-- Fall 2020 Application Deadline: September 25th, 2020 --


This training program helps faculty design and incorporate virtual international content and communication activities into existing courses. Through virtual exchange, faculty can connect their UF classes with students and faculty abroad to collaborate on assignments, acquire global perspectives on a given discipline, and develop intercultural competence skills. 

Eligibility: Faculty and staff with educational responsibilities

Mode: Online training with some synchronous sessions. Training takes 2 hours per week of independent work plus one hour of synchronous online interaction with facilitators, other course participants, and/or international partners. 

Deliverable: Proposal for a virtual exchange module to be implemented within 2 semesters

Award: $500 in professional development funds

Duration: 5 week online training

Dates: October - November 2020, exact dates to be announced

Requirements: An international partner is strongly recommended but not required. Assistance finding a partner is available through the course organizers.

Questions: Office of Global Learning, Paloma Rodriguez -- prodriguez@ufic.ufl.edu