Paper Scoring Rubric

Scoring Rubric: Outstanding (A to B+):  The individual research paper is well-developed, in-depth, and sophisticated.  It effectively explores Unit V’s required readings in terms of the assigned topic.  There is evidence of comprehensive research integrated into a sound analysis and discussion of the assigned topic.  From five to ten outside sources are referred...

Course Design

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Advanced Assessment Handouts

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An Action Research Project

Here is an assignment that I often use with my classes when the students have a field placement or when I am working with inservice teachers. The assignment comes in two parts. First, students propose their project using this general framework. Action Research Proposal Format Statement of the problem,...

US Faculty Handbook Sample

The Faculty Handbook is a guide designed to present general information about Florida International University, represents a broad array of information, including policies that principally affect Faculty and policies that may be of interest to Faculty but that apply broadly throughout the University community. The Handbook is maintained by the Office of the Provost and is...

Administration and Communications

Session Overview Review the key roles and functions of administrators at U.S. universities.Highlight how to initiate contact and conversations with U.S. universities. Suggest areas of interest to U.S. universities. Discuss when and where to connect. Indicate who manages the partnership and assesses its potential viability. Provide some email...

Mississippi State University

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Tashkent Workshop (May 2019)

Workshop on internationalization and partnerships on 16-17 May 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
American Councils organized a workshop on internationalization and partnerships on 16-17 May 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The total number of participants reached over 65 people, which included representatives from 20 Central Asian universities located in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan; U.S. universities; State Department SCA; Public Affairs in Tashkent and Dushanbe; Ministry of Higher and Specialized Education of Uzbekistan; and American...

EducationUSA | Financing U.S. Studies (2018)

Are you interested in studying in the U.S. but are unsure if you can afford it? Costs may seem high, but there are many avenues to financing an education at any U.S. college or university.

EducationUSA | Navigating The US Admissions Process (Aug. 2018)

Are you an international student who is interested in going to a U.S. college or university? In this August 2018 EducationUSA Interactive program -- Navigating the U.S. Admissions Process -- higher education experts, international students, and a U.S. Department of State representative discussed how U.S. higher education admission process works.

EducationUSA | Student Visas (2019)

Are you thinking about studying in the United States? Have you been admitted to a U.S. college or university? Are you confused about the student visa process? On April 16, 2019, EducationUSA hosted a Facebook LIVE program providing an overview of of the student visa process to help students prior to study in the United States.

Study Abroad: Trends and Models

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UniCEN partnership grants

UniCEN grants will be awarded to U.S. universities to establish partnerships to advance existing collaborations between faculty and administrators at U.S. and Central Asian higher education institutions. Administered by American Councils for International Education (American Councils), the grants will provide direct travel, honoraria, materials, and conference fees for projects in the U.S. and Central Asia that advance...

EducationUSA Eurasia and Central Asia Tour 2019

The EducationUSA Central Asia Tour can take you to Osh, Bishkek, Tashkent, Nur-Sultan, Atyrau, Almaty, and Ashgabat.

Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad

The Forum on Education Abroad is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, membership association recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization (SDO) for the field of education abroad. The Forum provides training and resources to education abroad professionals and its Standards of Good Practice are recognized as the definitive means by which...

UniCEN Internationalization Survey Results Presentation

UniCEN Internationalization Survey results will be presented at the international conference “Internationalization as a driver for regional hub development” in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on 12-13 September 2019.

Bringing the World to Your University: Methods for Attracting International Students

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Mapping International Joint and Dual Degrees: U.S. Program Profiles and Perspectives

Executive Summary As a follow-on to the most recent edition of its Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses study, the American Council on Education (ACE) conducted a survey on international joint and dual degree programs at U.S. colleges and universities. The survey results, along with qualitative data gathered through interviews with select respondents, provide...

The University of Arizona: The Global Micro-Campus Network

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Collaborative Partnerships: Building Effective Sponsored Student Programs

In the twenty years since the last edition of this publication, much has changed in the world of international education, and indeed, in the world in general. What has not changed is the ongoing need for clear and consistent communication between the sponsor, program managing organization, and educational or training institution. Although information sharing and communication has...

Internationalization Workshop, Tashkent, 16-17 May 2019

American Councils organized a workshop on internationalization and partnerships on 16-17 May 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.