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Wroxton Program Itinerary

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY
MASTERS PROGRAMME IN COMMUNICATION
INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS and CULTURE

Sunday 24th May – Friday 5th June 2020

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (Subject to Change)
Venue:  Lecture Hall (unless otherwise stated)

SUNDAY 24 MAY

7.10am                        United Airlines Flight UA 14 due to arrive at Heathrow Airport

                                   Group met by College representative and transported to Wroxton College

10.00am                      Expected time of arrival at Wroxton College

                                   Settle into rooms

10.45 -11.15am           Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

1.00pm                        Welcome Buffet served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2.00pm                        Transport departs for afternoon trip into Banbury

3.30pm                        Transport departs Banbury to return to Wroxton College

3.45 – 4.15pm              Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

4.15pm                        Welcome Introductory Briefing and Tour

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

                                    Dr. Gary Radford, Course Leader

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

7.00pm                        Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

MONDAY 25 MAY

(Bank Holiday Monday) 

The Abbey is open to the public today between 2.00pm – 5.00pm

8.00 – 8.50am              Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9.00am                        Transport departs for trip into Banbury

11.30am                      Transport departs Banbury to return to Wroxton College

12:00pm                      Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

12.45pm                      Group Photograph: Assemble on the Abbey front steps

1.15 – 3.15pm              UNIT 1:  BRITAIN AS A FOREIGN COUNTRY I                            

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

3.15  -3.45pm             Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

3:45 – 4:45pm             UNIT 1:  BRITAIN AS A FOREIGN COUNTRY II

                                                Dr. Nicholas D.J. Baldwin

5.00 – 7.00pm              UNIT 2: FILM PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION

                                                The Imitation Game

7.00pm                        Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

TUESDAY 26 MAY 

8.00 – 8.50am              Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9.00-10.30am             UNIT 3: ‘AS YOU LIKE IT’ BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

                                                Dr. Pamela Mason, Wroxton College Faculty

10.30-11.00am            Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11.00am – 1.00pm      UNIT 4:  ISSUES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

                                                Dr. Angela Morris, Wroxton College Faculty

1.00pm                        Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2.00 – 3.30pm             UNIT 5: US AND EUROPEAN APPROACHES TO COMMUNICATION

                                                Dr. Gary Radford; Chairperson, Department of Communication Studies, FDU

3.30-4.00pm                Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

4.00 – 5.30pm              UNIT 16: TUTORIAL# 1

                                                Dr. Gary Radford

5.30 – 6.15pm              Mediaeval Costumes for hire from the Basement Store Room

                                    Costume hire is £15.00, payable in cash and is optional

THE WROXTON MEDIAEVAL BANQUET IN THE BUTTERY

7.30pm                        Gather Yee in Buttery

8.00pm                        Come to Board in Dining Room

9.30 – 11.00pm            Bar Open

WEDNESDAY 27 MAY 

8.00 – 8.50am              Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9:00 – 11:00am           UNIT 7: AN ABC OF COMMUNICATION IN THE UK

                                                Dr. Guy Fielding; University of Oxford

11.30am                      UNIT 8: VISIT TO CITY OF OXFORD

THURSDAY 28 MAY 

7.45 – 8.30am  Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

8.30am                        Transport departs for

9.30 – 12.30pm            UNIT 9: VISIT TO BLETCHLEY PARK

12.30pm                      Transport departs for visit to Stratford upon Avon

2.00pm                        ETA Stratford upon Avon

                                    Free time

                                    Participants are responsible for their own dinner arrangements

                                    Then:

6.45pm                        Assemble in the foyer of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

7:15pm                        Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It

10.45pm                      Transport departs Stratford upon

11.15pm                   ETA Wroxton College

FRIDAY 29 MAY

8.00 – 8.50am              Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9.00 – 10.30am            UNIT 10: BRITISH GOVERNMENT & POLITICS

                                                Dr. Nicholas D J Baldwin

10.30 – 11.00am         Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11.00am-1.00pm        UNIT 11:  BRITAIN, THE EUROPEAN UNION and BREXIT

