It Takes More Than One Office: Working Collaboratively to Promote Reflection and Intentionality in Education Abroad
How do we ensure that underrepresented students feel both welcomed and challenged while studying abroad? In line with the notion of “inclusive excellence,” this session will explore the ways in which reflection components can set a new tone on a program while carving out space for all students to contribute in new and meaningful ways, including those who have not historically gone abroad in large numbers. For maximum effectiveness, such work needs to be a thread throughout students’ experiences, on campus and abroad, and requires collaboration among key factors. This interactive session begins with a theoretical context and then explores concrete strategies for addressing students’ needs.
Jill Burya, Columbia University
Keshia Abraham, CIEE
Nick Gozik, Boston College