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Valdez and Groom lead exploration seminar in Peru

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IAS faculty members Ursula Valdez and Martha Groom co-taught an Exploration Seminar "From Andes to Amazon: Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainability in Peru."  The 26-day study abroad program allowed 15 students to learn in person about species and ecosystems in tropical rainforest and the Andean mountains, and about traditional uses of resources and local conservation challenges.  The location was also ...

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IAS faculty members share insights into online international collaborations

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Several IAS faculty members shared insights regarding online, international collaborations at the International Virtual Exchange Conference in Tacoma in late October. Ron Krabill led a workshop that addressed the ethics of virtual exchanges and study abroad programs, respectively. He also facilitated a panel discussion coordinate by Min Tang, together with Salwa Al-Noori (School of STEM) and Mo West (School of Nursing and Health Sciences), regarding UW Bothell’s cohort-based learning community on ...

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Ursula Valdez keynote speaker at the 2017 UW Teaching and Learning Symposium

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IAS faculty member Ursula Valdez was one of the keynote speakers at the 2017 UW Teaching and Learning Symposium on “Building Inclusive Classroom Communities.”  Valdez’s talk focused on her work to open her classroom to international online interactions. In this case, students from UW Bothell and from a Peruvian university shared knowledge and ideas to tackle environmental issues affecting the Pacific Northwest and Peru. Valdez's work is part of the Collaborative Online Interactive Learning (COIL) initiative that aims to open in-classroom opportunities for global education.

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IAS Faculty Members Present at the UW Teaching and Learning Symposium

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Three IAS faculty members presented at 2016 Teaching and Learning SymposiumUrsula Valdez  presented “Assessing Group Dynamics and Efficiency of Collaborative Assignments” in collaboration with Jeff Jensen from STEM, and “From Cascades to Andes: A Collaborative Online International Learning Experience”. ...

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Ursula Valdez Connects Students in Bothell and Peru through Social Media

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IAS faculty member Ursula Valdez is featured in a new article prepared by Office of the Provost and IT about her work on the UW-Peru collaboration (Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences course BIS 490). The article shows...

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