Faculty

NAFSA IV Session TODAY! Working with a Provider on Faculty-led Programs: A SWOT Analysis

Join us at the NAFSA IV Regional conference today for a session on “Working with a Provider for Faculty-led Programs: A SWOT Analysis.” We’ll be in the Gooseberry Falls Room 3 at 1:30 – 2:30pm. This session puts a twist…
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Teachers are transformed by study abroad, too!

Welcome back to a new academic year. Here at Seminars we are getting ready for January programs and planning May/June programs as well. Interest in faculty-led programming continues to increase! As a reminder of our mission in education abroad, this…
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Seminars International Turns 50!

We are excited to announce that Seminars International is celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2018! A lot has changed in study abroad since 1968, and some things are a constant. We are looking forward to remembering the past and thinking…
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New Data on Short-term Programs in Asia

The Asia Institute, a provider for education abroad programs in Asia, has published interesting data in its annual report on programs in Asia over the past several years. AI surveys several hundred faculty across US institutions to discover what’s new,…
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Exploring the World…

Interest in faculty-led programs is coming from all over the field these days, attesting to the prominence of the faculty-led model in study abroad. Terra Dotta has recently published a nicely written overview of the advantages of faculty-led study abroad…
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Working with a Provider: The Questions of Cost

The first question many faculty and education abroad offices ask when working with a provider is: how much will my program cost? Of course, this is an important question. Yet it’s also a question that contains within it other questions–and,…
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COMPASS Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2016 Issue

Happy Thanksgiving to all. As you look ahead to next year’s programs, we hope you will find this issue of the Seminars International newsletter helpful. Our focus on planning for this issue is a look back to how planning for…
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Teaching Against Islamophobia

I have written several posts over the last year about safety and terrorism–both subjects never far from the thoughts of international educators these days. But there are other ways to approach the issue of terrorism, and this recent article from…
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To include or not to include?: focusing on academics in short-term programs

I spent some time this winter traveling with some of our faculty-led programs. It was quite interesting to experience the programs on-site after spending time planning them on paper. I learned a lot about many aspects of the programs, but…
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