“There’s An App For That”

There's an app for that
Smart phones can be the greatest distraction in the classroom, but when the world becomes your classroom they can become the greatest assert of a study away experience. Here are some apps that you can download to make your program or experience aboard easier and even more organized. In Country Apps:  Apps to use after you have arrived at your destination. Where To Go Locates grocery stores, pharmacies, taxi firms, historical monuments and more in over 500 locations worldwide. Als...
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The History of Study Abroad

Medieval Students, Marble Relief from the Tomb of Giovanni da Legnano, 1386 (Museo Civico, Bologna) Study abroad is at the forefront of many discussions about the state of education across the world, its goals, and its future. With the richness of experience and learning that is inherent in leaving the confines of one's home environment and experiencing a potentially very different cultural reality, it is no wonder that study abroad continues to occupy a space of increasing interest for educa...
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EVENT – Leading Abroad: Preparing Faculty in Best Practices

Please Note: This event has already taken place. Leading Abroad: Preparing Faculty in Best Practices in Health, Safety, and International Education Program Development With Keynote Speakers: Dr. Gary Rhodes, Director, Center for Global Education, Loyola Marymount University & Michael O'Neill, Senior Director, Global Safety & Security, Save the Children Details: Friday, April 9, 2010, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Madison Area Technical College, Downtown Education Center, locate...
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Study Abroad Insurance Options

Precaution is better than cure. ~Edward Coke Before studying abroad, you should make certain that you and your students have adequate health and emergency insurance that will cover you internationally. In some cases, it may be provided by your home institution, and in other cases, it may be included with your fees to a third-party provider. Still in other circumstances, it may be covered by the government of the country you are visiting, after you register for classes and pay your fees. W...
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