Internationalizing the Curriculum and Student Learning: Preparing Graduates for the 21st Century

Fourth Annual
Josef A. Mestenhauser Lecture Series on Internationalizing Higher Education
Internationalizing the Curriculum and Student Learning: 
Preparing Graduates for the 21st Century

Betty Leask, associate professor in internationalization at the University of South Australia, will give the 2012-13 Mestenhauser Lecture. Leask argues that universities have a responsibility to prepare all graduates to live and work in a global society. Internationalizing the curriculum and student learning play a central role in achieving this goal. Her lecture will explore issues related to internationalization and offer conceptual and practical solutions to these issues.

Friday, February 8, 2013 
2:00-4:00 p.m.; reception to follow 
3M Auditorium, CSOM Building 
Twin Cities campus

The lecture will also be streamed online.

Hands-On Workshops

Betty Leask will also lead an interactive and practical workshop on internationalizing the curriculum and student learning. The workshop will be offered twice:

Saturday, February 9, 2013
12:30-3:30 p.m.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Monday, February 11, 2013
3:00-6:00 p.m.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The workshops are free of charge to University of Minnesota faculty and staff; the
workshops are $50 for non-University of Minnesota attendees.

Registration now open:

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