NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference Program - 56
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2018
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Using Comparative Data to Enhance Learning
Abroad Strategies (EA)
How can institutions use their data to corroborate
and enhance their learning abroad strategies?
In this session, presenters share the successful
journey experienced by the Big Ten Academic
Alliance (BTAA) to effectively count and share data
across institutions in order to improve their learning
Chair and Presenter: Brett Berquist, University of
Presenters: Brook Blahnik, University of MinnesotaTwin Cities; Keri Ramirez, Studymove
Using Growth Mindset as a Tool for Student
Development in Education Abroad (EA)
This session explores the concept of "growth
mindset" as a tool of positive psychology that
can be utilized to help students achieve maximum
personal development and satisfaction through
education abroad. Participants walk away with
a tool kit of activities to support their students
throughout the education abroad process.
Chair and Presenter: Anna Welton, Warren
Presenter: Rich Kurtzman, Barcelona Study
Utilizing the United Nations Sustainable
Development Goals to Impact Education Abroad
Learn about the United Nations Sustainable
Development Goals and how they can be used
as a framework to expand the local and global
impact of study abroad, at the high school and
college levels. Discover how different international
education organizations have used this framework
to align their programs with key global objectives.
Chair: Daniel Ponce-Taylor, Global Vision
Presenters: Sunny Fitzgerald, Academic
Experiences Abroad; Daniel Greenberg, PhD,
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
NAFSA SIGNATURE PROGRAM
Global Learning Colloquium: Health Professions
Jefferson, Alumni Hall
Addressing Healthcare Inequities Around the
Twenty-first century global health challenges
are made more complex by inherent structural
inequities and by educational deficiencies that do
not address the global nature of these challenges.
Future health care providers must understand the
complex global systems within which they treat
patients and serve communities. This colloquium is
for health care educators and administrators who
seek to better prepare students to practice in globally
interconnected and multicultural environments.
NAFSA 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO