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Finding Leadership For The Internationalization Of U.S. Higher Education, Michael Smithee Dec 2011

Finding Leadership For The Internationalization Of U.S. Higher Education, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

The internationalization of U.S. higher education has depended on leadership from a variety of sources in different strengths and purposes over time. The leadership shifted from President Lyndon Johnson's sponsorship of legislation, as part of a trilogy of legislation known as the Great Society, to a collaborative and at times competitive leadership marked by a struggle to establish international education as legitimate focus for higher education institutions. Leadership came in the form of advocates for international education who were drawn from the stakeholders. These advocates included practitioners, researchers, professional organizations, and alliances. Leader-advocates also contended with philosophical changes ...


Editor: 2010 Conference Abstracts, Michael Smithee, Guillermo De Lost Reyes Sep 2010

Editor: 2010 Conference Abstracts, Michael Smithee, Guillermo De Lost Reyes

Michael B. Smithee

Includes abstracts of papers presented at the 2010 Annual Conference.


Globalizing Culture: The Responsibility Of Higher Education To Encourage Cross-Cultural Understanding And To Maintain Higher Standards For Students By Frances Meres, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Globalizing Culture: The Responsibility Of Higher Education To Encourage Cross-Cultural Understanding And To Maintain Higher Standards For Students By Frances Meres, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Internationalizing English Courses And The English Major, By Barbara Hunt And Daniel Ross, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Internationalizing English Courses And The English Major, By Barbara Hunt And Daniel Ross, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Internationalization: A College/University Imperative By William B. Delauder, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Internationalization: A College/University Imperative By William B. Delauder, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Running With The Big Dogs: What International Scholars And Administrators Need To Know During Economically Challenging Times By Carl Patten, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Running With The Big Dogs: What International Scholars And Administrators Need To Know During Economically Challenging Times By Carl Patten, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Cultivating Cultural Curiosity: Incorporating International Students Into The Fabric Of Campus Internationalization, By Norma George, Michael Smithee Mar 2010

Cultivating Cultural Curiosity: Incorporating International Students Into The Fabric Of Campus Internationalization, By Norma George, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

No abstract provided.


Editor: The Medallion - Newsletter Of Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society For International Scholars, Michael Smithee Dec 2009

Editor: The Medallion - Newsletter Of Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society For International Scholars, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

Editor since 2006 for the Newsletter for the Honor Society, Phi Beta Delta. Contains articles about individuals, chapters, and ideas related to international education and Society activities.


Editor: 2009 Annual Conference Abstracts, Michael Smithee May 2009

Editor: 2009 Annual Conference Abstracts, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

The publication includes abstracts and contact information from papers presented at the Phi Beta Delta 2009 Annual Conference.


Why An International Honor Society?, Michael Smithee May 2009

Why An International Honor Society?, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

This article identifies the relationship between the Honor Society and international education on campuses through recognition, synergy, internationalization, and globalization.


Fundamentals Of Intercultural Communication, Michael Smithee, Patricia Walters, Katy Zheng Apr 2009

Fundamentals Of Intercultural Communication, Michael Smithee, Patricia Walters, Katy Zheng

Michael B. Smithee

This workshop involves learning essential intercultural communication skills and concepts to enhance one's ability to work effectively with international students, colleagues and prepare students for intercultural experiences.


Briefly Examining Internationalization In U.S. Higher Education, Michael B. Smithee Apr 2009

Briefly Examining Internationalization In U.S. Higher Education, Michael B. Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

This presentation looks at the framework for internationalization in the U.S. It identifies the responses of five stakeholder types to internationalization, as well as barriers, enablers, and trends. It also looks at unintended consequences of internationalization.


Academic Integrity Through Intercultural Concepts, Michael B. Smithee Mar 2009

Academic Integrity Through Intercultural Concepts, Michael B. Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

Reviews the effect of cultural differences on the interaction and perceptions of faculty and students regarding academic integrity.


Risk Management In International Education: Host And Visitor Concerns, Michael B. Smithee Jan 2009

Risk Management In International Education: Host And Visitor Concerns, Michael B. Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

This presentation reviewed issues associated with accepting, accommodating, and teaching international students in a university setting. It explored the roles of the insittution and the international student adivsor, as well as managing crises during the international student sojourn.


