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College of Education student Kelsi Harris poses in front of the Colosseum in Rome.

Sep 5, 2017

Pre-Service Teacher Learns to be Global Citizen through Experiences Abroad

Multiple study abroad experiences helped junior elementary education major Kelsi Harris grow personally, academically and professionally. 

Brian Peters

Jul 5, 2017

Ph.D. Candidate Brian A. Peters: Overseas Summer School Will Make Me a Better Scholar

A week studying “Higher Education and Social Equality” overseas is helping Ph.D. candidate Brian A. Peters conduct research that is more inclusive and connected to global academic discussions. 

Student Teaching in China

May 11, 2017

Enhancing Student Teaching through International Travel

After student teaching in local classrooms for 10 weeks, 11 seniors spent five weeks in classrooms in China. There, the students say, they developed a deeper sense of cultural awareness and competence that will help them better reach their future students. 

Nov 9, 2016

Cultural Immersion for Stronger Classrooms

Future teachers in the MAT program took a cultural immersion trip to Mexico to learn how to connect with students on a personal level and increase students' chances for academic success. 

Beijing Royal School

Sep 12, 2016

Counseling and Cultural Exchange in China

“Traveling thousands of miles is better than reading thousands of books.” This Chinese proverb guides Siu-Man “Raymond” Ting’s philosophy on study abroad opportunities for College of Education students. Ting, a professor in the Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development Department, leads the college’s China study abroad program.