In 2013, Global Experiences, Inc. developed and implemented an innovative multi-phase Strengths-based Career Development program as a standard component of their international internships. This program is an attempt to capitalize…
The ISA Discovery Model
For over two years ISA has offered all its program participants a full one-year digital subscription to The New York Times. This period of time coincided with the roll-out of…
Inventing Ireland: The Creation of Irish Identity Through Drama, Film, and Performance
What does the idea of being “Irish” mean? The content of this course will employ a cultural studies and performative theory approach to exploring the development and representation of Irish…
The Marchutz Painting and Drawing Program
Interview with Alan Roberts, Director of the Marchutz School
Global School-Based Agricultural Education
Global School-Based Agricultural Education (AEE 499/AEC 6905) is an embedded course taught jointly between Penn State University and the University of Florida. The course includes equal number of pre-service and…
The Border Studies Program
The Border Studies Program combines rigorous academic study, practical on-site learning, travel seminars and structured reflection in a semester that engages students in some of today’s most urgent social, economic,…
Nursing in Barcelona
Interview with Rich Kurtzman, Site Director
Intensive Modern Standard Arabic
I have designed curricula for all levels of Intensive Modern Standard Arabic, but here, I focus on our Advanced-High level. The main goals of the Advanced-High level are to maintain the…
French Language and Culture
Interview with Amy Tondu, Assistant Director of the C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in France
Go ED. is a study abroad program that partners with international relief and development organizations across the globe. We believe that in order to end the spiritual and physical hunger…
Fundación Ortega y Gasset Toledo Program
The Center for International Studies offers the opportunity to live immersed in a quiet provincial city, only half an hour from Madrid and with all the advantages of the 21st century….
Susquehanna University’s Global Opportunities (GO) Program
Susquehanna’s Global Opportunities (GO) Program is a graduation requirement. All students, regardless of major, must prepare for, complete and reflect on an immersion experience in a culture different from their…
Public History in England
In this course students think critically about historic interpretation and preservation in England and analyze the stories curators tell. They explore the challenges curators face with financing, preservation, interpreting sites…
International Service Learning: India
This course integrates academic perspectives on how to make a positive difference in a globalizing world with the experience of doing service work in orphanages run by HOINA (Homes of…
Global Business Practicum
This course provides students with a first-hand look at the business environment of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and is designed a partnership between Vienna University of Economics and Business…
Students follow the Encuesta method by interviewing the Spanish people in their home and in the neighborhood where they live to gain access to la gente auténtica, or the real…
Direct Enrollment Programs at Arcadia University College of Global Studies
Interview with Peter Leuner, Regional Director of UK and Ireland; Director of Arcadia in London
University College Utrecht Exchange Programs
Interview with Carla Kist, Exchange Officer
CEA Study Abroad’s Global Career Development Certificate Program
Interview with Paige Sindt, Director of Academic Affairs
DePaul University believes that students should start on the path to global citizenry early. We hope to open new doors to the world and help students acquire knowledge, skills, and…
International Interdisciplinary OT/PT Service-Learning Program
This service-learning, fieldwork, and service-provision project in Belize has evolved from the Dr. Beitman’s ongoing work with Mrs. Rhondine Petrof, Executive director of Toucan Education Programs, Ltd., on the development…
Community Development Seminar
Community development is planned internal intervention to generate change for the purpose of enhancing people’s quality of life. However, there is often disagreement as to what is meant by an…
Voices in Global Health
Language plays a crucial role in understanding the socio-cultural differences that exist in many aspects global health, and it is instrumental in helping global health workers interpret the cultural systems…
Syracuse in Wroclaw
SU intends to use Wroclaw, Poland as an “urban laboratory” for interdisciplinary study of the history of Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th century, exploring themes of reconciliation, public…
UNC Chapel Hill’s STEM Courses Abroad
The Study Abroad Office along with a science working group made up of faculty from the different science departments have started offering “gateway” courses (i.e., courses such as BIOL 202…
Milton Bennett and Ida Castiglioni, Co-Founders, IDRI
Milton Bennett and Ida Castiglioni of the Intercultural Development Research Institute profile a brief introduction the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity.
Kris Lou, Director of International Education, Willamette University
Kris Lou discusses his experience implementing an experiential/constructivist approach to education abroad curriculum design.
Lilli Engle, Co-Founder and Director, American University Center of Provence
Lilli Engle argues that better preparedness in the target language helps students to maximize gains in language proficiency and intercultural competence while abroad.
Malene Torp, Executive Director, DIS
Malene Torp, Executive Director of DIS (Danish Institute for Study Abroad), speaks about her organization’s approach to education abroad curriculum design and gives advice to colleagues.
Rosalind Latiner Raby, Director, California Colleges for International Education
Rosalind Latiner Raby speaks about education abroad at community colleges.
Patti Brown, Director of Special Program Initiatives, IFSA-Butler (2/2)
Patti Brown questions our use of the term “international.”
Patti Brown, Director of Special Program Initiatives, IFSA-Butler (1/2)
Patti Brown discusses the importance of finding your theoretical grounding in the field, and allowing it to evolve over time. Then, she describes how her own thinking has developed and…
William Anthony, Director of the Study Abroad Office, Northwestern University
Bill Anthony challenges the education abroad field to promote and improve second language acquisition curricula.
Guyana Lesley Abroad Service Semester (GLASS)
The Guyana Lesley Abroad Service Semester (GLASS) program is the first semester-long study abroad program in the country of Guyana and is unique in many ways. The aim of the GLASS…
2013 Award for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design Recipient
Alice Layton, recipient of the 2013 Award for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design, speaks about her “Indigenous Natural Resource Ecology” course at the Standards Institute on Curriculum, Teaching and Education…
Indigenous Natural Resource Ecology
“Indigenous Natural Resource Ecology” is a three-credit, eight-week fieldwork course designed to complement a Tropical Ecology course by providing an immersion in the social environment of an indigenous Guyanese community….
Kevin Brennan, Director of Study Abroad at the University of Connecticut
Kevin Brennan shares his experience with abroad program development and curriculum design in Africa.
David Shallenberger, Professor of International Education at SIT Graduate Institute
David Shallenberger shares three points to consider when designing education abroad curricula, and discusses how he applies The Forum’s Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad.
Carl Jubran, President, IAU College
Carl Jubran discusses how the field should be striving to enhance the education abroad curriculum instead of focusing solely on curriculum integration.
Mike Woolf, Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer, CAPA International Education
Mike Woolf discusses several issues surrounding the notions of culture and community in education abroad, and describes his approach to curriculum design.