International
Science Education
How ready for the world are your
students?
Fun facts about Americans
• 35% of Americans have passports
• 65% of Americans have never been abroad
• U.S. workers recei...
• Speaks more than one language
• Already has global connections
• Has global science perspective
Side by side comparison
...
• Enjoys hanging out with friends
• Is inseparable with social media
• Always wants latest tech gear
Side by side comparis...
Things to know
• Science happens
everywhere!
• There is money being
spent on research
More in some countries…
• The U.S. i...
These guys all have Int’l Counterparts
This isn’t changing anytime soon.
Strengthening American Science
• Expose American research by reaching out
internationally
• Expose tomorrow’s American sci...
Foreign Travel FY 13
Qatar
• Highest per capita income in the world (2011)
• Home to Doha-based Al Jazirah News Network
• Oil reserves in exces...
STEM
Language
Culture
Political
ScienceWriting
Skills
Global
Competence
ORAU Impact
• EUCOM Research Participation programs
• Lindau Meetings - Germany
• Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Germany
• Wo...
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Presented by Mike Ickowitz at the 2014 Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy in Nashville, TN, June 23-26, 2014.

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International Science Education

  1. 1. International Science Education
  2. 2. How ready for the world are your students?
  3. 3. Fun facts about Americans • 35% of Americans have passports • 65% of Americans have never been abroad • U.S. workers received an average of 12 vacation days in 2012 • Twenty-seven percent of Americans believe we never landed on the moon
  4. 4. • Speaks more than one language • Already has global connections • Has global science perspective Side by side comparison • Speaks only one language (fluently) • Little experience with other cultures • Has nationalistic science perspective
  5. 5. • Enjoys hanging out with friends • Is inseparable with social media • Always wants latest tech gear Side by side comparison • Enjoys hanging out with friends • Is inseparable with social media • Always wants latest tech gear
  6. 6. Things to know • Science happens everywhere! • There is money being spent on research More in some countries… • The U.S. is important So are other places…
  7. 7. These guys all have Int’l Counterparts
  8. 8. This isn’t changing anytime soon.
  9. 9. Strengthening American Science • Expose American research by reaching out internationally • Expose tomorrow’s American scientists to the world • Expose the world to tomorrow’s American scientists • Build our portfolio of international partners
  10. 10. Foreign Travel FY 13
  11. 11. Qatar • Highest per capita income in the world (2011) • Home to Doha-based Al Jazirah News Network • Oil reserves in excess of 25 billion barrels should enable continued output at current levels for 57 years • Spends $1.5B per year in scientific research
  12. 12. STEM Language Culture Political ScienceWriting Skills Global Competence
  13. 13. ORAU Impact • EUCOM Research Participation programs • Lindau Meetings - Germany • Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Germany • World Science Conference -Israel • Endeavour Awards - Australia • University development – Saudi Arabia/Russia
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