International Educator

Publication providing resources and information for teachers seeking international employment.

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, January/February

All Abroad!
An interview with Rollins College President Lewis DuncanLEWIS M. DUNCAN has served as president of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, since 2004. He serves on the American Council on Education's Commission on International Initiatives and the Association...
A Place to Call Home
GOING TO COLLEGE CAN BE LIKE finding a new home. college campus, the promise of an education is the path toward a new, better life that is filled with potential. Where minds meet, students form their own community, and after a childhood home, a campus...
Finding A Home IN Higher Education
In Southeast Asian countries like Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand, girls and women don't pursue higher education in great numbers-but faculty and students from outside the region are changing that and improving their educational opportunities.IMAGINE...
Greece Repeals Academic Asylum Law
IN AUGUST 2011 the Greek government repealed a law that prevented police from entering college campuses. Commonly referred to as "academic asylum law," the ban required university officials to grant officers permission to step foot on school grounds....
Integrating Study Abroad into the Curriculum: Theory and Practice across the Disciplines
Integrating Study Abroad Into the Curriculum: Theory and Practice Across the Disciplines By Elizabeth Brewer and Kiran Cunningham, Stylus Publishing, 2009Reviewed by Martin TillmanTHIS BOOK CHALLENGES longstanding orthodoxies about study abroad and the...
In the Mind of a Global Citizen: Identity and World Belonging
IN MY INTERNATIONAL JOURNEY, like a traveler on a path, I have speeded up and slowed down, celebrated success, overcome obstacles, stopped to rest, and started again. It is a global journey: outside my country, far from family, empowered by the desire...
Keeping the Dream Alive
With the federal DREAM Act stalled in Washington, the dream of college education is alive in some states but not others.EDITOR'S NOTE: The federal DREAM Act aims to provide a pathway to legal residency for undocumented students. State Dream Acts aim...
Learning from Recent Challenges in Education Abroad Crisis Management
WITH REGARD TO NATURAL DISASTERS ALONE, the last three years have presented an unprecedented challenge to the education abroad community. Consider the following events that have occurred since 2008: earthquakes in China, Italy, Haiti, Chile, and New...
Lessons Learned
SEEK QUALITY, NOT PROFITS, OVERSEAS. President John Sexton said of the failures of several U.S. universities' overseas branches, "There are a lot of ill-advised ventures out there....Everything we do is based upon an academic imperative." That Imperative...
New York University Becomes a Global Network University
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S prodigious number of international students (7,200) and participation in education abroad (4,300) have long solidified its place among the most international U.S. universities. Now it has laid claim to the title of the world's first...
Promoting PEACE through Partnerships
To find unique opportunities to get students more involved with peace studies, many colleges are partnering with peace organizations.LAST SUMMER, a handful of nursing and education students from Indiana's St. Mary's College spent six weeks in Kyarusozi,...
Rhode Island Advances Tuition Reform for Undocumented Students
OUR NATION'S SMALLEST state is confronting one of the biggest issues in higher education: in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants. Rhode Island's Board of Governors for Higher Education recently passed a measure that allows undocumented immigrants...
Something New
YOU NEVER FORGET THE FIRST TIME YOU SEE SNOWthe taste, the smell- its utter expansiveness. Some even call it a transcendental experience." Snow, for students from most of Africa and Central America, is almost mythical in its elusiveness. It is an alien...