Vol 6, No 1 (2017)

Special Issue - 2017 Global Partners in Education 10th Annual Conference Proceedings

GPE is pleased to announce the publication of a Special Issue of the Journal that contains the Proceedings from the Global Partners in Education X (GPEX) Conference which was held from May 15th-17th, 2017 at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, USA.  This conference was attended by teachers, administrators, technical support personnel, in addition to students all either associated with GPE partner institutions or with an interest in GPE.  The focus of this year’s conference was on the intersection of Global Education and Regional Economic Development therefore this collection of papers based on conference presentations is wide ranging as they cover various topics related to these issues.  Special thanks to all who participated, presented, and submitted papers for this publication.

Table of Contents

Use of New Media in Intercultural Communication Instruction PDF
Mariko Eguchi, Sachiyo M Shearman 1-21
Integrating New Online Tools to Enhance Cross-Cultural Communication in an International Educational Telecommunication Project “Global Understanding” PDF
Victoria A. Fadeeva 22-34
From Abstract to Concrete: Decision Making, Cultural Understanding, and the Global Partners Program PDF
John H. P. Williams 35-55
Co-authoring for Collaborative Learning in Global Understanding PDF
Guangwei Zhang 56-67
Benefits of Developing Friendships with International Partner Students in a Global Understanding Course PDF
Marion A. Eppler, Fiona Scott 68-83
Collaboration in a Multicultural Learning Environment: Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Platforms PDF
Maria O. Villarreal-Solano, Nadezhda S. Rudenko, Anneli Schaufeli, Eleanor Kane, Christopher Brighton 84-110
A (Free) Alternative to Studying Abroad: The Voluntary Social Year in Germany PDF
Birgit A. Jensen 111-122
Turkish Case in Exchange Mobility: Incoming Students PDF
Hatice Irmaklı 123-139
Ninetieth Century Economic Change and the Crisis in the Southern Senegambia: Islamic Militancy and the British Intervention in the Lower Gambia Region of Jarra, Kiang and Foni 1860-1888 PDF
Ensa Touray 140-160
Inclusion of Students in Research Activities: A Development of an Observatory at the International Level PDF
Andres M. Castro 161-177

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