Virtual Exchange Workshop

Tuesday, November 17th, 9:00-11:00 am

Join the University of Michigan's tri-campus Virtual Exchange Initiative to learn about a high-impact educational practice that provides accessible forms of experiential global learning for diverse student populations.


Stephanie Doscher, Ed.D.

Director, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Florida International University

Stephanie is a frequent national presenter on global learning and virtual exchange.  She is co-author of the book Making Global Learning Universal.  She hosts the Making Global Learning Universal Podcast and leads FIU’s Collaborative Online International Learning initiative.

Session 1: Making Global Learning Universal

Tuesday, 11/17, 9:00 am-9:55 am

Intended Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about virtual exchange and making global learning more accessible to students

  • Why should global learning be included in all students’ education?
  • How does virtual exchange provide a broadly accessible platform for global learning?
  • What are the examples of virtual exchange across the curriculum?
  • What resources are available to faculty members who want to learn more?

Session 2: Assessment Best Practices in Virtual Exchange

Tuesday, 11/17, 10:00 am-10:55 am

Intended Audience: Those who are teaching, have taught, or are developing plans for a virtual exchange

  • What should be assessed in a virtual exchange and what shouldn’t?
  • How should assessments be conducted?
  • Are there assessments that allow for comparison of student learning versus other benchmarks?

Meeting Format

This will be a virtual meeting.  The meeting link will be sent to registered participants.

For more information, please contact Sarah Pattison, Associate Director for Global Engagement: