Christopher McShane

First Name
Christopher
Last Name
McShane
Christopher McShane, Picture
Job Title
Adjunct Professor in International Education Management
Location
Casa Fuente, 3rd Floor
City, State, ZIP
Monterey, CA
Phone
202-713-8634

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

Expertise

International Management, Cross-Cultural Communication, Public Diplomacy/Citizen Diplomacy, and International Relations

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Courses offered in the past four years.
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IEMG 8540 - Staff Managmnt in Intl Context      

Examining the complexities of staff management in international and multinational contexts, this course will include discussion of job description development, advertisement, selection processes, salary setting and negotiation, ethics, workers’ rights, and managing remote teams. Establishing trust, staff motivation, communication skills and leadership styles will also be studied in both organizational and cross-cultural contexts.

Fall 2014 - MIIS, Spring 2015 - MIIS

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IEMG 8632 - Citizen Diplomacy      

This course will examine how “Citizen Diplomacy,” or people to people exchanges that operate outside traditional diplomatic channels, can be utilized to enhance international education programs. The course will look at best practices in designing, running and evaluating citizen diplomacy programs with relevant case studies and class exercises. Topical areas including English teaching, academic and professional exchanges, homestays, and internships will be explored within the citizen diplomacy context. Readings and discussions on the related fields of public diplomacy and corporate diplomacy/CSR will explore the interplay of government and non-government entities with citizen diplomats.

Spring 2015 - MIIS

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Recent Accomplishments

  • Guest Lecturer, International Affairs, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA
  • Consultant, Collaborative Brain Trust (CBT), Sacramento, CA -- advise on projects bringing international students to the U.S. for undergraduate and graduate study
  • Editor, An Introduction to Modern Arab Culture, by Bassam K. Frangieh, Chair, Department of History and Modern Languages, Claremont McKenna College, publication autumn, 2015

Previous Work

Expert in global studies, international management and cross-cultural communication with experience at U.S. embassies, the Department of State, and the White House.  25-year career as a Foreign Service Officer in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.  Public diplomacy specialist with background in academic and professional exchanges, public affairs and educational outreach programs.

Education
MSc, International Relations, London School of Economics, London, UK; BA, International Relations, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA; Graduate Coursework, School of Advances International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC

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Douglas R. Garrison

First Name
Douglas R.
Last Name
Garrison
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Job Title
Adjunct Professor in International Education Management
Location
McCone Building
City, State, ZIP
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone
(831) 647-4155

What I am most passionate about: I am passionate about building successful organizations and helping practitioners develop the skills necessary to succeed as leaders.

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Expertise

Budget management and fiscal planning; organizational communication; change management; educational leadership

Meggan Madden

First Name
Meggan
Last Name
Madden
Meggan Madden, Professor, Image
Job Title
Assistant Professor, International Education Management
Location
Casa Fuente 300 G
City, State, ZIP
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone
(831) 647-4176
Language(s)
日本語

I am passionate about how international education promotes intercultural dialogue and social change.

What excites me about being a professor at MIIS is working with internationally-minded and socially-conscious students who are committed to honing their professional skills in international education.

Expertise

International Education Policy, Higher Education Administration, International Recruiting, Marketing & Enrollment, Comparative and International Education, International Admissions, Quality Assurance of Higher Education

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Recent Accomplishments

  • Awarded a Presidential Fellowship to attend a Salzburg Seminar Series on "Students at the Margins and the Institutions that Serve Them:"
  • Mentored two MIIS students through the process of presenting an academic paper at the Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society in Toronto, ON, Canada. 

Education

Ph.D. University of Toronto (2012)

M.A. University of Toronto (2007)

B.A. Principia College (1993)

Publications

Shahjahan, R. A. & Madden, M. (2014). Uncovering the images and meanings of international organizations (IOs) in higher education research. Higher Education. Available online.

Madden, M. (2014). Walking the line: Quality assurance policy development and implementation in Việt NamHigher Education.67(1):91-104. Available online.

