Best Practices for Incorporating an International Collaboration into Your Course

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Best Practices for Incorporating an International Collaboration into Your Course

Patrice Prusko is an Instructional Designer at Cornell University. She works on the MOOCs, SPOCs and Innovative Projects team providing design, development, production and support for digital initiatives. Patrice holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MBA from Union College and a PhD in Education from UAlbany. Her doctoral research was on women, self-efficacy and mathematics.

Lorette Pellettiere Calix is an instructor and director of SUNY/Empire State College Programs in Latin America. She was principal investigator for the 2012 Tier 2 IIT grant for the project “Virtual Study Abroad” Using Meeting and Mobile Tools to Promote Student Engagement & International Interaction.  She has made numerous presentations on her experiences with the blended learning programs in Latin America.  She has published two articles related to the IITG project. She is now collaborating on a 2014 IITG Tier III project to provide orientation to international students interested in studying online and she is an OPEN SUNY Research Fellow.
 

In this presentation, Patrice & Lorette discuss how international course collaborations contribute to internationalization of the curriculum and are valuable and engaging experiences for the students. Researchers share best practices for adding this type of exercise in courses. Lessons learned are helpful to any instructor connecting groups of students in different locations and/or incorporating virtual meeting tools.

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Tell us about activities, content and community in your collaboration

Started by Parice Torcivia Prusko. Last reply by Parice Torcivia Prusko Nov 19, 2014. 2 Replies

What types of team activities are you using and how successful have they been?Tell us about your synchronous and asynchronous discussions and use of social mediaIn what ways to you build community in…Continue

Tell us about how you are assessing "meaningful international experiences"

Started by Parice Torcivia Prusko Nov 17, 2014. 0 Replies

What methodologies are you using?How are you using the information?Why are you assessing (i.e. to improve your collaborations, to support an initiative at your university)Please share links to any…Continue

If you have participated in some type of globally networked learning experience tell us about some of your experiences

Started by Parice Torcivia Prusko Nov 17, 2014. 0 Replies

. Tell us about your collaborationWhat led you to decide to do this workWhat was the experience like for you, the students, the other faculty memberWhat were specific concerns had or barriers you…Continue

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