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COVID, What Henry Said, Robert Lowell, My Dad, and Other Diversions

Jun 8, 2021 9:33:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Woolf talks about the immobility that many educators have faced due to the impacts of COVID-19, communicating in the Zoom era, and observing how the profession was either deemed essential or inessential in the UK. He also shares his encounter with American poet Robert Lowell.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Mind and Heart: The Challenge of Colonialism

May 11, 2021 9:33:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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This month, Dr. Mike Woolf opens up a dialogue on the broader international and historical contexts of colonialism and how it connects to the problematic past with the turbulent times in which we live. He also brings up the effects of colonialism upon social, political, and economic structures.

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Posted in: International Education

Looking for the Hillbilly

Apr 15, 2021 9:07:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf unpacks the myth of Appalachia and peels back the layers of the hillbilly stereotype. He looks into how these histories are written to create collective identities in which individuality is obscured.

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Posted in: International Education

Deconstructing International

Mar 23, 2021 10:33:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf wades through the ambiguity of how students attain knowledge through empathy, imagination, and education abroad, as well as the counter ideologies of internationalization. Through this discourse, he sheds light on the treatment of language that describes students from abroad and their contribution on campus.

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Posted in: International Education

CAPA Named Recipient of 2020 Top Safety Award

Feb 25, 2021 10:50:45 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Each year, GoOverseas hosts the Community Choice Awards for Study Abroad Providers. We are pleased to announce that CAPA has received the Top Safety Award for Study Abroad & Internships Abroad in 2020.

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Posted in: International Education

Decolonizing the Global City

Feb 16, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf uncovers the multiple apparent and hidden realities that form a global city and the steps taken to decolonize dominant narratives in education abroad.

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Posted in: International Education

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City

Jan 28, 2021 10:01:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

In this blog post, gain an inside look at CAPA’s unique course—“Analyzing and Exploring the Global City”—and find out what students can expect when taking the course in Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, and Sydney.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

Hail, Hail, Freedonia: Examining National Anthems

Jan 21, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf focuses on the meaning of national anthems from around the world and explains how it is a gateway for students abroad to understand a country's values and culture better.

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Posted in: International Education

Not Waving but Drowning: Integration Revisited

Dec 8, 2020 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 and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Education abroad is about more than just taking courses in another place; it's an opportunity to meet the academic, personal, and professional aspirations of our students. In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf writes about the various university education models and student experiences around the world.

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Posted in: International Education

The Upside of a Crisis: Collaborative Teaching and Learning

Nov 23, 2020 9:59:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Using CAPA's Globally Networked Learning technology, two professors—one in Sydney and the other in Philadelphia—are collaborating and co-teaching a remote course this semester called Economics of Disasters. Blending their individual disciplines in environmental history and economics, they analyze recent and current issues such as Australia's wildfires and COVID-19 with students from all majors.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

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