Knight, J. & Madden, M. (2010). The International Mobility of Canadian Social Science and Humanities Doctoral Students. Canadian Journal of Higher Education. 40 (2).

Mundy, K., Bickmore, K., Hayhoe, R., Madden, M. & Madjidi, K. (2008). Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers. New York: Teachers College Press Inc.

Faculty Type
Regular Faculty

Peter Fordos

First Name
Peter
Last Name
Fordos
Peter Fordos, Picture
Location
460 Pierce St, McCone 216
City, State, ZIP
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone
831-647-4155
Language(s)
Русский
Expertise

Global Talent & Leadership Development, Coaching Executives and Managers for Global Performance, Team Effectiveness & Performance Across Cultures, Multicultural Team-Building, Building Effective Global Teams

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ICCO 8520 - Intercultural Group Dynamics      

Spring 2015 - MIIS

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ICCO 8560 - Dvlp Intrcultrl TrainingInOrgs      

Fall 2014 - MIIS

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ICCO 9515 - Env Sustnablty Across Cultures      

Environmental sustainability is a global issue - one of the biggest challenges humanity is facing - and no one country can solve it alone. This workshop will focus on how to harness intercultural skills in order to achieve environmental goals domestically or across the globe. If you find yourself working in different countries or domestically with people from different cultures: Germany, Brazil, Egypt, China, India, Thailand etc., how do you get their environmental sustainability “buy in” via an understanding of their cultural behaviors, what they value and the habits that effect their belief system?

To get things done in our global village we need to take into consideration the countries and cultures of the individuals with whom we are dealing. In addition to politics, economics, policies and business practices, what are the cultural values, beliefs, habits and worldviews of one individual vs. another – eg: a Swiss person has a certain attitude when it comes to environment – and it is quite distinct from the environmental attitudes of someone from Egypt, Brazil, China, India or Thailand. What are the social norms of these cultures? Why is it that the Swiss are so strict as regards recycling policies, and how come their attitudes towards nature are different from countries where it is OK to throw trash into the natural environment and pollute? If you are asked to work with environmental issues around the world, how can you achieve your initiative through understanding the culture of the people you are dealing with?

This is a practical workshop where participants will work on a specific case of their choice to develop an initiative, taking into consideration the country and culture of the people with whom they are dealing. Students will walk away with a practical skill set immediately applicable in their work whether domestic or international. The skills learned are applicable in many settings and situations where participants find themselves dealing with sensitive and important issues across cultures.

Spring 2014 - MIIS

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ICCO 9560 - Dvlp Intrcultrl TrainingInOrgs      

The workshop is a comprehensive, hands-on introduction on how to design intercultural training programs and gain the knowledge needed to design and deliver cross cultural awareness programs within organizations - whether they are educational, governmental, not-for-profit or for-profit. This workshop is designed for anyone working in domestic or global settings. Designing any training program requires specific sequencing, skills and techniques. Participants will learn methodologies of cross-cultural training design, how to analyze an audience, structure and deliver an effective cross-cultural training program. Students will have the opportunity to learn practical skills immediately applicable and increase their cross-cultural training capabilities. By learning these skills, students will expand their toolbox and become a greater asset to any organization.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Fall 2013 - MIIS

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IEMG 8560 - Dvlp Intrcultrl TrainingInOrgs      

The workshop is a comprehensive, hands-on introduction on how to design intercultural training programs and gain the knowledge needed to design and deliver cross cultural awareness programs within organizations - whether they are educational, governmental, not-for-profit or for-profit. This workshop is designed for anyone working in domestic or global settings. Designing any training program requires specific sequencing, skills and techniques. Participants will learn methodologies of cross-cultural training design, how to analyze an audience, structure and deliver an effective cross-cultural training program. Students will have the opportunity to learn practical skills immediately applicable and increase their cross-cultural training capabilities. By learning these skills, students will expand their toolbox and become a greater asset to any organization.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Fall 2013 - MIIS

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IEMG 9560 - Dvlp Intrcultrl TrainingInOrgs      

Fall 2014 - MIIS

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IEPG 8515 - Env Sustnablty Across Cultures      

Environmental sustainability is a global issue - one of the biggest challenges humanity is facing - and no one country can solve it alone. This workshop will focus on how to harness intercultural skills in order to achieve environmental goals domestically or across the globe. If you find yourself working in different countries or domestically with people from different cultures: Germany, Brazil, Egypt, China, India, Thailand etc., how do you get their environmental sustainability “buy in” via an understanding of their cultural behaviors, what they value and the habits that effect their belief system?

