Academic Connections Worldwide

2014 Symposium

Global Engagement through Technology Symposium

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

Discovery Hall 162 | University of Washington Bothell

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.

Download the complete schedule and session details.

Reading Materials

Articles about Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL):


An Introduction to Collaborative Online International Learning: Greg Tuke from UW Bothell discusses his Global Media and Social Change course

Contact Us

Global Initiatives
Natalia Dyba, Director


Greg Tuke, International Collaboration Facilitator


Teaching and Learning Center
Robyn Smidley