Education Abroad

Contributing to Comprehensive Internationalization

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Essential Federal Regulations for Education Abroad

As a new education abroad professional, understanding the basic federal regulations that govern privacy, discrimination, and mandatory reporting is an important part of your job. In this NAFSA e-Learning Express course, you will learn how five different U.S. federal regulations affect study abroad
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Best Practice in Community-Engaged Learning in Education Abroad

By Karen McBride, EdD, and Melissa Whatley, PhD “Learning is community based, applied, reflective, connected, visceral, integrated and engaged; it is locally contextualized, historically informed and theoretically grounded” (Hartman et al. 2018, 4). Community-engaged learning. Transformative
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Final Title IX Regulatory Changes in the Study Abroad Context

On May 19, 2020, the Department of Education (DoEd) published a final rule titled Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance that amends the regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (Title IX)
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Continuity of Operations for the International Office

Adapted from a March 10, 2020 post on the NAFSA International Scholar Advising Network by Tina Rousselot de Saint Céran (Georgia Tech), chair of the NAFSA Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services (KCISSS). There are multiple considerations for the transition from in-person
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Practical Operations in Crisis Management

What did you learn about your crisis management plan during this most recent pandemic response? Although most offices have a protocol for crisis management, it is often found lacking when put to the test. During this text-based chat, three panelists answered questions from members about model
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COVID-19 and Federal Financial Aid for Education Abroad FAQ’s

Your peers on NAFSA’s Education Abroad Regulatory Practice Subcommittee on Financial Aid provide the following information to help education abroad professionals stay informed of federal financial aid guidance during the disruption of the COVID-19 crisis. Common questions related to Cost of
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Resources for Online Telework and Learning

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, many institutions have closed or transitioned to working remotely and online teaching with little advanced notice. Entire offices have instructed employees to telework and stay home for an indefinite period of time while faculty pivot to
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Department of State COVID-19 Global Health Advisory

On March 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) raised its Global Health Advisory from Level 3 (reconsider travel) to Level 4 (do not travel), responding to the global threat of COVID-19. The March 19, 2020 message, which is directed to U.S. citizens, advises: U.S. citizens should avoid all
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COVID-19 Resources from Organizations Serving International Education

NAFSA’s Global Partners work to improve the field of international education in many ways. In these challenging times, several Global Partners have provided links to resources surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. NAFSA will make these available as we receive them from our Global Partners. Cambridge
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CDC Responds to NAFSA’s Coronavirus Questions

NAFSA has been in dialogue with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to ask for clarity on guidance issued by the CDC regarding international travel and study abroad programs. NAFSA provided context and background on existing risk management practices in international education with the CDC
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