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Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
Academic Excellence Global Collab
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Academic Excellence Global Collab

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presented at IPCC 2009, Hawaii

presented at IPCC 2009, Hawaii

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  • MARJ -- Introduce speakers, provide brief overview of our purpose Today we’d like to accomplish these goals: --discuss ways to create collaborations that enhance authentic global understandings in our students --engage students studying engineering, computer science, technical communication or business --share international experiences thus far and suggest projects for the coming academic year --invite audience to join discussion at the end and contribute ideas for collaborations, projects, student and faculty exchanges, etc.
  • TOM – The mission of the Center for Language Research is "to contribute to the development of professionals in computer science, computer engineering, and related fields through the research and teaching of successful language use in academic and workplace contexts."  To accomplish this mission, we seek to include as part of our university training some innovative international encounters that will enable students to make rapid progress in professional thinking, behavior and communication with extraordinarily small but effective investments in time, money, and effort. Anyone can create technically savvy, time-consuming projects these days, but vague goals and poor planning yield minimal transformational results.  The challenge for professional educators now is to pioneer new kinds of innovative, global experiences that can generate impressive benefits with the fewest possible resources. My part in today's panel presentation will be to clarify the requirements for such new international experiences.  
  • TOM— ((Probably detail specifics about your intent, efforts, progs., etc.))
  • JULIA— (your focus and content here)
  • JULIA-- (Insert (or send) photos for this page, and list main points for talking)
  • HELEN— (Enter your main purpose and focus notes here)
  • HELEN— {{Photos from Mercer & Karlsruhe, maybe students??}} [I thought maybe to discuss students’ own pushto study abroad –Bond, London, Spain, etc.—mission projects, study tours like Josh in Italy; engineers at Swansea. How you estab. Relations with Karlsruhe, future plans?? Whatever you like]
  • YVONNE— [Insert your main topics and focus here]
  • YVONNE-- [insert photos for background while you talk; I pulled these from your U web site, but you probably have better ones and some with people in them]
  • MARJ—moderate; take notes on Qs, topics, ideas; suggest exchange of business cards
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    • 1. Academic Excellence through Global Collaborations Panel Discussion, IPCC 2009
    • 2. Exploring opportunities to increase students’ knowledge of professional communication within global contexts <ul><li>Yvonne Cleary, U. of Limerick, Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Marj Davis, Mercer U., Georgia, USA (moderator) </li></ul><ul><li>Helen Grady, Mercer U., Georgia, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Orr, U. of Aizu, Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Julia Williams, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana, USA </li></ul>IPCC 2009
    • 3. Dr. Thomas Orr, Director Center for Language Research The University of Aizu, Japan IPCC 2009
    • 4. IPCC 2009
    • 5. Julia M. Williams, Ph.D. Professor of English, Executive Director of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana USA IPCC 2009
    • 6. photos IPCC 2009
    • 7. Helen M. Grady, Ed.D. Assoc. Professor & Chair Dept. of Technical Communication School of Engineering, Mercer University Macon, Georgia USA IPCC 2009
    • 8. Photos page IPCC 2009
    • 9. Yvonne Cleary, Director of Diploma and Graduate Certificates in Technical Communication Dept. of Languages & Cultural Studies University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland IPCC 2009
    • 10. IPCC 2009
    • 11. DISCUSSION: Your Turn! <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Experiences to share? </li></ul>IPCC 2009
    • 12. Contact Information for Panelists <ul><li>Yvonne Cleary, U. of Limerick, Ireland [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Marj Davis, Mercer U., Georgia, USA (moderator) [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Helen Grady, Mercer U., Georgia, USA [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Orr, U. of Aizu, Japan [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Julia Williams, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana, USA [email_address] </li></ul>IPCC 2009

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