Tag Archive: faculty-led

What better time to go abroad than now?

While some Americans may be too discouraged or embarrassed or afraid to study or travel abroad in this divisive and ugly political climate, one New York Times writer believes we need outside perspectives now more than ever. His editorial is…
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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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Back to School Thoughts on How to Earn Respect as an International Educator

Tony Ogden from Michigan State has recently published three interesting articles on LinkedIn on  “The Future of Education Abroad: On Establishing a Profession”. In the second of the articles, Tony lays out his aspirations for our profession: “Lest we become…
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Summer Reading

If you’re looking for travel-related books to read this summer, or a recommendation before your next professional trip abroad, the list below was compiled by ambassadors to the US. They were asked by Condé Nast to name the one book…
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400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Voyage

Anyone remembering their American history knows that after a harrowing voyage from England, the Pilgrims arrived in November 1620 on the tip of Cape Cod in what is now Massachusetts. There they established one of the first permanent British settlements…
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What to Look for in a Faculty-led Provider

Faculty-led education abroad programs continue to grow in number and popularity across US institutions. Short-term programs are now 63% of all study abroad, according to the latest IIE Open Doors data. As well, the number and types of organizations offering…
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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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