Wroxton Program Itinerary 2019

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY

MASTERS PROGRAMME IN COMMUNICATION

INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS & CULTURE

Sunday 26 May – Friday 7 June 2019

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (Subject to Change)

  Venue:  Lecture Hall  (unless otherwise stated)

SUNDAY 26 MAY

7:10 AM. United Airlines Flight UA 14 due to arrive at Heathrow Airport. Group met by College representative and transported to Wroxton College

10:00 AM. Expected time of arrival at Wroxton College. Settle into rooms

10:45 to 11:15 AM. Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

1:00 PM. Welcome Buffet served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2:00 PM. Transport departs for afternoon trip into Banbury

3.30 PM. Transport departs Banbury to return to Wroxton College

3:45 to 4:15 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

4:15 PM. Welcome Introductory Briefing and Tour    - Regency Room

- Dr. Nicholas D.J. Baldwin, Dean and Director of Operations, Wroxton College
- Gary Radford, Director, MA Program in Corporate & Organisational Communications

6:30 – 7:00 PM. Introductory Meet and Greet Session – Lecture Hall

7:00 PM. Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

MONDAY 27 MAY

(Bank Holiday Monday) 

The Abbey is open to the public today between 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. (A Public Tour Route of the Abbey is cordoned off for public visitors)

8:00 to 8:50 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:00 AM. Transport departs for trip into Banbury

11:30 AM. Transport departs Banbury to return to Wroxton College

12 PM. Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

12:45 PM. Group Photograph: Assemble on the Abbey front steps (in Great Hall if raining)

1:15 to 3:15 PM. UNIT 1:  BRITAIN AS A FOREIGN COUNTRY      - Lecture Hall  

and   - Dr. Nicholas D.J. Baldwin, Dean and Director of Operations, Wroxton College

3:45 to 4:45 PM   

(3:15 to 3:45 PM   Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House)

5:00 to 7:00 PM. UNIT 2: FILM PRESENTATION: The Imitation Game  - Lecture Hall

7:00 PM. Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

TUESDAY 28 MAY 

8:00 to 8:50 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:00 to 10:30 AM. UNIT 3: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’

    - Dr. Pamela Mason, Wroxton College Faculty

10:30 to 11:00 AM. Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

    ISSUES IN EDUCATION

11:00am to 1:00 PM. UNIT 4:  ISSUES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    -  Dr. Angela Morris, Wroxton College

1:00 PM. Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

APPROACHES TO COMMUNICATION

2:00 to 3:30 PM. UNIT 5: US AND EUROPEAN APPROACHES TO COMMUNICATION

    - Dr. Gary Radford Director, MA Program in Corporate & Organisational Communications

3:30 to 4:00 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

4:00 to 5:30 PM. UNIT 6: ALAN TURING & THE MODERN CONCEPTION OF COMMUNICATION

    - Dr Gary Radford

5:30 to 6:15 PM. Mediaeval Costumes for hire from the Basement Store Room. (This is the only time available for the hire of costumes. Costume hire is £15:00, payable in cash and is optional)

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   THE WROXTON MEDIAEVAL BANQUET IN THE BUTTERY

   7:30 PM. Gather Yee in Buttery

   8:00 PM. Come to Board in Dining Room

   9:30 to 11:00 PM. Bar Open

WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 

7:00 to 7:50 AM. Early Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

8:00 AM. Transport departs for: UNIT 7: VISIT TO CITY OF OXFORD

Itinerary TBD

THURSDAY 30 MAY 

7:45 to 8.30 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

8:30 AM. Transport departs for

9:30 to 12.30 PM. UNIT 8: VISIT TO BLETCHLEY PARK

12:30 PM. Transport departs Bletchley Park to return to Wroxton College for

1:30 PM. Late Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2:30 PM. Transport departs for visit to Stratford upon Avon

3:00 PM. ETA Stratford upon Avon

    Free time (Participants are responsible for their own dinner arrangements)

    Then:

6:45 PM. Assemble in the foyer of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre to attend the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew. (The performance begins at 7:15pm and is scheduled to end at 10:30pm)

10:45 PM. Transport departs Stratford upon Avon from drop off point to return to the College

11:15 PM. ETA Wroxton College

FRIDAY 31 MAY

THE POLITICAL CONTEXT

8:00 to 8:50 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:00 to 10:30 AM. UNIT 9: BRITISH GOVERNMENT & POLITICS

