Past WORLD Class Lunch & Learn Series

Interested in facilitating or co-facilitating future sessions? Do you have an idea for a Lunch & Learn? WORLD@stetson.edu.

Location: WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning, 635 Bert Fish Rd, Deland FL 32723
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm; lunch provided
Participation:  limited seating available; participation by RSVP only


2017 Lunch & Learn Series

February 15: Faculty Resources for International Learning – Read the Recap

Presenters:
Rachel Core, sociology
Phillip Lucas, religious studies
Dejan Magoc, health sciences
Bob Sitler, World Languages and Cultures

February’s Lunch & Learn highlights resources to support internationalization of programs, courses, curricula, research, creative inquiry, scholarly endeavors, initiatives, and more.  In addition, faculty recipients of WORLD Class Travel Awards will discuss their experience and provide tips on how you can get involved. Information about WORLD Class Travel Awards will be shared. Come prepared to share and learn. Lunch is provided and limited spots are available. First come, first in; register early.

March 14: How to Plan and Fund a Study Abroad Experience Read the Recap
Co-Facilitators:
Brent Spencer, international learning program coordinator at WORLD

Phil Lucas, professor of religious studies

Sidney Johnston, grants and contracts manager

This month’s Lunch & Learn is targeted at faculty and staff developing and implementing international courses and programs.  Brent Spencer, international learning program coordinator will lead a discussion on Stetson’s Study Abroad Implementation Plan,  a comprehensive planning tool that includes course proposal/approval processes, financial modeling, risk management, marketing, faculty abroad orientation, and more. Staff from Academic Affairs who support strategic planning for international programming will be available to answer questions as well as faculty and staff who have successfully implemented new study abroad courses, programs and initiatives. In addition, students who have recently returned from studying abroad will offer reflections and the impact of scholarships on their engagement. Come prepared to share and learn. Lunch is provided and limited seating is available. First come, first in; register early.

April 11: What is Global Citizenship? Our Findings. RSVP
Panel: The Global Citizenship Collaboratory Circle
Moderator: Paula Hentz, director of international learning at WORLD

“Global Citizenship” and “Global Learning” are terms widely used at Stetson University. Yet, faculty, staff, and students do not always agree on what they mean. This WORLD Class invites participants to join participate in a lively discussion on definition and demonstration of global learning and global citizenship with a panel offaculty and staff members of Stetson’s Global Citizenship Collaboratory.  A useful resource to help guide this session is available here.  Come prepared to share and learn together. Lunch is provided and limited spaces are available. First come-first in; register early.


2016 Lunch & Learn Series

February 16: Faculty Resources for International Learning
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This Lunch & Learn highlights resources to support internationalization of programs, courses, curricula, research and scholarly endeavors, and more.  In addition, faculty recipients of WORLD Class Travel Awards, professors Noel Painter and Michael de Murga, will discuss their experience and how you can get involved and Michael Denner will reflect on his research abroad in Georgia. Information about WORLD Class Travel Awards will be shared. Come prepared to share and learn. Lunch is provided and limited spaces are available. First come-first served; registrants will be notified of wait-listing status.

March 22: International Networking RSVP
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How do I build meaningful international collaborations and partnerships to deepen my research/creative endeavors, courses, programs, and projects? During this Lunch & Learn, faculty and staff will offer tips, insight, and ideas on how to grow your international community and boost your activities through exemplary networking practices. Come prepared to share and learn. Lunch is provided and limited spaces are available. First come-first served; registrants will be notified of wait-listing status.

April 26: How to Lead a Study Abroad Program
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This Lunch & Learn is targeted at faculty developing and implementing faculty-led international courses and programs. Information will be shared on the Study Abroad Implementation Plan, a comprehensive faculty planning tool that includes course proposal/approval processes, financial modeling, risk management, marketing,faculty abroad orientation, and more. Hear from faculty who have successfully implemented new Study Abroad courses.Come prepared to share and learn. Lunch is provided and limited spaces are available. First come-first served; registrants will be notified of wait-listing status.


2015 Lunch & Learn Series

February 27: Advising International Students Seeking a Stetson Degree
This inaugural WORLD Class focuses on international student advising. Come prepared to share and learn. Lunch is provided and limited spaces are available. First come-first served; registrants will be notified of wait-listing status.
Date: February 27, 2015
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm

March 20 How to Internationalize your Course 
This Lunch & Learn features faculty experienced in internationalizing coursework as well as faculty recipients of WORLD Class Travel Awards. Come prepared to share and learn. Information about WORLD Class Travel Awards will be shared. Lunch is provided and limited spaces are available. First come-first served; registrants will be notified of wait-listing status.
Date: March 20, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm

April: How to Plan and Lead Study Abroad 
This Lunch & Learn focuses on developing and implementing faculty-led international courses and programs. Come prepared to share and learn. Information about WORLD Class Travel Awards will be shared. Lunch is provided and limited spaces are available. First come-first served; registrants will be notified of wait-listing status.
Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm