Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Paige E. Butler

First Name
Paige
Last Name
Butler
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Job Title
Assistant Professor, International Education Management
Location
CF 300 I
Phone
831.647.6521
Language(s)
Español

1. What is it that you are most passionate about?  

 “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world – Nelson Mandela.” I passionately believe in the power of education, particularly international education, to transform societies, breakdown cross-cultural barriers and foster intergroup dialogue.

2. What do you enjoy most about teaching and/or what excites you about being a professor at MIIS? 

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Study Abroad and International Exchange Management, Student Development Theory, Program Design and Assessment, Education Research Methods, Academic Leadership, Curriculum Development, Accreditation, Higher Education Administration and Career Development

Course List

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IEMG 8510 - Intl Educ Design & Assessment      

This project-based course provides an opportunity for students to study the stages of program development as well as learn and practice assessment methods. Students put their learning into practice through creation of a program proposal and assessment plan and instruments.

Spring 2015 - MIIS

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IEMG 8555 - StudentDevlpmntTheory/Practice      

This course examines critical theories of student development within cognitive, intrapersonal and interpersonal domains. Course content focuses on holistic development and effective approaches to working with students at various developmental stages. Emphasis is placed upon the application and practice of student development theory within the context of international education.

Fall 2015 - MIIS

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IEMG 8610 - Study Abroad & Intl Exchange      

Through reading of the literature and extensive interactions with practitioners, students will explore study abroad models, student advising, orientation programs, financial aid issues, challenges of academic credit transfer, benefits of study abroad, faculty-led programs, risk management strategies, institutional partnership establishment, and growth of the work/intern/volunteer abroad sector.

Spring 2015 - MIIS, Fall 2015 - MIIS

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Previous Work

Dr. Paige Butler is an administrator of higher and international education, and has worked in both public and private sectors since 2003. Dr. Butler’s primary roles have been in education abroad leadership in university and provider organizations and she has been deeply involved in all aspects of education abroad programs. 

Prior to joining MIIS in Spring 2015, Professor Butler was in Phoenix, Arizona where she served as the Director of Academic Affairs at CEA Study Abroad. In this role, she managed global academic operations and provided academic leadership for multi-site education abroad programs located in seven countries and 10 cities around the world. Previously, Paige was the Director of Faculty-Led and Custom Programs at CEA where she developed and implemented customized group and faculty-led program initiatives in partnership with numerous U.S. colleges and universities.  While at CEA, Professor Butler was part of a small team that won the Student Philanthropy Award and the Innovative Program Award from GoAbroad.com for service and diversity focused study abroad program initiatives in partnership with U.S. universities. Professor Butler was also nominated for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design from the Forum on Education Abroad for the Global Career Development Certificate Program she founded while at CEA.

Before working at CEA, Paige was an administrator at Arizona State University, where she held various positions in study abroad, student development, academic affairs and first-year success programs.  Paige also taught courses in leadership, academic success and higher education at Arizona State University.  Dr. Butler also held past roles at the Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center and served as a civilian youth counselor for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, stationed in Japan, Germany and Italy.  Paige has also been a textbook reviewer with Pearson Education and currently holds a position as an editor for the Journal of International Studies.

Education

Ed.D., Educational Leadership & Policy Studies in Higher Education, M.Ed., Higher & Post-secondary Education, Arizona State University, Arizona;  B.A., Psychology & Spanish, Cornell College, Iowa. Experiential Education Certification, National Society of Experiential Education. 

Publications

Select publications, published as Paige E. Sindt, include:

Sindt, P. & Lucas, J. (2014). Inquiry-Based Learning for Faculty and Institutional Development: A Conceptual and Practical Resource for Educators. Emerald Group Publishing.

Sindt, P (2014). The Quest for the Global Ready Graduate. NAFSA International Educator Advertorial, May/June.

Sindt, P (2014). Reflective Leadership Case Study found in book “Leadership Theory and the Community College: Applying Theory to Practice.” Authors: Wood, J.L., Nevarez, C. & Penrose, R. Sterling, VA, Stylus Publishing.

Sindt, P. & Lucas, J. (2013).  It’s a Process, Not a Program: The Role of Student Affairs in Education Abroad.  ACPA Global Dimensions Webinar.  Available online.

Lucas, J., Sindt, P. Espiritu, K., Luchesi, J. (2012) Early-College Study Abroad: A Gateway for Faculty Engagement in Internationalization. IIENetworker Spring 2012 edition. Article. http://www.iiebooks.org/iisp20enfain.html  Institute of International Education. New York, NY.

Sindt, P. & Brand, L. (2008). From Access to Success: Exploring Readiness and Retention at Arizona’s Universities. A Policy Brief. Arizona Education Policy Fellowship Program and the Lincoln Center of Applied Ethics.

Sindt, P. (2008). Internationalization and higher education: Understanding the impact of short-term study abroad. Dissertation. Pro-Quest.

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Adam Wooten

First Name
Adam
Last Name
Wooten
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Job Title
Assistant Professor
Location
M235
Phone
831-647-6517
Language(s)
Español

I am passionate about helping organizations better communicate internationally to improve the lives of individuals. From small businesses to large corporations and from religious groups to humanitarian nonprofits, organizations can expand their reach to help more people if they can grow and communicate effectively on an international level.

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TRLM 8615 - Intro:Computer-Assisted Trans      

This course introduces students to technologies important to management, engineering and linguistic roles in translation & localization, with a primary focus on tools for linguistic roles including translation and editing. Through hands-on practice, students will learn to use the basic features of a translation environment tool to create translation memory, reuse previous translations, manage terminology, perform quality assurance, and edit translations according to best practices. In addition to computer-assisted translation, the course will also cover appropriate uses for machine translation and post-editing from a linguist’s perspective.

Fall 2014 - MIIS, Fall 2015 - MIIS

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TRLM 8616 - Adv: Computer-Assisted Trans      

This course builds upon the foundation established in Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation and provides students with a deeper understanding of the different types of productivity software that language professionals use today. During the first half of this course, we will further explore translation memory systems, and in the second, we will discuss translation environments that involve a machine translation component. In addition, we will continue our conversation on quality assurance and web-based strategies for attracting employers/clients.

Spring 2015 - MIIS

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TRLM 8624 - Translation Management Systems      

The course will cover general concepts behind TMS software. Using the SDL WorldServer web-based TMS, students will become familiar with the functions and features of a translation management system from the point of view of a translator, project manager and administrator.

Spring 2015 - MIIS, Fall 2015 - MIIS

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Expertise

Localization processes, project management, computer-assisted translation, machine translation, translation quality control, internationalization, website localization, software localization, social localization / community translation, and international marketing

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Recent Accomplishments

Co-founder of Silicon Slopes Localization Group, 2013 – Present
International Business Columnist at DeseretNews.com, 2010 – Present

Previous Work

In addition to teaching in the Translation and Localization Management degree tract, Adam also previously taught courses on translation technology and localization at Brigham Young University (BYU). He is co-founder and CEO of the localization company AccuLing, a partnership with the makers of Fluency translation technology. He has experience working in many roles in the language services industry including project manager, marketing executive, translator, and court interpreter. A frequent writer and speaker on global business topics, Adam attempts to use humor in his DeseretNews.com column to illustrate lessons on international business, marketing, language, and culture.

Education

MBA International Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies
MA Translation, Monterey Institute of International Studies
BA Spanish Translation, Brigham Young University

Bibliography

DeseretNews.com International Business Column: http://www.deseretnews.com/author/22830/Adam-Wooten.html

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