To get things done in our global village we need to take into consideration the countries and cultures of the individuals with whom we are dealing. In addition to politics, economics, policies and business practices, what are the cultural values, beliefs, habits and worldviews of one individual vs. another – eg: a Swiss person has a certain attitude when it comes to environment – and it is quite distinct from the environmental attitudes of someone from Egypt, Brazil, China, India or Thailand. What are the social norms of these cultures? Why is it that the Swiss are so strict as regards recycling policies, and how come their attitudes towards nature are different from countries where it is OK to throw trash into the natural environment and pollute? If you are asked to work with environmental issues around the world, how can you achieve your initiative through understanding the culture of the people you are dealing with?

This is a practical workshop where participants will work on a specific case of their choice to develop an initiative, taking into consideration the country and culture of the people with whom they are dealing. Students will walk away with a practical skill set immediately applicable in their work whether domestic or international. The skills learned are applicable in many settings and situations where participants find themselves dealing with sensitive and important issues across cultures.

Spring 2014 - MIIS

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Education

  • M.A. IPS – Specialization International Negotiations & Conflict Resolution, Monterey Institute of International Studies
  • M.A. IPS – International Trade Policy, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Languages Spoken:

Czech, Hungarian, Slovak, English, Basic Russian

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Kati Csoman

First Name
Kati
Last Name
Csoman
Kati Csoman, Picture
Job Title
Adjunct Professor in International Education Management
Location
460 Pierce St
City, State, ZIP
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone
861-647-4155

I am passionate about:

I am passionate about fostering the basic connections we can make with one another across cultures and languages through empathy and compassion.

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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 2013 - MIIS, Spring 2014 - MIIS

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Expertise

All aspects of management in international education administration, U.S. immigration regulations, study abroad safety, security and emergency preparedness, and short-term faculty led study abroad program development and management

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 Recent Accomplishments        

  • Assistant Dean of the Center for International Education at Juniata College which was awarded the 2012 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
  • Elected Chair of the Hungarian Room Committee of the Nationality Rooms Program at the University of Pittsburgh in September 2012.
  • Appointed as a Board Member (2008-2012) and Treasurer (2009 to September 2011) of  the Pennsylvania Council for International Education.

Previous Work

Upon completion of my undergraduate studies with a regional focus on Russia and East Europe and study of the Hungarian language, I was awarded a Fascell Fellowship from the US Department of State and was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, Hungary.  When I returned for graduate study at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, I worked in the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University Center for International Studies (USCIS) as the Coordinator for the Business and Economics Fellowships in East Europe program.  I held other positions at USCIS, including  Outreach Coordinator and Undergraduate Advisor and Lecture Series Coordinator for the Center for Russian and East European Studies and Office Manager for the Pennsylvania Governor's School for International Studies.  In 1998, I began working as an Education Abroad Advisor at the University Office of International Programs at the Pennsylvania State University.  One of my primary responsibilities was to handle promotion for study abroad and coordination of over forty reciprocal undergraduate exchange programs.    As a member of the Computer and Technology Committee (CAT) we developed and implemented an on-line application for Education Abroad  - one of the first on-line study abroad application databases used in U.S. study abroad offices.  I came to Juniata in 2001 to oversee immigration and international student and scholar support services for the college.  I have served as the Assistant Dean of the Center International Education since 2008 and as Acting Dean in 2010-11.  My current responsibilities include the management of short-term  faculty led programs abroad.  I am also the manager for Juniata study abroad programs offered through the Keystone Study Away Consortium (KSAC) and will serve as the consortium President in the 2013-14 academic year.  A highlight of my work at Juniata was when I lived and worked in The Gambia, West Africa in 2010 as the on-site program coordinator for the KSAC semester study abroad program.      

