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Arts & Lectures Fall 2013 Series

Developing Curious Minds...

California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PST)

Developing Curious Minds...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
CSUSM Students Ended Free $0.00
CSUSM Faculty/Staff with ID Ended $7.50 $0.00
General Public/Commmunity Ended $15.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Lecture & Book Signing

Developing Curious Minds…
John Barell

Thurs – Nov. 14 @ 6pm – ARTS 240

A world recognized leader in developing inquiry in the classroom, John Barell will present strategies for
educators to develop more curious minds in their students.   Teachers need to model curiosity to inspire higher level thinking abilities and creativity in students using the patterns of observation, thinking, and
questioning through problematic scenarios and
provocation.  Mr. Barell’s motivation for inquiry in teaching and learning came from the opportunity to sail to Antarctica on Byrd’s flagship the USS Glacier as part of Operation DeepFreeze.  Later Barell taught in New York City public high schools, then as
Professor Emeritus at Montclair State University in teacher education and world literature.  Barell’s recent books include: Why are School Busses Always 
Yellow? (2008) and Did you Ever Wonder? (2013).

Book signing will follow the lecture.

Generously Supported in Memory of Melvin & Corinne Moss


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

If you are reserving a CSUSM Student Ticket, or purchasing a Faculty/Staff ticket you must bring your ticket and CSUSM ID to be admitted to this event.

Note: If ticketholders are not seated five minutes prior to the beginning of the performance, Arts & Lectures reserves the right to offer that seat to another guest.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

For directions to CSUSM visit http://www.csusm.edu/guide/
Complimentary Parking will be available in  LOT N. Look for directional signs to parking once you arrive on campus.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please call the Office of Arts & Lecture at 760.750.8889 or email mhuerta@csusm.edu

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, but only within the same ticket type.
For example, a student can tranfer their ticket to another CSUSM student with valid CSUSM ID.
CSUSM Faculty/Staff can transfer their ticket to another CSUSM Faculty/Staff with valid CSUSM ID.
General Public can transfer their ticket to anyone.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes or bring a SMART Phone to show your online ticket barcode. Note that tickets will not be sold at the door.

What is the refund policy?

Please email mhuerta@csusm.edu 5 business days in advance of the event.


Have questions about Developing Curious Minds...? Contact California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures

When & Where

ARTS 240
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92078

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PST)

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California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures

The Office of Arts & Lectures produces the Arts and Lectures Series, a wide-range of curriculum-linked events. 

Each year, Arts & Lectures engages the support and advice of CSUSM faculty, staff, students and the community in developing a series of 20-40 events including lectures across various fields, film/video screenings, visual art talks, dance and theatre performances, music concerts, scientific discussions, book readings and more.  The Series has become an integral part of campus life and offers eye-opening perspectives on multiple topics, issues, and disciplines by bringing in exceptional guests who are experts in various fields creatively and intellectually.  The program not only supplements and complements curricular needs but it also enriches cultural life on the campus and within the community.

All Arts & Lectures events require a ticket and is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public.

For more information regarding upcoming events, check out our event calendar or contact the Office of Arts & Lectures @ 760-750-8889.

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Developing Curious Minds...
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