A Proposed Visual of the Student Process of Engaging in Education Abroad Programming

Several months ago, I was preparing to present on the topic of supporting students from underrepresented backgrounds in education abroad/study abroad. In an attempt to demonstrate when international educators generally engage in conversations about student identity in the education abroad process, I found myself searching for a visual aid that showed the process by whichContinue reading “A Proposed Visual of the Student Process of Engaging in Education Abroad Programming”

Opening Access to Education Abroad

Opening the Doors Wider: Funding Education Abroad for Nontraditional Students was published in the International Education last week, and I’m excited about the topics covered in the article (not to mention I helped inform some of the discussion). While funding isn’t the only factor in a student’s decision to go abroad, it’s a huge one.Continue reading “Opening Access to Education Abroad”

Conferences in International Education

As a professional interested in gaining as much information about what is going on in international education, I began exploring venues where I might be able to connect with other international education professionals and get a sense for what’s going on in the field. I’ve pulled together a non-comprehesive list of a few conference thatContinue reading “Conferences in International Education”

Language Matters

Over the last several years, the discourse about the availability of language proficient professionals in the U.S. workforce has expanded beyond the international education community. Congressional members, heads of multinational corporations, and foreign policy experts have joined the dialogue giving a sense of urgency to a matter that has traditionally been viewed as an educationContinue reading “Language Matters”