Education Abroad at Portland State University is pleased to announce the first annual NW Symposium on Faculty-Led Programs. The event will take place on Friday, April 10, 2015, on the PSU campus following a half-day Forum on Education Abroad Standards of Good Practice workshop which will also be hosted by PSU on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Registration for the event is now open and we are accepting session proposals. Please see below for links to the proposal and registration forms.
Any questions can be directed to Liz Sinclair, Symposium Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Proposals
International faculty-led programming continues to become an increasingly popular form of education abroad for college and university students here in the United States. Many of our colleagues have questions and concerns about ensuring the best outcomes of faculty-led programs. Therefore, we will be coming together to share best practices in the area of faculty-led programming in education abroad for the first annual Northwest Symposium on Faculty-Led Programs on April 10, 2015 at Portland State University. We invite innovative and stimulating proposals for sessions that share best practice and research in this area including, but not limited to, the following topics:
- risk management;
- marketing and enrollment management across the Northwest;
- the benefits of partnering with a service provider;
- faculty selection and training;
- curriculum integration and engagement at the department level and;
- program development across institutions.
Session proposals can be submitted via this form. Any questions can be directed to Liz Sinclair, Symposium Coordinator, at email@example.com.
The deadline for submissions is March 13, 2015.
More information regarding the symposium can be found here.
To register for the Symposium, complete this form. The registration fee for the Symposium is $25 and includes breakfast and lunch on the day of the event. Checks for registration fees can be sent to the following address:
ATTN: Jen Hamlow
Office of International Affairs
Post Office Box 751
Portland, Oregon 97207-0751
The deadline for registration is Friday, April 3, 2015.