Global Learning Institute
-- Applications Due November 1, 2019 --
The Global Learning Institute is a cohort-based semester long program aimed at providing faculty with relevant tools, pedagogies, and techniques to make their on-campus courses more global. During the institute, participants receive guidance and support for the development of a new international course or the revision of an existing one.
The program is designed as a:
- Collaborative space intended to give faculty access to tools, techniques, and resources to internationalize their on-campus or online courses
- Hub for new ideas, where faculty will meet with peers and other professionals to create campus collaborations that support global learning
- Guide to campus resources for internationalization, professional development, technology-enhanced global learning, and course design
Program Participants will gain:
- An enhanced teaching toolkit
- A collaborative network of like-minded peers
- Knowledge of campus and local resources for internationalization
- A newly internationalized course with an International Scholars Program course designation
- A Global Learning Institute Scholar certificate of award
- Professional development funding
- Tenured and tenure-track UF faculty, lecturers, and other non-tenured faculty who have ongoing teaching appointments in undergraduate degree-granting units. Adjunct faculty are not eligible.
- Attend the Global Learning Institute workshop series including: orientation, closing symposium, and five of the six workshops throughout the Spring 2020 semester. All workshops will be held from 9:00am-11:00am.
|Friday January 10, 2020||Orientation. Institute goals and structure; meeting the facilitators.|
|Friday January 24, 2020||
What is Curriculum Internationalization? What is it and why does it matter? Intro to methods and UF data.
|Friday February 7, 2020||
Campus Resources for Global Learning. Experiential and project-based learning.
|Friday February 21, 2020||
Teaching Glocally: Engaging the Community. Engaging diverse perspectives locally. Interviews and oral histories: resources from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Project.
|Friday March 13, 2020||Active Learning and Assessment.|
|Friday March 20, 2020||
Engaging Virtually: Intro to Virtual Exchange. Global classrooms: leveraging technology to teach without borders.
|Friday April 3, 2020||
The Career Value of Global Learning. Employer expectations: overlap between intercultural competence and transferable skills.
|Friday April 17, 2020||Course Proposal Presentations & Closing Ceremony.|
- Participate in collaborative and multidisciplinary conversations with fellow faculty members about curriculum internationalization
- Complete a course proposal which will then be implemented and offered as part of the International Scholars Program
- Proposal for a new or revised course
- $2,500 award in professional development funds plus a $2,500 allowance to attend a global learning conference from UFIC’s approved list.
- Information Sessions (International Center, Large Conference Room, HUB, 1765 Stadium Road)
- Thursday, September 19th 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
- Tuesday, October 1st 12:00 -- 1:00 p.m.
- Friday, October 11th 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
- Proposal Deadline: November 1, 2019
Proposal Submission Process
Proposal package must include:
- Application Form
- Curriculum Vitae (3 page maximum)
- Personal Statement of Interest
- Signatures of Endorsement from Department Chair/Director and College Dean
Submit an electronic copy to OGL@ufic.ufl.edu.
Paloma Rodriguez, Director, Office of Global Learning, University of Florida International Center