Creating an Institutional Internationalisation Strategy
A definition that focuses on internationalisation of the university has been around for quite some time and consists of adding a global, international, or intercultural dimension to the functions of post-secondary education. What actually happens at universities encompasses a great range of activities that may or may not be coordinated, or even act in a synergistic way. Where does one start to create a university wide-strategy that is impactful and delivers on what it promises. What is needed in the way of organisational structures, what choices are there, and how do they influence the university’s response to globalisation? In this course participants gain the ability to create a university strategy for internationalisation set in the context of their particular environment. This includes the ability to monitor progress towards a successful institutional internationalisation strategy. Topics covered will include rationales for internationalisation, the link between rationales and activities, leadership, organisation, resources, and measurement and evaluation of the process and outcomes.
These days many universities promise to deliver graduates who are global citizens. Graduates who can manifest themselves in an appropriate and positive way, regardless of the cultural context. The question is whether these statements are just laudable aims or whether they have actually been delivered upon? Have graduates achieved the necessary learning outcomes to be able to do and know what is required to possess these characteristics? Indeed, most institutions profess to work in a student-centred way, but oftentimes a thorough consideration of the teaching and learning environment shows that there is much more that can be gained to make learning truly student-centred. The attributes that graduates should possess upon leaving university, apart from disciplinary knowledge, include those related to internationalisation as a part of 21st century skills. This course will look at critical elements of student-centred teaching and learning and show how good practice will not only demonstrate that students will achieve these outcomes, but offer a way to embed learning outcomes related to internationalisation as a normal part of redefining the curriculum. Participants of this course will be able to apply principles of student-centred learning in their own institutions to achieve the desired learning outcomes of internationalisation.
Characteristics of a course
Duration of a course: 6 days (Monday through Saturday)
Capacity of a course: Up to 20 participants from ONE institution. Course dedicated to ONE institution only. All key stakeholders = more support & outcomes
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
Course cost (This set amount includes up to 20 participants from the institution that pays for the course. Course dedicated to ONE institution only.):
High Income Countries: $ 2,700 USD
Middle & Low Income Countries: $ 2,200 USD
In Mexico: 35,000 MXN + IVA
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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.
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