    - Dr. Nicholas D J Baldwin

10:30 to 11:00 AM. Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. UNIT 10:  BRITAIN, THE EUROPEAN UNION and BREXIT

    - Dr. Nicholas D J Baldwin

1:00 PM. Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

    ISSUES IN THE MEDIA

2:00 to 4:00 PM. UNIT 11: THE MEDIA PROFILE IN THE UK & THE CHANGES WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

    - Mark Ferguson, Managing Director of MoreFire PR

4:00 to 4:30 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7:00 PM. Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

SATURDAY 1 JUNE

7:00 to 8:00 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

8:00 AM. Transport departs for day trip to London. (Participants are responsible for their own lunch and dinner arrangements)

10:00 AM. ETA London

11:00 PM. Transport departs London to return to Wroxton

12:30 AM. ETA Wroxton. Tea, Coffee and Light Refreshments served in the Buttery, Carriage House

SUNDAY 2 JUNE

NO BREAKFAST SERVED TODAY 

10:00 to 10:30 AM. Tea, Coffee and Danish Pastries served in the Buttery, Carriage House

12 PM. Brunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

3:30 to 4:00 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7:00 PM. Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

MONDAY 3 JUNE

8:00 to 8:50 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:30 to 10:30 AM. UNIT 13: COMMUNICATING CORPORATE STRATEGY WITHIN THE ORGANISATION

    - Dr Linda Lee-Davies, Wroxton College

10:30 to 11:00 AM. Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. UNIT 14: SURFACING HONEST AND HIDDEN COMMUNICATION WITHIN THE ORGANISATION FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE

    - Dr Linda Lee-Davies

1:00 PM. Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2:00 to 3:30 PM. UNIT 15: “CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY – PASSION OR FASHION?”

    - Dr Linda Lee-Davies

3:30 to 4:00 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House 

4:00 to 6:00 PM. UNIT 16: TUTORIAL# 1

    - Dr. Gary Radford

7:30 PM. Drinks Reception served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7:45 PM. Farewell Dinner for the Rutgers Library Group served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

TUESDAY 4 JUNE

8:00 to 8:50 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:00 to 10:30 AM. UNIT 17:  AN INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING

    - Salome van Leuven, Planner, JWT London

10:30 to 11:00 AM. Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11:00 to 12:30 PM. UNIT 18:  ADVERTISING & THE SCIENCE OF BEHAVIOUR

    - Salome van Leuven, Planner, JWT London

12:30 PM. Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2:00 to 3:30 PM. UNIT 19:  TUTORIAL # 2

    - Dr. Gary Radford

3:30 to 4:00 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7:00 PM. Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

WEDNESDAY 5 JUNE

8:00 to 8:50 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:00 to 10:45 AM. UNIT 20: CORPORATE AND ORGANISATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN THE UK

   - Paul Davison, Managing Director, Proteus Public Relations Ltd

10:45 to 11:15 AM. Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11:15 AM to 12:45 PM. UNIT 21:  COMMUNICATION THEORY PART I: SEMIOTICS

     - Professor Richard Howells, Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries at King’s College London

    Visiting Fellow at Exeter College, University of Oxford

    Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Oxford

12:45 PM. Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

1:45 to 3:15 PM. UNIT 22:  COMMUNICATION THEORY PART II: CRITICAL THEORY

      - Dr Paul A Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Communications Theory, Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds

3:15 to 3.45 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

3:45 to 5:30 PM. UNIT 23: REVIEW

    - Dr. Gary Radford

5:30 to 7:15 PM. COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION – Part 1

7:15 PM. Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

THURSDAY 6 JUNE

8:00 to 8.50 AM. Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:00 AM to 12 PM. COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION – Part 2 

10:45 to 11:15 AM. Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

12 PM. Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

1:00 PM. Transport departs for afternoon trip into Banbury

3:00 PM. Transport departs Banbury to return to Wroxton College

3:30 to 4:00 PM. Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7:30 PM. Drinks Reception in the Buttery, Carriage House 

7:45 PM. Farewell Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

FRIDAY 7 JUNE

 

NO BREAKFAST SERVED TODAY

? AM. Transport arrives at Wroxton College

? AM. Transport departs Wroxton College for Airport

? AM. Check-in at Airport

? AM. Flight departs for USA