EDUFI HigherEd Webinar: Possibilities of virtual internationalization in higher education - teachers’ and students’ perspectives

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Welcome to hear examples and insights of what virtual internationalization is and can be on Thursday 3.12.2020, 10-12.30! 

The aim of the webinar is to give perspectives to virtual internationalization and its possibilities within higher education. In the webinar, representatives of two Finnish higher education institutions share their insights on how they have organized international online courses with their partner institutions. In this webinar, you will have a possibility to hear two case examples by experts, who have a long and broad experience of building international online courses within higher education. In addition, teachers and students share their experiences of taking part in international online courses.  

The webinar is aimed for teachers, education developers and staff responsible for internationalization and mobility in higher education institutions.

 

Webinar programme

10.00 Welcome and introducing the theme 
Sofia Lähdeniemi, EDUFI

10.10 Social Presence and Educational Technologies in an Online Distance Course “Global Education Development” in Finnish Higher Education

  • The course idea and story behind itElina Lehtomäki, professor of global education, University of Oulu
  • The course design & teacher’s experienceSharanya Menon, teacher, University of Oulu 
  • Social presence in online educationIrène Charbonneau, postgraduate student, Stockholm University 
  • Experiences of Finnish and international students, Mervi Hakoniemi, University of Tampere
    Bárbara Barrionuevo Bonini, University of Oulu

10.55 Break

11.00   Interactive Challenges of Digital Learning in a Global Classroom – Past , present and future perspectives on transnational collaboration

  • Kim Zilliacus, University Lecturer, Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki 
  • Christian Lindblom, Expert in Online Teaching, Educations Technology Services, University of Helsinki
  • Donald Matheson, Associate Professor / Head of Department, Department of Media and
    Communication, School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

11.40 Panel discussion; Possibilities and new dimensions of virtual collaboration to
international education cooperation and to increasing international expertise

 

Panel representatives:

  • Irène Charbonneau, postgraduate student, Stockholm University
  • Veera Vainonperä-Torres Villa, student, University of Tampere
  • Kim Zilliacus, University Lecturer, Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki 
  • Christian Lindblom, Expert in Online Teaching, Educations Technology Services, University of Helsinki

12.10 Q & A and final remarks

12.30 Webinar ends
 

Registration

Aika ja paikka

3.12.2020 10.00–12.30

Ilmoittautumisaika

10.11.2020 – 1.12.2020 klo 00:00