Faculty Led Programs

Resources for education abroad professionals to support and collaborate with faculty in creating, adapting, and leading programs overseas.

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Developing Short-Term Faculty-Led Programs with Providers as Partners

Contributors to the third edition of NAFSA’s Guide to Successful Short-Term Programs Abroad present insights on evolving relationships among education abroad administrators, faculty, and providers. During their presentation at the NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference, the presenters examined these complex relationships among education abroad administrators, faculty, and providers selection criteria, and healthy partnerships from a provider perspective.

Nov 13, 2018
Crisis Management for Education Abroad

The complexities of the education field require ongoing training on risk management considerations. Whether a crisis affects large groups of traveling students or a single person abroad, Crisis Management for Education Abroad, will help you build core competencies in crisis management and risk assessment

Mar 30, 2017
Creating an Academic Framework for International Internships

According to the 2015 Institute for International Education Open Doors report, 19,000 students participated in for-credit international internships, while another 22,181 students reported participating in "non-credit work, internships, and volunteering abroad". As the number of students taking part in experiential

Mar 24, 2017
Maximizing Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs at Community College

Developing faculty led study abroad programs in the community college setting carries its own set of challenges. Gaining administrative buy-in, developing programs that aren’t cost prohibitive, and recruiting students to participate in these programs are not challenges unique to community

Jan 03, 2017
Prioritizing Fire Safety for Education Abroad Programs

There is much attention paid to health and safety on education abroad programs, however not much that specifically applies to fire safety abroad. Even modern European cities, which are often the most popular study abroad destinations, often have fire safety

Dec 07, 2016
Government Connection: Overseas Citizens Services

Join the Government Connection on December 13 at 2:00 p.m. EST to hear directly from Overseas Citizen Services representatives with the U.S. Department of State. They will share what services are available to you and your students before, during, and

Nov 21, 2016
Academic Frameworks for Internships and Service Programs

A resource based on the Collegial Conversation held on August 25, 2016 Academic frameworks refers to curricular and co-curricular mechanisms that help to structure, facilitate, and assess the learning that takes place through experiential education. This collegial conversation looked at

Nov 02, 2016
Realigning Partnerships Between Higher Education Institutions and International Education Organizations

Due to the proliferation of provider organizations working in the industry of U.S. education abroad, it has become incredibly challenging for even the most experienced education abroad professional to differentiate organizations and to determine with whom to partner. Long-standing affiliations

Oct 25, 2016
Curriculum Integration: Best Practices

The resources on this page present case examples of curriculum integration in education abroad.

Aug 04, 2016
Academic Frameworks for Internships and Service Programs

As more students seek to maximize the career value of study abroad by pursuing international internship and service-learning programs, the need for establishing an academic framework for these types of programs has become increasingly apparent.

Jul 13, 2016
Government Connection: Five Things You Need to Know About Education Abroad Programs in Cuba

A series of recent regulatory changes affect educational exchanges, outbound programs, and people-to-people initiatives between the United States and Cuba. In light of President Obama’s recent historic visit to Cuba in March 2016, NAFSA presents this Government Connection to learn

Apr 18, 2016
Risk Disclosure in Education Abroad

Deciding what practices are appropriate for risk disclosures and waiver documentation is the education abroad professional’s responsibility to insure a student’s health and safety while embarking on an education abroad program.

Feb 26, 2016
Expand Your Digital Toolbox to Improve Education Abroad Programs Social media networks are the go-to resource for many Millennials and in order for Education Abroad Professionals to develop content for marketing and outreach they have to keep up with those innovative technologies. When your student is abroad how do you continue to engage with them? This resource lists ways to assist you in learning how to use the rapidly evolving array of virtual programming tools to enhance student learning in experiential education programs. Feb 26, 2016
Best Practices in Effectively Managing Social Media for EA

Social media continues to be as essential as traditional marketing strategies in education abroad. This resource focuses on some of today’s top channels with tangible takeaways.

Apr 02, 2015
Multidisciplinary Programs

Among its many other benefits, education abroad offers faculty members an excellent opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues from other disciplines to provide their students with the most well-rounded and comprehensive picture possible of the location they are exploring. In

Nov 21, 2014
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