February 01, 2013
Michaella Thornton

'Globally Engaged'

The Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning and Information Technology Services will host "Globally Engaged: A Conversation Series for Fostering Global, Online Learning," a series for faculty, students and staff to discuss and explore how to foster and facilitate collaborative global-distance learning at Saint Louis University.

This three-part conversation series is funded by a Bringing Theory to Practice seminar grant from the Association of American Colleges and Universities and will take place during the spring 2013 semester. To register for the conversation series, fill out the online registration form

The conversation series' dates, locations, questions, and topics include:

"Context & Experience," 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in room 256 of Busch Student Center

What is a globally-engaged learning environment? What does it look like, sound like?

Identify existing globally-centered organizations, resources, teaching practices, faculty and learning experiences at SLU.

"Reflection," 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in room 253 of Busch Student Center

Why foster a globally-engaged classroom?

Explore best practices and methodologies in incorporating global learning in the classroom, especially how to best use SLU-supported learning technologies to bridge the distance.

"ACTION & EVALUATION," 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Pere Marquette Gallery in DuBourg Hall

How do I create global learning opportunities?

Build a customized action plan to incorporate distance-learning strategies into course or program design for supporting face-to-face, online, and blended global learning.

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