KSU Global Forum

 Friday, April 19, 2024 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Global Faculty Mutual Mentoring Group
Location: Interactive Research Methods Lab, Bagwell College of Education, Room 403

Kennesaw State University’s Global Faculty Mutual Mentoring Group, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and Global Education are pleased to issue a Call For Presentations for the 2024 KSU Global Forum

Since the emergence of the Covid pandemic, educators and researchers have witnessed both the challenges experienced by students as well as novel and innovative student successes in school-based and academic learning. In this year’s forum, we invite faculty and students to share their global experiences and perspectives regarding student success. KSU defines student success as a function of engagement: “doing is the key to learning.” Thus, colleges across campus have embarked on initiatives to increase engagement through “internships, undergraduate research, and service-learning”, as well as activities that encourage students to “apply learning to the real world” (Office of Undergraduate Research, 2003). 

The Global Forum will serve as a venue for presentations and dialogue about:

  • Examples of student success in a changing world
  • Defining and redefining student success
  • Research studies centered on student success in various contexts
  • Classroom pedagogies for engagement and/or student success
  • Community partnerships for student success
  • Assessing student success
  • Study abroad and student success
  • Other topics 

Program Schedule

If you would like to attend via Teams, please click here to open the virtual meeting.
  • Tara McDuffie
    Executive Director, KSU Global Education 
    • 1:10 – 1:25 p.m

      Digital storytelling through integrating augmented reality  

      Dr. Kyungeun Lim

      College of the Arts 

    • 1:25 – 1:40 p.m

      Art educators as curators: Critical practices of designing exhibitions 

      Ashley Moon

      College of the Arts 

    • 1:40 – 1:55 p.m

      Culture and learning styles: A study of American and Chinese college students 

      Dr. Ginny Zhan

      Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences

    • 1:55-2:00 p.m


    • 2:00 – 2:15 p.m

      Working with the TOPOWA project: Bringing a passion for mental health into a data science degree 

      Kate Mobley

      College of Computing and Software Engineering 

    • 2:15 – 2:30 p.m

      Storytelling as relational practice: Critically engaging class-based inequality in “Growing Up Poor” 

      Jalyn Lankford and Seema Steele

      Wellstar College of Health and Human Services 

    • 2:30 – 2:45  p.m

      Immersion based experiential learning for cultural empathy using RealLives simulation 

      Dr. Monica Nandan and Dr. Modupe Adewuyi

      Wellstar College of Health and Human Services 

    • 2:45 – 2:55 p.m
    • 2:55 – 3:10 p.m

      Rethinking success as throughput 

      Dr. Erin Adams

      Bagwell College of Education 

    • 3:10 – 3:25 p.m

      The role of internationalism in the Black Radical tradition 

      Dr. Jillian Ford and Samuel Sasser

      Bagwell College of Education 

    • 3:25 – 3:40 p.m

      Empowering change: Local action for global impact 

      Maria del Mar Ceballos, AIA, MBA

      College of Architecture and Construction Management 

      Director, KSU Office of Sustainability 

    • 3:40 – 3:55 p.m

      Teaching sustainable community design via customized equitable and environmental solutions and connections to global concerns

      Dr. Mine Hashas-Degertekin

      College of Architecture and Construction Management