Internationalization of Teaching & Learning

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Internationalizing Curriculum

Internationalization of the Curriculum Report of a Project within Computer Science at Virginia Tech
Report on the incorporation of international aspects into the Computer Science curriculum. The "Professionalism in Computing" course was chosen as the vehicle for internationalization.
http://courses.cs.vt.edu/~cs3604/Internationalization.pdf

Internationalizing Business Programs Curricula
Reviews the results of four surveys related to the efforts of the AACSB to internationalize the curriculum of their member business schools.
http://ideas.repec.org/a/pal/jintbs/v18y1987i1p83-90.html

Internationalizing the Curriculum in Canadian Universities: Considering the Influence of Power, Politics and Ethics
Explores the notion of curriculum as a vehicle to achieve the goal of global consciousness. It suggests that a framework for internationalizing the curriculum must consider how power, politics and ethics within the university context impinge on curriculum reform.
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UCF Summer Faculty Development Conference, May 2, 2006
Resources for course internationalization from
http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~rgause/internationalization.htm

What does globalization mean for teaching and learning?
Provides a discussion of the difference between globalization and internationalization.
http://joevans.pbwiki.com/f/GreenBaerGlobalizationTeachingLearning.pdf

International Learning Outcomes

Articulating International Learning Outcomes
The American Council on Education (ACE) provides links to projects with additional information on articulating learning outcomes
http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Internationalization-Toolkit.aspx

Assessing Learning Outcomes
The American Council on Education defines assessment and provides links to principles of good practice
http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Internationalization-Toolkit.aspx#curriculum

Other Resources

ACA Papers on International Cooperation in Education
http://www.aca-secretariat.be/index.php?id=25

American Council on Education
ACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement
http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Center-for-Internationalization-and-Global-Engagement.aspx

European Association for International Education
The Journal of Studies in International Education; The Occasional Papers-- EAIE publications about international education and how international education will influence and be influenced by an increasingly transnational world.
http://www.eaie.nl/publications

Institute of International Education
Open Doors Reports include comprehensive and detailed data on international students, scholars in the U.S. and American students who study abroad.
http://www.iie.org/en/Research-and-Publications/Open-Doors

International Association of Universities
Various documents, institutions and programs worldwide dealing with the issues of internationalization and globalization of higher education ' site also provides links to other organizations and websites.
http://www.unesco.org/iau/internationalization/index.html

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education.
http://www.nafsa.org

Office of International Studies
This office at UCF will help instructors brainstorm and design international experiences, such as Study Abroad (including limited and shorter programs).
http://www.international.ucf.edu

The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education
The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education provides information and analysis on a major area of higher education expansion. The term 'borderless education' encompasses a broad range of activities and developments, which cross (or have the potential to cross) the traditional borders of higher education, be they geographical, sectoral or conceptual. The Observatory tracks developments in areas such as e-learning, growth in private and corporate education, developing markets and international collaboration.
http://www.obhe.ac.uk

UNESCO
The Studying Abroad site on Access, Mobility and Quality Assurance in Higher Education provides information on academic qualifications and an admission requirement for further studies; updated information on higher education systems, quality assurance and accreditation issues, transnational education including open and distance learning (ODL) provisions and virtual universities, admission procedures or access models world-wide. Also found on this site is information on the Global Forum on International Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Recognition of Qualifications.
http://www.unesco.org/education/studyingabroad/index.shtml

 

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