2013 WISE Conference

Presentations & Schedule

Keynote and Presenter Schedules:

  • Friday, February 1, 2013

    Keynote Speaker | 8:45 – 9:45 am

    Building a Foundation with DMIS and IDI
    Penelope Pynes (University of North Carolina-Greensboro)


    Concurrent Sessions, 10:00 – 11:15 am 

    Global Orientation: Providing Students with a Framework for Culture and Ethics  
    Gina Asalon (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); Tripp Tuttle (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

    A Mentoring Approach to Teaching in Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs:Perspectives After 20 Years of Trying to Get it Right 
    Tim Wallace (North Caroline State University)

    Study Abroad 101: Things to Consider
    Penelope Pynes (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Steven Duke (Wake Forest University)

    US and International Faculty Cooperation to Enhance Short-Term Study Abroad Learning & Cultural Understanding
    Susanne Hovmand (DIS), Rob Straughan (Washington and Lee University), John Kelley (Villanova University)


    Concurrent Sessions, 1:45 – 3:00 pm 

    How will we know? Assessing Students’ Intercultural Learning in Education Abroad Programs
    Darla Deardorff (AIEA and Duke University)

    Minority and Non-Traditional Students: Intercultural Awareness and Study Abroad
    Adelheid Eubanks (Johnson C. Smith University), Cindy J. Kistenberg (Johnson C. Smith University), Melissa Knosp (Johnson C. Smith University), Aman Nadhiri (Johnson C. Smith University) 

    Pre and Post Program Pedagogies for Worldview Literacy
    Joan Clifford (Duke University), Amanda Kelso (Duke University), Deb Reisinger (Duke University)

    “Three Goals with One CORE”: Multiple Benefits of Study Abroad Support Curricula
    Marina Markot (University of Virginia), Catarina Krizancic (University of Virginia), Loren Intolubbe-Chmil (University of Virginia)


    Concurrent Sessions 3:15 – 4:30 pm

    Challenges and Solutions to Direct Assessment of Student Learning on Study Abroad Programs
    Michael Ballagh (Pitzer College), Mike Donahue (Pitzer College)

    Integrating Language Learning and Cross-Cultural Communication
    John Lucas (School for International Training)

    Curriculum Design and Training for Intercultural Learning: A Working Example
    Catherine Menyhart (CIEE), Michael Vande Berg (MVB Associates)  

    Taking Students to a Developing Country: Challenges and Opportunities
    Ananda Mitra (Wake Forest University)

  • Saturday, February 2, 2013

    Concurrent Sessions, 8:30 – 9:30 am 

    Effective short term study tours  – a practitioner’s point of view
    Ullrich Lohrmann (IES Abroad), Lee L’Hote (IES Abroad)

    How to Enter Culture to Gain Intercultural Competency
    Prudence Layne (Elon University)

    Peer Led Orientation and Training
    Marianne Magjuka (Wake Forest University)

    The Basics of Budgeting and Marketing for Short Term Programs — Mike Tyson (Wake Forest University) 


    Concurrent Sessions 9:45 – 10:45 am 

    Does the Length of Study Abroad Impact Global Competencies Development?
    Catherine MacDermott (St. Edward’s University)

    Language Matters, Even in Non-language Programs
    Rebecca Thomas (Wake Forest)

    Service Learning as a Tool to Develop Intercultural Skills and Awareness
    Fernando Mino-Garces (Andean Center), Fernando A. Mino (Andean Center)

    Wake Forest University’s Cross Cultural Engagement Courses
    Andrew Smith (Wake Forest University)


    Concurrent Sessions, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Bennett Belles are Global Belles: Fostering International Education at Bennett College
    Valerie Johnson (Bennett College), Gwendolyn Bookman (Bennett College), Karla McLucas (Bennett College)

    Managing Risks Across Cultures 
    Steven Duke (Wake Forest University)

    Preparing to Cross Cultures: Local Experiential Activities as a Bridge to Intercultural Awareness 
    Phillip Motley (Elon University), Amanda Sturgill (Elon University), Ananda Mitra (Wake Forest University)

    Strategies for Providing Culturally Transformative Experiences in Short-Term Study Abroad Programs
    Jonathan Zarecki (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Maura K. Heyn (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)