As educators and Area Studies specialists, we help internationalize learning across disciplines on campus - in the public schools and in the community - contributing to the intellectual, cultural and economic development of the state of Ohio. Internationalization serves as a powerful catalyst to transform students into knowledgeable, understanding, and responsible citizens of the state and the world community. The Office of International Affairs' international education outreach is an investment in Ohio's future. International education outreach:
The Office of International Affairs uses its unique resources to support internationalization of education for all.
The Office of International Affairs and the five Area Studies Centers (oia.osu.edu) collaborated with the Education Services Center at Cuyahoga County, Kent State University and Battelle for Kids to offer a two day Global Teacher Institute "Fostering Innovation in Education" on August 1-2, 2013. The Area Studies Centers session “Learning Ideas and Resources" took place on August 2. For questions regarding this program contact or 216-901-4243, for question regarding educator scholarships please contact Esther Gottlieb at .
2011 Ohio Global Institute took place August 2-4, 2011, at Ohio University. One hundred Ohio teachers who teach English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, fine arts, world languages, career programs or technology in grades K-12 were able to participate in a three-day residential institute built on the successes of the 2009 Global Institute at Kent State University and 2010 Global Institute at Ohio State University.
The 2011 Global Institute was a collaborative effort of the Ohio Department of Education; The Ohio State University, Area Studies Centers and Office of International Affairs; Ohio University; Kent State University; Shawnee State University; and the University of Cincinnati.
With contributions from the partner organizations, and a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation the 2011 Global Institute provided Ohio educators across the content areas the opportunity to:
The 2010 Ohio Global Institute took place August 3-5, 2010 at The Ohio State University. One hundred teachers from Ohio schools who teach English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, fine arts, world languages, career programs or technology in grades K-12 participated.
This three-day Global Institute for teachers in grades K-12 is a collaboration among the Ohio Department of Education, the Office of International Affairs, the Wexner Center for the Arts, Area Studies Centers at The Ohio State University, Ohio University, the Gerald H. Read Center at Kent State University and the Ohio Geographic Alliance.
The 2009 Ohio Global Institute institute took place from August 3 - 6, 2009 on the campus of Kent State University.
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