AIRC has added a link to its new paper Agency Based International Recruitment: Members’ Perceptions on Baseline and Best Practices in Agency Management, Campus Services For International Students, Institutional Transparency. This paper is in support of AIRC’s core mission to identify and promote standards and best practice in international recruitment. In the paper, AIRC asked experienced institutional and agency members to address the question: “What would key elements of baseline and best practices look like on a typical AIRC campus?” This resource can be found in the International Students and Scholars section as a free publication.
AAC&U has added several new resources this month. Two resources have been added to the Conferences, Listservs, and Periodicals section. The first is AAC&U’s 2015 Global Learning in College Network for Academic Renewal Meeting in October, and the second is a link to information about the AAC&U Annual Meeting. In the Assessment and Evaluation section, a link has been added to the AAC&U Global Learning VALUE Rubric, which is a free resource for institutional-level use in evaluating and discussing global learning. In the Curriculum section, AAC&U has added a link to Campus Models and Case Studies in the area of global learning. In the Faculty and Administrator section, resources have been added from the 2015 AAC&U Centennial Annual Meeting.
ACE has added a link to a new report on international higher education partnerships. International Higher Education Partnerships: A Global Review of Standards and Practices is based on an analysis of standards of good practice set forth by organizations in the U.S. and around the world. The paper identifies key issues entailed in developing and implementing sound international partnerships, and explores strategies for addressing them effectively. Examples and advice from a variety of programs and institutions are included. This resource can be found in the Partnerships and Collaboration section as a free publication.
ACE has added a link to a new report on joint and dual degrees. Mapping International Joint and Dual Degrees: U.S. Program Profiles and Perspectives explores international joint and dual degree programs administered by U.S. colleges and universities. Topics include program characteristics and policies, academic focus areas, partner locations, and programmatic challenges, as well as the role of joint and dual degree programs in broader institutional strategy and planning. This resource can be found in the Curriculum section as a free publication.
Two new resources were added this month:
AIEA’s Provost’s Perspectives series has been updated. The link can be found in the Institutional Structures section as a free publication.
AIEA has also added an Issue Brief on state government involvement in international higher education. This resource can be found in the Community Engagement and Advocacy section as a free publication.
ACE has added a link to a new paper on campus internationalization at HBCUs. Creating Global Citizens: Challenges and Opportunities for Internationalization at HBCUs is the culmination of a three-year research project that was funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education, where seven HBCUs worked with ACE to develop campus-wide internationalization strategies. Their experiences and reflections make up the bulk of the report. This resource can be found in the Comprehensive Internationalization section as a free publication.
Several new resources have been added this month:
NAFSA added two resources to the Curriculum section of the resource database. Global Learning: Defining, Designing, Demonstrating provides a definition and rationale for the term global learning, as well as related student learning outcomes in an effort to help campus practitioners work together more effectively. A second new entry, Internationalizing the Curriculum links to a series of NAFSA resources from its colloquia on internationalizing teacher education; business, legal, and medical/public health education; and internationalizing general ed and the STEM disciplines.
NAFSA’s Trends & Insights series, the link to which can be found in Additional Resources, recently published its 20th article. The short articles highlight significant discussions in international higher education, with insights from respected leaders in the field.
There are two new AIEA updates this month.
AIEA Listserv Summaries
There are three new AIEA Listserv Summaries this month of compiled responses to questions posted to the AIEA listserv. New summaries include examples of how institutions without a SIO structure their internationalization efforts, responses to whether institutions make testing accommodations for non-native English speakers, and a compilation of International Education “Provocateurs.” This resource can be found in the Conferences, list-servs, and periodicals section under list-servs.
Provost’s Perspective on Internationalization
AIEA has posted a new “Provosts’ Perspective” interview with Stephen Garton, Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney. This series sheds light on the internationalization of higher education from the perspectives of the individuals responsible for the academic functioning of colleges and universities. This resource can be found in the Comprehensive Internationalization section as a free publication.