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Nuts and Bolts of Creating Faculty Led Short Term Trips August 28th. Presenters: Steve Whitman- PSU Faculty Scott Tayloe- CISabroad Lisa Ladd- Global Education Office Jessica Pine-Global Education Office. Session Outline:. Introductions Key Considerations

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Nuts and bolts of creating faculty led short term trips august 28th

Nuts and Bolts of Creating Faculty Led Short Term TripsAugust 28th

Presenters:

Steve Whitman- PSU Faculty

Scott Tayloe- CISabroad

Lisa Ladd- Global Education Office

Jessica Pine-Global Education Office


Session outline

Session Outline:

  • Introductions

  • Key Considerations

  • Trip models (Faculty run and Provider supported)

  • Creating Cross-Cultural Awareness

  • Process for submitting proposals

  • Questions


Key considerations

Key Considerations:

  • Location- (one or several?)

  • Safety concerns- State Department Warning?

  • Non-credit or credit bearing?

  • Existing course or new? (Global Programs Course Proposal, Experimental Course Proposal)

  • Open to grad students? Community members? Other USNH schools?

  • Excursions or visits to include?


More key considerations

More Key Considerations…

  • Price- How much do students want to spend?  Will faculty pay their way or will students absorb the cost?

  • Timing of trip- During break? Semester course with trip component

  • Risk and responsibility

  • Provider or not?...


Faculty run vs provider supported

Faculty run vs. Provider supported


Experience from steve

Experience from Steve….

  • Sweden

  • Iceland

  • Scotland

  • Australia

  • India

  • Costa Rica


Provider supportive

Provider Supportive

  • Why we love faculty-led programs.

    • Increasing trend in International Education.

    • Strong interest from our university partners.

    • Knowledge of working with faculty and various institutions: Employees with previous experience working on campuses.


Provider supportive1

Provider Supportive

  • Takes the pressure of the institution.

    • Liability Insurance

    • Risk Management/Assessment

  • Takes the pressure off the faculty

    • Manages all reservations, payments.

    • Crisis Management: Both Travel and Student Related


Provider supportive2

Provider Supportive


Provider supportive3

Provider Supportive

  • In addition to the program logistics, we:

    • Create pre-departure materials.

    • Assist with pre-departure orientations.

    • Create cultural activities for your programs, if requested.

    • Create program photo books for participants.


Cross cultural awareness

Cross Cultural Awareness

The CIS La Vida Local model consists of a series

of activities and workshops that can be

replicated in all programs sites.  Students

participate in social and educational activities

and encounter local culture in authentic ways.

These experiences, combined with reflection

and group synthesis, create a deeper

understanding of local life.


Cross cultural awareness1

Cross Cultural Awareness

  • Top concerns in education abroad (The Forum State of the Field Survey 2011)

    • Cultural integration of students

    • Helping students maximize their experience

    • Adequate preparation of students

  • Students need ways to engage each other, their surroundings and the local community in a structured way.  

  • Participating in this program will lead to greater cultural understanding on local, global, and personal levels.


Cross cultural awareness2

Cross Cultural Awareness

  • To challenge students to understand more of what they are seeing, feeling and perceiving

  • To increase student’s experience of culture, including cultural difference

  • To increase cultural awareness, sensitivity, and understanding

  • To tie student’s experience abroad to learning about themselves and their communities


Cross cultural awareness3

Cross Cultural Awareness

  • Sample Activities:

    • Subjective Adjectives.

    • Local News

    • Photo-Journalism

    • Scavenger Hunts

    • Letter to Self/Virtual Suitcase

    • Cultural Credit Card


Process for submitting proposal

Process for submitting proposal:

  • For existing course, complete Global Programs Course Proposal. Submit to Deb Regan at GEO. For new course, you must also complete Experimental Course Form and get approval from Provost’s office

  • Meet with GEO

  • Arrange for detailed contract and budget and refer to checklist


Questions

Questions?

  • Contact information:

    • Steve [email protected]

    • Scott Tayloe- [email protected]

    • Lisa Ladd- [email protected]

    • Jess Pine- [email protected]


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