GLST 392 - Binghamton

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What is GLST?
Introduction to the Basics
What is the purpose of GLST?
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Guiding your international study experience
Prompting your thinking
Connecting to your major
Networking with your peers
Other goals/Outcomes
GLST 390
Intro to Cross-Cultural Experiences
o Determining Personal Goals
o Understanding Cultural/ Social Characteristics of
host/home site(s)
o Evaluating resources about home/host culture
o Defining “culture”
GLST 392
Cross-Cultural Immersion
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“Culture Shock”
Going to the Market (& Beyond)
On being an “American”
Exploring cross-cultural competency
Investigating My “World”
Listening with Cross-Cultural Ears
Souvenir?
Capstone Prompts
Re-entry Shock
Preparing for GLST 490
GLST Courses
GLST 490
GLST 392
GLST 390
Orientation
Online Learning
Environment (Bb)
blackboard.binghamton.edu
Interactive
Asynchronous
Self-managed and Self-paced
Community of Practice
Must do’s!
Write
developed
responses
Converse
with
classmates
Proof your
essays
Initiate
discussion
Must do’s!
Be in
touch –
Don’t wait
Keep “local”
copies of
course docs
(or print)
Keep
Make a
organized!
calendar
Scheduling
Session Schedules
GLST 390
If you’re a summer study abroad student, you’ll take
GLST 390 in Sum I
If you’re an international student, or you are studying
abroad for Fall or Spring, you’ll take GLST 390 in Sum II
GLST 392
If you’re a summer study abroad student, you’ll take
GLST 392 in Sum II
If you’re an international student, or you are studying
abroad for Fall or Spring, you’ll take GLST 392
in Fall or Spring
Making Your Own Schedule
Winter
Begins
Ends
16 December
27 January
Assignment
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Due Date
12/17
12/21
12/28
1/5
1/10
FAQs
How will I know my section?
• Check your schedule, Bb, and emails
from GLST
How much time per
exercise?
Estimated to be no more than 3 hrs
from beginning to end
Can I do this course from
my smart phone?
NO!
Tips for
Success
Read
Think about
Assignments
the issues!
Update your
calendar
Journal
Technology Tips
Plan Ahead
• Internet is not always as accessible as in
Binghamton (U.S.) You may have to plan
computer/internet time
Use Your BU Resources
• If you have technology issues, let your instructor
know, or contact Bb support directly at
[email protected]
Our Syllabus is Our Contract
• The course syllabus spells out the
instructor’s expectations of the student
• And what students can expect from the
instructor
• Assignments
• Grading policies
• Pre-Departure Agreement
– http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/THHB9CL
– Digital Signature required!
Attend Face-To-Face
Meetings

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