Culture, sustainability, and intercultural communication

We are searching for partners for a virtual exchange project which has already been designed and is in its first test run. The class is an elective which draws students from all majors. The following is the official description in our course catalog for the current semester. In its Resolution Read More …

Project Ibunka 2022

A cross-cultural web exchange project, Project Ibunka 2022, Call for Participation Hello, again! I'm Masahito Watanabe, Wata, at Yokohama National University, Japan. I'm going to organize a new web-based intercultural exchange project, Ibunka 2022, again this year. “Ibunka” means "different cultures" in Japanese. This is a web-based bulletin board discussion Read More …

Encompassing All Voices

To gain more experience with COIL and virtual exchange we've set up a COIL project last year as a form of professional development with teaching staff from three institutions (Amsterdam, Brussels and Kenyatta). The central topic of this Virtual Exchange project was ‘Encompassing all Voices’ in which we question the Read More …

Understanding Nuclear Waste Policy from a Multidisciplinary Approach

This virtual exchange approaches global learning from an open perspective meaning we have many different disciplines of students who are freshmen at DePaul University who are learning to write across the curriculum. Therefore, the learning outcomes for this course include global experiences, soft and intercultural skills, ethics and care for Read More …

Academic Writing Beyond Borders

At the Writing Center of the University of Wuerzburg, we’re looking for a partner to set up a Virtual Exchange for students of all disciplinary backgrounds, who want to improve their writing skills, and even more importantly, who want to get in touch and collaborate with students from different geographical Read More …

Intercultural Competence for Tutors

At the University of Wuerzburg (JMU) we’d like to set up an “ad hoc” TEP (Transnational Exchange Project) for (student) tutors to enable them to reflect their own (inter-)cultural assumptions, beliefs and practices when engaging with their fellow students. This may include various contexts, such as tutorials or workshops run Read More …