Faculty and Staff Workshops

Call for Proposals:

Fall 2019 Global Learning Strategies Workshops

The Office of Global Learning Initiatives is accepting proposals from faculty and staff to present active, engaging workshops featuring powerful GL teaching and learning strategies. Adjunct and full-time faculty and staff are eligible to submit. Presenters will receive a $500 stipend for presenting a 75-minute event.

GL Strategies Workshops should:

  • explore a specific GL strategy that develops students’ global awareness, perspective, and/or engagement
  • address one or more of the conditions of global learning: diverse perspectives, collaborative learning, and/or global problem solving
  • promote active, collaborative learning strategies that are of wide-ranging interest to faculty and staff and can be implemented across different disciplines

Deadline for submission: Friday, September 13th, 2018

Presenters will be notified by Thursday, September 19th, 2019. The fall 2019 workshop schedule (month, day, time) will be constructed to accommodate presenters’ schedules. Workshop titles and descriptions for advertising purposes will be developed in partnership with the Office of Global Learning Initiatives.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Doscher, Director, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, sdoscher@fiu.edu (P) 305-348-4146 or Sherrie Beeson, Program Manager,  sbeeson@fiu.edu (P) 305-348-4145

Proposals must include:

  • Name, email, department, position
  • Name of GL strategy, course(s) in which strategy is used
  • Description of GL strategy to be presented
  • Outcomes addressed by GL strategy (global awareness, perspective, and/or engagement)
  • Conditions of GL addressed by the strategy (collaboration, diversity, and/or global problem solving)
  • Brief workshop outline, additional information

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On Campus Global Learning Course Design and Instruction Workshop

These workshops engage participants in global learning strategies that they can easily implement across the curriculum and co-curriculum. Participants will explore FIU’s global learning outcomes and how these can be developed through interdisciplinary, problem-based approaches; active learning strategies; multi-perspective content; and, both traditional and authentic assessments. Participants may be eligible to receive a stipend* for attendance.

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Location: PC 230, Office to Advance Women, Equity and Diversity (AWED) Conf. Rm.

*Time: 9:00a.m. – 3:30p.m. [Lunch on your own 11:45a.m. – 12:30p.m.]

*Note: Please feel free to stay after the workshop until 5:00p.m. to work on your syllabus or course proposal.

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Online Global Learning Course Design and Instruction Workshop

Whether you can’t make it to campus or just want a refresher, the Online Global Learning Course Instruction Workshop will help you to successfully infuse global learning throughout your courses.

This self-paced workshop will engage participants in the same global learning strategies discussed in our on-campus sessions. You’ll explore the meaning of global learning and global citizenship and learn how FIU’s global learning outcomes can be developed through interdisciplinary, problem-based approaches; active learning strategies; multi-perspective content; and, both traditional and authentic assessments.

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*Global Learning Course Instruction Workshop Stipends

  • Faculty teaching GL-designated courses are eligible to receive a $250 stipend for attending the entire workshop and submitting a completed GL course assessment matrix. The matrix must be submitted at the end of the first semester after workshop attendance. The workshop provides instructions for matrix submission. Faculty who have previously received a GL workshop stipend are not eligible to receive a second stipend. Per university policy, Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants, and Research Assistants are not eligible to receive a stipend but are encouraged to attend the workshop.
  • Lead faculty developing/revising a course for GL designation may receive a $500 stipend for attending the workshop and submitting their GL course proposal to the Faculty Senate Global Learning Curriculum Oversight Committee. In addition to the workshop, faculty will meet individually with OGLI staff to develop and draft the proposal.

Workshop Resources

All workshop participants receive access to documents used in the global learning course and activity development process. Log in using your AD username and password (same as your faculty/staff email account).

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