Youth, Peace and Security Nexus: Perceptions Toward Youth

From global climate change demonstrations and strikes to protests against ruling elites, corruption, and inequality, the world witnessed mass youth protests in the last year. Despite youth’s remarkable political mobilization, their messages are often devalued or ignored. This is mainly related with the contradictory perceptions of youth as being ‘troublemakers’ or ‘victims’, or ‘agents of…

International Virtual Master Trainers Workshop

In the spring of 2020, colleges and universities around the globe experienced sudden disruption from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. What followed could be considered the first global crisis in higher education, with over 200 million enrolled students experiencing unplanned shifts to remote learning, while instructors, administrators, and officials were forced to execute quickly…

Social Movements in the United States and the Role of Media

The Young Professionals in International Relations talks series hosted Robert Rosenthal, executive producer at the Center for Investigative Reporting, on September 28, 2020. Rosenthal spoke about the past and present of covering social movements in the United States, and the motivational, mobilizing power of information. Rosenthal touched on how the media of the past struggled…

رسم تخطيطي لمشهد الإعلام الجديد

بعد أن تغلغل الإنترنت والتقنيات الرقمية في حياتنا اليومية، شهدت الطرق التي نتلقى من خلالها المعلومات- أكانت أخبارًا أو بيانات مرتبطة بما يحيط بنا أو معلومات تجارية أو مجرد تواصل شخصي- تحولًا كبيرًا. فقد أدّى ظهور منصات التواصل الاجتماعي إلى تغيّر جذري في كيفية استهلاكنا للمعلومات والأخبار حول العالم، بغض النظر ما إذا كان ذلك…

Yeni Medya Topografyası

Bilgi edinme biçimlerimiz, – ister haber, ister çevremizle ilgili veri, ticari bilgi veya sadece kişisel iletişim olsun – internetin ve dijital teknolojilerin hayatımıza nüfuz etmesiyle büyük bir değişime uğradı. Sosyal medya platformlarının popülerleşmesi tüm dünyadan gelen bilgiyi ve haberleri tüketim biçimimizi iyisiyle kötüsüyle kökten değiştirdi. Öte yandan haberi ve bilgiyi sunmak için kullanılan bloglar, video…

Get Started: A Video Series for Educators Preparing to Teach Online

For over twenty years early adopters of eLearning spent time and energy trying to convince administrators, quality standards committees, funding agencies, and academic staff of the merits of digital education and the necessity of the education industry to pioneer new approaches to teaching and learning to meet the needs of learners in the 21st century….

Get Started: Teaching Online #4 – Evaluating Learners and Your Online Course

How can online courses and the students that take them be effectively evaluated? This video discusses the methodologies that can be used in figuring out what worked and what did not when conducting online courses. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get Started: Teaching…