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Tag: Global Training Initiative

Sep 13, 2018

Lebanese Fulbright Poster Presentation

On September 13th, from 4-6 p.m. the cohort of Lebanese Scholars that have been hosted here at NC State through the Fulbright Junior Faculty Development program, will be hosting a poster presentation on their research. During their ten weeks here at NC State, these visiting faculty from partner universities in Lebanon have been studying various themes related… 

Aug 30, 2018

Staff Spotlight: Becky Cibulskis

Becky Cibulskis is a program assistant in the Global Training Initiative (GTI), a unit of the Office of Global Engagement, a role in which she supports intercultural student engagement through SKEMA, the Cultural Exchange Network, and interfaith student organizations. Cibulskis received the Office of Global Engagement’s Student Outreach Award in 2017 for her advocacy for… 

Aug 21, 2018

Cultural Competency Module Receives Campus Technology Impact Award

The First Impressions virtual reality (VR) module received a 2018 Campus Technology Impact Award in the Teaching and Learning category. Developed in partnership with the Global Training Initiative (GTI), a unit of the Office of Global Engagement, through a DELTA Exploratory Grant, the First Impressions interactive VR experience allows students to dive into the minds of a global project team to… 

Global Training Initiative First Impressions Workshop

May 31, 2018

Award-Winning Game Teaches Cultural Competency

First Impressions, a virtual reality learning experience developed in partnership with NC State, took home a bronze medal in the 2018 International Serious Play Awards, which recognize excellence in games designed for use in K-12 or higher education settings. Developed in part by NC State’s Global Training Initiative (GTI) and Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA),… 

Apr 27, 2018

Showcasing Games and VR for Education at ECGC

NC State was well represented at the 10th annual East Coast Game Conference with a variety of innovative and cutting-edge projects available for participants to experience. NC State proved to be a competitive force in the world of VR and emerging technologies.