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Mentoring Matters: Discover the Global Competence Certificate (GCC) Program Effect

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Join Katherine Yngve, Purdue University and Linda Stuart of AFS in a webinar on the Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research’s (CILMAR’s) latest study confirming that university students who received group mentoring through the AFS Global Competence Certificate Program (GCC) during their semester abroad developed their intercultural competence in a meaningful way. We invite all educational institutions, faculty and staff, others in the field of international education to this engaging discussion on fostering intercultural awareness, respect for diversity and global-mindedness in both a sustainable and scalable way. More info here: https://afs.org/2019/11/27/study-abroad-mentoring and here: https://hubicl.org/publications/71/4 Dec 6, 2019 09:00 […]


Nuevo Mexico’s Mid-Winter Celebrations

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Nuevo Mexico’s Mid-Winter Celebrations: A Look at the Intercultural Symbols and Reexamination of the Tri-Cultural Myth. by Miguel Gandert, Distinguished Professor-Communications and Journalism, University of New Mexico December 5, 2019 11 am-12:30 pm (US Eastern Time) We examine the complex narrative and symbols of Hispano and Native-American communities in the Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico. Using photography, we study the performance and symbols in each community as they use the rituals to create a fidelity to culture and community. In addition, we examine New Mexico’s tri-cultural myth (Anglo, Hispano, and Native-American), which is currently under reexamination since the New […]



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FREE WEBINAR December 4, 2019   5 PM US Eastern Time (UTC -5)with Margherita Berti* This webinar will illustrate how social networks, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, can be integrated into language courses to foster intercultural competence.  Pedagogical applications and practical suggestions will be provided for using social networks and authentic social media with beginner and intermediate language learners.Participants will receive a teacher’s guide e-book, access to an online training site, and video tutorials to begin using social networks with their own students the very next day! REGISTER HERE *Berti is a PhD Candidate in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching […]