ACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Internationalization all of the Internationalization News from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduMon, 02 May 2016 18:19:35 -0500ACE News Feeds 1.0 Featured Content for Topic Group: Internationalization Analyzes Standards for International Higher Education Partnerships and Offers Practical Advice to InstitutionsThe latest paper in ACE CIGE's Insights series, International Higher Education Partnerships: A Global Review of Standards and Practices, explores good practices and their application in a variety of programs and settings. Overview of HED PartnershipsHigher Education for Development (HED) partnerships connect institutions and individuals through field work, exchanges, and joint research opportunities that often endure beyond the funding period. HED partnerships continuously educate and inform future leaders and practitioners in health, law, women’s leadership, education, business, environment, agriculture, democracy, and workforce development. Higher Education Could Be “The Rising Tide That Lifts All Ships,” Says ACE PaperNew white paper from ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Education explores the state of global engagement of higher education and the key actors in cross-border initiatives. Education for Development Demonstrates Its Global ImpactHigher Education for Development (HED), with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of State, brings together U.S. and host-country higher education institutions in partnerships that build institutional and human capacity in developing countries. Briefs for Higher Education LeadersDeveloped in partnership with the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) at Boston College (MA), International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders will consist of two releases per year. The first will focus on a specific country and the second will focus on one aspect of global engagement. Through TechnologyThis is an award program to recognize and promote the use of technology to advance internationalization. Technology holds great promise for supporting activities that strengthen institutional global engagement through meaningful international collaborations for faculty and staff, and for providing students with experiences and opportunities through which they may acquire global competencies—the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to live and work in our multicultural and interconnected world. in Action: Engaging Faculty in Internationalization, Part 1This installment of Internationalization in Action, "On the Books: Faculty Policies and Procedures," addresses challenges institutions face when implementing or revising faculty policies as it relates to international engagement of the faculty. in Action: Internationalizing the Curriculum, Part 1 - Individual CoursesThis installment of Internationalization in Action focuses on the first level of curriculum internationalization (individual courses), and includes strategies, institutional models, expert advice, and other resources for institutions seeking to internationalize the curriculum from the ground up. in Action: The Internationalization Committee - Strategies for SuccessDrawing on the experiences of participants in ACE's Internationalization Laboratory program and other institutions, this installment of Internationalization in Action helps institutions maximize the effectiveness of internationalization committees as they develop plans and advise senior leadership on strategy and implementation. in Action: Engaging Faculty in Internationalization, Part 2This installment of Internationalization in Action, "In the Classroom: Faculty as Stewards of the Curriculum," addresses professional development for faculty, and their role in internationalizing the curriculum. Forum for Leading InternationalizationThe Executive Forum for Leading Internationalization is an annual meeting of college and university presidents, chief academic officers, and senior international officers to explore strategies for advancing international education. the Case for InternationalizationThis page is designed to help you create strong arguments for internationalization on your campus. In some cases, you may be looking for new arguments to make to your stakeholders; in other cases, you may be interested in strengthening existing arguments with better evidence and examples. Some of you may want to create a separate, formal statement on the value of internationalization, which we call a case statement. Others may want to integrate these arguments into other documents and resources, such as a strategic plan. Internationalization CollaborativeThe Internationalization Collaborative serves as a learning community that provides a forum for faculty and administrators to share ideas and help each other in furthering their international agendas. Members share information about institutional strategies and outcomes and key issues that need further research and advocacy. DialoguesSince 1989, ACE has engaged in a series of biennial meetings with the European University Association (EUA, formerly CRE: The Association of European Universities). These invitational meetings provide an opportunity for presidents, rectors, and vice chancellors from the United States, Canada, and Europe to engage in an in-depth conversation on contemporary higher education issues. in ActionStrategies and good practices for engaging faculty in internationalization, gathered from participants in CIGE programs and other experts in the field. Examples, sample documents, and advice from a variety of institutions are included in this feature. International Joint and Dual Degrees: U.S. Program Profiles and PerspectivesA study of international joint and dual degree programs at U.S. colleges and universities which includes information about institution and program characteristics and policies, academic focus areas, partner locations, and programmatic challenges, as well as how joint and dual degree programs factor into broader institutional strategy and planning. in Action: Internationalizing the Curriculum, Part 4 - DisciplinesThe fourth and final installment of the series on internationalizing the curriculum, this installment address curriculum internationailzation at the discipline level. Internationalization LaboratoryACE's Internationalization Laboratory provides institutions with customized guidance and insight as they review their internationalization goals and develop strategic plans. for Internationalization and Global EngagementACE'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. in Action: Internationalizing the Curriculum, Part 2 - Academic Program ComponentsThis installment of Internationalization in Action tackles the second level of curriculum internationalization: integration of individual courses into larger academic program components. Story: Visually Impaired Students Find Independence Through Mobile DevicesBefore June 2012, when visually impaired students Sammy Luvonga and Silas Opanga attended classes at Kenyatta University (KU), they would bring a bulky manual brailler machine and expensive paper they purchased themselves. Today Sammy and Silas are among KU’s approximately 50 visually impaired students who have access to computers installed with special software called a screen reader. Quarterly NewslettersThrough quarterly newsletters, Higher Education for Development (HED) shares the successes and lessons learned of its wide range of international higher education partnerships. These partnerships are funded primarily by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State. in Action: Internationalizing the Curriculum, Part 3 - Degree ProgramsThe third in the series on internationalizing the curriculum, this installment addresses curriculum internationalization at the degree-program level, including institution-wide student learning outcomes, general education, and foreign language requirements. Story: Entrepreneurship Training Inspires Jordanian Graduate to Design Dream JobBilal Salman attended Al Quds College in Jordan, where he joined a program he says, “helps students create jobs instead of getting jobs.” The program, Community College Entrepreneurship: Integration to Incubation, began at AQC in January 2012 from a partnership between Al Quds College, Washtenaw Community College and William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, both in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Story: Prototype Device Faculty Training to Spur Moroccan Business ProductivityGetting a new product idea from the conceptualization phase to a physical model can be a slow and expensive process for entrepreneurs leading start-up companies as well as established businesses. Thanks to a U.S.-Morocco higher education collaboration project, Ecole Supérieure de Technologie d'Oujda faculty are learning to create prototypes fast to support entrepreneurship and business development. Story: Empowering Kenyan Pastoral Communities to Improve Dryland ConditionsThe pastoralist communities of Kenya’s drylands face marginalization due to drought, climate change, and its effect on natural resources. To help these communities escape the cycle of food insecurity and poverty, Colorado State University partnered with the University of Nairobi through Higher Education for Development (HED) to establish the Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES). The project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development.