Global Virtual Exchange Workshop with Stephanie Doscher, Ed. D.


Faculty and staff from all University of Michigan campuses are invited to join the Tri-campus Virtual Exchange Initiative to learn about a high-impact educational practice that provides accessible forms of experiential global learning for diverse student populations.

Session 1: Making Global Learning Universal
Tuesday, 11/17, 9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

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Intended Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about virtual exchange and making global learning more accessible to students

Why should global learning be included in all students’ education?
How does virtual exchange provide a broadly accessible platform for global learning?
What are the examples of virtual exchange across the curriculum?
What resources are available to faculty members who want to learn more?

Session 2: Assessment Best Practices in Virtual Exchange
Tuesday, 11/17, 10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.

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Intended Audience: Those who are teaching, have taught, or are developing plans for a virtual exchange

What should be assessed in a virtual exchange and what shouldn’t?
How should assessments be conducted?
Are there assessments that allow for comparison of student learning versus other benchmarks?

Workshop Facilitator
Stephanie Doscher, Ed.D.
Director, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Florida International University

Stephanie Doscher is a frequent national presenter on global learning and virtual exchange. She is co-author of the book Making Global Learning Universal. She hosts the Making Global Learning Universal Podcast and leads FIU’s Collaborative Online International Learning initiative.

Funding for this workshop is made possible by a generous grant from the King-Chávez-Parks Initiative at UM-Dearborn.

Co-Sponsors: UM-Dearborn Office of the Provost, UM-Flint Center for Global Engagement, UM-Ann Arbor LSA Language Resource Center, UM-Ann Arbor LSA Technology Services

Meeting Format: This will be a virtual meeting. Links for the sessions will be sent to registered participants.