e-Learning Express


NAFSA’s e-Learning Express courses provide you targeted answers to specific topics – in less than an hour. Each on-demand course offers a self-driven, interactive experience that gets you up to speed on the topics that impact your current role and international education career.

Available Courses

Secondary Schools and SEVIS ComplianceSecondary Schools and SEVIS Compliance
Learn basic regulatory information and a general overview of SEVIS compliance at the secondary school level.

Essential Federal Regulations for Education AbroadEssential Federal Regulations for Education Abroad
Understand the basic federal regulations that govern privacy, discrimination, and mandatory reporting.

Understanding Financial Aid for Education AbroadUnderstanding Financial Aid for Education Abroad
Identify successful ways an education abroad office can support students as they navigate through funding and financial aid questions related to their study abroad program.

Gaining J Designation ApprovalGaining J Designation Approval
Learn about the Department of State’s J-Designation in order to prepare your organization’s DS-3036 application package.

Foundations of Intercultural CommunicationFoundations of Intercultural Communication
Part 1 of the Developing Proficiency in Intercultural Communication series
Examine the fundamental components of intercultural communication, and the influential effects of culture on behavior.

Intercultural Adjustment and AdaptationIntercultural Adjustment and Adaptation
Part 2 of the Developing Proficiency in Intercultural Communication series
Review helpful tools, resources, and exercises that international educators have successfully utilized in programming initiatives.

Communicating Across CulturesCommunicating Across Cultures
Part 3 of the Developing Proficiency in Intercultural Communication series
Explore the norms of communication in various intercultural contexts.

Culture and IdentityCulture and Identity
Part 4 of the Developing Proficiency in Intercultural Communication series
Explore marginality, relational patterns, and issues of diversity as they relate to the broad field of international education.

Developing Proficiency in Intercultural CommunicationDeveloping Proficiency in Intercultural Communication
Complete Series
The complete four-part NAFSA e-Learning Express Course series, which provides professionals within the field the opportunity to strengthen their skills and experience in order to become more successful in their work.

e-Learning Express Features

  • Self-Driven : Interactive learning experience on your schedule.
  • Focused Content: Targeted answers address specific needs and topics.
  • Expert Resources: Additional resources and self-assessment tools reinforce gained knowledge, and rewards you with a certificate of completion.