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_Brought to you by the US Department of State and Arizona State University, this course is designed for internationally-minded faculty, staff, and administrators working in US higher education institutions who would like to increase rates of study abroad participation. This course is also for people who aspire to work in international education and would like an orientation to the field. _
Want to increase your educational institution’s study abroad efforts? Whether you work for a community college, a large, small, public or private university, or any other type of higher education institution in the US, this course will help you form partnerships, develop policies and procedures, advise students, promote scholarships, deliver orientations, and market your programs. You will learn recommended practices for ensuring the health and safety of students while abroad, and case studies will show you how the study abroad experience can be integrated into your school’s curriculum and can internationalize your campus. By the end of the course, you will have developed a long-term strategy for your institution that prioritizes reaching diverse students.
- Recommended practices for your institution’s study abroad office
- Various models for structuring study abroad programs
- How to fund students’ study abroad experiences
- How to create a long-term study abroad strategy for your campus
Director of Study Abroad
Arizona State University
Executive Director for Academic and Global Engagement
Arizona State University
Arizona State University (ASU) is a public university located in Tempe, Arizona. Founded in 1885 as a teacher training college when the state was still a territory, the school became a university in 1958.
ASU is one of the largest public universities in the United States. At the start of the 2018 academic year, nearly 80,000 students were enrolled, including 66,000 undergraduates. In 2017, the number of international students was 10,268. One hundred and fifty nationalities are represented, including France, with Sciences Po Aix in particular.
The university is organised around five campuses and 17 colleges. It offers 350 undergraduate programmes and 400 postgraduate programmes.
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