Book Review: Faculty Engagement in Internationalization

The Twenty-first Century University: Developing Faculty Engagement in Internationalization
Book Review, submitted by Wendy Williamson The Twenty-first Century University: Developing Faculty Engagement in Internationalization (Complicated Conversation: a Book Series of Curriculum Studies) by Dr. Lisa K. Childress is a must-read for those charged with internationalizing higher education. This groundbreaking title was just published in 2010. It covers the history of internationalization, provides a critical analysis of the literature (including rationales and plans), and explores th...
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Internationalization (Something like Ratatouille): Internationalizing Campuses through Global-Minded Faculty

by Wendy Williamson, Director of Study Abroad, Eastern Illinois University Ratatouille is a traditional French dish made with stewed vegetables. It is usually a side dish, but can also be a meal of its own (accompanied by bread or rice). If you’re a ratatouille connoisseur, or maybe you just tried to find a recipe like I did (after watching the movie), then you know there’s no one way to make it. In fact, there are lots of recipes for the same dish, which all look and taste a little diffe...
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Developing Globally Engaged Faculty Through Recognition or Reward?

by Wendy Williamson, Director of Study Abroad, Eastern Illinois University Next week, I will be presenting with three other colleagues at the AIEA Conference, in Washington DC. The title of our presentation is Internationalize your Institution through Faculty (currently scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 5:00pm). Three colleagues and I, representing four different institutions, will be sharing a collection of priceless ideas and strategies for internationalizing higher education with facul...
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