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Elliott School of International Affairs Information Sessions

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Elliott School of International Affairs Information Sessions

Attention juniors and seniors: Are you interested in continuing your studies at GW?

You are cordially invited to attend one of our open house events for prospective students. Attendees will hear from faculty and staff about Elliott School graduate programs, study abroad opportunities, and career development. Please click on one of the dates below to R.S.V.P.

Thursday, 10 October
6:00–8:00 p.m.
For the first time, this open house will be webcast live so that anyone around the world can learn more about graduate degrees from GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs. Using the Livestream chat feature, Twitter (@elliottschoolgw), or Facebook (http://facebook.com/elliottschool), you can submit your questions and participate no matter where you are. Use the hashtag #askelliott.

Tuesday, 5 November
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Reception to follow.

Information about visiting the school, as well as other recruiting events, may be found on our web site. If you have questions, please feel free to contact our office at esiagrad@gwu.edu or call (202) 994-7050.

Master of Public Administration Events

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Master of Public Administration Events

We are excited to invite you to approaching events to see if the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is a good fit for you.  Look for us at the BYU Graduate Fair on Wednesday, 25 September, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the WSC ballroom.

In addition, we have several information sessions planned, in which you can come learn about the program and dine on tasty pizza.  And for those interested, drop into our lecture series class Read More…

Accepting Applications for New Generation Seminar

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Accepting Applications for New Generation Seminar

“Social and Economic Transformation in Asia Pacific”
30 September–13 October
Destinations: Honolulu, Hawaii; Beijing, China, Seoul, Korea
Application deadline: Friday, 19 July

Each year the East-West Center invites rising young leaders from the United States and Asia Pacific to participate in The New Generation Seminar (NGS), a two-week intensive educational, dialogue, and study tour travel program. The program is developed around a thematic focus and provides participants with an opportunity to strengthen their understanding of Asia Pacific–U.S. developments and challenges, build a regional network and to become leaders with a more international perspective. The first week of the program is held in Hawaii. Read More…

StarTalk Arabic Daycamp

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StarTalk Arabic Daycamp

BYU’s National Middle East Language Resource Center will be hosting a one-day Arabic camp, where participants will learn to speak simple phrases to order food or make conversation, experience food and culture, learn calligraphy, and more.

Youth and Teens ages 10–18, $27
Tuesday, 30 July
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
BYU Campus, see flyer or register now

Students who enjoy the one day camp may apply to continue Arabic online through a BYU course. Limited financial aid is available to subsidize the tuition for the course.

2013 NMELRC/Startalk Arabic Professional Development Workshop

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2013 NMELRC/Startalk Arabic Professional Development Workshop

Step back, see the big picture, and develop highly effective language programs.

In the workshop, we will consider a variety of interrelated and mutually reinforcing principles based on insights from research on brain plasticity, self-efficacy, identity, and strategic self-regulation. Participants will learn to build articulated learning sequences appropriate to their students’ needs and maturity in a manner that is true to the best in national and state world-language-learning standards. Discussions informed by these fundamentals will be a springboard for addressing vital subjects seldom addressed in other professional skill-development workshops.

Participants will learn through doing, in particular gaining in-depth experience with a significant challenge that all K–12 Arabic teachers face: adapting existing material to the needs of their students. Read More…