Upcoming Courses (click on course title to see description and expert bio)
May 21-26, 2018
Creating an Institutional Internationalisation Strategy
May 28 - June 2, 2018
September 24-29, 2018
Internationalising Learning Outcomes
October 8 - 13, 2018
Strategies for Internationalisation
October 22 - 27, 2018
Internationalisation at Home: A Systemic Approach
November 5 - 10, 2018
Engaging Faculty in Internationalization of the Curriculum
April 23 - 28, 2018
Octubre 15-20, 2018
La Gestión de la Internacionalización Institucional
Hans de Wit
Noviembre 5-10, 2018
Auto-evaluación, Aseguramiento de la Calidad e Internacionalización
Hans de Wit
Characteristics of a course
Duration of the course: 6 days (Monday through Saturday)
Modality: Online through the USMEXFUSION Academy educational platform
Asynchronous courses. Participants do NOT have to be online at specific times. They carry out the activities in times that their agendas allow. Participants:
- Interact with the expert and with other participants through discussion forums every day
- Watch a video presentation provided by the expert (video pre-recorded and made exclusively for each course)
- Read and discuss electronic materials shared by the expert
975 USD for up to 5 participants from the same institution.
To stimulate collaboration among institutions and to allow intercultural engagement, we hope that course enrollment will include participation by multiple institutions.
A minimum of 10 participants are required for a course to run.
Additional participants can be enrolled at the reduced cost of 170 USD each from an institution which has enrolled 5 participants in the course at the base price.
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To reserve a course, institutions must have paid the total cost of the course with a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the course start date. Reserve a course by contacting Carlos Huerta at email@example.com
Member Institutions of our partner organizations receive a 10% discount.
Hans de Wit
Dr. de Wit earned his bachelors, masters and PhD degrees from the University of Amsterdam. He is the Director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College. He is a globally recognized scholar in the internationalization of higher education. He is founding member and past president of the European Association for International Education (EAIE). He is a member of the Internationalisation Advisory Boards of Stenden University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands, the University of Göttingen in Germany, the People's Friendship University RUDN in Russia, the Universidad Cooperativa in Medellin, Colombia, and the Center for Higher Education Internationalisation at the Catholic University in Milan, Italy. He is a Research Associate at the Unit for Higher Education Internationalisation in the Developing World at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He has received several awards: EAIE (1999 and 2008), NAFSA (2002), CIEE (2004 and 2006), University of Amsterdam (2006), AIEA (2006 and 2013) and AMPEI (2014).
Elspeth Jones is Emerita Professor of the Internationalisation of Higher Education, Leeds Beckett University, UK and Honorary Visiting Fellow, Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan. With over 35 years in international education, her specialisms include personal, professional and employability outcomes from international mobility, strategic leadership, internationalisation of the curriculum at home and abroad, global citizenship and intercultural competence development. Elspeth is Chair of the European Association for International Education’s Expert Community on Internationalisation at Home and Visiting Professor at several European universities. She has published widely and is series editor for Internationalization in Higher Education (Routledge). She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Studies in International Education and winner of the EAIE’s Tony Adams Award for Excellence in Research.
Betty Leask is an internationally respected leader in internationalization of the curriculum, an area in which she has researched and published extensively since 2001. She is currently Professor of Internationalization and Pro Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning at La Trobe University, Melbourne where she leads curriculum innovation and change across the institution. Her national teaching fellowship on Internationalization of the Curriculum in Action (2010) engaged academic staff in different disciplines in internationalization of the curriculum (www.ioc.global ). This work resulted in the development of a conceptual framework of internationalization of the curriculum of relevance to university and disciplinary leaders, scholars, curriculum designers and teachers and a number of related publications, including her latest book, Internationalization of the Curriculum, published in 2015 by Routledge. Professor Leask is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Studies in International Education and Honorary Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Higher Education Internationalization, Universita Cattolica del Sacre Cuore in Milan.
Fiona Hunter is based in Italy where she is Associate Director at the Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. She also works as a higher education consultant helping universities to think more strategically, either for organisational improvement in general or with a specific focus on internationalisation. She is co-editor of the Journal of Studies in International Education (JSIE), holds a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Higher Education Management from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom and is Past President of the European Association for International Education.
