In this Lab you'll learn the fundamentals of study abroad advising approaches, program portfolio development, critical systems and workflows, campus collaboration, student preparation, working with providers, and more!
CORE LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Learn the core education abroad advising cycle and the main demands and objectives that come with each stage of the student experience
- Understand the behind-the-scenes management, decision-making, and administration of the core types of global education programs
- Gain clarity on how study abroad operates within the larger university and organization context plus how to collaborate with various invested constituencies (students, parents, faculty, administrators, partner organizations, and destinations)
- Be prepare for the common challenges, road blocks, and issues that can hinder your work in education abroad
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:
Jason Kinnear is Interim Associate Dean of Study Abroad & Exchanges at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Working in IE for over 20 years, he has held positions in ISSS, education abroad, and service-learning at the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, and the University of Missouri.
These positions touched on all aspects of education abroad, including advising, program development & administration, risk management, and leading programs abroad. He has held several volunteer leadership positions in the Forum and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Jason studied abroad in London and holds an MA in Education Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado.