Education Abroad Faculty–Led Program Development Workshop

Date: Time: 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Nebraska Union Room: Regency B
Additional Info: NU
Contact: Marnie Nelson, mnelson38@unl.edu
Are you thinking about leading a program abroad in Summer 2018? Not sure where to start? Deadlines for proposals are quickly approaching, so be sure to stop by this interactive workshop and learn all about the best practices for program design and development.

Rebecca Baskerville, director, and Marnie Nelson, associate director, will both be available from 11:00 to 3:00 for one-on-one consultations. They will also present on good practices for designing a program, selecting an on-site partner, and developing an itinerary.

In addition, experienced program leaders will present on their experiences working with a variety of on-site partners including a university, a language institute and an academic travel agency.

· 11:20 – 11:40: Emira Ibrahimpasic: Toucan Education Programs in Belize
o Spring Break 2016: UNL Faculty-Led: Belize: Between Worlds - Past, Present, & Hidden Spaces

· 11:40 – 12:00: David Wilson: ACBEU in Salvador, Brazil
o Summer 2017: UNL Faculty-Led: Brazil: Schools, Families, Communities and Language

· 12:00 – 12:20: Jon Kerrigan: Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University in Yangling, China
o Summers 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017: UNL Faculty-Led: China: Global Perspectives of Land and People

· 12:20 – 12:40: Presentation: Partnerships and Itineraries

· 1:20 – 1:40: Stephanie Wessels: St. Clare’s in Oxford, England
o Summer 2016: UNL Faculty-Led: England: Teaching English Language Learners in the UK

· 1:40 – 2:00: Presentation: Partnerships and Itineraries

Please note that attending for at least 40 minutes will count as attendance for workshop #1 of the four-part education abroad leader certification series.

We hope to see you there!

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