Events

Stevens Initiative Info Session

Info Sessions are online presentations providing an introduction to virtual exchange, the Stevens Initiative, and basic steps for getting involved in a program or starting a new one. This session will address key virtual exchange elements, ways to engage, and opportunities and resources for support. This session is intended for…

Launch Event: 2021 Survey of the Virtual Exchange Field Report

On November 17, 2021, the Stevens Initiative will release the 2021 Survey of the Virtual Exchange Field Report. At this launch event, the report’s authors will give an overview of the survey results, highlighting key findings and implications for the virtual exchange field. Hear from survey respondents about their virtual…

Webinar: Youth Voices – Insights from Virtual Exchange Participants

While virtual exchange practitioners are experts in creating impactful programs, youth participants have a valuable perspective drawn from their virtual exchange experience that should be considered. Hear from three young people about their virtual exchange and what they think all education and exchange leaders should know when designing and implementing…

Webinar: Strengthening Virtual Exchange – AFS’s Research Results

The pandemic has catapulted the use of virtual education and exchange to the mainstream. But do virtual exchanges really work? Relatively little research has been done in this emerging area, and almost none with K-12 learners.  This International Education Week, join the Stevens Initiative and AFS Intercultural to discuss preliminary…

Webinar: The Power of Collaboration for Creating Meaningful Global Experiences

What does it look like for an entire institution to invest in virtual exchange? This webinar will spotlight three universities participating in Stevens Initiative Connected Classrooms, which supports higher education institutions in Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States to build their capacity and prepare faculty to implement…

Stevens Initiative Info Session

Info Sessions are online presentations providing an introduction to virtual exchange, the Stevens Initiative, and basic steps for getting involved in a program or starting a new one. This session will address key virtual exchange elements, ways to engage, and opportunities and resources for support. This session is intended for…

Webinar: Strategies for Successful Virtual Exchange Recruitment

How do you convey what virtual exchange is in a way that draws the attention of students? Understanding the specific appeal of virtual exchange to different audiences is critical to capturing their interest. Communicating about the value of virtual exchange is important for any program’s success, particularly during recruitment. This…

Stevens Initiative Info Session

Info Sessions are online presentations providing an introduction to virtual exchange, the Stevens Initiative, and basic steps for getting involved in a program or starting a new one. This session will address key virtual exchange elements, ways to engage, and opportunities and resources for support. This session is intended for…

Webinar: Interest to Implementation – Bringing Virtual Exchange to Your Institution

After learning about virtual exchange, many educators and institutions don’t know how to make this global education opportunity possible for the young people they serve. There are many pathways to engage in virtual exchange, including researching and joining existing programs, piloting programs at a small scale with international partners, or tapping into…