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.

Contacts

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


Editor-selected comments will be published below. No abusive material, personal attacks, profanity, spam or material of a similar nature will be considered for publication.

comments powered by Disqus

Headlines

Visionary Gift Creates School of Art, Transforms Access to Art in Arkansas

The new School of Art has been established with largest gift ever given to a U.S. university in support of or to establish a school of art.

NSF Award Will Facilitate Better Understanding of Lipids and Proteins

Chemistry professors Roger Koeppe and Denise Greathouse have received a $717,524 NSF award to address fundamental gaps in the understanding of lipids and proteins in biological membranes.

Fine Arts Center Gallery Presents: 'A New Subjectivity: Figurative Painting after 2000'

There will be a reception with the curator, Jason Stopa, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, and a lecture will follow at 5:30 p.m. at Hillside Auditorium, room 206. Both events are free and open to the public.

Industrial Engineering Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Manuel Rossetti, professor of industrial engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Grant for almost $200,000.

Get Connected Today at Razorbash U on Union Mall

The Office of Student Activities is getting an early start on the Razorbash fun by hosting Razorbash U from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, on the Union Mall.

Newswire Daily