What is World iView?
World iView is a Speaker Series sponsored by the NDSU Office of International Programs. Topics with an international focus are presented to the NDSU and Fargo-Moorhead community. Speakers include faculty and staff who will share their experiences on a broad range of global themes. Presentations are held once a month throughout the academic year in the Memorial Union from 12 noon - 1pm.
Thursday, February 20th, 2014
TITLE: Learning Through Partnership: Community Health in Rural Kenya
PRESENTER: Dr. Molly Secor-Turner, PhD, MS, RN, Assistant Professor, Departments of Nursing and Public Health
LOCATION/TIME: Thursday, February 20 | Memorial Union, Room of Nations | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
DESCRIPTION: Through interdisciplinary and global partnerships, Secor-Turner has established a faculty-led study abroad trip to rural Kenya for NDSU nursing students, conducted research with rural Kenyan adolescents, and partnered with faculty and students in the English department to address rural Kenyan community health. Secor-Turner will present the ways in which these partnerships have facilitated student learning and contributed to health promotion in rural Kenya.
Thursday, March 27th, 2014
TITLE: Global Perspectives on Civic Engagement
PRESENTERS: Matt Skoy, M.Ed., Associate Director of Student Activities, Division of Student Affairs; Courtney Barstad, M.S., Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life, Division of Student Affairs
LOCATION/TIME: Thursday, March 27 | Memorial Union, Room of Nations | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
DESCRIPTION: Global Perspectives on Civic Engagement (INTL 379) is a course designed to help students understand the importance of civic engagement and leadership through classroom instruction and an international service-learning trip. Skoy and Barstad escorted students to Guatemala, and as the students reflected on their journey, so did the instructors. Take a voyage through the minds and hearts of two instructors working together to uncover civic learning opportunities for NDSU students that benefit the international community.
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
TITLE: What Could Be Happening to Our Brains During Study Abroad?
PRESENTER: Yuliya Kartoshkina, M.A., PhD (candidate), Department of Educational Foundations and Research (University of North Dakota)
LOCATION/TIME: Thursday, April 24 | Memorial Union, Prairie Rose | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
DESCRIPTION: Learn from studies in neuroscience, psychology, and education literature about the formation and possible changes of cultural patterns in our brains due to studying and living abroad. This session is designed for researchers, practitioners, students and other interested parties seeking to understand the learning experiences of study abroad participants, and ways to enhance those experiences through practical brain-based activities.