GET INVOLVED

Are you interested in creating opportunities for your students to interact virtually with students overseas? Do you want to deepen your students’ cross-cultural skills and global outlook?

TEACH A COIL COURSE!

Meet Queens College's first cohort of COIL Faculty Fellows:

Desiree Byrd (Psychology)

Jacqueline Darvin (Secondary Education and Youth Services)

Rafael De Balanzo Joue (Urban Studies)

Mari Fujimoto (Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures)

Dustin Grella (Art)

Regine Joseph (European Languages and Literatures)

Muhammad Kabir (Political Science)

Seongyeon Ko (Foreign Languages)

Vanessa Perez (Political Science)

Ashraf Shady (Elementary and Early Childhood Education)

The Fellows, led by Schiro Withanachchi (Economics), will receive professional development through the Center for Teaching & Learning to redesign their existing courses. By incorporating a COIL module, faculty will be able to assist students in developing a global mindset while expanding their research internationally.

First Cohort of COIL Faculty Fellows led by Schiro Withanachchi (in white): Ashraf Shady (Elementary and Early Childhood Education), Rafael De Balanzo Joue (Urban Studies), Muhammad Kabir (Political Science), Mari Fujimoto (Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures), Jennifer Auerbach (International Education Specialist at CUNY), Regine Joseph (European Languages and Literatures), Jacqueline Darvin (Secondary Education and Youth Services), Vanessa Perez (Political Science), Desiree Byrd (Psychology), Dustin Grella (Art), Hope Windle (Community Development Lead at SUNY COIL Center) and Seongyeon Ko (Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures).

PAST EVENT:

COIL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR CUNY COIL COORDINATORS AND FACULTY​

Collaborative Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Online Contexts

February 21, 2020 (10AM – 12PM), CUNY Graduate Center, Room 9206

Dr. Mirjam Hauck: Associate Head for Internationalisation in the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at the Open University/UK and a Senior Fellow of the UK’s Higher Education Academy.
Dr. Mirjam Hauck

Generously offered by a distinguished expert in international virtual exchange, Dr. Mirjam Hauck, this fast-paced workshop addressed effective strategies to build meaningful collaboration between faculty and students in COIL projects.

Participants:

  • Learned how to set the scene for sustained collaboration;
  • Explored key COIL success factors;
  • Engaged in hands-on activity to recognize patterns of engagement and participation and their potential impact;
  • Analyzed a CUNY COIL case study to identify a specific factor(s) responsible for successful collaboration and intercultural learning opportunities.

PAST EVENT:

September 11th, 2019: Information meeting and presentation by Eva Haug, the Internationalization and COIL coordinator at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and by Hope Windle, Community Development Lead at SUNY COIL Center.

Dr. Eva Haug