3. Academic Framework: The organization delivers academic content appropriate to its stated mission and goals, ensures adequate academic supervision and evaluation, and maintains clear and transparent academic policies.


  • Curriculum supports the program’s stated goals and leverages the unique learning opportunities offered by the host context.
  • Students’ academic work is adequately supervised and fairly evaluated by faculty with appropriate training and credentials.
  • The organization’s policies and procedures related to evaluation, awarding of credit, grade appeals, research ethics, and academic integrity are clear and accessible.

Queries
  1. In what ways does the program curriculum support your program’s stated goals?
  2. In what ways does the curriculum leverage the unique learning opportunities of your host context?
  3. Are faculty credentials and background appropriate for your program? Do they meet local standards or U.S. institutional expectations for higher education?
  4. Where appropriate, have faculty been trained to teach in your education abroad context?
  5. Is student work supervised and fairly evaluated by faculty?
  6. Are your policies and procedures related to evaluation, awarding of credit, grade appeals, research ethics, and academic integrity clearly stated and accessible?

 

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