Laura E. Rumbley
Laura E. Rumbley is associate director of the Boston College Center for International Higher Education, and is also an assistant professor of the practice in the graduate program in higher education administration at the same institution. Laura was previously deputy director of the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA), a Brussels-based think tank focused on issues of internationalization and innovation in European higher education. She has authored and co-authored a number of publications, including the foundational document for the 2009 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Trends in Global Higher Education: Tracking an Academic Revolution. Laura currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Studies in International Education. She is active in the European Association for International Education (EAIE), where she is chair of the Publications Committee.
Dr. Jos Beelen is senior policy advisor for internationalisation at the Amsterdam School of International Business and senior researcher at the research group ‘International cooperation’ at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. He is also Honorary Research Fellow at Coventry University. He was the editor of EAIE’s ‘toolkit’ Implementing Internationalisation at Home (2007) and has since written a range of articles on this topic, often co-authored with researchers from Europe and Australia. Jos is a senior trainer for the European Association for International Education (EAIE). His research focuses on internationalisation of learning outcomes in academic programmes, particularly on developing the skills of academic staff that enable them to assume ownership of curriculum internationalisation.
Jon Rubin was Founder and Director of the SUNY COIL Center from 2006-2017. He directed the National Endowment for the Humanities funded: COIL Institute for Globally Networked Learning in the Humanities (2010-13), which engaged 47 U.S. and international universities in COIL course development. He also led the COIL Center’s award program with the American Council for Education supporting Technology to Internationalize (2013-14), and directed the COIL Center’s Stevens Initiative project in the MENA region (2016-17) and launched the State Department funded US-Mexico Multistate COIL project which linked 18 Mexican higher education institutions with peer US campuses.
Rubin previously was Associate Professor of Film/New Media at SUNY Purchase where he developed a Cross-Cultural Video course in which SUNY students co-produced videos with students in Turkey, Russia, Mexico, Belarus, Lithuania, and Germany. His films have been shown internationally and his Floating Cinema surprised viewers at waterfront screenings in the US and internationally. He received Guggenheim, NEA and Fulbright fellowships. Recently he created COIL Consulting (coilconsult.com) to support universities launching their own COIL initiatives. He lives in Brooklyn, New York and can be reached at: jon(at)coilconsult.com
Dr. Robert Coelen is Professor of Internationalisation of Higher Education at Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, and has an appointment as visiting professor at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. Prior to this appointment, he spent about 20 years as a university executive in Australia and the Netherlands concerned with internationalisation at James Cook University, The University of Queensland, Leiden University, and at Stenden University of Applied Sciences. He was interim Executive Dean at Stenden University Qatar. He was a member of the EAIE Executive Board and Editorial Committee. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Studies in International Education and regularly reviews papers for the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education. He was the Founding President of EuroScholars, an initiative of 12 continental LERU universities. He was Chair of the Leiden University Global Ranking Symposia. He is the Founding Director of the Centre for Internationalisation of Education, a collaborative project of his university and the University of Groningen, Campus Fryslân.
Dr. Matthews holds a BA in History, MEd in community college teaching/Latin American Studies and PhD in Higher Education Administration. He is an international education consultant and a Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) personal associate. Executive experience includes: Scholar-in-Residence Latin American Fulbright Program; Director of Development, Center for International Business Education; Florida-Caribbean Institute, and Associate Vice President for Global Education at Daytona State College. He administered the U.S. State Department’s Community College Initiative. He was instrumental in developing the first community college in the Dominican Republic and upgrading and rebranding the Bahamas Technical Vocational Institute. He has published and presented on international education, the development of the community college model worldwide and international education strategic planning.
Carlos Alberto Vigil Taquechel
Carlos Alberto Vigil Taquechel is a consultant in internationalization and international higher education cooperation. He is a graduate in the field of international relations and has a long experience in management of university projects. His career has focused in the field of higher education in the context of the institutional relations of the European Union and Latin America. He has coordinated and actively participated in programs, projects and actions of international higher education cooperation in the Euro-Latin American space of higher education. He was coordinator of the Office of International Projects of the Ministry of Higher Education of Cuba. As a consultant he has given courses on project management at several universities in Latin America. He is an evaluator of the Horizon 2020 Program of the EU.
Carlos S. Huerta Jimenez
Since 2012, Carlos Huerta has led USMEXFUSION AC, a bilingual nonprofit that supports higher education institutions to internationalize their campuses and to form global graduates. He has over 18 years of teaching experience in both Mexico and the United States. With support from international experts in the field, he created and piloted multiple tools to generate evidence that supports an integrated approach to campus internationalization and has presented internationally on the topic. He holds an MA in Education Administration as well as a BA in Modern Languages with an emphasis on English language teaching and translation.
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