                                                Dr. Nicholas D J Baldwin

1.00pm                        Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2.00 – 4.00pm              UNIT 12: THE MEDIA PROFILE IN THE UK & THE CHANGES WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

                                                Mark Ferguson, Managing Director of MoreFire PR

4.00 – 4.30pm              Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7.00pm                       Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

SATURDAY 30 JUNE

7.00 – 8.00am              Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

8.00am                       Transport departs for day trip to London

                                  Participants are responsible for lunch and dinner arrangements

10.00am                     ETA London

11.00pm                     Transport departs London to return to Wroxton

12.30am                     ETA Wroxton:           Light Refreshments served in the Buttery

SUNDAY 31 JUNE

10.00 – 10.30am         Tea, Coffee and Danish Pastries served in the Buttery

12:00pm                      Brunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

3.30 – 4.00pm              Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7.00pm                       Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

MONDAY 1 JUNE

8.00 – 8.50am              Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9.30-10.30am             UNIT 13: COMMUNICATING CORPORATE STRATEGY WITHIN THE ORGANISATION

                                    Dr Linda Lee-Davies, Wroxton College

10.30 – 11.00am         Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11.00am-12.30pm      UNIT 14: SURFACING HONEST AND HIDDEN COMMUNICATION WITHIN THE ORGANISATION FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE

                                                Dr Linda Lee-Davies

1.00pm                        Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2.00 – 3.30pm              UNIT 15: “CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY – PASSION OR FASHION?”

                                                Dr Linda Lee-Davies                      

3.30 – 4.00pm             Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House          

4.00 – 5.30pm             UNIT 6: ALAN TURING & THE MODERN CONCEPTION OF COMMUNICATION

                                    Dr. Gary Radford                       

7.30pm                        Drinks Reception served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7.45pm                        Farewell Dinner for the Rutgers Library Group served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

TUESDAY 2 JUNE

8.00-8.50am                Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9.00 – 10.30am            UNIT 17:  AN INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING

                                                Salome van Leuven, Planner, JWT London

10.30 -11.00am          Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11.00am -12.30pm     UNIT 18:  ADVERTISING & THE SCIENCE OF BEHAVIOUR

                                                Salome van Leuven,

12.30pm                      Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

2.00 – 3.30pm              UNIT 19:  TUTORIAL # 2

                                                Dr. Gary Radford

3.30 – 4.00pm              Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7.00pm                       Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

WEDNESDAY 3 JUNE

8.00 -8 .50am             Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9.00-10.45am             UNIT 20: CORPORATE AND ORGANISATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS IN THE UK

                                                Paul Davison, Managing Director, Proteus Public Relations Ltd

10.45-11.15am            Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

11.15am -12.45pm    UNIT 21:  COMMUNICATION THEORY PART I: SEMIOTICS

                                                Professor Richard Howells, Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries;                                                                                    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

12.45pm                      Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

1.45 – 3.15pm              UNIT 22:  COMMUNICATION THEORY PART II: CRITICAL THEORY

                                                Dr Paul A Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Communications Theory;

                                                            Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds

3.15-3.45pm                Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

3.45-5.30pm                UNIT 23: COURSE REVIEW

                                   Dr. Gary Radford

5.30 – 7.15pm             COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION – Part 1

7.15pm                        Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

THURSDAY 4 JUNE

8.00 – 8.50am              Breakfast served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

9.00am -1 2noon         COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION – Part 2       

10.45 -11.15am          Morning Coffee served in the Buttery, Carriage House

12:00 noon                  Lunch served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

1.00pm                        Transport departs for afternoon trip into Banbury

3.00pm                        Transport departs Banbury to return to Wroxton College

3.30 – 4.00pm              Afternoon Tea served in the Buttery, Carriage House

7.30pm                        Drinks Reception in the Buttery, Carriage House     

7.45pm                        Farewell Dinner served in the Dining Room, Carriage House

FRIDAY 5 JUNE

NO BREAKFAST SERVED TODAY

4:30am                        Transport arrives at Wroxton College

5:00am                        Transport departs Wroxton College for Airport

7:00am                        Check-in at Heathrow Airport

10:105am                    Flight UA15 departs Heathrow for Newark, New Jersey