Spring forward with new resources- March 2012

AIEA‘s Presidential Perspectives Series features a new article by State University of New York Chancellor, Nancy Zimpher, entitled, Lessons Learned in the Internationalization of Higher Education: ‘A Call to Leadership’ Revisited.  Please visit the Comprehensive Internationalization and Institutional Structures section under Free Publications to read it.

NAFSA has added two new resources:  Measuring the Impact of Study Abroad lists the major, multi-campus studies to date and can be found in both the Education Abroad and Assessment and Evaluation Web resource sections.  In addition, tips for successful Public-Private Partnerships are now available as a free publication from NAFSA—see the Partnerships and Collaboration resource section.

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February 2012 Resources

Check out four new resources this month:

AAC&U has posted the newly released report, A Crucible Moment: College Learning & Democracy’s Future, from the National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement under the Mission and Strategic Planning and the Community Engagement and Outreach sections.  A Crucible Moment was prepared at the invitation of the U.S. Department of Education under the leadership of the Global Perspective Institute, Inc. (GPI) and AAC&U. The publication was developed with input from a series of national roundtables involving leaders from all parts of the higher education and civic renewal communities.

AIEA‘s Presidential Perspectives Series features a new article by Troy University Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. entitled, Partnerships Fuel Internationalization. Please visit the Comprehensive Internationalization and Institutional Structures section under Free Publications to read it.

AIRC posted a free publication about the modifications to the standards of compliance for international student recruitment agencies in the International Student and Scholar resource section. The Standards were adopted by the AIRC Board of Directors on January 4, 2012 and can be read on the AIRC website.

IIE launched two new white papers from this initiative: Expanding U.S. Study Abroad to India and Expanding U.S. Study Abroad to Turkey. Both reports begin with an overview of the current state of the higher education sector in their country of focus, with a particular focus on the current state of U.S. study abroad to these countries. The second portion of the report focuses on existing study abroad programs available to U.S. students, and challenges and recommendations for expanding study abroad to India and Turkey. Hard copies of the reports are available for purchase at www.iiebooks.org, or you can download PDFs of the reports at www.iie.org/publications.

New Year, New Resources!

We hope your 2012 is off to a great start! The following resources have been added to the site.

AIEA‘s Presidential Perspectives Series features a new article by Texas Christian University Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. on “Learning to Change the World.” Please visit the Comprehensive Internationalization and Institutional Structures section under Free Publications to read it.

NAFSA’s new Trends & Insights series of articles is now linked through the Additional Resources in the Resources section.  Covering a wide range of trends affecting internationalization, it includes articles on using agents, regional issues, and a recent article by Madeleine Green on “Global Citizenship—What are we Talking About and Why does it Matter?”

New in November 2011

ACE has added a their recent report, Strength through Global Leadership and Engagement: U.S. Higher Education in the 21st Century, as a free publication under Partnerships and Collaboration.  In addition to discussing the changing global landscape of higher education, the report addresses what ACE must do to support the global engagement of U.S. higher education institutions.

AIEA has added a new feature article to their Presidential Perspectives Series.  Angelo State University President, Joseph C. Rallo, authored the piece titled, How Presidents can Foster an International Culture on Campus.  You can link to the site directly or visit the Comprehensive Internationalization and Institutional Structures sections under Free Publications.

October 2011- Updated Resources

This month AIEA, NAFSA, and AAC&U have added new resources to the site.

As mentioned in our blog last month, AIEA has launched a new Presidential Perspectives Series. The next article, written by Pace University’s President, Stephen J. Friedman, is now available.  Please visit the Comprehensive Internationalization and Institutional Structures section under free publications to read more.

NAFSA has added two resources this month:  MyCAP: My Cultural Awareness Profile for pre-service teacher education (see Curriculum section) and Internationalization: Where Are We Going?, proceedings from NAFSA’s 2011 Symposium on Leadership (see Comprehensive Internationalization section).

AAC&U has posted a new resource, The LEAP Campus Toolkit, under Comprehensive Internationalization, Institutional and Cultural Change, Mission and Strategic Planning, and Curriculum.  In addition to a growing collection of global learning resources,  LEAP Campus Toolkit’s interactive library contains a number of rich examples of campus work and assessment instruments from a variety of fields. Users are able to comment on and discuss the content, share the most actionable resources with colleagues, and submit their own examples to be shared in the Toolkit. The site has been developed by AAC&U as a project of Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP). A public advocacy, campus action, and research initiative, LEAP provides a voice and a vision for twenty-first-century liberal education.