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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EducationUSA, Best Kept Secret in Study Abroad

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As the Director of Study Abroad at Eastern Illinois University, I spend a fair amount of time researching and developing study abroad programs and partnerships outside of the United States. Prior to my recent discovery of EducationUSA, I would start each search by pulling all of my contacts and then scouring the Internet for fitting locations and institutions within a particular country. Recently, I was invited to present on the topic of U.S. Study Abroad at the tri-annual WHA Regional Educa...
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Creative Inspiration for Faculty-led Study Abroad in Italy

by Wendy Williamson, Director of Study Abroad, Eastern Illinois University I'm just wondering if other U.S. colleges and universities are having the same problem...every faculty-led study abroad program to Italy (from my campus) goes to Florence.  Actually, we have one that goes to Rome, but I don't understand why more faculty don't venture out a bit. Certainly Florence is a wonderful city, no doubt about it, but as a study abroad director, I'm interested in variety, and immersing student...
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