Call for research posters and display tables

CGCER and the International Office at the Faculty of Education invites colleagues to display either a research poster or set up a display table at the learning symposium: International Education: Meeting the Needs of International, Refugee, and Newcomer Students in Alberta. Interested participants should email to indicate their interest in displaying a research poster or display table by Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

The symposium is organized by the University of Alberta Faculty of Education International Office and the Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research. Its purpose is to bring together those involved in research, practice and policy related to international education and the education of international, refugee, and newcomer students in Alberta. 

Date:  March 2, 2016

Location:  Maple Leaf Room in Lister Centre (87 Avenue & 116 Street)

Time:  Sessions 8:30 am to 4:30 pm   Reception and poster/table session 4:45 to 6:00 pm

Session Topics:   

  • Creating Supportive Educational Spaces for International, Refugee and Newcomer Students
  • Understanding the Particular Needs of International, Refugee and Newcomer Students
  • Internationalizing Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • We Are All Treaty People: The Importance of Place and Indigenous Knowledges and Experiences in International Education.


Registration is free and available through Eventbrite until February 23, 2016:

Participants may register in the symposium session or reception/poster session, or both.  Light lunch and beverages included.