Using virtual exchange, collaborative online international learning (COIL), and similar methods to internationalize teaching and learning in higher education
ACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) advocates in favor of cost-effective and accessible uses of technology that advance global learning, intercultural skills, and cross-border collaboration for greater numbers of postsecondary students.
Below are programs and resources offered by CIGE and other institutions to support this emerging field.
U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative
An awards program aimed at expanding U.S.-Japan higher education ties through COIL.
A two-day professional development seminar for leadership teams interested in establishing COIL programs on their campuses. Read a summary of the 2017 Academy here
In 2014, ACE and the ACE and the SUNY COIL Center
collaborated to present an awards program that recognized, supported, and promoted the use of technology to enhance institutional internationalization and global competence among students at U.S. colleges and universities.
This special edition of Internationalization in Action features insight and examples from the ACE-SUNY COIL Center Internationalization Through Technology Awards Program.
This 2010 award program recognized the innovative use of technology in the classroom to promote internationalization.
"Collaborative Online Learning and Internationalizing Teaching: The COIL Method and How to Apply It" by Megan Gibbons and Alicia Laspra (in Spanish)