About this seminar:
During this 3-week seminar we will be sharing and discussing a video series developed at Thompson Rivers University. These filmed scenarios aim to address the needs of educators and students to enhance intercultural competencies by providing a spring board for dialogue and reflection on best practices for intercultural learning environments.
- Monday, April 12, 12:00 PST, 19:00 GMT
- Monday, April 26, 12:00 PST, 19:00 GMT
Kyra Garson is an intercultural consultant, and works through the Centre for Teaching and Learning and TRU world on a variety of initiatives to internationalize TRU. She is the primary author of TRU: A Globally Minded Campus—A Resource for Academic Departments, as well as a suite of other resources to encourage a culturally inclusive campus. Kyra facilitates workshops for students, faculty, and staff to build intercultural competencies and is committed to gaining recognition for this increasingly important skill set in academic settings.
Emma Bourassa is in the Faculty of Student Development at TRU where she teaches a number of courses in ESL and Multicultural Communication. She has taught in both the K-12 and post secondary sectors, and in other countries. In addition to her interests in Intercultural communication she also has a background in visual and dramatic arts, which she obviously put to good use in making this series!
Wesley Eccleston is the Theatre Coordinator for the department of Visual and Performing Arts and directs the annual TRU Actors' Workshop. His areas of interest include environmental scenography and he actively promotes the development of drama through his participation with municipal and provincial arts organizations.
Participating in SCoPE seminars
SCoPE seminars are free and open to the public, and registration is not required. You are welcome to come and go according to your schedule and interests. To contribute you will need to create an account on the SCoPE site -- a quick process. Are you new to SCoPE or wondering how to manage your participation? Check this resource.
Sylvia Currie, SCoPE Coordinator
scurrie@bccampus, skype:webbedfeat, 250-318-2907