2014 WISE Conference

Presentations & Schedule

Access the WISE 2014 Program (pdf) to view the schedule, content, speakers, and more from WISE 2014’s meeting.

Keynote and Presenter Schedules:

  • Thursday, February 6, 2014

    Keynote Speaker | 9:15 – 10:30 am 

    When our Students Study Away: Three Stories we Tell
    Michael Vande Berg, MVB Associates

    Concurrent Sessions, 10:45 am – 12:00 pm

    Facilitating Intercultural Learning, Model 1: Home Campus Faculty, Prior to and After Study Abroad
    Bruce La Brack, University of the Pacific; Laura Bathurst, University of the Pacific

    Building a Foundation with the DMIS, IDI and the IDC
    Penelope Pynes, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    DIVE: a four-step framework for creating meaningful short-term experiences abroad
    Karen Wardzala, Georgetown University; Elizabeth Stephen, Georgetown University

    Short-term Study Abroad: Assessing Perspective Transformation of Adult Learners
    Anne Hornak, Central Michigan University; Elizabeth Kirby, Central Michigan University

    Concurrent Sessions, 1:30 – 2:45 pm

    Facilitating Intercultural Learning, Model 2: Host Country Faculty Facilitate Learning at Sites Abroad
    Lilli Engle, American University Center of Provence; Marion Tizon, CIEE Study Center in Lima, Peru; Michael Vande Berg, MVB Associates

    Supporting Students Through the Intercultural Learning Curve
    Jack Zerbe, Guilford College; Daniel Diaz, Guilford College; Tom Martinek, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Encouraging meaningful reflection in and out of the classroom in short term study abroad programs
    Sarah Egan Warren, North Caroline State University

    Preparing Students for Intercultural Communication Abroad
    Marianne Magjuka, Wake Forest University; Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, Wake Forest University

    Concurrent Sessions, 3:00 – 4:15 pm

    Facilitating Intercultural Learning, Model 3: Home Campus Faculty Facilitate Learning through On-Line Teaching and Intervention
    Kris Lou, Willammette University; Gabriele Bosley, Bellarmine University

    How Will We Know? Assessing students’ intercultural learning in education abroad programs
    Darla Deardorff, AIEA and Duke University

    The Intersection of Mentoring and Intercultural Learning
    Kacy Peckenpaugh, Weber State University; Meredith Field, Bucknell University; Steven Randall, University of Arizona 

    VCU Globe: Collaborating on Intercultural Skills Development on Campus and Abroad
    Jill Blondin, Amber Bennett Hill, and Stephanie Tignor, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Concurrent Sessions, 4:30 – 5:45 pm

    Assessing Student Learning Abroad: Basic Principles, Diverse Approaches
    Joyce Osland, San Jose State University; Doug Stuart, Independent consultant

    Exploring Challenge Points to Increase Student Intercultural Development
    Christina Sanchez, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Maureen Gibson, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    Service-Learning in Short-Term Study Abroad
    Carl Jaramillo, Minds Abroad  

  • Friday, February 7, 2014

    Concurrent Sessions, 9:00 – 10:15 am 

    Facilitating Intercultural Learning, Model 4: Home Campus Faculty Facilitate Learning At Sites Abroad
    Steven Folmar, Wake Forest University; Ananda Mitra, Wake Forest University

    Intercultural Effectiveness Assessment: A comprehensive program design
    Iris Berdrow, Bentley University

    Pre-International Cultural Preparation Courses: The “Nuts and Bolts” of Course Design and Implementation in a University Setting
    Adam Henry, Arizona State University; Steven Duke, Wake Forest University 

    Study Abroad 101: Things to consider
    Denise Bellamy, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Kevin Morrison, Elon University

    Concurrent Sessions, 10:30 – 11:45 am 

    Helping Students Articulate Their Intercultural Skills to Potential Employers
    Katharine Brooks, Wake Forest University; Carolyn Couch, Wake Forest University; Mercy Eyadiel, Wake Forest University

    Whose Intercultural learning? Turning study abroad into research and scholarship opportunities for faculty, staff and student
    Prudence Layne, Elon University

    The effective facilitation of student intercultural development abroad:  Key findings and implications of recent research
    Tara Harvey, CIEE

    Re-entry Course Design: Challenges and Choices
    Andrew Smith, Wake Forest University 

    Concurrent Sessions, 1:30 – 2:45 pm

    Managing Risks across Cultures
    Steven Duke, Wake Forest University

    Revealing New Visions of Intercultural Learning through a PRISM
    Tracy Rundstrom Williams, Texas Christian University

    Inquiry-Guided Learning and Study Abroad
    Richard Slatta, North Carolina State University; Maxine Atkinson, North Carolina State University

    The Basics of Budgeting and Marketing for Short Term Programs
    Mike Tyson, Wake Forest University