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Friday, March 16 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Progress and challenges of COIL in Latin America

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Over these past years COIL has evolve to be an alternative for non-mobile students at Latin American Higher Institutions. It is through COIL that Latin American universities are experiencing a pathway to internationalize their students, their faculty and their curriculum. This session will consist in an overview of the progress and challenges that universities in Mexico, Brasil, Chile, and Colombia are facing when implementing COIL as an Internationalization at Home strategy. Lessons learned and the role of the Latin American COIL coordinators will be shared.

Speakers
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Maria Cristina Montoya

Assistant Professor, SUNY Oneonta
María Cristina Montoya is an associate professor at SUNY College at Oneonta. Her expertise in sociolinguistics allows her to implement innovative teaching practices targeting intercultural competence. Dr. Montoya designs COIL modules while developing new partnerships with universities... Read More →
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Priscila Palacios

Associate Professor, Duoc UC
Priscila “Pitti” Palacios is an associate professor at the Fashion Design Program in Duoc UC – Viña del Mar campus. Industrial designer specialized on textile technics, Pitti Palacios is inspired by social, ethical and sustainable design. Aware of cultural changes she has focused... Read More →
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Brenda Garcia Portillo

Director of Internationalization Projects, Universidad de Monterrey UDEM, UNIVERSIDAD DE MONTERREY
Brenda García is Director of Internationalization Projects at Universidad de Monterrey. Previously she was Coordinator of Study Abroad. During her term, UDEM became the Mexican university with the highest study abroad participation rate. She also served as an associate professor... Read More →


Friday March 16, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm
Amphitheater FIT Conference Center

Attendees (15)