Vintage Foster, CEO of AMF Media Group, draws on his experience counseling companies and organizations on delicate and high-stakes situations for the class he’s been teaching at the Institute in strategic communications.
To gain a better appreciation for the important role that language can play in intercultural communication and partnership-building, we spoke with Dr. Netta Avineri, TESOL and Teaching Foreign Language Associate Professor and Intercultural Competence Committee Chair.
No matter the field or discipline, remote work (and remote learning) are becoming increasingly crucial and may be the key to your success. Our experts explore how to succeed in intercultural virtual teams.
Three Middlebury Institute faculty members, Netta Avineri, Gabriel Guillen, and Thor Sawin, share their experiences cultivating mobile mindsets in courses designed to rely heavily on personal interactions, partnerships, and travel, but had to be reimagined due to Covid-19.
The Middlebury Social Impact Corps combines undergraduate and graduate collaboration, mentorship and immersive learning, with client projects benefitting local non-profit partners. This year, the 8-week summer program also included lessons in remote community building and virtual problem solving.
On April 27th, Professor Netta Avineri presented at the CATESOL Steinbeck Chapter event “Education and the Creation of Just Societies”, on “Language and Social Justice in Practice: From Classroom Activities to Collaborative Advocacy”.