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SDCCD: International Education Week 2021 Virtual Conference

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November 15, 2021

Join us for the 2021 International Education Week virtual conference. Every day is
hosted by one of our colleges. City College – November 17; Mesa College – November
16; and Miramar College – November 18.

The district-wide international education committee is responsible for advancing students
global learning outcomes through improved international education opportunities
across the district, including program internationalization, study abroad,
faculty development, international and international, global and multicultural partnerships
campus events and activities. International education advances learning and scholarship;
strengthens understanding and respect between different peoples; and improves construction
leadership in the global community.

See below the virtual events planned for International Education Week:

Peace Corps briefing1:45 p.m. to 2 p.m. Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, to learn
a new language and live the experience of a lifetime. Learn more about volunteer experiences,
and get tips to guide you through the application process. For more information contact: Professor Dora Schoenbrun-Fernandez District IE Committee

Voice from abroad2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cameron Martinez, former foreign student living in Spain working abroad through
a government program.

Sub-committee rooms2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Language exchanges (Arabic, French, Spanish, Russian), games and conversation, learning
new expressions and explore local internships with Global Connections.

Study abroad scholarship workshop3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Presentation on scholarships such as Gilman and benefits. Guided by study abroad
To advise.

Quiz, cooking contest winner and conclusion3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Study abroad “Centro de Lengua y Comunicación Social Universal”11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Professor Claudio Pani Barragán will present the objectives and achievements of Study
Spanish in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and the “Benefits of Living with Mexican Host Families”
Join on Zoom

Kahoot for the prices11:30 am to 11:50 am What does the term study abroad mean to you? Learn more about traveling abroad and participate
for the prizes for first, second and third place. Join on Zoom

Study Abroad Cost and Benefits11:50 am to 12:20 pm Former Study Abroad student, Arely Diaz will tell about her experience of studying in Madrid,
Spain and live with a host family. Join on Zoom

The importance of learning Arabic languages ​​these days
Arab culture and its importance in today’s world. Join on Zoom

Mini 15-minute language courseLearn a few key phrases.

10 a.m. – French – Register on Zoom

10:30 am – Spanish – Join on Zoom

10:45 am – Italian – Join on Zoom

Infusing Access and Inclusion in Study Abroad9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Presenter: Katie De Guzman Create teacher-led programs for community college students that are accessible and
transformative, but also inclusive and equitable. Good practices for both teachers
and administrators who value the international education experience and want to support
students. Join on Zoom

Study abroad with a focus on sustainability10:30 am to 11:30 am Presenter: Professor Pablo Martin Sustainability Study Abroad: Society, Environment, Economy; Provisionally planned for
Summer 2022, in La Ventana, Mexico. Examine plans for a proposed four-week stay
long program designed to provide students with hands-on experiences in creation and maintenance
sustainable communities, service learning projects, or both. Study abroad program
depends on final administrative approval. Join on Zoom

Studying abroad with a third party: the case of EF12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter: Professor Laura González Join Laura González, travel enthusiast and anthropology professor, for a conversation
on study abroad options that include the use of third-party companies. Laura has
traveled with students with Education First (EF) in Tokyo, Italy and Peru. Come learn
on the pros and cons of using third-party study abroad companies. Join on Zoom

Philippine Studies (FS) 100 Briefing1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Presenter: Prof. Judy Patacsil Prof. Judy Patacsil to provide background on the Philippine American experience
Classes. At present, FS100 is the only approved ethnic studies course offered
at Miramar College which meets CSU Zone F graduation requirements and Miramar is
the only college in San Diego that offers a Philippine Studies Performance Certificate.
Join on Zoom


This press release was produced by the San Diego Community College District. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.