Webinar Series on Intercultural Learning in Education Abroad Programs

The Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, in cooperation with the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange, is offering a series of webinars this spring aimed at integrating intercultural learning into faculty led study abroad programs. The series is aimed at identifying the building blocks that will help institutions build robust support for intercultural competency and awareness of cultural values.

Webinar No. 2 is scheduled from 2-3 p.m. this Thursday, March 9. All interested faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

For presenter bios and learning outcomes, go to http://www.ifcctl.com/for-education-abroad-professionals-and-faculty-leading-programs.html

All webinars will be shown in the Teaching and Faculty Support Center Technology Room. The center is located in the Harmon Avenue Parking Garage (level 7) or HAPG 703 (phone 575-3222).

Webinar No. 2

"Through the Lens of Emotional Resilience in Study Abroad:  Strategies for Creating Emotionally Healthy Learning Environments Integrated into Programming," presented by Janice Abarbanel.

When: Thursday, March 9, 2-3 p.m.

Webinar No. 3

"From Theorizing to Connecting: A Four-Step Process for Developing Interculturally," presented by Mick Vende Berg.

When: Wednesday, April 5, 3-4 p.m.

Webinar No. 4

"Reentry: Creating Opportunities for Reflection, Growth, and Applications after Study Abroad," presented by Bruce La Brack

When: Thursday, May 11, 3-4 p.m.


DeDe Long or Sarah Malloy, director and assistant director
Office of Study Abroad
479-575-7582, slmalloy@uark.edu

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