General Information for Attendees
 
World Association for Cooperative Education
 

INSTITUTE MODEL

 

INSTITUTE TOPICS

Plenary Sessions, Workshops, Small Group Discussions & Consultations

 
Study Abroad International Service-Learning
Cooperative Education Undergraduate Research
Program Assessment Student Reflection
Global Citizenship Community Service
Strategic Planning International Cooperative Education
Service-Learning Global Partnerships
Internships Community-Based Research
 
INSTITUTE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 

DAY 1: MOVING IN AND ORIENTATION

  • Settle into one of our Vineyard houses during the afternoon
  • Orientation sessions with Faculty, Facilitators, and participants
  • Evening cookout

DAY 2: BUILDING AWARENESS

  • Plenary presentation and interactive discussions on issues around global and experiential education
  • Initial cross-school discussions of issues in the plan for your school
  • Concentrated time to work on initial stages of your plan and implementation strategies for your school

DAYS 3 & 4: INQUIRY, REFLECTION AND RESPONSE

  • Plenary sessions on Global and Experiential Education followed by lively discussion
  • Research/best practices related to issues of importance to the participating schools
  • Concentrated time to work with your Institute Facilitator(s) on your plan
  • Consultations with Institute Faculty to address specific challenges in experiential education at your school
  • Socializing, enjoying the Vineyard, and sharing your progress with others for their feedback
  • A traditional New England clambake

DAY 5: WRAP-UP

  • Presentations of each school’s plan, followed by discussion and feedback
  • Farwell lunch
 
 

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