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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Accreditation and Study Abroad: What You Need to Know

As more American students pursue nontraditional avenues of education -- online and distance learning and study abroad opportunities -- accreditation is a big issue. Students want to make sure they're not wasting time and money pursuing a degree that will be worthless in the job market or study abroad courses that will not be recognized by their home institution for graduation credits. As more awareness about accreditation is encouraged, individual study abroad programs -- especially non-U.S....
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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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