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Workshop on Intercultural Learning in Education Abroad

Date: Friday December 8, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hosted by Bentley University

LaCava Campus Center room 305AB, Bentley University, Waltham, MA


Learning Objectives

This workshop is designed to be a hands-on, active learning environment in which all participants are actively engaged. For more information about learning objectives, view http://www.ifcctl.com/workshop-at-bentley-university.html.

Registration

Registration for this workshop will be capped at 40 individuals. Bentley University employees who have questions about the workshop are encouraged to contact Christine Hollenhorst in International Education, chollenhorst@bentley.edu or 781-891-3474. Registration for this workshop will be available on EventBrite.com, which processes credit card payments easily and securely. Bentley University employees should select the “Bentley employee ticket” option when registering. Registration will open on Monday August 14, 2017.

The cost of this workshop is as follows:

Bentley University employees -- $290 per person (register with Bentley ticket using your Bentley email address)

Non-Bentley University employees:

  • Early bird rate (until November 15, 2017) --- $330 per person
  • Regular rate (register November 16-December 7, 2017, space permitting) --- $370 per person

The price includes the following:

  • Lunch (registrants will be asked to indicate any dietary restrictions)
  • Coffee, tea and water
  • Light refreshments
  • Workshop materials, including a collection of resources

Refund Policy

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

  • Requests made on or before November 15, 2017: Full refund
  • Requests made between November 16 and December 4, 2017: Registration will be refunded 70%
  • Beginning December 5, 2017: No refunds will be made

About the presenters:

Steven Duke, Ph.D., is President of the Institute for Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning, and Assistant Vice President for Global Strategy and International Initiatives at the University of Nebraska. With a doctorate in history from Indiana University, Steve has taught Russian, European and world history courses at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wake Forest University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Brigham Young University. He has also taught cross-cultural engagement courses and conducts research on intercultural learning and intercultural competence development. He created and spearheaded the WISE Conference from 2008 to 2015, turning it into the premier conference on intercultural learning in education abroad and an important training environment for faculty who lead education abroad programs. He is a frequent presenter at regional, national and international conferences on international education and at workshops for faculty and international education professionals. His publications include Preparing to Study Abroad: Learning to Cross Cultures (Stylus, 2014) and “The Importance of Intercultural Learning in Study Abroad,” in T. Milby and J. Rhodes, ed. Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs (IGI Global, 2015), pp. 73-88.

Tara Harvey, Ph.D., has been in the field of international/intercultural education for more than fifteen years. She has taught English abroad and worked as an international student advisor at Texas A&M and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At the University of Minnesota—where she also earned a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Development Education—Tara taught two innovative courses designed to help students learn from and through their own intercultural experiences. As the Academic Director of Intercultural Learning at CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange), Tara developed the signature course, ‘Intercultural Communication and Leadership’ (offered at more than 20 study centers around the world) and integrated intercultural learning frameworks into CIEE’s wide array of study abroad programs. A contributing author to Student Learning Abroad: What our Students Are Learning, What They’re Not, and What We Can Do About It (Stylus, 2012), Tara is currently co-authoring a follow-up book—an educator’s guide to facilitating intercultural learning—to be published by Stylus in 2017. As Founder/Consultant of True North Intercultural, Tara is a consultant, trainer, and coach focused on helping educators and institutions of higher education increase students’ intercultural learning.


Questions?
Contact Steven Duke at
steve@ifcctl.com.

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