Campus Models and Case Studies
Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world.
“I tell my students, one of my goals is to disturb you for the rest of your life—in the best sense,” said Eric Wetzel, director of the Global Health Initiative at Wabash College.
Global... Read More
Students in the all-women undergraduate program at Bay Path University often talk about the “sisterhood” and the supportive environment fostered by their instructors, administrators, and each other.
Bay Path, a private university in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, has a long history of... Read More
There is a moment that Eric Leonard, Henkel Family Chair in International Affairs at Shenandoah University, looks forward to each year.
On town hall night, he watches students leave the auditorium and break into groups to discuss topics that they researched all semester. “I was standing... Read More
After struggling for years with low completion rates, administrators at Chattanooga State Community College (ChSCC) decided to try something new.
In 2010, when the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools asked ChSCC to create a quality enhancement plan (... Read More
For decades, Radford University—a public university in Radford, Virginia—has been proud to engage students through high-impact practices (HIPs).
But in 2010, when the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools asked Radford to develop a quality enhancement... Read More
In fall 2016, after exclusively educating junior-level, senior-level, and graduate students for over ten years, Texas A&M University–San Antonio (A&M–SA) underwent a unique kind of two- to four-year transition and opened its doors to first- and second-year students for the first time.... Read More
If a big part of higher education is analyzing systems, says Jiangyuan (JY) Zhou, an internationalization specialist in the Office of Global Engagement at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey, then global learning should answer this question: “If you saw the whole world as a system, how... Read More
As institutions have advanced global learning across curricular and co-curricular initiatives, they have been guided by the creation of institutional definitions of global learning, global learning outcomes, and broad student learning outcomes with global dimensions. Read More
In the summer of 2014, representatives from ten Minnesota institutions came together with a singular purpose: to build and strengthen a culture of assessment on their campuses.
These campuses formed the Minnesota Collaborative as an offshoot of the... Read More