(Photo above: Dr. Benon Kigozi of Uganda, Globalization Lecture Series)
Faculty Play a Key Role in Global Learning!
Faculty are the driving force in enhancing our students' global learning and fulfilling the university's mission for global perspectives. Whether through Program courses, or in General Studies, faculty can expand global learning through three critical areas: knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
Faculty and Education Abroad: The Role of Faculty in Promoting Global Learning on U.S. Campuses
A report by IIE & AIFS
"In our increasingly interconnected world, institutions face pressure to both grow their global footprint and prepare students to succeed in the global economy after graduation. Faculty are at the heart of the academic enterprise, and as such, it is no surprise that they also have a role to play in ensuring that education abroad opportunities are robust, dynamic, and accessible.
Faculty and Education Abroad: The Role of Faculty in Promoting Global Learning on U.S. Campuses from IIE and the AIFS Foundation investigates the link between faculty and education abroad — and specific examples of institutions that have made considerable progress in expanding access to global learning and education abroad opportunities on campus — to shed light on opportunities and challenges that faculty face when engaging with education abroad, both as campus champions and leaders."