Category: Campus Policies & Internationalization

Campus Advising Practices Impact How Students Make Sense of Studying Abroad

  With students returning to campus this month, I thought I’d re-publish this post; I hope it might be useful for study abroad advisors and career service staff as they prepare to send off new groups of students to study abroad: AIFS (American Institute… Continue Reading “Campus Advising Practices Impact How Students Make Sense of Studying Abroad”

A Look Into “Future” of Higher Education [in U.S.]

In case you’re interested, I’ve been writing book review for the NAFSA magazine, International Educator, for the past twenty years. But I’ve not written about a good book on my blog – so here is the first I’m touting as a good read: College… Continue Reading “A Look Into “Future” of Higher Education [in U.S.]”

Univ of Minnesota Hosts Career Integration Conference

I’ve just returned from Minneapolis where I participated in , and spoke on the program, at the first-ever “career integration” conference in the U.S.  You will find the program and speakers at http://www.umabroad.umn.edu/professionals/career-int/conference/sessions.  There is an excellent list of open Resources on the topics covered… Continue Reading “Univ of Minnesota Hosts Career Integration Conference”

Campus Advising Practices Impact How Students Make Sense of Studying Abroad

AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study) has just published my volume titled, Campus Best Practices Supporting Study Abroad & Student Career Development.  You can download it at http://www.aifsabroad.com/advisors/publications.asp I spent six months in 2013 researching, contacting and reviewing dozens of U.S. campus advising practices for… Continue Reading “Campus Advising Practices Impact How Students Make Sense of Studying Abroad”

Sharing Impacts of Internationalization on a More Level Global Playing Field

For many years, the higher ed community has been discussing, both online and at its conferences, “internationalizing” campuses as a means to deepen the engagement and involvement of students -in the classroom and and via experiential learning – in global learning activities.  That’s a… Continue Reading “Sharing Impacts of Internationalization on a More Level Global Playing Field”

Resources for Campus Internationalization

While I have found no causal connection  between campuses with strong internationalization policies and robust practices when it comes to linking study abroad & career service offices to advise students on their study abroad decision-making, this portal provides an important compendium of resource links… Continue Reading “Resources for Campus Internationalization”

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