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Reentry: Creating Opportunities for Reflection, Growth, and Applications after Study Abroad

Thursday May 11, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Eastern time

Presenter: Bruce La Brack


This is Webinar #4 in:

Intercultural Competence Development through Education Abroad: Key Concepts, Practical Applications

(A series of four webinars on intercultural learning through education abroad, Spring Semester 2017)


In the past decade discussions on the topic of Reentry after study abroad have grown exponentially among study abroad professionals. However, even though there is widespread consensus that (1) the return home can have major impacts on students and that (2) reentry can be a time of additional intellectual and intercultural growth, reentry courses and activities have not expanded as significantly as one might expect. Bruce La Brack, a recognized expert and author on the reentry process, will review why reentry can be an extraordinary opportunity for additional student learning and insights, and offer suggestions about how faculty can involve them in reentry activities.

About the presenter:

Dr. Bruce La Brack, Professor Emeritus, School of International Studies, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, an anthropologist by training, created their innovative and integrated study abroad training program for orientation and reentry to support international educational exchange. These courses are the oldest, continuous, cross-cultural orientation courses in America, and include the first required, credit-bearing reentry courses in the US. Bruce is the primary author and editor of “What’s Up With Culture?” (http://www2.pacific.edu/sis/culture/), a free, self-guided, self-paced, and self-assessed Internet resource for preparing U.S. American study abroad students. For over two decades, Bruce served as a senior faculty member at the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication, Portland, Oregon. In 2012, he was presented the Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Award for Innovative Research and Scholarship in Internationalization by NAFSA. His numerous publications include two recent chapters in Student Learning Abroad (2012) and another in International Higher Education’s 'Scholar-Practitioners': Bridging 'Research' and 'Practice' (2016).

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blabrack@pacific.edu

For information about learning outcomes for this webinar and the full webinar series, click here.


Registration

To register for just this webinar (led by Dr. Bruce La Brack), use the "single webinar ticket" option on this page. The cost of this individual webinar is $105 USD.

To register for the webinar series (four webinars in total), use the "webinar series ticket" option on this page. The cost of the webinar series is $380 USD. Webinars will be recorded and made available for those who are unable to attend the “live” webinar presentations.

Employees of the University of Nebraska may register at no cost when using their work email address to register. Select the "ticket" for either this individual webinar or the full webinar series on this page.


Use these links to register for other individual webinars in this series on Eventbrite.com:

Steven Duke (February 9, 2017) - http://bit.ly/2kANf1D

Janice Abarbanel (March 9, 2017) - http://bit.ly/2kM1gd4

Mick Vande Berg (Wednesday April 5, 2017) - http://bit.ly/2jNebJO

Full webinar series (four in total) - use the "webinar series ticket" on this page


Refund Policy
Requests for refunds must be emailed to events@ifcctl.com. Upon request, refunds for withdrawal from this webinar will be made based on this schedule:

  • Requests made on or before May 8, 2017: Registration will be refunded 70%
  • Beginning May 9, 2017: No refunds will be made

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