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April 4, 2013

CIE workshop to explore learning potential in cross-cultural classrooms

The Center for Instructional Excellence will hold a workshop on "Teaching Opportunities in the Cross-Cultural Classroom" on April 11.

The workshop is scheduled for 9-10:30 a.m. in Stewart Center, Room 314. Speakers will be Joe Potts, associate dean of international programs and director of the Office of International Students and Scholars; Nancy Montague and Beth Tucker, program coordinators in the Office of International Students and Scholars; and Chuck Calahan, assistant director of global learning faculty development in the Center for Instructional Excellence.

How do we unlock the tremendous learning potential that exists in the cross-cultural classroom and our communities?  What resources are available to instructors to help students make connections inside and outside the classroom? This workshop focuses on arranging and using domestic-international student interaction to achieve learning objectives.

To register, go to http://cie2sp13.eventbrite.com. For more information, email cie@purdue.edu or call 49-66422.