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Global citizen: Meeting d'Arcy Lunn


d’Arcy Lunn at Twitter.com 

I met d’Arcy Lunn last month in October at Woosong University here in Daejeon.  He gave a presentation on global citizenship and how educators can make an effort to be more aware of the principles of fair trade and the immediate needs of those in developing nations.

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How to Create Community and Friendships: IEEC Student Org

You are so happy to study in the U.S. you can’t sleep. You lay awake at night thinking about all of the adventures that await you in San Francisco, but you can’t help but feel a little scared. 197 more words

San Francisco

Working abroad – how to pursue your next adventure!

Sitting in a dentist chair, having a one­-sided conversation about living and working outside the UK, I discovered that my dentist planned to ‘see something of the world once the mortgage was paid and the kids shipped off to college’. 443 more words

Guest Teacher Posts

Finding Inspiration

When life gets hard and challenges seem insurmountable, we can sometimes lose sight of the purpose of our life. After returning to the USA from a nine-month adventure of living abroad in Tokyo, Japan I thought finding a “career” starting position would be easier. 323 more words

Economy

Outsourcing in Higher Education

The phenomenon known as globalization has had a profound impact on social, political, and economic realities around the world (Eriksen, 2007). From an economic standpoint, globalization has disrupted well-established processes of production, distribution, marketing and sales, as businesses and other institutions search for increased efficiency and reduced costs in order to compete in a worldwide arena (Cloete & Moja, 2005). 2,383 more words

International Education

Passport to the World

A passport is not just a simple passport. A passport is the first step to an adventure, and an item that is treasured years after your first experience (because often it isn’t your last), as you proudly look back at the stamps you have collected. 58 more words

Travel

Textbooks

My textbooks came in the mail today!  Now I have to scramble to familiarize myself with the Arabic alphabet and learn some vocabulary before I go.  34 more words