Education

M.P.A. Graduate School of Public and International Affairs,  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 1996 B.A., Political Science; Certificate:  Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1989

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Jenifer Cushman

First Name
Jenifer
Last Name
Cushman
Jenifer Cushman, Picture
Job Title
Adjunct Professor in International Education Management
Location
GSIPM
City, State, ZIP
Monterey CA 93940
Phone
831-647-4155
Language(s)
Deutsch
Русский
Polski

I am passionate about:

I am passionate about travel and intercultural exchange as a means to cultivate compassion among the peoples of the world.

What excites me about being a professor at MIIS:

What excites me about being a professor at MIIS is the opportunity to interact with enthusiastic future professionals, through thoughtful and meaningful dialogue about considerations, concerns, and visions in the field of international education.

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Expertise

My areas of expertise include comprehensive internationalization, curriculum integration of international initiatives, vision and strategic planning, financial management, institutional and cross-campus collaboration, and assessment of student learning outcomes.

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Courses offered in the past four years.
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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 2013 - MIIS, Spring 2014 - MIIS

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Recent Accomplishments 

--Successfully nominated campus for the 2012 NAFSA Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization

--Collaborated across campus to establish a Global Village Living and Learning Community

--Identified and allocated faculty/ staff development funds for partner site visits and cultivation of international initiatives

Previous Work 

After teaching English in Russia with the Peace Corps and then privately in Poland, I served as Assistant Professor of German and Russian at the University of Minnesota, Morris.  As part of the system-wide University of Minnesota study abroad curriculum integration effort in the early years of this century, I developed and ran short-term study abroad programs and spearheaded an ambitious, campus-wide study-abroad pilot project.  Following a successful tenure process, I moved into the international education administration field first as Director of Off-Campus Study at the College of Wooster, then in my current position as Dean of International Education at Juniata College.

Education 

PhD in German, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, June 1996

MA in German, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, March 1992

BA in German and Psychology, cum laude with Honors in German, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, June 1989

ESL Teacher Training, United States Peace Corps, Vladimir, Russia, Summer 1996

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Sandra Meiras-Colley

First Name
Sandra
Last Name
Meiras-Colley
Sandra Meiras-Colley, Picture
Job Title
Adjunct Professor in International Education Management
Phone
831-647-4155

I am passionate about:

I am passionate about promoting the benefits of an international education, the importance of broadening one's horizons and gaining understandings beyond those of our native language and culture

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IEMG 8540 - Staff Managmnt in Intl Context      

Examining the complexities of staff management in international and multinational contexts, this course will include discussion of job description development, advertisement, selection processes, salary setting and negotiation, ethics, workers’ rights, and managing remote teams. Establishing trust, staff motivation, communication skills and leadership styles will also be studied in both organizational and cross-cultural contexts.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Spring 2014 - MIIS

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Expertise

I am an experienced higher education manager and administrator and have worked for many years in senior management positions in international higher education contexts managing multinational teams or coordinating teams across countries for the delivery of international programs. I have build teams recruiting expertise from across the world and continue to practice human resource management in international contexts. I am at present the Director of International at the University of Sydney.

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Recent Accomplishments

In the past five years I have been working in the development and growth of the International Portfolio at the University of Sydney. The portfolio was created in 2006 and it is now the main international relations hub of the University coordinating international activities across all faculties.

I have expertise in program development in Latin America and regularly travel to the region. I am a member of the Council on Australian Latin America Relations Education Action Group from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and an elected director of the Australian-Latin America Business Council.

Previous Work

I have had management appointments in Australian Universities and managed teams of administrators focusing on a range of areas from scholarship development, marketing and fundraising to student administration and IT support.

