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GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics has ended
Join us Saturday, March 30 for the 2019 GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics at the FedEx Global Education building!

This free, one-day event is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement with global communities, and develop intercultural competencies.

Once you’ve registered, please create a profile (which you can choose to make public) and select the sessions you plan to attend, including full group sessions. NOTE: You may only select one breakout session per timeslot (one red, one green, one blue).

Still need to register? Click the Tickets button located in the menu. Once you’ve registered, you’ll receive a confirmation email.

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Saturday, March 30 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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This session will discuss the realities of teaching abroad, and give you space to consider important questions regarding the particulars of teaching and language pedagogy, your role in the classroom as a foreign teacher, as well as your expectations for your time abroad.

Moderators
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Eric Thomas

REACH Fellow, UNC Center for Global Initiatives
Eric Thomas is the 2018-2019 James Peacock REACH Fellow and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College where he also conducted undergraduate research in Paris, France and Dakar, Senegal. After graduating he served as Resident Director for Summer English Language Programs... Read More →

Speakers
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Liz Bucrek

Program Manager and Instructor, Carolina Navigators
Liz Bucrek is the Program Manager and Instructor for Carolina Navigators, a service-learning program that works with UNC students who have intercultural expertise, to create free global education resources for K-14 educators and students across the state. Liz studied abroad in France... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
room 1009