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Dr. Michael Woolf

Michael Woolf is the Deputy President for Strategic Engagement of CAPA: The Global Education Network. He serves on a number of boards and was a member of the Board of Directors of The Forum on Education Abroad from 2006 to 2012. He was also the recipient of the Peter A. Wollitzer Advocacy Award (2020) from the Forum on Education Abroad. 'Thoughts on Education Abroad' is a monthly column of short essays sharing his thoughts and expertise on the subject.

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Kansas Journeys

Jan 26, 2023 12:25:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. This month, Dr. Woolf takes us through the histories and myths of the American journey by sieving through the complexities of mobility.

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A Christmas Story

Dec 19, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. This month, Dr. Woolf remarks on the holiday season as an opportunity for students and educators to learn about religious festivals around the world, as well as its history, inclusivity, and regional significance.

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Where are the Jews in JEDI?

Nov 30, 2022 1:30:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. In this column, Dr. Woolf talks about the injustices faced by the Jewish population over the decades internationally and in the US.

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Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: International Perspectives

Nov 1, 2022 1:25:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. In this piece, Dr. Woolf introduces CAPA's Occasional Paper #10: The JEDI Anthology. This publication is a compilation of perspectives from members of the international education community.

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Erased

Oct 6, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. In this piece, Dr. Woolf brings awareness to the issue of forgotten populations and emphasizes how it's important for educators to make an effort to remember them using the framework of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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The Culture Problem

Aug 25, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. This month, Dr. Woolf examines the rhetoric of culture and nationalism abroad and how students can be aware of them as part of their international education.

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Assessment: An Interview with Dr. W. K. Obi

Jul 28, 2022 3:30:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. This month, Dr. Woolf covers the topic of assessments within education abroad and welcomes new perspectives from a professional colleague in the field.

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Students Aren’t What They Used to Be

Jun 30, 2022 4:15:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. This month, he parses through generational cohorts and shares his observations from over the decades. Dr. Woolf also covers fallacies about students from different generations and their traits.

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The Old Days, My Fountain Pens, and What Students Might Learn

May 31, 2022 5:15:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf contemplates communication prior to digital tools and how some distance from technology can allow students to be present, enriched, and involved in taking in the physical and intellectual realities abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Getting Around Again: Paradoxes of Mobility

Apr 29, 2022 4:30:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this column, Dr. Mike Woolf examines the paradox between the environmental impact of traveling, privilege, and educational enrichment. He also talks about the positive technological leap into virtual mobility and the sensory drawbacks in a post-pandemic world. 

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