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Witt, A., Xu, L., Rakisheva, A., & Mazid, S. (2024). Creating Boundary Spaces Through Virtual Global Engagement: Training Preservice Teachers in Virtual Collaboration. In Encouraging Transnational Learning Through Virtual Exchange in Global Teacher Education (pp. 303-318). IGI Global.

Allison Witt, Janine Solberg, Alicia Cabrera, Nevine El Souefi, Yunhan Hou, Monica Lunardon, Sadia Mazid, Cara Merkle, Aigul Rakisheva, Tiara Rizki, Ashley Xu, and Lu Xu (2023). Teaching global citizenship in a global pandemic: Learning in a virtual world. IAP– Information Age Publishing.

Rakisheva, A., & Xu, L. (2024). The Impact of Virtual Exchange on Pre-Service Teachers’ attitudes towards Global Citizenship Education and Online Teaching. Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education15(5 (S)).

Rakisheva, A., & Witt, A. (2023). Digital competence frameworks in teacher education - A literature review. Issues and Trends in Learning Technologies 11(1). doi: 



Aigul Rakisheva, Lu Xu, Israt Nipa & Allison Witt (2024). Pre-Service Teachers' Perceptions and Understanding in Virtual Global Engagement Project for Online Learning and Teaching. American Educational Research Association 2024 Annual Meeting. 

Lu Xu, Aigul Rakisheva & Allison Witt (2024). Developing Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of Global Citizenship Education in Virtual Global Engagement Project. American Educational Research Association 2024 Annual Meeting. 

Allison Witt, Lu Xu (March 25-29, 2023). The Association of Teacher Educators Annual Meeting (Jacksonville, FL) "Virtual Global Fieldwork for Post Pandemic Teacher Education"

Allison Witt, Janine Solberg, Aigul Rakisheva (February 24-26, 2023). AACTE 75th Annual Meeting (Indianapolis, IN) “Extending Boundaries Through Virtual Global Fieldwork for Preservice Teachers” 

Aigul Rakisheva & Lu Xu (2023). Virtual Exchange for the Post-pandemic Era: DEI in a virtual global context: A Global Symposium conference proceedings  

Aigul Rakisheva (December 10, 2022) Annual International Conference on Education, Sponsored by the Graduate School of Education, Waseda University, Japan. “The review of initial teacher education programs and analysis of predictors for prospective ICT use.” 

Lu Xu (December 10, 2022) Annual International Conference on Education, Sponsored by the Graduate School of Education, Waseda University, Japan. “Virtual exchange in the future initial teacher education ” 

Lu Xu (November 1, 2022) East China Normal University International Symposium for Emerging Scholars

in Education, Sponsored by East China Normal University, Shanghai, China. "The potential of virtual exchange for teacher education and global education in post-pandemic future"

Alicia Cabrera-Prado & Janine Solberg (November, 2022) NAFSA Regional Conferences. "Intersections of Virtual Study Abroad and International Student Recruitment"