau Claire's dance company, and meet with art education majors.
          Dingle received her doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Maryland in College Park, a master of arts in teaching degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and an ABA degree in studio art and dance from Connecticut College in New London, Conn.
          Her work encompasses multicultural education, multiple intelligence theory, computer-assisted instruction, and art and dance movement. She has worked with a variety of public and private schools including Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Rhode Island School of Design Museum Workshop and the Rhode Island Institute of Mental Health. She is an active presenter at national conferences, most recently the National Association of Secondary Principals, Middle Atlantic Writer's Association, Women and Creativity Conference, National Art Education Association and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
          Dingle's residency at UW-Eau Claire, coordinated by Katherine Rhoades and Cynthia Gray-Mash, is a collaborative effort among the department of foundations of education and UW-Eau Claire faculty members Toni Poll-Sorensen, kinesiology, and Karen Horan, art education.

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Updated: Oct. 6, 2000