Regional Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Workshop - Seattle, Washington
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University of Washington

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:30am - 3:45pm 

 

Session I: Overview of AID Roadmap & Guideline Five | Outreach, Marketing, and Recruitment

When recruiting, marketing, and conducting outreach to students in various forms, it is important to consider how these methods relate to students of diverse backgrounds. These students may sometimes have interests/concerns that are not clearly satisfied through existing efforts. This section therefore examines what the education abroad office does to outreach, recruit, and market study abroad to students from diverse backgrounds.

 

Session II: Guideline Six | Student Advising

Student advising is a critical component of a student’s international experience. It can often be the case that students from diverse backgrounds have faced a different set of challenges in accessing study abroad; these students make up a population that may require different advising and support systems to make study abroad feasible. It is essential that students have the information they need to prepare to for study abroad, actively engage while they are abroad, and reflect on their experiences when they return. This information is not only important for the student who will be abroad, but also for the education abroad professionals who will be supporting them in their endeavors.

 

Who Should Attend?

Intended for professionals interested in developing the skills and expertise needed to increase capacity and serve more diverse student populations in education abroad, this high-impact training will focus on inclusive approaches to outreach, marketing, & recruitment and developing inclusive advising practices.

 

Schedule

9:30am - 10:00am Check-in & Networking
10:00am - 10:30am Welcome & Introductions
10:30am - 12:30pm Section I
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm  Section II 
3:30pm - 3:45pm  Closing

 

Location

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington


Parking:

 TBD

 
  

Registration

Members: $269
Non-members: $339
Graduate Student: $199
Graduate Student Writer Rate: $179
Note: To access this rate, a participant is required to write a post-workshop summary/reflection article for posting on the Diversity Abroad Network website.

 

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