Month: October 2018

SIT alumna publishes book on illegal wildlife trade

Woman looks at chameleon perched on her hand

Poached takes readers across a dozen countries, introducing them to the people who engage in illegal wildlife trade — a multi-billion-dollar contraband industry, ranked just behind drug trade, arms dealing, and human trafficking — as well as to those fighting to stop the killing and trafficking of animals.

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What migrants teach us about ourselves

The entry to Mexico of thousands of Central American migrants is being met with worrisome hate speech and xenophobia that is being heard and read in Mexico and the United States.

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Interpersonal experience is key to SIT TESOL program

A family of seven pose sitting and smiling on a stone step

Although the face-to-face portion of the TESOL program on campus at SIT Graduate Institute is relatively brief — just about three weeks each year for two years — that time together is of outsize importance.

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Tunisia program showcases democracy in the making

A white building in Sidi Bou Said, with the ocean behind it

The SIT Tunisia center in the picturesque village of Sidi Bou Said is a bustling place.

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New book documents benefits of study abroad

Dr. Alvino E. Fantini, professor emeritus at SIT Graduate Institute, has published an important work related to educational exchange and study abroad. Intercultural Communicative Competence in Educational Exchange: A Multinational Perspective (Routledge, 2018) includes two research projects that explore the nature of intercultural communicative competence (ICC), its development during intercultural…

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When the teacher becomes a student in their own classroom

Man wearing glasses and plaid shirt smiling with lots of leafy trees in the background

Anyone who has taught in a classroom can grasp the significance of having an expert observe their classes.

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SIT reimagines sustainable development with revamped degree

Prompted by growing economic disparity and environmental destruction and the lack of visibility of existing alternatives, the School for International Training (SIT) is introducing a revamped Master of Arts in Sustainable Development. The reimagined degree will focus on transformative and imaginative solutions from around the world to systemic problems. During…

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SIT responds to migration crisis

Responding to a growing need for leaders in the field of humanitarian aid, School for International Training will launch a one-year Master of Arts degree in Humanitarian Assistance and Crisis Management in fall 2019. Students on this SIT Graduate Institute program will take classes and complete their practicums in Jordan…

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