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Intercultural competence online course for teachers - starting in May

April 23, 2013 | 12:46 am
Here are some links to a 4-week online course on intercultural competence for teachers through LEARN NC at The Universiy of North Carolina-Chapel Hill:   - Starts May 8 - register soon if interested!Crossing cultures I: Self awarenessThis online course helps teachers gain a greater awareness of their own cultural background, as well as acquire tools to interact appropriately and effectively with people from a variety of cultures.  Course descriptionIt’s not easy for students from other cultures to adapt to a new environment. It’s not any easier for teachers — our own cultural biases and assumptions may mean the difference between making a student, parent, or colleague feel welcome, or making that person feel like an outsider.Develop your intercultural competence in Crossing Cultures I: Self Awareness. This course will help you improve your effectiveness in interacting with individuals from different cultural... read more
Posted by: Darla Deardorff
Posted on: Apr 23, 2013

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Grant Competition

May 7, 2013 | 1:54 pm
Competitive Grant:  DUE June 13, 2013Program Office: International and Foreign Language EducationCFDA Number: 84.021Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive GrantsAlso Known As: FulbrightProgram Brochure This program provides grants to support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies for teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor. Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, group research or study, or advanced intensive language programs.There are group projects in research, training, and curriculum development. Project type descriptions are available.Projects must focus on the humanities, social sciences and languages, and must focus on one or more of the following areas: Africa, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, the Western Hemisphere (Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean), East Central Europe and Eurasia, and the Near East. Applications... read more
Posted by: Caitlin Haugen
Posted on: May 07, 2013

Internationalizing Teacher Education - A Presentation to Faculty and Graduate Students at George Mason University

October 7, 2013 | 12:04 pm
Global Education for Teachers (GET) Collaborative is a joint effort - funded by a grant from the Longview Foundation - between George Mason University and American University.  The goal of the program is to support internationalization of teacher education programs through collaborative efforts such as workshops, book discussions, and mini-grants.  GTE's ED presented a workshop to the faculty and graduate students at George Mason on October 5, 2013.  The presentation is shared below. A video and summary of the presentation are also available at the GET Collaborative website. 
Posted by: Caitlin Haugen
Posted on: Oct 07, 2013

International Education Institute: Enhancing Intercultural Competence in an Educational Setting

October 15, 2013 | 10:29 am
International Education Institute:Enhancing Intercultural Competence in an Educational SettingSpend two to four weeks enhancing your knowledge and skills as an international educator through one or both of the following courses at Kent State University's Florence Campus.Kent State University, through its campus in Florence, Italy is offering two courses in June 2014.  The first course, Design and Delivery of Study Abroad: While Studying Abroad is  ideal for students in higher education administration, those currently working in international offices, or teachers interested in developing international experiences for students.  The second course, Intercultural Dimensions of Teaching and Learning, addresses teaching and learning in an international and intercultural context, looking at cross-cultural and intercultural psychology and communication influence the teaching and learning process.  I seek your assistance in circulating this information and the attached flyer.  Thank you, in... read more
Posted by: Kenneth Cushner
Posted on: Oct 15, 2013

Submit a Proposal to the Alliance for International Education (AIE) Conference

May 30, 2014 | 2:34 pm
Alliance for International Education World ConferenceMumbai, India, 10-12 October 2014Intercultural UnderstandingReflection, Responsibility and ActionAIE conferences, held every two years, aim to bring together all those involved in the promotion of intercultural understanding and international education, including researchers and practitioners at every level of education throughout the world. The 2014 conference programme will include keynote presentations by distinguished speakers, and a series of related strand sessions based on small group presentations and discussion around a range of strand topics. There will also be opportunity for those with common interests in the differing age-related phases of education to get together to share experiences, as well as a host of other informal opportunities for the exchange of views and experience around the overall conference theme of Intercultural Understanding. All participants will be members of one of the strand groups, and those who... read more
Posted by: Beverly Shaklee
Posted on: May 30, 2014

Call for Proposals: 2015 AIEA Annual Conference

June 13, 2014 | 10:36 pm
Leading Global Learning: Envisioning New ParadigmsThe AIEA 2015 conference committee encourages innovative session proposals that explore new paradigms for leading global learning.  Session proposals should describe a 75-minute process that leaves at least 35 minutes for discussion.  AIEA strongly encourages session proposals that include 2-3 presenters (maximum is 3 presenters), at least one whom is an SIO; with the exception of round-tables, which should include only 1-2 facilitators and no formal presentation.  No single-presenter sessions will be considered.SUBTHEMES FOR THE 2015 CONFERENCE INCLUDE:The Senior International Officer (SIO) and Campus Leadership:  How can the SIO, in collaboration with other senior leadership, anticipate and embrace twenty-first century challenges?  In what ways does or should the SIO inform and support the mission and vision of the institution?  How might the SIO best direct the international office towards effective and supportive collaboration with... read more
Posted by: Halima Cherif
Posted on: Jun 13, 2014