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EDHI788T: International Education & Cultural Exchange: Policies & Practices

Virtual, Virtual
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Program Type: 
Maryland Virtual
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Graduate Students Eligible to Apply: 
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Global Classrooms Team

GCInternational Education & Cultural Exchange will survey key aspects of international education exchange administration, policy, and practice. The course is designed to introduce students to various arenas of the international education field with an emphasis on the internationalization efforts of American universities, current trends in the field of international higher education exchange, and the university's role in academic diplomacy efforts. This semester the course will be offered in a Global Classrooms format that will allow students to engage with international scholars and practitioners through a guest speaker series. Guest speakers will provide students with insights into the varied ways international education work is carried out around the globe and expand students' international higher education networks.

Register in Testudo for the following three credit course:

This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning (check Testudo for more details). The last day to cancel registration is January 22 for a 100% refund and February 5 for a 80% refund.

This course is open to only graduate students. 

Dr. Taylor Woodman is an affiliate assistant professor in the International Education Policy program. He has taught courses on topics such as; International Higher Education and International Investigations in Cuba. He has worked in the field of International Education for eleven years and specializes in nontraditional locations and access and inclusion in Education Abroad. Taylor is no stranger to international exchange. He studied abroad in South Africa, Senegal, Brazil, Argentina and Cuba and led his own study abroad courses in Spain, The Netherlands, Ghana, Dominican Republic and Cuba. He is excited to connect educators across borders both in-person and virtually to share in best international practices of education research. He received his Ph.D. in International Education Policy at UMD. For general questions, please contact the Global Classrooms team

Course costs are calculated based on the university’s standard tuition and fee rates.

Term Year Application Deadline Admission Notification Program Start Program End
Spring 2021 10/25/2020 10/11/2020