Implementing Project-Based International Collaboration
Within Your Course or Program
Friday, October 28, 2016 |9 am - 5 pm
Discovery Hall | University of Washington Bothell
Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL), also known as virtual exchange or globally networked learning, is an innovative pedagogy that can deepen the global engagement of students locally, utilizing technology to link university classes in different countries. Using various online tools, students complete shared assignments and projects, with faculty members from each country co-teaching and managing coursework. To see examples of COIL courses in the works across the UW curriculum please visit the UW COIL Initiative website.
During this intensive hands-on workshop, instructors, learning technologists and international program administrators will develop COIL components to be implemented into their courses or programs.
become familiar with the key components of COIL and the variety of ways the pedagogy can be implemented;
practice using specific technology tools as a teacher and learner;
develop a draft plan for embedding a COIL module into their course or program.
No prior experience or international connections are required. Participants are invited to bring a syllabus or a program description to work on.
Registration is now open! The price includes conference materials and programming, parking, continental breakfast and lunch.
Early registration, through Wednesday, October 5: $100 - with tax and Eventbrite service fee $106.49
Regular registration, October 6 through Friday, October 28: $125 - with tax and Eventbrite service fee $132.87
Sponsored registration is available from the following schools:
College of Arts and Sciences
UW Seattle Jackson School of International Studies
UW Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
UW Bothell School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Faculty from sponsored schools that are interested in attending this event, please contact Anna Jansen to receive a special discount code, firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 352 - 3667.
Out-of-town guests may choose to stay at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson. The hotel, located at 19333 North Creek Parkway in Bothell, is within walking distance to campus. A free local shuttle is also available. To book with Country Inn & Suites By Carlson:
1) Call Toll-free at 800-456-4000, specify Bothell WA and reference University of Washington rate.
2) Online at www.countryinns.com/bothellwa, select arrival and departure dates, click on more search options, then type in the code 21104.
The University of Washington rate is $114.00 plus 12.4% tax and includes a full breakfast buffet.
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