Phi Beta Delta Honor Society
For International Scholars

PBD EVENTS

HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!
We are looking forward to an active new year -
and we hope you are too.

29TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
April 23-24, 2015

MAKE THE MISSION INN YOUR DESTINATION

   

CALL CONFERENCE PAPERS
Deadline for papers: January 26, 2015
http://phibetadelta.org/cfp2015.php

CALL FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS

Deadline for all Nominations is January 31, 2015

Phi Beta Delta is pleased to invite nominations from all its
chapters for the following awards:
http://phibetadelta.org/2015-award-nomination.php

  • Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education
  • Edward S. Blankenship Outstanding Staff Award
  • Marian Beane / Charles Gliozzo Domestic Student Award for International Achievement
  • David Merchant International Student Award for Achievement
  • Eileen M. Evans Overall Outstanding Chapter Award

CHAPTER REPORTS

Chapter reports contribute to the awards committee discussion of which chapter should receive the Eileen M. Evans Overall Outstanding Chapter Award. Please submit your chapter report online by January 31, 2015. See link here for the online chapter report form.
 

PUBLICATIONS

Call for Journal Papers

Call for Book Reviews

We are looking for members to submit reviews of books they have read. These can be scholarly non-fiction or non-fiction pertaining to cultural, intercultural and international topics. To express your interest in either of these two activities send an email to Dr. Michael Smithee at: ms@smitheeassociates.com.

Scholars and researchers from across disciplines are invited to address issues in international education and studies. The editors welcome papers on topics that can include, but are not limited to, our understanding of international studies, education, internationalization, globalization, teaching and learning in the context of international educational exchange and, within the university classroom, issues regarding curricular development, and other related topics. We welcome critical, qualitative, quantitative, and social scientific perspectives. For more information and guidelines visit: http://phibetadelta.org/International Research and Review.php
 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

Publications to Advance Your Knowledge

Current Issues in International Education

What is a foreign language worth?
The Economist, Mar 11th 2014

Internationalising the curriculum and all learning
Betty Leask - 12 December 2014 Issue No:347 - University World News

Global Citizenship, Contemporary Education, and the Cosmopolitan World View
November 17, 2014 by Craig Perrier, Blog: The Global, History Educator

Quality Assurance and the shift from teaching to learning
European University Association

A Quick Look at International Students in the U.S.
Institute of International Education: 2014 Open Doors

Teaching International Students
December 1, 2014 by Elizabeth Redden, Insidehighered

Obama - Bush comparison on unilateral immigration action
Analysis by Punditfact

International(ization of) Higher Education at the Crossroads
Hans de Wit & Fiona Hunter, No. 78, Center for International Higher Education

Graduate Employability and Internationalization of the Curriculum at Home
Elspeth Jones No. 78, Center for International Higher Education
 

CHAPTER NEWS

California State University, Sacramento, Omicron Chapter

Language Learning Day was held on November 18, 2014 at Sacramento State University as part of the International Education Week. To see the video of this event, click the link below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8sUvQkd_W4&feature=youtu.be

Send your Chapter news and
photos to the director of publications,
Michael Smithee, at ms@smitheeassociates.com

For example, include
International Education advancements
International Education Week activities
Induction ceremonies
Honors and Awards