Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Knowledge Community (TLS KC) focuses on curriculum internationalization, research that informs practice, and intercultural communication, serving faculty; administrators; graduate and post doctoral students; researchers; intercultural trainers; cross-cultural counselors; and other professionals in international education.
The TLS KC Innovative Research in International Education Award celebrates and recognizes new and innovative research from any discipline that demonstrates a potential or demonstrated impact in the field of international education. Applications are encouraged to address the innovative nature of research for the field of international education. Impacts may include a policy or programmatic change, a revelation of a pedagogic tool or methodology, increased awareness of an issue, implications for additional research by other contributors, or a change in thinking among international education professionals.
Demonstrating teaching, learning, and scholarship as critical priorities to NAFSA's mission, the recipient will be honored at the 2020 NAFSA Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO, recognized in the NAFSA publication International Educator, and encouraged to open the 2020 Symposium on Research with a presentation about the research.
Congratulations to Ming Cheng, recipient of the 2020 TLS Innovative Research in International Education Award!