Academics and education abroad

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Academics and education abroad

  1. 1. Academics and Education Abroad Advising, Approvals and Articulations
  2. 2. Presenters• Lisa Loberg - California Lutheran University• Skylar Lowe - Loyola Marymount University• Travis Pentz - University of California, San Diego
  3. 3. Academic advising and education abroad• Academics can affect students decision to go abroad• Increased efforts to integrate academic advising into education abroad• Different approaches at each institution
  4. 4. Advising for Students• Academic advising structures• Advising that happens in the Study Abroad Office
  5. 5. Advising pitfalls and potential solutions• Territorial issues• Enhancing the process• Empowering students
  6. 6. Course approval process• Nuts and bolts of course approvals • California Lutheran University • Loyola Marymount University • San Diego State University • University of California, San Diego
  7. 7. Comparisons in course articulations• CLU• LMU• SDSU• UCSD
  8. 8. Other Things to Consider •The importance of education abroad as an academic experience, not just tourism; the program should be academically relevant, allowing students to learn about the new culture, location, and their field from a different perspective •As EA professionals not only are we battling barriers like cost and course availability, but also misconceptions about the study abroad experience
  9. 9. Questions and Answers

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