IAS News

Media & Communication Studies launches MCS International Student Mentor Program

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Ten Media & Communication Studies (MCS) international students met on May 31 for the launch of a student mentor program that connects students with faculty members.  IAS faculty member Min Tang, who spearheaded the program, and Kristin Gustafson, faculty coordinator for the MCS Curriculum Area Working Group, held a roundtable discussion where students shared their experiences, questions, challenges, and support they would like to have from MCS and IAS.  The conversation ranged from ...

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IAS faculty members keynote and present at the UW Center for Teaching and Learning symposium

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Ben Gardner provided a keynote talk, “Global Studies Pedagogy: Relational teaching, relational thinking,” as part of this year’s emphasis on “Teaching in Global Classrooms.”  Alice Pedersen presented on  "The Politics & Practices of Yoga: Mindfulness in the First-Year Classroom," focusing on outcomes from her use of meditation and yoga in her UW Bothell Discovery Core1/BWRIT 134 linked course.  Min Tang presented her instructional practices in critical media literacy classes where she integrates global citizenship education in the curriculum and foregrounds an awareness for global communities as an essential aspect to media morality.  Becca Price ...

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