Short Term Programs

Resources for education abroad professionals who create and support programs one-to-eight weeks in length.

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Athletic Department Collaboration to Expand Student-Athlete Education Abroad

On many campuses, student-athletes are an underserved population within the realm of education abroad. Understanding your athletic department’s philosophy and goals as well as the rules governing them is important to determine appropriate study abroad program models for student-athletes. These

Oct 17, 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
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
Changing Perceptions: Developing Education Abroad Marketing Strategies for Underrepresented Students

Designing marketing materials to appeal to diverse groups on campus is the first step to increasing underrepresented student populations’ participation in Education Abroad.

Sep 16, 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
Understanding Partnerships and Budgeting with Education Abroad Program Providers

2017-06-15 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (EST) e-Learning Seminar $129 (member) $179 (nonmember) 2017-06-15 Register now With the rise in student interest in short-term study abroad opportunities, many universities rely on non-campus partners to provide quality, short-term p

Apr 04, 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
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
Managing Student Participation in Noncredit Programs Abroad

The number of students participating in noncredit internships programs, including internships, service learning, and volunteering abroad, continues to rise. But with many students enrolling independently, without involvement from their home institution, how can participation be recorded, monitored, and assessed for any risk or safety issues?

Aug 10, 2015
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
In the Driver's Seat: IE Administrators Leading Programs Abroad

A resource from administrators who have led programs abroad about discussing strategies for advising faculty in the development of international programs and on launching your own program.

Feb 23, 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
Aligning Assessments: Study Abroad and Undergraduate Learning

At this presentation, two leading experts in study abroad learning assessment made the case that, as an urgent matter, colleges and universities must establish more rigorous measures for documenting the learning outcomes of their study abroad programs.

Jan 27, 2012
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