MEIRAS, S. (2004) International Education in Australian Universities: Understandings, Dimensions and Problems, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management. 26:371-380

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1360080042000290212

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Jill Stoffers

First Name
Jill
Last Name
Stoffers
Jill Stoffers, Picture
Job Title
Adjunct Professor in International Education Management.
Location
Student Affairs Building
City, State, ZIP
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone
831.647.6571
Language(s)
Français
Jill first became interested in working with people from different countries during high school when she was part of the AFS club and participated in Model UN. In college she spent part of her sophomore year in Sheffield, England and part of her senior year in Brussels, Belgium.
 
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Jill earned her Master’s degree in Commercial Diplomacy at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Portland State University. As an undergraduate she studied at Sheffield College in England and at the Université  Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. She speaks French and is a Truman Scholar.
 
When not working, Jill loves gardening and cooking, riding her bike and roller skating and working on her family’s farm in Oregon.
 
Faculty Type
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Thomas Roe

First Name
Thomas
Last Name
Roe
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Job Title
Adjunct Professor in International Education Management
Location
460 Pierce St. McCone Building
City, State, ZIP
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone
831.647.4155

Dr. Thomas Roe is a clinical psychologist who currently specializes working with students and particularly students from underrepresented groups. He is the Coordinator for Graduate Student Counseling Services at University of California, Davis. Dr. Roe has hands on experience working closely with international students in a variety of contexts including mental health counseling, academic advising, and consultation. He also currently facilitates an international graduate student counseling group and works with members to be successful both in academics and in life.

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Expertise

Counseling, therapy, students, social justice, intersections of identity, conflict resolution, and adjustment.

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Argosy University, Seattle- Doctor of Psychology (Clinical)

Argosy University, Seattle- Master of Psychology (Clinical)

University of Puget- Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

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Adjunct Faculty

Fusun Akarsu

First Name
Fusun
Last Name
Akarsu
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Job Title
Visiting Professor in Education & Intercultural Studies
Location
Casa Fuente 300I
Language(s)
Türkçe

Dr. Fusun Akarsu is a Visiting Professor from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. She taught a course on International Education Policy and a workshop on Intercultural Modes of Thinking this fall, drawing upon her experience in teaching education courses at undergraduate and graduate levels as well as her previous research in intercultural studies and leadership. She is offering two more courses in Intercultural Communication and again a workshop on Communicating through Social Media and World Events.

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Expertise

Curriculum design and evaluation, gifted education, training of trainers/professional development, intercultural communication and leadership

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ICCO 8513 - Intro InterculturalCommunicatn      

This course introduces the basic concepts and theories of intercultural communication using a fresh and practical approach. Students are encouraged to examine and analyze the driving forces behind both the purposes and means of communication in intercultural settings. They are expected to find the relationships between the actors of communication and the media in which the communication and interaction among the actors take place. They are also required to study and demonstrate the types and functions of various modes of communication. Students will be asked to understand and display basic skills in interpersonal communication and leadership.

Fall 2014 - MIIS

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ICCO 9513 - Intro InterculturalCommunicatn      

This course introduces the basic concepts and theories of intercultural communication using a fresh and practical approach. Students are encouraged to examine and analyze the driving forces behind both the purposes and means of communication in intercultural settings. They are expected to find the relationships between the actors of communication and the media in which the communication and interaction among the actors take place. They are also required to study and demonstrate the types and functions of various modes of communication. Students will be asked to understand and display basic skills in interpersonal communication and leadership.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Fall 2013 - MIIS

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ICCO 9543 - ResearchIn IntrculturalStudies      

This course is designed to assist students to conduct a small scale research project in the field of intercultural studies. Students will be introduced to the basic concepts and theories of intercultural competencies and intercultural communication. They will have an introduction to quantitative and qualitative designs and methods of measurement and statistics. Students will develop a research proposal, collect data, analyze it and present the findings and the results to the class.

Fall 2013 - MIIS

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ICCO 9552 - Comunicatng/SoclMdia/WrldEvnts      

Students will examine major means of intercultural communication such as mass media, internet, social media, travel abroad and consumer markets. They will analyze the impact of world events in shaping the intercultural perceptions, expectations and actions of the individuals and organizations. Students will reflect on their own interactions with social media and how they influence and are influenced by global events and media.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Spring 2014 - MIIS, Spring 2015 - MIIS

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IEMG 8542 - Educational Foundations      

This course is designed for non-teaching education professionals. It introduces basic terminology, theories and paradigms that have shaped contemporary educational practices. It covers two basic layers of education by 1) studying the phenomena of learning; 2) examining effective and efficient teaching and learning environments. The course will enable students to develop skills as practitioners of education and to better communicate about educational principles with teachers and administrators.

