Internationalization of Teaching & Learning


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.

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.

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

What does globalization mean for teaching and learning?
Provides a discussion of the difference between globalization and internationalization.

International Learning Outcomes

Articulating International Learning Outcomes
The American Council on Education (ACE) provides links to projects with additional information on articulating learning outcomes

Assessing Learning Outcomes
The American Council on Education defines assessment and provides links to principles of good practice

Other Resources

ACA Papers on International Cooperation in Education

American Council on Education
ACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement

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.

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.

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.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education.

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).

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.

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.


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Kelly Allred
College of Nursing Kelly Allred My main objective as an educator is to present students with opportunities that will allow them to learn. My vision of teaching includes presenting a motivated learner with information, ideas, and activities that are carefully designed with particular outcomes in mind. I approach every class meeting, every assignm...

Ernest Smith
College of Arts and Sciences Ernest  Smith When I began my full-time teaching career, the first text I taught was from Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed, where the Brazilian educator contrasts "problem-posing education" and "the banking concept of education." According to Freire, the key to education is dialogic learning, rather than the one direct...

Stephen Kuebler
College of Sciences Stephen  Kuebler My teaching philosophy is that pedagogic activities should be guided by the principal: “Do this if it enables students to learn.” My teaching practices should empower students to take ownership of their education and help them realize that they are responsible for their learning outcomes. When students...