Call for Proposals

WISE Conference 2017

Session Proposal Form
Deadline to submit:  September 1, 2016

About WISE Concurrent Sessions:

During WISE Sessions, faculty, and international educators present innovative approaches and methods to support the intercultural development process for students.

Colleagues are invited to submit session proposals that bolster the conversation on intercultural learning surrounding study abroad, on-campus programming, and the international student experience.  

Session Format:

Sessions are 75 minutes. Presenters are encouraged to include 15+ minutes in their session for discussion and Q&A. Multiple presenters for a session are welcome and should be noted on the proposal.

Guidelines for Session Proposal:

Productive sessions are those based on practical, real-world experience working with students, encourage interaction among presenters and attendees, and/or offer personal reflection informed by theory.

Suggested Topics:

  • Intercultural learning or training skills
  • Effective approaches to assessing intercultural competence
  • Practical pedagogical tools
  • Best practices for international student acclimation, intercultural development, and study abroad knowledge application  
  • Innovative ideas that stem from knowledge gained at previous WISE Conferences

For more information on previous conference sessions, please explore the WISE 2016 Conference Session descriptions.

Leigh Hatchett Stanfield, WISE Conference Chair
Director of Global Campus Programs
Center for Global Programs and Studies
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27109   U.S.A.
Phone: 336-758-5938