Study Abroad USA: Building Capacity for US Institutions

MOOC
Study Abroad USA: Building Capacity for US Institutions
Language
English
Duration
8 hours course
Certificate
Certification paid
Course by EdX
Study Abroad USA: Building Capacity for US Institutions
What will you learn?
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
About the course

_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.

Program
Study Abroad USA: Building Capacity for US Institutions
Learn how to build and grow a study abroad program at your US institution of higher education.
Lecturers
Adam Henry
Adam Henry
Director of Study Abroad Arizona State University
Jennifer Malerich
Jennifer Malerich
Executive Director for Academic and Global Engagement Arizona State University
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