Early-Bird Registration for the Tenth Annual Forum Conference is Now Open!
Early bird registration for the Forum’s Tenth Annual Conference
is now open. “New and Emerging Paradigms for Education Abroad” will be held April 2-4, 2014, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego, CA.
For conference details, including hotel information, session descriptions and available sponsorships, go to: www.forumea.org/SanDiego2014.cfm
Rescheduled: Standards Guideline Webinar on Study Abroad Advising
The next webinar in this fall’s Standards Guidelines
series has been rescheduled for November 13 at 12 p.m. (EST). Open to Forum members only, the webinar will cover the Guidelines for home campus and on-site advising in education abroad. Michele Gere, associate director of study abroad at Yale University, will facilitate the session.
To register, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Register for the Standards Institute on Curriculum, Teaching and Education Abroad
There is still time to register
for the Standards of Good Practice Institute on “Curriculum, Teaching and Education Abroad,” which is being hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on November 19, 2013.
The Institute will address an array of approaches to curriculum design and teaching in education abroad, and assist participants in understanding how to develop and improve their own education abroad curricula and enhance disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching. Morning and afternoon plenaries will feature engaging, innovative education abroad practitioners, including award recipient
Alice Layton, and lunch plenary
speaker, Akosua Obuo Addo, who will share their successful experiences.
Call for Proposals: Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management
The Forum on Education Abroad is accepting session proposals for the 5th Standards of Good Practice Institute on "Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management." The Institute will be held at the University of Denver on June 20, 2014, immediately preceding the Annual National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) Conference in Denver, CO.
For more information, and to submit a proposal, click here
. Proposals are due by November 29, 2013
Forum Workshop at Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University will host a full-day Forum workshop on Student Learning, Development and the Academic Framework of Education Abroad
on Friday, December 13, 2013. This workshop will be led by Natalie Mello, the Forum’s vice president of member services and training, and will address Standards 2 and 3 of the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad
. Standard 2 focuses on topics related to the academics of education abroad, such as inter-cultural understanding, language and communication, and academic growth, and Standard 3 concentrates on the academic policies and structures that support learning, such as credit and coursework, academic integration, advising and career planning.
Designed to be highly interactive, timely and informative, this workshop will help its participants to apply these Standards to real-world situations through discussion and analysis of case studies. Upon completing the workshop, participants should be able to articulate the importance of these Standards, and be able to use them to improve policies and practices for their own programs.
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