Promoting virtual exchange practices that internationalize teaching and learning in higher education
ACE recognizes the power of technology-enabled people-to-people education programs, also known as virtual exchanges, to advance global learning, intercultural skills, and cross-border collaboration for a greater number of postsecondary students. ACE advocates for the integration of collaborative online international learning (COIL) and other similar methods of virtual exchange at U.S. higher education institutions and has supported its advancement through the following programs and initiatives:
U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative (2017-2019)
Expanding U.S.-Japan higher education ties through collaborative online international learning (COIL).
A two-day professional development seminar for leadership teams interested in establishing COIL programs on their campuses.
An awards program that recognized and promoted the use of technology to enhance institutional internationalization and global competence of students at U.S. colleges and universities.
ACE Resources on Internationalization Through Technology
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.
Study Abroad (At Home) by John O’Brien (2017, Higher Education Today)