Tag Archive: study abroad

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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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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