Facilitating Intercultural Learning in Globally Diverse Classes Workshop

These workshops are part of the "Teaching in Globally Diverse Classes" series for instructional faculty and staff, aimed at promoting student engagement in globally diverse classes.

How do we as teachers facilitate intercultural learning that centers on the diverse perspectives that students bring to our classrooms? Join us for an interactive online workshop where you will have the opportunity to expand and deepen your teaching strategies to engage the global diversity in your classes.

Faculty and instructors from all disciplines face increasing demands to help students develop the intercultural skills necessary to thrive in today’s world. During this workshop, you will learn from leaders in the field of intercultural education and practice strategies to facilitate interactions among students in your globally diverse classrooms.

The workshop is intended for faculty and instructors who seek to create inclusive learning environments that successfully engage all students through intentional course design and teaching practices.

In this interactive workshop, you will:

  • Learn and practice intercultural facilitation techniques.
  • Explore, share, and practice activities that broaden student engagement, integration, and interaction.

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Registration for each offering will be capped at 30 participants. If you register but do not plan to attend, you must cancel your registration and notify globalu@umn.edu.

Cost

University of Minnesota Faculty, Instructors, Teaching Assistants, and Teaching Staff: Free
University of Minnesota alumni, retirees, and students: $25
Non-University of Minnesota Faculty, Instructors, and Teaching Staff: $250 for 2 hour workshop, $500 for 6 hour workshop in June 2021

Please note that the primary audiences for this workshop are faculty and instructional staff who will be teaching this academic year, as we will be focusing on teaching practices and the ways that participants will apply these practices in their current teaching.

Workshop Dates

Friday, October 9, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Central time)

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Central time)

Thursday, March 25, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Central time)

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Central time)

Thursday, June 10, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Central time)