Applying Intercultural Concepts To Academic Integrity, Michael Smithee Dec 2008

Applying Intercultural Concepts To Academic Integrity, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

This chapter explores how the U.S. classroom is affected by the presence of international students with respect to academic integrity. It also explores the responsibility of the students and the faculty in establishing a clear understanding of the character of the U.S. classroom methods of teaching and learning, and the rules for assessing student learning.


The Teaching Fellow Program Of The Syracuse University Graduate School, Michael Smithee, Stacey Tice Dec 2008

The Teaching Fellow Program Of The Syracuse University Graduate School, Michael Smithee, Stacey Tice

Michael B. Smithee

This chapter proposes that international teaching assistants upon entering the U.S. to assume their duties be oriented in such a fashion that they become conversant with the pedagogy, culture, and organization of U.S. education. The Teaching Fellow Program of Syracuse University is designed to provide a teaching, guiding and mentoring relationship of seasoned Teaching Assistants specially chosen to assist these new domestic and international student Teaching Assistants.


Creating An Intensive Learning And Support Environment For International And Domestic Students, Michael Smithee Dec 2007

Creating An Intensive Learning And Support Environment For International And Domestic Students, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

This chapter focused on how one Japanese higher education institution might prepare its faculty and staff for an increase in English speaking students. It incorporated the presentation of a seminar in written form including the slides, all in English.


Creating An Intensive Learning And Support Environment For International And Domestic Students, Michael B. Smithee Feb 2007

Creating An Intensive Learning And Support Environment For International And Domestic Students, Michael B. Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

This presentation reviews the framework of serivces for international and domestic students. It comments on skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed for success in understanding and helping international students.


U.S Classroom Culture, Michael Smithee, Sidney Greenblatt, Elisa Eland Dec 2003

U.S Classroom Culture, Michael Smithee, Sidney Greenblatt, Elisa Eland

Michael B. Smithee

U.S. Classroom Culture addresses issues of the American classroom for international students coming to the U.S. for study, as well as to acquaint faculty, teaching assistants, and international office staff of the problems international students may face in the U.S. classroom. These issues include but are not limited to: academic rules and policies, standards, expectations of U.S. faculty, variation in teaching and learning methods, American student perceptions of the classroom, grading, tests, terminology, and plagiarism.


Coping With The Death Of A Student, Michael Smithee, Gary Althen, David Austell, Jane Howard, Peter Maramaldi, Lynn Reilly Dec 2000

Coping With The Death Of A Student, Michael Smithee, Gary Althen, David Austell, Jane Howard, Peter Maramaldi, Lynn Reilly

Michael B. Smithee

This chapter applies a crisis management plan to a specific type of crisis: the death of an international student. It explores the crisis from the view of accidental death, murder, and suicide. It identifies the stakeholders: institutional, community, and agrieved. It reviews specific actions that can be taken to reach a closure of the crisis.


Setting Up An Inclusive Crisis Management Plan, Michael Smithee, William Hoffa, Patricia Burak Dec 2000

Setting Up An Inclusive Crisis Management Plan, Michael Smithee, William Hoffa, Patricia Burak

Michael B. Smithee

This chapter identifies a framework for understanding and acting on a crisis involving international students in the U.S. or an institution's students in a study abroad program. It identifies components of a crisis and elements needed in a crisis management plan.


Crisis Management In A Cross-Cultural Setting, Michael Smithee, William Hoffa, Patricia Burak Dec 1998

Crisis Management In A Cross-Cultural Setting, Michael Smithee, William Hoffa, Patricia Burak

Michael B. Smithee

This article reviews the elements of a crisis management plan.


Internationalism, Diversity, And Multiculturalism: Are They Compatible?, Michael Smithee Mar 1991

Internationalism, Diversity, And Multiculturalism: Are They Compatible?, Michael Smithee

Michael B. Smithee

This article is a qualitative study that explores the definitions and meanings of these three terms, and explains how a variety of higher education institutions organize their approaches to these terms.