The Study Abroad SIG welcomes anyone interested into its wide membership, domestically and overseas. The aim is to facilitate an active and working network of faculty, staff, and students who can share and exchange experiences, knowledge, and knowhow on how to plan, prepare, implement, and evaluate different study abroad programs/experiences. Study abroad includes all categories of inbound and outbound, one-way study abroad, exchange, internships, experience, and cultural programs. The goal for many SIG members is to network, to collect and share data and information for future collaboration, research, presentations, and papers in the area of study abroad.
Time: 9:00-10:30 am JST Date: Saturday, May 15 Zoom: 5 breakout sessions
Title: Study Abroad: The New Normal during a Pandemic Abstract: The spread of COVID-19 has made it difficult for students to study overseas. In this SA SIG Forum, presenters will share their experiences of implementing online technologies into internationally-centered activities in order to deal with the ongoing pandemic. Prior to the forum, participants are invited to watch the virtual presentations here. ʀᴇᴀᴅ ᴍᴏʀᴇ ➔
Date: Saturday, September 4, 2021 Time: 9:00-17:00 (Japan Time) Venue: Online (Access information will be provided after registration.) Participation Fee: No Charge Submission Deadline for proposals: Sunday, June 20 The Study Abroad SIG Conference seeks to gather researchers, teachers, and students who are interested in presenting and learning about study abroad instruction, research, and student experiences abroad. The objective of this conference is to promote the research of study abroad and give an opportunity for participants to network among like-minded individuals.
The theme this year is "Study Abroad at Home." Professor Keiko Ikeda from Kansai University is our keynote speaker and she will be giving a plenary on "Language learning Focused COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) as a New Gateway for Inclusive International Education." ʀᴇᴀᴅ ᴍᴏʀᴇ ➔