ACE has added two new resources. The first is a link to the latest series of Internationalization in Action, which features institutional strategies and good practices gathered from experts in the field. The current installment is a four-part series on internationalizing the curriculum. This resource can be found in the Curriculum section as a web resource.
The second ACE resource is a link to the ongoing series, International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders. Developed in partnership with the Boston College Center for International Higher Education, the Briefs series is designed to help inform strategic decisions about international programming and initiatives. Aimed at senior university executives who need a quick but incisive perspective on international issues and trends, the Briefs offer analysis and commentary on key countries and topics of importance to higher education worldwide.This resource can be found in the Partnerships and Collaboration section as a free publication.
AIEA has added the 2014 AIEA Annual Conference presentations to the Comprehensive Internationalization section under web resources. These presentations are related to the theme Universalizing Global Learning in the 21st Century Academy.
ACE has added a link to the second paper in the CIGE Insights series. This new publication, “Challenges and Opportunities for the Global Engagement of Higher Education” explores key issues surrounding the global engagement of higher education, and asserts that institutions are better served in partnerships abroad if they have undergone the process of comprehensive internationalization first. This resource can be found in the Partnerships and Collaboration section as a free publication.
We hope 2014 is off to a great start at your institutions. To kick off the New Year, we have several new resources that will be helpful as you continue to develop your campus internationalization strategy.
ACE has added a link to the first paper in a series titled CIGE Insights: Global Higher Education. This new publication, “Leading the Globally-Engaged Institution: New Directions, Choices and Dilemmas” explores issues discussed by North American and European institutional leaders at the summer 2012 Trans-Atlantic Dialogue. This resource can be found in the Partnerships and Collaboration section as a free publication.
NAFSA has added a link to its new “Resources for Supporting Diversity in Education Abroad” web pages in the Education Abroad resources section. That section also features two new NAFSA webinars, “Student Health and Safety Abroad: Collaborations Between Staff and Faculty” and “Developing an International Internship Program.” In the International Student and Scholar section, NAFSA has added two new resources, a new publication “International Student Orientation Models” (free for download) and a new edition of “Medical Insurance for Students, Scholars and their Families,” the latter updated to cover the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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.
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.