Author Archive: Catherine

International Travel Changes over the Past Decade

A look back at the past decade in faculty-led education abroad must include changes in international travel. Here are a few from the vast experience of the Seminars International team. A decade ago, iPhones were new, roaming charges terrified travelers,…
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Faculty-led Education Abroad: What’s changed over the past decade?

The beginning of 2020 is generating a lot of backward looks over the past 10 years. In education abroad, change is constant. Let’s look back at some select changes in faculty-led education abroad and at Seminars International. In 2009, Seminars…
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New!: Guidelines for Good Business Partnerships in Education Abroad

Be sure to check out the Forum on Education Abroad’s new Guidelines for Good Business Partnerships in Education Abroad. They are focused on business relationships between universities and providers–an area where those of us working on faculty-led programs spend a…
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Authenticity Abroad

The New York Times recently published a great essay on one student’s reflection on what it means to have an “authentic” study abroad experience: “Was My Study Abroad Experience ‘Authentic’ Enough?” Searching for authenticity in another country has always struck…
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