Tag Archive: faculty-led programs

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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NAFSA Resources: Developing Faculty-led Programs Using Providers as Partners

Last May at the NAFSA Annual Conference in Philadelphia, I was part of a session on Developing Short-term Faculty-led Programs with Providers as Partners. The powerpoint from that session is a great resource for any of you working with providers…
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IIE Open Doors: Short-term Study Abroad Continues to Grow

It’s International Education Week, and that means the most recent IIE’s Open Doors data has just been published. For those of us committed to education abroad, it’s gratifying to see study abroad around the country is still on the increase….
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Preparation for Racism Abroad

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times Travel section titled “My Very Personal Taste of Racism Abroad” offers a valuable way to open a discussion about racial attitudes in other countries. Because students of color are still a…
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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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Anthony Bourdain, Eating Abroad, and Cultural Connections

There’s been a lot in the news this past week about Anthony Bourdain’s respect for food and its connection to people and cultures. It makes me think about all the discussions we at Seminars have about group meals, food allergies,…
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Summer Project: Renew Faculty-led Provider Partnership

The semester is finally over, and we get a bit of time to breathe (at least, I hope you do!) and work on projects that take some time and thoughtfulness. I have been doing a lot of thinking this year…
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