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…

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…

Get Started: Teaching Online #3 – Supporting Learners in an Online Environment

What services, structure, and expectations are needed for successful online learning? How can learning experience be more enjoyable while still attaining positive learning outcomes? The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get Started: Teaching Online is four-part series of videos designed to highlight new learning…

Get Started: Teaching Online #2 – Delivering Online Learning

How can online education be effectively delivered? How can you choose the best delivery method based on the needs of your students? This video outlines some of the differences between synchronous and asynchronous learning methods in online education. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning….

Get Started: Teaching Online #1 – Planning Your Online Course

How do you identify the learning outcomes of your online course? What are the best methods for identifying, sourcing, and organizing content for online instruction? How is this important to ensuring your course is engaging and effective? The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get…

Podcast: Issues in Central Asia’s International Relations

This program is the first in a series of podcasts on Central Asian international relations that aims to discuss key events and developments in the region and in its engagement with the world.  The podcast is part of a project by Dr. Eric McGlinchey and Dr. Shairbek Dzhuraev on debating the region’s relationships.  The podcast…

Food Security During COVID-19

The worldwide impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused various problems in the production of and access to food in Turkey. While the vacant supermarket shelves became the symbol of the panic created by the pandemic, food businesses and restaurants became the sector that felt the most negative economic effects of the epidemic.In the medium…

COVID-19 Döneminde Gıda Güvencesi

Covid-19 pandemisi nedeniyle dünya genelinde ve Türkiye’de gıda üretimi ve gıdaya erişim konusunda çeşitli sıkıntılar yaşandı. Boşalan süpermarket rafları pandeminin yarattığı paniğin adeta simgesi haline gelirken, gıda işletmeleri ve restaurantlar, salgının ekonomiye olumsuz etkilerini en fazla hisseden sektör oldu. Orta ve uzun vadede devam edecek bir pandemi söz konusu iken, Türkiye’de ve dünyada bir gıda…

Sino-Maghreb Relations: Past, Present, and Future

Over the past years, China has been increasing its presence and engagement with the Arab world. Presenting itself as a more reliable partner than the US and Europe, Chinese officials have been working diligently to further develop political ties with various Arab capitals, as well as expand commercial opportunities. North Africa has been another key…

South Asia’s Transition to Remote Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

According to UNESCO, over one billion students worldwide from 150 countries, or about 70 % of total enrolled learners, have been affected by school closures. Massive shifts to remote learning have been implemented to ensure the continuation of education.  Colleges and universities around the world continue to face many challenges in the transition to full…