Newsletter Fall 2014

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A Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) to enhance student learning was chosen as part of the SACSCOC reaccreditation requirements. Our QEP is “Global Learning: A World of Opportunity for Appalachian Students.”
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The Cuba Today Conference discovered cuentapropistas and other entrepreneurial ways to address global challenges. A cross-disciplinary group visited cultural sites, toured a farming valley, and taught yoga.
A multi-year survey that will measure students’ beliefs and attitudes related to the goals of Appalachian State’s QEP, Global Learning, reports on the results of its first round.
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See what different departments are doing to increase the level of global content in their programs. These highlights showcase both faculty and student activities.
Professors Tatiana Ruseva, Sarah Carmichael, Martha McCaughey, Paul Wallace, and Patrick O’Shea had projects funded through the QEP last year. Read abstracts of their proposals.
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For these projects—Educating Global Leaders, Non-Western Performance in London, and Language Immersion—there were successes, challenges, and lessons learned.