Webinar: Stay Home? And Generation Abroad – Practitioner Wisdom

September 15, 2015

Eighty practitioners, researchers, and otherwise thoughtful folks gathered recently for globalsl.org’s first webinar.  During the discussion several frameworks for ethical global engagement were mentioned. Those resources are listed below. Many thanks to those individuals who joined the conversation, as well as to our presenters. Survey feedback indicates strong interest in continuing this series. We will do that with our second webinar on October 16, at noon EST (details below).

The webinar recording that follows is one hour and includes several pearls of insight, including some thinking on what will really cause universities to support ethical global engagement. After the first thirty seconds, the video focuses on the presentation and presenters. Apologies for some small technical difficulties as we have worked into our first webinar here:

Ethical Frameworks and Resources Mentioned Include:

Webinar 2: Going to the Action: Stay Home and Generation Abroad – Philosophical Framing (Friday, October 16, noon EST, registration info forthcoming) 

Considering practitioner wisdom, philosophical and theoretical framing of global engagement and global citizenship, and connections to the fields of global and community development, four global service-learning practitioner-scholars will discuss how the specific values and disruption of global service-learning undermine calls to “Help your Own Country.” They will consider how this particular pedagogy and partnership practice at once disrupts national identities and engages the possibility of deep connection with anyone, everywhere. Particular classroom and institutional strategies for engaging this dialogue will be shared. Panelists include:

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