Spring 2014 - MIIS

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IEMG 8600 - Intl Education Policy      

This course examines the role of national and international policy in shaping international education. Course topics include among others, U.S. policies related to international exchange and aid for education in developing countries, the impetus and outcomes of the European Union Bologna Process, and the worldwide push toward the internationalization of higher education.

Fall 2012 - MIIS

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IEMG 9513 - Intro InterculturalCommunicatn      

This course introduces the basic concepts and theories of intercultural communication using a fresh and practical approach. Students are encouraged to examine and analyze the driving forces behind both the purposes and means of communication in intercultural settings. They are expected to find the relationships between the actors of communication and the media in which the communication and interaction among the actors take place. They are also required to study and demonstrate the types and functions of various modes of communication. Students will be asked to understand and display basic skills in interpersonal communication and leadership.

Fall 2014 - MIIS

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IPOL 8546 - Intercultural Modes ofThinking      

Intercultural Modes of Thinking Workshop is based on the model IMTAR (Intercultural Modes of Thinking and Reasoning) and a scale IMTARS developed by Dr. Akarsu to delineate patterns of thinking in different cultural settings. Model is comprehensive and tries to define critical and underlying concepts and processes that exist in most cultures while displaying different forms of reasoning and corresponding practices in everyday life. Students are expected to play an active role in discovering the patterns observed in the cultures of their choices by finding evidence and examples from their own experiences, observations, stories, anecdotes, multimedia sources or related literature. Students can work in groups of two (each focusing on a different culture) or in larger groups (enabling clusters of cultures to be compared). At the end of the workshop an overall pattern analysis will be done by the whole class. It is expected that student work either in written format or in multimedia format will be shared online or published as a comparative case study of cultural thinking patterns.

Fall 2012 - MIIS

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IPSG 8513 - Intro InterculturalCommunicatn      

This course introduces the basic concepts and theories of intercultural communication using a fresh and practical approach. Students are encouraged to examine and analyze the driving forces behind both the purposes and means of communication in intercultural settings. They are expected to find the relationships between the actors of communication and the media in which the communication and interaction among the actors take place. They are also required to study and demonstrate the types and functions of various modes of communication. Students will be asked to understand and display basic skills in interpersonal communication and leadership.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Fall 2013 - MIIS

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IPSG 8543 - ResearchIn IntrculturalStudies      

This course is designed to assist students to conduct a small scale research project in the field of intercultural studies. Students will be introduced to the basic concepts and theories of intercultural competencies and intercultural communication. They will have an introduction to quantitative and qualitative designs and methods of measurement and statistics. Students will develop a research proposal, collect data, analyze it and present the findings and the results to the class.

Fall 2013 - MIIS

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IPSG 8552 - Comunicatng/SoclMdia/WrldEvnts      

Students will examine major means of intercultural communication such as mass media, internet, social media, travel abroad and consumer markets. They will analyze the impact of world events in shaping the intercultural perceptions, expectations and actions of the individuals and organizations. Students will reflect on their own interactions with social media and how they influence and are influenced by global events and media.

Spring 2013 - MIIS, Spring 2014 - MIIS, Spring 2015 - MIIS

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IPSG 9513 - Intro InterculturalCommunicatn      

This course introduces the basic concepts and theories of intercultural communication using a fresh and practical approach. Students are encouraged to examine and analyze the driving forces behind both the purposes and means of communication in intercultural settings. They are expected to find the relationships between the actors of communication and the media in which the communication and interaction among the actors take place. They are also required to study and demonstrate the types and functions of various modes of communication. Students will be asked to understand and display basic skills in interpersonal communication and leadership.

Fall 2014 - MIIS

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