-- 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 -- firstname.lastname@example.org