-- Fall 2020 applications currently closed.  --

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: All participants will receive a digital badge upon completion of the program. UF Faculty will receive $500 in professional development funds pending budgetary approval. This training counts for 500 miles toward the Global Teaching and Learning Certificate. 

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