SIG workshop and meeting: Teaching and Learning in the International Classroom

SIG workshop og meeting

The meeting is open to all.

Date: January 27, 2020, 10.30-15.00

Venue: University of Southern Denmark, Room 095, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M 

Deadline: January 20, 2020

Registration: Donna Hurford Link Arrow dhu@sdu.dk 

The morning session will consist of a workshop on "Universities as cosmopolitan workplaces," with two short presentations followed by facilitated discussion on how universities can support cosmopolitan practices. After lunch, the DUN SIG members will share news about recent and upcoming events and initiatives relevant to teaching and learning in the international classroom, as well as engage in collegial feedback on a teaching activity.

Program

10.30 Welcome & introductions

10.45

Universities as cosmopolitan workplaces

Two presentations by followed by facilitated discussion on how universities can support cosmopolitan practices.

Marisciel Palima, the Danish Academics Foreigners Network (DAFNE) with the Danish Association of Masters and PhDs (DM)
Stacey Cozart, Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media, AU

Both contributions aim to contribute to our understanding of the university as a cosmopolitan workplace and to open discussion about concrete ways to support inclusive, cosmopolitan practices at our own universities. Representing DM’s recently formed network for international academics, Marisciel will offer perspectives on members’ experiences of the inclusivity of Danish workplaces, with emphasis on higher education institutions. Stacey will share some local AU results of an ongoing cross-contextual research project intended to address the gap in our knowledge about international faculty experiences of and perspectives on their teaching and learning environments.

12.15             

Lunch and networking

13.15

News

Sharing of recent and upcoming conferences, presentations, activities, and initiatives relevant to the SIG.

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