Partnerships in Study Abroad: Pros & Cons of Customized Program Providers

Instead of doing everything on your own, you may wish to find a customized program provider to assist you in developing your faculty-led study abroad program. Basically, you tell the provider what you want/need and they do the leg work, give you a price per student, and help with program marketing and other forms of support. The pros are many. Mostly, you don't get bogged down in program logistics and can focus on your teaching. Also, many providers don't charge you a penny if your pr...
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Faculty-Led Program Development Guide

What is a Faculty-led Program? A Faculty-led program is type of study abroad experience that consists of one or more credit-bearing, study-travel courses along with a sequence of group activities, organized excursions, and cultural encounters. Faculty-led programs are led by college professors and usually last between one to eight weeks. Benefits of Faculty-led Programs This study abroad model exposes students to a variety of environments and fosters strong mentoring relationships between f...
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