The Many Roles of a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Professor

The Many Roles of a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Professor
By Melanie Foster freelance writer higher education for education-related websites and blogs Professors who take part in their college’s faculty-led study abroad programs know that the work is both rewarding and challenging. As fun and exciting as teaching abroad is, there is nothing easy about it. This is because the faculty member is not only in charge of their classroom; they are also in charge of planning and managing an array of other extracurricular activities and overseeing the ord...
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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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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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