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A4 Strategies for Internationalizing your College or University (Heisel)


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Strategies for Internationalizing your College or University (A4)
Speakers: Stephen Handel, Margaret Heisel, Barbara Hill

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A4 Strategies for Internationalizing your College or University (Heisel)

  1. 1. Education Abroad: Path to Global Learning<br />Margaret Heisel, Director<br />April 23, 2010<br />
  2. 2. CCB Mission: Expanding Study Abroad Capacity at U.S. Colleges and Universities<br />Align program with institutional vision and strategic direction<br />Engage students and faculty<br />Long and short range planning and budget<br />Accessible to all students<br />
  3. 3. Defining Study Abroad<br /> Global knowledge and citizenship<br />Tools for addressing problems of global significance, such as<br /> environmental issues, global health, food, and energy<br /> Economic concerns—the global marketplace<br />Experiential learning<br /> Laboratory experiences<br /> Connecting theory and practice<br /> Learner constructed knowledge <br />
  4. 4. Study Abroad and Campus Internationalization<br />Keystone element of internationalization plans<br />Links with international curricular goals<br />Links with institutions and organizations abroad<br />
  5. 5. CCB Practice: Resources for Senior Campus Policymakers<br />Mission driven study abroad<br />Strategic Planning<br />Long Range Vision and Management Expertise<br />Center for Capacity Building: <br /><br />
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  7. 7. Alignment of Mission with Study Abroad<br />Examples of internationalization plans<br />Mission/Vision Plans<br />Open Doors Data<br />Paul Simon Act<br />Surveys of College Bound Student Interest in Study Abroad and Student Choice Process for Pursuing Study Abroad<br />
  8. 8. Engaging Faculty<br />Faculty leadership in internationalization<br />Toolkit for faculty-led programs<br />Embedding study abroad in syllabi<br />Study abroad discipline by discipline—liberal arts, sciences, engineering, health sciences, law, education and teaching<br />Demonstrating value of study abroad<br />
  9. 9. Financing Study Abroad<br />Models for program financing<br />Building study abroad in a constrained financial environment<br />Financing study abroad—broad strategies and tactics for good financial management<br />Risk assessment<br />
  10. 10. Effective Campus Organizational Structures<br />Centralized versus decentralized models for organizing campus study abroad programs<br />Linking admissions, financial aid, institutional research, and registrar with the study abroad office<br />The “basics” for institutional management of study abroad<br />
  11. 11. Identifying Capacity for Expansion Abroad<br />Exploring study abroad capacity at institutions in nontraditional locations<br />Partnerships and exchanges in Asia, Latin America, and Africa<br />
  12. 12. Study Abroad Today<br />Forum/IIE Study<br />At 91% of colleges and universities, up from 65% in 2001<br />83% of institutions planning growth<br />40% have growth targets<br />
  13. 13. Anticipated Growth in Study Abroad<br />IIE Forum Survey, 2009<br />
  14. 14. Stimuli for Growth<br />Student and parent interest—career preparation<br />Social and economic change<br />Experiential and interdisciplinary curriculum <br />Campus internationalization<br />
  15. 15. CCB Address<br /><br />For assistance in using the site or information about resources:<br /> or<br />202-495-2524<br />