September 2011- Presidential Perspectives Series

AIEA has posted a new Web resource under Institutional Structures. The “Presidential Perspectives” series publishes articles that offer contemporary perspectives on international education from college and university presidents from the United States and around the world.  These articles will be published once or twice per month. Follow the link provided to download the first article in the series, which is offered by Dr. Gordon Gee, President of The Ohio State University.


August 2011 Addition

We hope that you have enjoyed your summer and that you are getting excited for the fall semester to begin!

This month, ACE has added a free publication to the Additional Resources section of the site. The downloadable PDF is titled, Higher Education in Tumultuous Times: A Transatlantic Dialogue on Facing Public Forces and Promoting the Common Good. This essay reflects the discussion had by 30 higher education leaders last summer at a meeting convened by ACE, the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), and the European University Association (EUA).

July 2011- Focus on Curriculum

This month, AIEA posted a new Web resource under Comprehensive Internationalization and Curriculum on Internationalization of the Curriculum. Betty Leask’s (Associate Professor, University of South Australia) PowerPoint and a video clip of her presentation have been made available. Her presentation introduces a conceptual framework for this work, the role of faculty and tools to engage them, as well as disciplinary approaches and interpretations.

June 2011- Kicking off Summer with New Resources

This month, The Forum on Education Abroad and NAFSA have added new resources to the site.  Read about them here and then follow the links for more information.

The Forum on Education Abroad has several new resources available in the Education Abroad section.  The 4th Edition of the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad has undergone an extensive revision and expansion, and includes more clarity and definition of Standard #8 on Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management. The new edition also contains new language on non-discrimination, assessment, and environmental and social responsibility as well as new appendices that provide guidelines on advising, institutional relations, and marketing.

The 2nd Edition of the Code of Ethics for Education Abroad also includes a number of updates and revisions, while the 2nd Edition of the Education Abroad Glossary includes many new terms.  A special publication, A Tenth Anniversary Celebration, documents the founding, history, and development of the Forum.

NAFSA has released a six-page executive summary of John Hudzik’s e-publication, Comprehensive Internationalization: From Concept to Action.  The summary and e-publication can be found under the Comprehensive Internationalization section and can be downloaded for free from the NAFSA Web site.

April Resources- Check out what’s new

AIEA has posted 2011 Conference links to session presentations and PowerPoints.  The theme of this year’s conference was Competition and Collaboration in the Global Transformation of Higher Education. These resources can be found under Comprehensive Internationalization and Conferences, List-servs, and Periodicals.

AAC&U has posted a link to its Global Learning Inventory Framework—A Smart Grid for Global Learning.  This resource is currently being used in AAC&U’s Shared Futures: General Education for a Global Century and can be found under Comprehensive Internationalization, Curriculum, and Assessment and Evaluation.

March 2011- New Resources

Spring is in the air and with it comes two new resources from AAC&U.

The first is the program from their recent Annual Meeting, which includes links to session handouts, powerpoints, and plenary speeches.  This resource can be found under Comprehensive Internationalization, Institutional and Cultural Change, Faculty and Administrator Development, as well as Conferences, List-servs, and Periodicals.  The second resource is the latest issue of AAC&U’s publication, Diversity and Democracy, which focuses on education students for personal and social responsibility.  This resource is under Faculty and Administrator Development, Curriculum, Co-curriculum, and Community Engagement and Outreach.