Webinar Series

Our 2020-2025 webinar series is organized in collaboration with the Open Journals in Education (OJED), Journal of International Students (JIS) and Comparative and International Education Society (CIES).  


This webinar series will focus on issues of international education, comparative education, dissertation writing, publication collaboration, mentoring,  research and scholarship, study abroad, transnational collaboration of educators, and global social mobility.

Recent Webinars 

  1. Impact and Implications of COVID-19 on Higher Education (video)
  2. Understanding the Global Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic     (video) (pictures)
  3. International Education and Campus Internationalization (video)
  4. Internationalization Practices and Initiatives at HBCUs (video)
  5. Campus Internationalization: Needs and Challenges (video)
  6. Campus Internationalization at HBCUs: Needs and Challenges (video)
  7. What does an internationalized curriculum look like? (video)
  8. Recommendations for a Successful Career in Higher Education
  9. Rethinking Education Across Borders: Emerging Issues and Insights (VIDEO)
  10. Publication Tips: Conversation with Editors (video) (PDF)
  11. Global Perspectives on International Student Experiences (video)
  12. Conversations with journal editors: Tips and traps for academic publication (video)
  13. Virtual Exchange: Globally Connected Teaching and Learning (video)
  14. Recommendations for a Successful Career in Higher Education (video)
  15. Elements of Effective Team Building (video)
  16. Keynote speech: STAR Indonesia Conference (video)

Upcoming Webinars

Language Issues SIG Business Meeting

March 23 at 8:15 – 9:45 [Miami Time] https://zoom.us/j/257005491

Preparing Teachers for Ambitious Goals: How diverse education systems support pedagogies to educate the whole child

March 23 at 8:15 – 9:45 [Miami Time] https://harvard.zoom.us/j/788536697

Migration, Community, and Collaboration in a Changing World

March 23 at 9:00 – 10:30 [Miami Time] https://tuni.zoom.us/j/634590358 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression SIG Highlighted Session: Applying comparative approaches to SOGIE and LGBT+ research

March 23 at10:00 – 11:30 [Miami Time] https://teacherscollege.zoom.us/j/675984499

Education in violent conflict and post-conflict settings: A cross-national panel including Mexico, US, and Kosovo

March 23 at11:45 – 13:15 [Miami Time] https://zoom.us/j/685656140

Quality education for sustainability: Diverse methodological approaches March 23 at 11:45 – 13:15 [Miami Time] https://zoom.us/j/414555803

Business Meeting: Higher Education Sig Highlighted Session

March 24 at 8:15 – 9:45 [Miami Time] https://mizzou.zoom.us/j/757500644 

KEYNOTE Futures of education: UNESCO initiative to reimagine knowledge and learningMarch 24 at10:00 – 11:30 [Miami Time] https://asu.zoom.us/j/176838142

Technology, Humanity, and Policy Panel Session

March 24 at 13:45 – 15:15 [Miami Time] brandman.zoom.us/j/6117717840 

Webinar: Creating a Sustainable and Engaging Food Waste Recycling Program

April 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT 

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Criminal and Disciplinary History in College Admissions: Work Group Report

MARCH 31, 2020, 2-3 PM ET

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Exploring Student Agency in Online Courses

Date:Apr 14, 2020, Time:3:00 PM ET

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This info will be provided shortly via the Living Calendar

Anyone interested in the webinars can use the YouTube link provided on this page for listening to the conversation.

Scholars interested to contribute as panelists can add their names and suggest themes from here.

For any questions, please contact Janet Gao at janetgao@gwu.edu. 



Study Abroad and International Students SIG

This SIG seeks to create a professional network of researchers and practitioners working to understand the issues and challenges as well as share the best practices related to international student mobility in K-12 and beyond, education abroad, and exchange programs globally. The mission of this SIG is to promote interdisciplinary scholarship opportunities and critical dialogues by connecting professionals and academics who are involved in serving the international student population. More information at  https://jistudents.org/sig-committee/

STAR Scholars Network

STAR is a transnational forum of scholars advancing global social mobility through innovative research and progressive advocacy efforts. Our mission is to create and share publish scholarly research focused on international education by facilitating academic exchange across the globe. We envision a humane world through promotion and exchange of knowledge across borders. More information at

Journal of International Students

An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed publication, the Journal of International Students is a professional venue that publishes theoretical and empirically-based research articles, narrative essays especially on study-abroad /international student experience, book reviews, and reflective writing about international education. More information at https://jistudents.org/8-3/

Webinars are online discussions that usually feature a few experts who discuss specific topics while audience, of any size, watch and may also ask questions of the discussants.