Symposium Schedule

Sunday, June 11, 2017

5:30-6:30 PM Welcome, and Opening Keynote: Taking stock of global learning: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters – Amanda Sturgill and Neal Sobania (Lakeside Hall)

6:30-8:00 PM Dinner (Lakeside Hall)

8:00 PM Posters & Dessert Reception (Global Commons – Great Hall)

  • Assessing Global Learning in an online, off-campus learning environment – Wen-Wen Tung, Heidi E. Parker, Charles A. Calahan, Horane Holgate, and Jonathan M. Harbor, Purdue University
  • Defying definition? Global engagement in the literature of global learning and high-impact educational practices – Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler, Joan Ruelle, and Tim Peeples, Elon University
  • Elon’s Guatemala Practicum: A Practice Model of Global Learning and International Human Service Delivery – Carmen Monico, Elon University
  • Faculty as Global Learners: The Transformative Impact of Leading Off-campus Programs – Dana Gross, St. Olaf College; Joan Gillespie, Associated Colleges of the Midwest; Sarah Glasco, Elon University; Lisa Jasinski, Trinity University; and Prudence Layne, Elon University
  • Intercultural Competence: Research informing our practice – Mike Carignan, Elon University; Jane Hardy, Wabash College; Jodi Malmgren,  St. Olaf College; Melanie Rathburn, Mount Royal University; and Andrea Paras, University of Guelph
  • Internationalization Approached as an Eco-System to support Global Learning – Joe Hoff, UNC Charlotte
  • Like Pokémon Go, but for Intercultural Development – Ryan Richards, CIEE
  • Listening to Students: What they say about preparing to study away/study abroad – Lynette Bikos, Seattle Pacific University; Zachary Frieders, University of California, Davis; and Scott Manning, Susquehanna University
  • Managing a Big Hairy Project: What did we learn? – Iris Berdrow, Bentley University; Laura Boudon, Florida International University; Rebecca Cruise, University of Oklahoma; Katia Levintova, UW-Green Bay; Dan Paracka, Kennesaw State University; Sabine Smith, Kennesaw State University; and Paul Worley, Western Carolina University
  • Specialized Advising for Global and Civic Engagement: Assessing the Impact Over Four Years – Sarah Paradise Russell and Heather Settle, Duke University

Monday, June 12, 2017

7:00-8:15 AM     Breakfast (Lakeside 214)

Symposium Sessions in Lakeside 212, unless noted

8:30-8:55 AM    Faculty as Global Learners: The Transformative Impact of Leading Off-campus Programs – Sarah Glasco and Prudence Layne, Elon University; Lisa Jasinski, Trinity University; Joan Gillespie, Associated Colleges of the Midwest; and Dana Gross, St. Olaf College

9:00-9:25 AM    “Doing my research abroad was the best, most rewarding, most incredible thing I’ve done”: Benefits and challenges of conducting undergraduate research in global contexts – Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler, Cynthia Fair, Amy Allocco, and Nosipho Shangese, Elon University

9:30-9:45 AM    Coffee Break

9:45-10:30 AM Global Learning Experiences: How do student choice patterns of global learning experiences vary by institutional characteristics? – Paul Worley, Western Carolina University; Laura E. Boudon, Florida International University; Katia Levintova, UW-Green Bay; Iris Berdrow, Bentley University; Rebecca J. Cruise, University of Oklahoma; and Sabine H. Smith and Daniel J. Paracka, Kennesaw State University

10:30-11:00 AM             Coffee Break & Unconference Activities

11:00-11:45 AM From research to practice: How educator-led blended learning programs can enhance global competence and intercultural learning in study abroad and off-campus domestic study programs – Bert Vercamer, Hazar Yildirim, and Linda Stuart, AFS Intercultural Programs

11:50 AM -12:15 PM       When Difference Creates Dissonance: Understanding the “Engine” of Intercultural Learning in Study Abroad – Andrea Paras and Lynne Mitchell, University of Guelph

12:15 PM -1:15 PM         Lunch (Lakeside 214)

1:15-2:00 PM     Cultivating and Assessing Students’ Intercultural Competence in Study Abroad – Andrea Paras, University of Guelph; Melanie Rathburn, Mount Royal University; Jane Hardy, Wabash College; Ashley Brenner; Jodi Malmgren, St. Olaf College; and Michael Carignan, Elon University

2:05-2:30 PM     Disentangling Re-entry Friction: Host Country Comfort and Confidence Augments Home Country Unsettledness – Lynette H. Bikos, Seattle Pacific University

2:30-3:00 PM     Coffee Break & Unconference Activities

3:00-3:45 PM     Roundtables (Breakout rooms in Global)

  • Institutional Change and Faculty-Led Study Away: Recommendations for Policy, Practice, and Faculty Development at Liberal Arts Colleges – Sarah Glasco and Prudence Layne, Elon University; Lisa Jasinski, Trinity University; Joan Gillespie, Associated Colleges of the Midwest; and Dana Gross, St. Olaf College (Global 200)
  • Informed by Experience: Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory to Student Preparation for Study Abroad/Away – Scott Manning, Susquehanna University; Lynette Bikos, Seattle Pacific University; and Zachary Frieders, University of California, Davis (Global 204)
  • Delivering Your Pre-Departure Orientation Online – Ryan Richards, CIEE (Global 301)

4:00-5:00 PM     Closing Keynote: Dawn Whitehead (Lakeside 212)