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Integrating Study Abroad into the Undergraduate Curriculum: Transforming On-Campus Teaching and Learning

Friday, November 6, 2009

1:30 - 2:30 Opening Plenary : Transforming on-campus Teaching and Learning by Creating a Hole in the Wall Peggy Pusch, Executive Director, Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research/Global Network, Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall

2:45 - 4:00 Panel Discussion - Setting the Stage for Student Learning Abroad, Moore Lounge Panel Chaired by Daniel Youd, Beloit College

4:15 - 5:30 Panel Discussion - Rethinking the Curriculum at Home, Moore Lounge Panel Chaired by Gayle Luck, Cornell College

5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour with Poster Session, Mathers Room, Pearsons Hall Link to Posters and Handouts

7:30 - 8:30 Study Abroad and Curricular Transformation with Resource Limitations, DK's Snack Bar, Pearsons Hall Discussion notes

Saturday, November 7

7:45 - 9:00 Breakfast Roundtables, DK's Snack Bar

9:15 - 10:15 Panel Discussion - Using Program Design to Promote Engagement with the Study Abroad Host Site, Moore Lounge Panel Chaired by Carol Dickerman, Associated Colleges of the Midwest

  • Learning and Engagement Beyond Academics Amy Greeley, David Rudd, Arcadia University College of Global Studies (former Center for Education Abroad)
  • Internationalization of Teacher Education: International Student Teaching Model at Indiana University Laura Stachowski, Indiana University, Olga Shonia, Ripon College Link to Handout
  • Chinese Cities in Transition Daniel Youd, Beloit College

10:30 - 11:45 Concurrent Panel Discussions - Maximizing the Benefits of Short-Term Study Abroad, Center for the Sciences Room 101 Panel chaired by Robin Ragan, Knox College

  • Finding the Formula for Success in Short-Term Study Abroad Courses: A View From the Trenches Devan Baty (French), Carol Lacy-Salazar (Spanish), Cornell College
  • Student Learning and the Role of a Pre-Trip Course in a Short-Term Study Abroad Program Jane Hardy, Wabash College Link to PDF
  • Short-term Programming Abroad: The Possibilities and Challenges Robin Metz, Knox College

10:30 - 11:45 Concurrent Panel Discussions - Reassessing the Relationship between Language Learning and Study Abroad, Center for the Sciences Room 150 Panel Chaired by Donna Oliver, Beloit College

  • Language Learning on Study Abroad Katie MacLean, Margaret Wiedenhoeft, Kalamazoo College
  • Integrating Study Abroad and Foreign Language Programs Norman Peterson, Montana State University, Ron Manning, Truman State University
  • Quickstart Language Courses Tim Foster, Knox College Link to notes
  • Curricular Integration of Carleton Off-Campus Study Seminars Diane Nemec Ignashev, Carleton College Link to PDF

10:30 - 11:45 Concurrent Panel Discussions - Science and Study Abroad: (Un)natural Partners?, Center for the Sciences Room 249 Panel Chaired by Marion Fass, Beloit College

  • Knowledge of Human Cultures Through the Natural and Physical World Emily Walsh, Cornell College
  • Belize Barrier Reef Field Research Lynda Dybas, Knox College
  • International Research for Undergraduates: How Do We Make a Research Rich Curriculum Global? David Statman, Allegheny College Link to Powerpoint

11:45 - 12:30 Small Group Discussion What Lessons Will We Take Home?, Center for the Sciences various rooms

12:30 - 2:00 Closing Plenary: Conference Summary and Suggestions for Future Work Lunch, DK's Snack Bar R. Michael Paige, Professor of International and Intercultural Education, University of Minnesota


Additional information on the conference is available through the ACM's FaCE Project site.