Category: Uses of Technology and Social Media in International Education

Supplementing International Student Orientation with Online Tutorials

Friday, Jun 2
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Table 25

Learn how the University of Arizona is using online tutorials to prepare international students for orientation, introduce key concepts before arrival, and teach late arrivals about maintaining status.

Lara Pfaff

Program Coordinator, Int'l Student Development
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Lara Pfaff is Program Coordinator for International Student Development in International Student Services at the University of Arizona. She received her bachelor's degree from the College of Wooster, with a double-major in Philosophy and Political Science, and a minor in Spanish. Lara received her masters in Applied Ethics from the University of Linköping (Linköping, Sweden). In her current position, she assists with coordinating International Student Orientation and manages the planning, development and implementation of office technologies for international student advising and support services. She also serves as Info-Tech Rep for the Region II.