TAGS: Upcoming Workshops

WEBINAR: Global Learning in a Time of Increased Xenophobia and Extreme Nationalism

September 21 / 1:30-2:30 PM / LTC Forum 044 / Facilitator: Sangita Gosalia, Director of Campus Engagement (CIP)

 

Many institutions integrate global learning into curricula and co-curricular programming with the goal of producing graduates capable of contributing solutions to global problems. Hear from and discuss the perspectives of leading international education scholars and practitioners on the state of global learning as we enter a period of increased populist and anti-international rhetoric and action. This session is being offered through the Campus Conversations Program.  Register

 


Exploring Your Intercultural Conflict Style

September 26 / 10:00-11:30 AM / KU 331 / Presenter: Sangita Gosalia, Director of Campus Engagement (CIP)

 

In this workshop format, participants will complete the intercultural conflict style inventory and take part in interactive and reflective activities that will help explore preferred ways of communication when working across differences in challenging situations.  This session is being offered through the HR Leaning and Development Program.  Register

 


Chinese Language & Culture I (Brown Bag)

October 3 / 12:00-1:15 PM / KU 331 / Presenter: Tim Kao, Director of International Student & Scholar Services (CIP)

 

This session will provide a basic introduction to the Chinese language.  Participants will learn how the language evolved, how to pronounce words (particularly students’ names) more authentically, and how Chinese language and culture intersect.  Students from China will be invited to facilitate small group discussions and pronunciation exercises.  This session is being offered through the HR Leaning and Development Program.  Register

 


Chinese Language & Culture II (Brown Bag)

October 10 / 12:00-1:15 PM / KU 331 / Presenter: Tim Kao, Director of International Student & Scholar Services (CIP)

 

Part II delves deeper into culture and language of China with an introduction to the Chinese writing system and additional small group discussions.  This session is being offered through the HR Leaning and Development Program.  Register

 


Where Do I Begin? Building Your Intercultural Awareness

October 24 / 2:30-3:30 PM / KU 310 / Presenters: Sangita Gosalia, Director of Campus Engagement (CIP); Chanel Wright, Program Coordinator of Campus Engagement (CIP)

 

Do you have a curiosity to build your intercultural awareness, but are not sure where to begin?  Come learn and explore some insights on how to develop your own knowledge, skills and attitudes for intercultural engagement in this workshop.  Participants will gain a broader understanding of cultural values and begin developing strategies for further development and engagement with international students.  This session is being offered through the HR Leaning and Development Program.  Register

 


WEBINAR: Global Learning Across Disciplines: STEAM'D

October 26 / 2:30-3:30 PM / LTC Forum 044 / Facilitator: Nicholas Taggart, Director of the Intensive English Program (CIP)

 

Faculty and students in the sciences, technology, math, art, and design disciplines (STEAM'D) are expected to possess global competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their increasingly globalized fields as well. Explore models of integrating global learning into the curriculum and co-curricular activities of the STEAM'D fields to address world problems and learning goals. This session is being offered through the Campus Conversations Program.   Register

 

WEBINAR: Global Learning in Foreign Language Instruction: More Than Just Talk

November 9 / 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 PM / KU 310 / Facilitator: Kelly Trail, Assistant Director of Educator Abroad (CIP)

 

Foreign language proficiency and cross-cultural understanding should, ideally, go hand in hand. However, foreign language programs do not always successfully incorporate global learning practices into curriculum and miss the opportunity to help students develop global perspectives. Presenters will discuss their research and practice into the deep learning relationship between foreign language instruction and intercultural competencies. This session is being offered through the Campus Conversations Program.  Register