[Currentcse] Fw: International Opportunity: Counseling and Higher Education Cultural View of Italy

Sprecher, Katharine sprecher at ohio.edu
Wed Feb 3 03:06:16 EST 2016

Hello CSE'ers!

A summer course on counseling and higher education that involves a trip to Italy for cultural exploration - in case you are interested! (See below for details and contacts.)



Katharine M. Sprecher, PhD
Lecturer, Critical Studies in Educational Foundations
Department of Educational Studies, Ohio University
The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education
N-278 Lindley Hall, Athens, OH 45701
sprecher at ohio.edu, 740-597-3373

From: Wright, Barbara
Sent: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 2:35 PM
To: McClain, Shelley
Subject: International Opportunity: Counseling and Higher Education Cultural View of Italy

International Opportunity: Counseling and Higher Education Cultural View of Italy

Tuscany, Italy

May 2 -16, 2016

For Students, Faculty, Staff and Practitioners

The Institute should be a dynamic introduction to counseling in Italy, as well as a ten-day adventure in a European country with much to see and do. It is an opportunity to gain an international perspective while enjoying the camaraderie with colleagues and students on counseling and higher education. Counselor educators, staff, higher education professionals and students from other universities are welcome.

Counselor educators or doctoral students who wish to make an international presentation on a cultural issues at the Italy Institute are asked to submit a brief proposal outline detailing the topic to Dr. Mona Robinson at robinsoh at ohio.edu<mailto:robinsoh at ohio.edu>.

Please share this opportunity with students of counseling or other majors as the course will meet the requirements for many cross cultural courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Part of which will consist on an online dimension beginning prior to departure and will continue through the trip and through the end of the summer.

For information on application, costs, and other details, go to OU Office of Global Opportunities and select Italy Institute under Summer 2016.
Faculty and practitioners should follow the directions on that website to "apply" as a non-OU student. Please contact Kirsten Dabelko, Program Coordinator

Office of Global Opportunities
Walter International Education Center
15 Park Place
Athens, OH 45701
Tel: 740-593-4583
Fax: 740-593-9758
Email: global.opportunities at ohio.edu<mailto:global.opportunities at ohio.edu>

 The intention is to broaden participants' awareness of social diversity, counseling, higher education, and cultural conflict issues in a non-American setting and to share a travel abroad adventure with friendly colleagues in a semi-structured environment.

This is the chance for current and future counselors to see what counseling, higher education, and human services work is like in a European country while enjoying trips to historic Italian cities as well as living in the historic 14th century villa, Casa Cares in Tuscany, Italy. We will reflect on parallels and differences between American and Italian cultures and counseling and higher education approaches.  For further information on sign up, the costs, and the amenities that go with the trip (tours, some meals, and arts events), contact the Office of Study Abroad at Ohio University.

The leaders of the trip will be Drs. Mona Robinson and (robinsoh at ohio.edu) and Adah Ward Randolph (wardrand at ohio.edu).

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