How does one define home? Upon re-entry, Heidi Bohn began to explore this question.
#ReentryProblems - This is the Twitter hashtag that our Melibee interns insisted we use to get the word out about a new re-entry tool we're creating. Because re-entry problems exist and as educators we do our best to address them through gatherings, conferences and one on one mentoring. But we're busy...really busy. So, Melibee Global spent the better part of the spring and summer mulling over this topic. We asked ourselves how we could support educators who had little time to creatively address re-entry.
Who are we when we return from abroad? Katy Rosenbaum explores the re-entry journey and how it impacts our identity.
Reverse culture shock tools for busy administrators and faculty...
What does a public bathroom have to do with building a global community? Read on!
As educators, as students, or as travelers, when we return from experiences abroad everything around us suggests that it’s time to return to “normal living,” life as it is, and by extension life as it should be. The mismatch between these strong environmental pressures to return to normal and our own deeply felt changes can lead to varying degrees of reverse culture shock.
"I wended my way through and the crowds parted like the sea before Moses…Schoolchildren openly gawked, jaws gaping...Men watched my every move as if I might pull out a handgun and start shooting at any moment…
Recent research on international education.
How do we handle re-entry challenges for faculty that lead courses abroad? Are there any insititutional processes in place to support faculty in these cases?