Nov. 14-18, 2022

2022 International Education Week

AASCU’s International Education Week is a collaborative initiative between AASCU, its members and partners, in an effort to highlight and promote programs that prepare students for a global environment.

Learn from the best practices shared during 2022 International Education Week.

The week’s activities featured faculty, staff and students from AASCU institutions whose campuses are doing innovative and exemplary work in these areas.

November 14, 2022

Deliberative Dialogues: Integrating Global Democracy Into Campus Conversations

As a mechanism for encouraging unbiased, factual, and empathetic discussion, deliberative dialogues allow for diverse views and perspectives. Since 2020, AASCU’s American Democracy Project (ADP) has integrated deliberative dialogues into national events and trained a number of facilitators from higher education institutions on how to integrate deliberative dialogues into curricular and cocurricular activitiesWatch this session to learn how deliberative dialogues can be integrated on more campuses, especially to expand discussions on global civic responsibility and democratic citizenship. The panel will share best practices to encourage deliberative dialogues as an institutional commitment and to use dialogues as a means to expand the international aspects of their campuses. as well as how institutions can strategically and intentionally support global democratic norms to encourage students to be informed, engaged, and active global citizens.

November 15, 2022

Fulbright Is for You! A Conversation With Fulbright International Education Administrator Award Alumni

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international education and cultural exchange program for the United States. Because diversity is one of our country’s most defining strengths, the program has a renewed commitment to ensuring that each cohort of scholars represents the full diversity of not only the citizens of the United States but the U.S. higher education landscape. Watch Leigh Lassiter-Counts, U.S. Fulbright alumni ambassador and 2016 Fulbright scholar to Germany, and Fulbright alumni from AASCU institutions in an interactive session geared toward increasing awareness of and encouraging wider participation in Fulbright scholar opportunities.

November 16, 2022

Student Mobility Between France and the U.S.: Shaping Sustainable Partnerships and Encouraging Innovative Programs 

Over the last three years, global student mobility has changed drastically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, shifting priorities, financial constraints, and looming geopolitical concerns. The U.S. Embassy in France provides updates related to the new transatlantic landscape, outlines the current state of bilateral exchanges, and shares how the situation for student and scholar mobility has evolved. The session also highlights the new priorities, opportunities for collaboration, tools for identifying partners, and pathways that support the development of innovative programs and sustainable partnerships.

November 17, 2022

New Policy, New Models: Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration With Indian Higher Education Institutions

Watch for an update from officials from the Indian Embassy in Washington, D.C., leaders from the University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the Ministry of Education, and Indian higher education institutions. Session presenters provide informative updates on national education policies and rules governing Indian students studying in the US.

November 18, 2022

Program Development Pipelines: Japan Studies Institute (JSI) + Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI)

The Japan Studies Institute (JSI) is a multidisciplinary, national faculty development institute that has been in existence for nearly 30 years and has provided more than 500 scholars from AASCU institutions the opportunity to immerse themselves in Japanese studies with the goal of incorporating these learnings into their curriculums. In more recent years, alumni of this program and faculty from other AASCU institutions have benefitted from the Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI), which provides capacity-building support by assigning Japanese scholars or professionals to institutions to assist with the development or expansion of Japan-related offerings on U.S. campuses. Learn from the experiences of JSI alumni and explore how this program and the subsequent relationship with the JOI program have impacted scholars’ classrooms, campuses, and communities.

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