Growing International Virtual Exchange: The Case for Virtual Exchange

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    • Friday October 9, 2020
      10:00 am - 11:30 pm
  • Location: online webinar
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Diana Wrenn Rapp, AGSC Assistant Director at GSU: AGSC@gsu.edu

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Summary Sentence: Jon Rubin, Founder & Former Director of the SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (The COIL Center) makes the case for Virtual Exchange.

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While international travel and study abroad programs will be limited for the foreseeable future, Virtual Exchange provides meaningful global experiences here and now. 

There is a fundamental need for students of all backgrounds and abilities to access global experiences at home, whether they can study abroad or not. All students deserve to practice 21st century digital literacy skills, to build career skills like collaboration and teamwork, to communicate with diverse international groups, to be part of this vastly interconnected world, and to be empowered to participate in the evolution of technology and communication that we are experiencing at this very moment.

The University System of Georgia, Atlanta Global Studies Center and Clemson's Office of Global Engagement invite leaders in higher education to a workshop about Growing International Virtual Experiences. Join us to learn how to sustain global education in an accessible and inclusive way, both now and in the future. Discover how academia can invest in virtual experiences for the 21st century.

10:00 -11:30 a.m.

Presentation by Jon Rubin followed by a moderated panel discussion with

  • Dr. Wolfgang Schör, Associate Provost for International Initiatives, Georgia State University
  • Dr. Sharon Nagy, Associate Provost for Global Engagement, Clemson University
  • Dr. Stephen Harmon, Assoc. Dean of Research, Georgia Tech Professional Education; Interim Executive Director, Center for 21st Century Universities, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Moderated by Dr. Anthony Lemieux, Founding Co-Director of Atlanta Global Studies Center, Georgia State University

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

A Comparative Look at IVE Models in the Region

  • Dr. Nannette Commander, Virtual Exchange Coordinator, Georgia State University
  • Dr. Kyle David Anderson, Senior Director of Global Engagement, Clemson University

REGISTER HERE

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Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Modern Languages

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  • Created On: Aug 4, 2020 - 4:58pm
  • Last Updated: Aug 10, 2020 - 9:50am