Learning Opportunities Related to Study Abroad


Upcoming Events

Managing Education Abroad Fears with Effective Communication

January 23, 2019, 3:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

In this NAFSA e-Learning Seminar, presenters will discuss managing perception versus reality, creating a proactive communication plan that addresses stakeholder concerns, and best practices for preparing your office to manage crisis communication.

Communicating Across Cultures
In the second installment of the NAFSA e-Learning Express Series, Developing Proficiency in Intercultural Communication, this 45-minute course allows participants to explore the norms of communication in various intercultural contexts. Considering the role their language plays in their work with others, participants will be able to enhance the level of support they are able to provide to those they serve.

Recent Events

Managing Expectations and Navigating Student Identity Abroad 
November 1, 2018 2:00 p.m.
This is a Collegial Conversation created through the efforts of the EA Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee. The discussion will center on student identity. Students are accustomed to a certain level of diversity and inclusion support that may not materialize in the same way while they are abroad. Education abroad advisers strive to provide the best guidance for their students and must manage expectations for their student's experience abroad. How do we prepare students to help them adapt interculturally?

Cross Cultural Competencies: For Managing International Partnerships
November 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m 

In this NAFSA e-Learning Seminar, presenters will elaborate on how to effectively use intercultural communication skills for successful partnerships and how to train staff to bring the same perspectives to their communication with partners. Presenters will also discuss best practices for cross-cultural communication. Education Abroad Visas for France
June 26, 2018
During this one-hour live chat three members of the NAFSA Consular Affairs Liaison (CAL) subcommittee will answer your questions about new VFS and Campus France procedures.

Education Abroad Visas for Spain
July 19, 2018
During this one-hour live chat three members of the NAFSA Consular Affairs Liaison (CAL) subcommittee will answer your questions about student visa procedures for Spain.

NAFSA Strategic Retreat: Data-Informed Decisionmaking
July 26-27, 2018
The NAFSA Strategic Retreat for International Educators offers an opportunity to learn about reliable data sources and strategies for using them effectively, including data to enhance an international programs, and data to advocate for more resources.

NAFSA Education Abroad Regulatory Summit
July 30, 2018
Gain insights and up-to-date information on regulations related to the accessibility of financial aid and compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act.

On-Demand e-Learning Seminars

Recordings of past e-Learning Seminars are available for purchase here.  

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Education Abroad AdvisingEducation Abroad Advising
Education abroad is an evolving field. The adviser is required to support a wide variety of student needs throughout their education abroad experience. This six week, self-paced course guides you through the demands often faced throughout the education abroad cycle, providing you with best practices, and tools to use in your own advising practice.The course is offered on a monthly, rolling basis starting February of 2016. Sign up today!

Short-Term EAMapping Short-Term Education Abroad Programs
An overview of institutional policies and procedures that impact short-term education abroad programs, program models, preparing for emergencies, handling logistics, finances and budgets, preparing students and faculty for the international experience, managing student support, and interaction with campus partners. The course is offered on a monthly, rolling basis. Sign up today!


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