International Education Week 2020
Highlights of International Education Week:
- World101/Coucil on Foreign Relations: A free resource to develop global perspectives
- Clearing the Smoke: Medical Cannabis Conversations across Borders: Global Virtual Exchange Project
- Peace Corps Info Session
- Virtual and In Person Internships in Africa, Asia, & Latin America
- Universidad Del Rosario Info Session
- Students Collaborate with Peers Around the World: COIL Project
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International Education Week (IEW) 2020 Event Schedule
9:30am-10:30am | Webinar
2020 IIE (Institution of International Education) Open Doors Annual Data Release
The annual ECA-funded Open Doors report is a definitive survey on international and U.S. higher education student mobility. The briefing offers the public and members of the media access to the newest data available from the annual ECA-funded Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Report highlights will include survey results on international and U.S. student mobility, the top sending and receiving countries, and statistics on student demographics.
The Open Doors 2020 Data Release will be live streamed at 9:30-10:30am ET. Representatives from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education will release findings from the 2020 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.
Integrating and Engaging Languages and Cultures Into Your Courses and Programs (Workshop for Faculty)
All faculty-led program leaders, program coordinators, and faculty who are interested in langauges and cultures are welcome!
Dr. Arnaldo Cordero-Roman, Associate Professor of Spanish; Dr. Javier Sanchez, Associate Professor of Spanish; and Dr. JY Zhou, Interim Director of Global Engagement and SIO
Fulbright Awards Information Session for Students and Faculty
Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Dr. Robert Nichols, Professor of History and Stockton's Fulbright Program Adviser, will share information and experience for students and faculty on how to apply for the Fulbright Student and Fulbright Scholar Programs. Contact Robert.Nichols@stockton.edu for details.
Confirmed Participating Exchange Universities and Organizations are:
- Academic Programs International (API)
- AIFS Abroad
- CIS Abroad
- Kaya Responsible Travel
- ISA: International Studies Abroad
- SAI Programs
- Semester at Sea
- Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia (Watch the Info Session recording)
- Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, Puerto Rico
- University of Florence (Università degli Studi di Firenze) - School of Economics and Management, Florence, Italy
- University of Nürtingen-Geislingen (HfWU), Nürtingen, Germany
2:30pm-3:30pm | Zoom
Post-COVID Faculty-Led Programs: What should we consider? (Workshop for Faculty)
Learn about short-term global experiences from WorldStrides. We will explore how to create an educational experience abroad that aligns with faculty learning objectives in a post-COVID world!
Program Development Manager, Custom Programs, WorldStrides
Grant and Scholarships in Education Abroad for Faculty and Students
In this session, the Office of Global Engagement will share several education abroad grant and scholarship opportunities for faculty and students, including Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Programs for Faculty, Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship, Gilman Scholarship, Boren Scholarship and Fellowship, etc., and many scholarship opportunities.
Peace Corps Celebrates International Education Week: Education Programs
Do you have or are you working towards a 4-year degree in any subject? Are you interested in teaching internationally? Education and English-teaching volunteers are needed to address global education and training needs at grassroots levels.
Join us at this education-focused information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.
Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps
Returned Volunteer, Rwanda 2016-2018
Virtual and In-Person Internships in Africa, Asia, & Latin America
In this session, we'll share examples and show you what a virtual experience looks like in Ecuador, Morocco, South Africa, Vietnam, and Thailand!
Watch Kaya's Intro Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLNBdhwjnT
Learn more on Kaya's website: https://www.kayavolunteer.com/
University Relations and Customized Groups Manager, Kaya Responsible Travel
Clearing the Smoke: Medical Cannabis Conversations across Borders (Workshop for Faculty)
This session is co-developed and promoted by Stockton University and Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico
This session will share how to develop and design a student research collaboration on medical cannabis between Stockton University and Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Mexico in Fall 2020. We will also discuss the opportunities to invite more faculty from various disciplines to participate in this project.
Dra. Flores Monsivais, faculty in the Medical School, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Adalberto Avelar García Rojas, Analista de Cooperación Académica, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Robert Mejia, Adjunct Faculty, Stockton University
Dr. JY Zhou, Interim Director of Global Engagement and SIO, Stockton University
Join us if you’re interested in pairing your courses with global partners. Read more COIL projects on Students collaborate with peers around the world.
Stockton World Language Tables
A welcoming and no-pressure environment to practice world language skills and communicate with students from Stockton's global partner institutions
World101/Council on Foreign Relations (CFR): Free Resources to Develop Global Perspectives in Curriculum and Co-Curriculum (Workshop for Faculty)
The panel will introduce a new digital resource available for Stockton to use in any discipline: World 101:
- 11 modules in Global Era Issues:Globalization, Terrorism, Climate Change, Nuclear Proliferation, Migration, Cybersecurity, Global Health, Covid-19, Trade & Investment, Currency & Monetary Policy, and Development.
- 6 modules in Regions of the World: The Americas, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South & Central Asia, and East Asia & the Pacific.
- 4 modules in How the World Works ... and Sometimes Doesn’t:Building Blocks (sovereignty, nationalism, self-determination, etc), Forms of government, Global Governance, and Conflict.
- Tina Zappile, Associate Professor of Political Science, Stockton University
- Charles Hopkins, Director, Teaching and Learning, Council on Foreign Relations
- Irina A. Faskianos, Vice President for the National Program and Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations
Challenges and Updates of International Education: Policies and Practices
In this session, we will share several recent updates on the policies and practices of international students and scholars, education abroad, curriculum internationalization, and global partners.
Immersive and Interactive VR 360° Virtual Study Abroad Programs
Making a Global Education Accessible to All
The innovative, immersive 360° GLM platform features self-paced, interactive 360° Global Learning Materials that can be used to internationalize the curriculum and provide all students and faculty access to international education, in an easy, effective, and engaging way, regardless of barriers.
We’ll visit the most iconic monuments of Florence: the Duomo, the Baptistry, Medici Palace, Piazza della Signoria Square, Ponte Vecchio. We’ll learn about the history of the Medici family, their economical fortune and artistic interests; we’ll talk about the Pazzi Conspiracy and the Black Death; we’ll discover the history of Florentinian poets like Boccaccio and Dante, architects like Brunelleschi, artists like Leonardo, Michelangelo, Cellini, and travelers like Amerigo Vespucci.
It would be greatly appreciated if you can share your feedback from using this virtual VR tool. Your feedback is very beneficial in helping us achieve our goal of choosing and developing the perfect global education learning tool for you. Here is the link to the 360° Global Learning Materials survey. Let us know if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
#IamIcan Study Abroad Campaign
The purpose of this campaign is to celebrate our students’ identities, break the myth of who can study abroad, and empower our students to study abroad.
See our Stockton faculty and students:
Share Your Stories and Win a Prize
We want to hear your stories on global experience! Please share one of the following raffles, you will have the chance to win a prize from OGE:
- A photo about your global experience and
- A social media post with the tag #StocktonIEW2020.
Your stories will be shared with in Stockton's IEW page. You will be notified about the prize during and after the International Education Week. The prize will be water bottles, mugs, luggage tags, etc.
Thank you for sharing, and we look forward to reading your stories!