Education Abroad (EA)

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Technology & Education Abroad: Using Virtual Reality & Social Media to Engage Students

Friday, November 15
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Location: Pratt/Calvert

Join Andy and Brian to learn about how West Virginia University is incorporating technology into its education abroad programs including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Virtual Reality. Discover how these technologies are being used to market programs and to enhance the student experience to increase engagement and learning.



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Michael Bloom

Education Abroad Coordinator
West Virginia University

Education Abroad Coordinator at West Virginia University

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Brian G. Ricketts

Faculty-Led Program Specialist
West Virginia University Office of Global Affairs

Brian Ricketts is a Faculty-Led Program Specialist in Education Abroad in the Office of Global Affairs at West Virginia University. Brian received his B.S. in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Masters in Public Administration at West Virginia University. Brian has more than 10 years experience working in the university setting. In the past, Brian worked in the outdoor field as a guide and educator. Brian currently resides in Morgantown, WV with his wife Sarah and dog Zena where they enjoy the wonderful outdoor opportunities West Virginia offers.

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