The OGLI Team Presents at AAC&U Virtual Conference on Global Learning

We are representing you and global learning at AAC&U!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Pre-conference Workshop | Rising to the Challenge: Designing and Assessing Global Learning Online through Virtual Exchange

This hands-on workshop will empower participants to design and assess global learning online through virtual exchange. Participants will engage in a backward design process of developing a hypothetical virtual exchange.

Jennifer L. Wiley, Research Fellow—James Madison University and Managing Partner, CoreCollaborative International; Kris Acheson-Clair, Director, Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment, and Research—Purdue University; and Stephanie DoscherDirector, Office of Global Learning Initiatives—Florida International University


Thursday, October 8, 2020

Skill-Building Workshop | Theme: Connecting the SDGs and Global Learning Advancing Student Leadership for Social Impact: The Millennium Fellowship Experience

The Millennium Fellowship program provides a collaborative peer leadership model in which global learners engage in collaborative approaches to analyzing and addressing complex issues that transcend borders. This session will describe this one-semester undergraduate program that convenes, challenges, supports, and celebrates student leadership for projects associated with the SDGs.

Yenisleidy Simon MenganaProgram Manager of Global Learning InitiativesHilary Landorf, Executive Director of Global Learning Initiatives; and Melanie Rodriguez2019 Millennium Fellow and Global Learning Medallion Student —all of Florida International University


Friday, October 9, 2020

Think Tank | Theme: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Looking Backward to Move Forward: The Future of Universal Global Learning

This highly engaging session will involve ~ 23 ~ participants in reconceptualizing the meaning of global learning and discovering ways we can facilitate it for all on campus, online, and in local communities.

Stephanie DoscherDirector of Global Learning Initiatives—Florida International University; Paige E. Butler, Associate Professor, International Education Management—Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey; and Jorge Burgos Muñoz, Director General de Vinculación y Relaciones Internacionales—Universidad Catõlica del Maule


Skill-Building Workshop | Theme: Embedding Global Learning Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Empower Students as Global Health Stakeholders

This session will highlight the interdisciplinarity of global health, and the importance and efficacy of embedding global learning outcomes in courses in which students grapple with global health issues and are empowered as global health stakeholders.

Alok DeorajSenior Instructor and Graduate Program DirectorHilary LandorfAssociate Professor and Executive Director, Office of Global Learning InitiativesUma SwamyUniversity Lecturer and General Chemistry Coordinator; and Wendy Guess, Marketing Faculty—all of Florida International University

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Skill-Building Workshop
 | Theme: Global Learning Adaptations Maintaining Community During Crisis

Presenters from the Office of Global Learning Initiatives at Florida International University will discuss responses the question, “How can the university keep in close contact with its students during times of crisis?” and share their experiences of implementing innovative global learning co-curricular programing and effective strategies that bring students together virtually and online during the current pandemic.

Sherrie Rhodes BeesonProgram Coordinator, Global Learning InitiativesFlorencia DominguezProgram Coordinator, Global Learning Initiatives; and Taylor Saenz, Communications Assistant, Global Learning Initiatives—all of Florida International University

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