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Out of the Classroom, Into the World: A Seminar for Education Abroad Course Leadership


Thursday, February 15, 2018, 8:00AM - 11:45AM


Out of the Classroom, Into the World: A Seminar for Education Abroad Course Leadership

Ohio State educators are invited to attend a seminar to learn how to best develop an international experience for students. Organized by the college and regional campus education abroad liaisons, the "Out of the Classroom, Into the World: A Seminar for Education Abroad Course Leadership" will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff who lead education abroad programs to gain practical skills for designing a rigorous and meaningful international course for their students. The free seminar is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 8 - 11:45 a.m. in the Mason Hall Rotunda. Register for the seminar.

This education abroad seminar will include sessions on course design, a moderated discussion on the details of leading a program and an alumni experience panel. All campus educators, resident directors and staff interested in developing or improving international experiences for students are encouraged to attend. Attendees will engage with peers to explore best practices for education abroad curriculum development.

Participants can expect the following outcomes from attending the seminar:

  • Gain insights on ways to deliver curricular content when leading an education abroad program
  • Learn from peers about what works abroad
  • Develop new learning outcomes for international curriculum
  • Design improve course syllabi

The university education abroad liaisons developed this seminar to develop meaningful international experiences for students and in response to resident directors seeking a forum to share best practices.

Contact College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Director of Education Abroad Kelly Newlon with any additional questions.

Location : Mason Hall Rotunda
Contact : Kelly Newlon, newlon.7@osu.edu

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