Tag Archive: study abroad

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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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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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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Want to hear from authors of NAFSA’s Short-term Programs Guide? Join us at our NAFSA session

Developing Short-Term Faculty-Led Programs with Providers as Partners Wednesday, May 30 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Contributors to the third edition of NAFSA’s Guide to Successful Short-Term Programs Abroad present insights on evolving relationships among education abroad administrators, faculty, and…
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Forum Conference Session: Business Transaction or Educational Partnership?

My friend Lisa Chieffo from the University of Delaware and I have teamed up to lead a Forum conference session on developing guidelines for the business relationship between universities and providers on faculty-led programs. I know there are many of…
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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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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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