Invitation to All Faculty to the Spring 2003 Internationalization Seminars

Published: January 21st, 2003

Category: Memos

Dennis C. Jett, Dean of the International Center (UFIC)

The feedback from the “Internationalizing UF” seminar for faculty held on November 20 indicated a desire for workshops on certain topics related to internationalization. As a result, the International Center invites all interested faculty to attend any of the following workshops which will be held on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

January 24
So you want to start a study abroad program, Reitz Union 285 Dr. Susanne Hill and Katrina Gunnels, UFIC, and Dr. Michael Paden, Romance Languages

How to start a study abroad program – short-term (one week, e.g., spring break or term break), summer and academic year. Study abroad advisors and faculty who have successfully started programs will be available to answer questions.

February 14
Who has funding and how to find it. Reitz Union B74-B75 Carole Oglesby, RGP; IFAS staff; Sandra Russo, UFIC

How to find funding for international research and teaching as well as for bringing international speakers. Staff from Research and Graduate Programs, IFAS, and UFIC will be available to answer questions.

March 21
Building international partnerships using technology, Norman G520
Drs. Sue Legg and Elizabeth Lowe, Partnership in Global Learning, Center for Latin American Studies and Dr. Fedro Zazueta, Office of Academic Technologies

How to add technology to your teaching – distance education, chat rooms, accessing media and cultural information, etc. Staff from the Partnership for Global Learning (PGL) and Academic Technologies (AT) will be available to answer questions and demonstrate uses. (n.b. Transportation can be provided; parking is available in parking garage.)

April 25
Exchange agreements and cooperative agreements, Reitz Union B74-75 Lynn Frazier and Lyn Straka, UFIC and Lisette Staal, IFAS International Programs

How to set up exchange agreements and cooperative agreements. Staff from UFIC will answer questions; faculty who are academic managers will present their experiences.

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