Academic Connections Worldwide

Global Engagement through Technology Symposium

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Global Engagement through Technology Symposium

Friday, September 12, 2014; 8:15am - 4:30pm

Discovery Hall 162 | Campus Map

University of Washington Bothell | 18115 Campus Way NE | Bothell, WA

The symposium, hosted by UW Bothell Global Initiatives and the Teaching and Learning Center, brought together faculty, staff and administrators from the Pacific Northwest - and beyond! - interested in implementing international collaboration components into courses across the curriculum and sharing best practices to create a physical and virtual learning community.


The program included:

  • Introduction to globally networked learning using the Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) model.
  • Discussion about institutional support to scale up international collaboration across the curriculum.
  • Examples of technology-enabled international collaboration with various stakeholders at area institutions.
  • Panel discussion with representatives from local businesses to provide real-life examples of virtual collaboration, working with people from other cultures, and the value of global competence in the workplace.
  • Networking.

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Symposium Materials

Articles about Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL):

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Global Initiatives
Natalia Dyba, Director


Teaching and Learning Center
Robyn Smidley