IN2IT International Conference

Promoting Internationalization by Innovative Technologies: Developing Virtual-International Courses
14-15/11/2017 University of Montpellier
IN2IT International Conference on Internationalization and Technology in Higher Education will be held in cooperation with DigiWorld Week (http://digiworldweek.com/?lang=en)
 
Aim:
In the current era of globalization, the role of higher education institutions (HEIs) as providers of global citizenship competencies is increasing. In this context, internationalization in HEIs contributes to the development of students' skills and employability in the 21st century. IN2IT project is a three-year project (2015-2018) executed by 14 partners from Israel and Europe builds on strategic capabilities by developing and delivering operational competencies for internationalizations. IN2IT project aspires to exploit available information and communications technologies (ICT) to be used in the service of advancing internationalization and make it accessible to all global citizens, in the classroom and at home.
 
IN2IT International Conference on Internationalization and Technology in Higher Education will be focused on of students' skills and employability in the 21st century supported by the development of virtual-international courses. IN2IT team has developed four cutting-edge courses: Embracing Diversity, Essential Skills, English for Internationalization Purposes, and Global Entrepreneurship. Students from five different countries in Europe and from Israel are working together in each one of those courses in order to be better prepared for employability in the current era of globalization.
 
Tentative Agenda
Tuesday - 14/11/2017
09:00-09:30
Welcome
09:30-10:00
Introduction to IN2IT project
10:00-11:00
IN2IT Technological Platform
 
Review of IN2IT virtual-International Courses
11:00-12:00
Embracing Diversity: multiculturalism, special needs, criminal justice, diversity by location based methods, and gender and sexual orientations.
12:00-13:00
Essential Skills: teamwork, problem solving and creative thinking, critical and reflective thinking and self-evaluation.
 
Lunch Break
13:00-14:00
English for Internationalization Purposes: practical English for the global work environment, Presentation skills, and formulating ethical conduct in a global learning / working environment
14:00-15:00
Global Entrepreneurship: the four flavors of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneur, and a virtual-international hackathon.
15:00-16:00
IN2IT Communities of Practice for Knowledge-sharing
16:00-16:30
Summary
 
Wednesday - 15/11/2017
09:00-13:00
Attending DigiWorld Week presentations on
Investing in our digital future
Digital Content
Smart mobility
 and more . . .
 
Lunch Break
13:00-15:30
IN2IT Open Discussion on Internationalization and Technology in Higher Education
15:30-16:00
Summary
 
 
Participants:
Israeli partners: ORT Braude College of Engineering, Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education, Beit Berl College, Kaye Academic College of Education, Sapir Academic Collage, Tel Aviv Yaffo Academic College, and Tel Hai Academic College, The Board of Public Academic Colleges.
European Partners: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy), Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg / Ludwigsburg University of Education (Germany), Université de Montpellier (France), Kingston University London (UK), Brunel University London (UK), and Warsaw University of Technology (Poland).