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Comprehensive Internationalization: A U.S. Perspective Penelope Pynes, Ph.D. University of North Carolina Greensboro November 22, 2013 Pleno CICUE y Encuentro.

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1 Comprehensive Internationalization: A U.S. Perspective Penelope Pynes, Ph.D. University of North Carolina Greensboro November 22, 2013 Pleno CICUE y Encuentro de Expertos de Bolonia Caceres, Spain

2 Talking points Similarities/Differences ACE/NAFSA concepts of comprehensive internationalization UNCGs strategic example Questions and answers

3 Student mobility

4 Internationalization at home Global learning outcomes

5 U.S. Liberal Arts Tradition

6 American Council on Education

7 Regional Accreditation much more advocacy-based approach to internationalization. Our professional organizations play an important role in advocating for educational policies and guidelines that further internationalization. Without an overarching strategy that is mandated by such a governmental organization, individual institutions must grapple with their own concept of comprehensive internationalization, and determine how best to proceed in their institutional context. Nonetheless, we recognize that all institutions need to internationalize, so we often work together in order not to reinvent the wheel every time we undertake new projects.

8 ACEs CIGE ACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) provides in-depth analysis of critical international education issues and administers programs and services to support higher education institutions' internationalization and global engagement strategies Comprehensive internationalization, as defined by CIGE, is a strategic, coordinated process that seeks to align and integrate policies, programs, and initiatives to position colleges and universities as more globally oriented and internationally connected institutions.

9 ACE Model of Comprehensive Internationalization

10 Articulated Institutional Commitment Strategic planning Internationalization committee Campus stakeholders Assessment

11 A Administrative Structure and Staffing Senior leadership International office

12 Curriculum, Co- Curriculum, and Learning Outcomes General education requirements Internationalized courses in the disciplines Co-curriculum Student learning outcomes Technology

13 Faculty Policies and Practices Tenure and promotion policies Hiring guidelines Faculty mobility On-campus professional development

14 Student Mobility Credit transfer policies Financial aid and funding Orientation and re-entry programs Ongoing support and programs for international students

15 Collaboration and Partnerships Strategic planning Partner selection Formal agreements Assessment Partnership tracking

16 ACE Internationalization Laboratory and Collaboratory

17 NAFS A Call for International Policy An international education policy should: Promote international, foreign-language, and area studies. Create a comprehensive strategy to restore Americas status as a magnet for international students and scholars. Create a comprehensive strategy to establish study abroad as an integral component of undergraduate education. Strengthen citizen- and community-based exchange programs. Source: website in resources

18 Comprehensive Internationalization Commitment to action Strategic Level Operational level Multiple paths/ common aspirations mainstream, integrate, expand and interconnect Rationales Take advantage of key events at institution Hudzik/McCarthy (2012)

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20 UNCGs QEP: Global engagement Student Competencies Knowledge of contemporary issues within a global framework (Knowledge) Knowledge of the diverse ethical and value dimensions of issues within a global framework (Knowledge) Openness to seeking and experiencing new ways of thinking and engaging diverse cultural situations (Attitudes) Ability to engage in a culturally appropriate manner in international, cross-cultural, and/or multicultural contexts. (Skills)

21 Thanks and Questions

22 Resources American Council on Education CIGE Model for Campus Internationalization. Internationalization.aspx Internationalization.aspx Hudzik, John K Comprehensive Internationalization: From Concept to Action. NAFSA. Hudzik, John K. and McCarthy, JoAnn S Leading Comprehensive Internationalization: Strategy and Tactics for Action. NAFSA. ications_Library/Leading%20CIZN.pdf ications_Library/Leading%20CIZN.pdf NAFSA: International Education Policy For U.S. Leadership, Competitiveness, and Security. ed_States_International_Education_Policy/An_International_Education_Policy_For_U_S_ _Leadership,_Competitiveness,_and_Security/ ed_States_International_Education_Policy/An_International_Education_Policy_For_U_S_ _Leadership,_Competitiveness,_and_Security/


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