Location

Solitude

Event Website

http://www.cpe.vt.edu/cuenr/index.html

Start Date

26-3-2010 2:30 PM

End Date

26-3-2010 3:00 PM

Description

The Atlantis Program is a multi‐institutional international collaboration that aims to train Master’s degree students in Forest Resources who are capable of coming up with innovative solutions for North American, European, and global forestry issues. Graduates of the Transatlantic Master's Degree Program in Forest Resources will possess professional knowledge, language and intercultural communication skills invaluable for successful careers in international environments. This presentation will review the Atlantis Program, examine the benefits and challenges of dual MS degree programs, graduate student study abroad, international collaborative research thesis projects, and the evaluation mechanisms implemented to give guidance on future direction.

Comments

Citation: Bullock, B., P. Clayton. 2010. International MS education and dual degrees in forestry: the Atlantis Program. UENR Biennial Conference, Session International Graduate Education, Paper Number 1. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cuenr/Sessions/International/1/.

 
Mar 26th, 2:30 PM Mar 26th, 3:00 PM

International MS Education and Dual Degrees in Forestry: The Atlantis Program

Solitude

The Atlantis Program is a multi‐institutional international collaboration that aims to train Master’s degree students in Forest Resources who are capable of coming up with innovative solutions for North American, European, and global forestry issues. Graduates of the Transatlantic Master's Degree Program in Forest Resources will possess professional knowledge, language and intercultural communication skills invaluable for successful careers in international environments. This presentation will review the Atlantis Program, examine the benefits and challenges of dual MS degree programs, graduate student study abroad, international collaborative research thesis projects, and the evaluation mechanisms implemented to give guidance on future direction.

http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cuenr/Sessions/International/1