Revisit: International Business Pedagogy Workshops


Atlanta, 1-4 Jun 2017; Deadline 1 Feb

An Offering of the National CIBER Network – hosted by
Georgia State University’s Center for International Business Education and Research

Call for Poster Proposals

Do you have an idea or best practice to share with fellow educators who teach in international business? Are you interested in learning about their classroom innovations? Or just network with others who share a passion for enhancing international business education?

If so, consider attending the 2017 International Business Pedagogy Workshops ( sponsored by the national network of CIBERs and hosted by Georgia State University CIBER in Atlanta, GA, June 1-4, 2017.

Participants in the 2017 Pedagogy Workshops are also invited to submit proposals to poster sessions. These poster sessions are dedicated to expose and share cutting-edge practices in teaching IB. The 2017 program will include a list of poster presenters and their topics. Top three presenters will be recognized with a monetary award.

Best Poster Awards

Workshop attendees will be asked to cast ballots for the top three posters. Monetary prizes will be awarded for the first, second, and third place posters during lunch on Sunday, June 4. Prizes will be $1,000, $700, and $500 for first, second, and third places, respectively.

The winners of the 2016 Workshops:

Photo shows 2016 winners left to right: Dina Frutos-Bencze, Saint Anselm College; Jim Blair, University of Rhode Island; Chinintorn (Pom) Nakhata, Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Proposal Themes

The 2017 International Business Pedagogy Workshops Poster Session Committee seeks proposals that reflect the best thinking and cutting-edge practices in the field. These proposals should:

  •   Reflect innovation and cutting edge content
  •   Encourage discussion and audience engagement
  •   Present evidence based on or supported by research
  •   Target a variety of professionals
  •   Lend themselves to adoption by other educators
  •   Focus on innovations in IB delivery, IB content, and models for students active engagements.

The following are illustrative of issues that may be considered:

  •   Classroom innovations to enhance learning of international business concepts
  •    Creating active and engaging learning experiences
  •   Use of instructional technology in content delivery and learning
  •   Engaging exercises to reinforce learning of IB concepts
  •   New content (modules, cases, games, etc.) for teaching IB
  •   Experiential learning in IB (study abroad, internships, field studies, etc.)
  •   The scholarship of teaching and learning in IB
  •   Creating and sustaining cross-border partnerships that enrich classroom experience
  •   Content specific to teaching specialized IB courses such as International Marketing, Cross-cultural Management, etc.

For submission instructions, go to:


Please submit your poster proposal at:  by February 1, 2017. If you have any questions regarding the poster session or the submission process, please contact the GSU-CIBER team at 

Proposal Selection Process

All poster proposals will be evaluated by a peer review committee following a double-blind process; reviewers will not know the authors, nor will authors know the names of their reviewers. The Poster Session Review Committee is made up of five members with extensive IB teaching and research experience, and representing institutions of higher educations on four continents.

Colleagues whose proposals are accepted for presentation at the poster session will have their names included in the official 2017 workshop program.