Published November 20, 2013
Hard to believe that the fall semester is nearing a close. We hope that the resources on this site have helped to inform your internationalization initiatives so far this academic year.
AIEA has added a new Provost’s Perspective interview with Liz Grobsmith, Senior Advisor to the President for Strategic and International Initiatives at Northern Arizona University. This series, which can be found in the Comprehensive Internationalization resource section under free publications, sheds light on the internationalization of higher education from the perspectives of the individuals responsible for the academic functioning of colleges and universities.
Published October 21, 2013
We hope that the fall semester has been progressing nicely at your institutions. As we approach International Education Week in mid-November, we invite you to utilize our resources to think about and advance your institution’s internationalization strategy.
This month, several contributors added new resources.
AIEA has added a link to the organization’s archived summaries of listserv responses to critical questions in the field. The most recent addition includes samples of student placement agreements for international internships. Other topics include international office structures, faculty Fulbrights, and the impact of internationalization. This resource can be found in the Institutional Structures resource section as a web resource. They have also added an archived webinar recording titled, The Internationalized Campus, that looks at supporting international students’ academic success and persistence. This can be located as a web resource in the Comprehensive Internationalization resource section.
NAFSA has added two new publications. The first is Leveraging Accreditation and Quality Assurance in International Higher Education, which explains how accreditation presents an opportunity to foster internationalization on campuses and can be found for free download in the Comprehensive Internationalization resource section. The second, Internships, Service Learning, & Volunteering Abroad, provides specific resources to help in developing comprehensive work abroad programs as part of the changing nature of education abroad offerings. This resource can be found in the publications for fee section in the Education Abroad resource list.
Published August 19, 2013
We hope you are finding this resource portal useful in your efforts to further internationalization efforts on your campus. Please check back in September for new resources.
Published July 17, 2013
This month, the Forum on Education Abroad and ACE have added new resources.
Please find the Preliminary Report: 2013 Institutional and Program Resources Survey as a free publication by the Forum in the Institutional Structures and Education Abroad sections of the site. This report provides preliminary data from responses to the Individual set of survey questions in the 2013 Institutional and Program Resources Survey. Questions in this set were designed to collect data on job descriptions, salaries, and profiles and work experiences of individuals employed in education abroad. Stay tuned for additional analysis and a report on data from the Organizational survey, designed to gather information regarding administrative structures, budgeting and staffing in education abroad.
ACE has added the next installment of Internationalization in Action, which focuses on faculty engagement in internationalization. This can be found under web resources in the Faculty and Administrator Development section. This segment features solutions from the field to common challenges faced, such as ensuring impact on student learning, funding faculty travel, and meaningfully integrating international students.
Published June 12, 2013
This month, AIEA and NAFSA have added new resources. The following resources can be found in the Curriculum section of the site:
- AIEA has posted a recent webinar under publications for purchase, which focuses on joint and dual degrees. Jane Knight and Philip Altbach offer their perspectives on the evolution and current trends of these collaborative academic programs.
- NAFSA has added Improving and Assessing Global Learning as a web resource. Based on case studies of three institutions, Madeleine Green identified key model practices for developing and using global learning outcomes.
Additionally, NAFSA has also published two new entries in its series of Trends & Insights in international education. In the Additional Resources section, click on the Web resource Trends and Insights to read Acting as Global Citizens: A Challenge to U.S. Colleges and Universities, also by Madeleine Green, and Alan Ruby’s piece, International Education Supply and Demand: Forecasting the Future.
Published May 15, 2013
Hard to believe the 2012-2013 academic year is coming to a close. Best wishes to the graduates!
We have no updates to report this month, but check back in over the summer for new campus internationalization resources. In the meantime, feel free to peruse all of the resources that are currently available.
Published April 17, 2013
Under web resources in Comprehensive Internationalization, IIE has posted their 2013 Best Practices Conference website, which showcases videos and presentations to help you make the most of the campus internationalization practices featured at the conference.