The 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education kicked off Thursday in Honolulu with a delegation of 10 Webster professors among the attendees and presenters. This conference includes an audience of 1,500 participants from universities, schools and colleges worldwide representing North and South America, Asia, the Pacific, Australia and Europe.
School of Education faculty members Thomas Cornell and Paula Witkowski kicked things off Thursday morning with their paper presentation, “Promoting Engagement and Accountability in Teaching Undergraduate Reading Classes.”
The conference presents a great opportunity for international dialogue and discussion, including the Global Citizenship Program, the new core curriculum designed by Webster University to ensure every undergraduate student graduates with the core competencies required for responsible global citizenship in the 21st century.
The 10 Webster professors represent all five Webster schools and colleges — the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Education, the School of Communications, the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, and the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology.
Videos: Webster Faculty Discuss International Education, Webster’s Role
On Best Practices, and an Interdisciplinary Presence from around the World
On the Conference, and Sharing Webster’s Global Citizenship Program Story
Panels and paper presentations continue through the weekend — see a schedule here — and Webster Today will continue to post updates from those on the ground. Follow along through the URL webster.edu/hawaii2012, or the International Education Conference tag at the blog.
Note: Not pictured above but also presenting from Webster are Deborah Pierce and Edythe Weeks.