- Internationalization of Higher Education: An Institutional Perspective (.pdf)
This UNESCO publication includes articles by Hans de Wit, Mestenhauser, and others on topics such as the changing rationales for internationalization and leadership for international education in the twenty-first century.
- An Open Letter to Vietnamese Parents & Students Interested in Study in the USA (Website)
This article, by Mark Ashwill, is intended for Vietnamese parents and students who are concerned about the possible impact of the US presidential election on international students. The author describes the letter as "truthful PR, a way to jam the transmission of rumormongers, and a reality check for those who lack reliable information."
- Reith Lecture Series: Kwame Anthony Appiah (Website)
This resource includes recordings from four radio lectures by previous AIEA keynote speaker Kwame Anthony Appiah and they are, collectively, entirely relevant to international education and very entertaining and challenging.
- Leadership for a Better World: Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development (.pdf)
This book, by Susan R. Komives and Wendy Wagner, focuses on the Social Change Model, in which leadership is a purposeful, collaborative, values-based process using multiple perspectives to enact positive social change.
- Academic Impressions: Five Strategies for Leading Change (webpage)
This article draws on academic literature from social science, communication studies, and organizational management disciplines to discuss five strategies that leaders can employ to effect change at their institutions.
- Evaluating International Research Experiences for Graduate Students (webpage)
Executive Summary, recording, and more information from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) - National Science Foundation (NSF)- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) workshop “Evaluating International Research Experiences for Graduate Students” held February 16, 2016 at NSF.
- Nelson Mandela Bay Declaration on the Future of Internationalization of Higher Education(.pdf)
In January 2014, AIEA, along with 23 other organisations, signed the Nelson Mandela Bay Global Dialogue Declaration on the Future of Internationalisation of Higher Education. In it, organisations involved in international higher education agree to actively work to make internationalisation more inclusive, more collaborative, equitable and ethical.
- Hot Trends for Senior International Officers 2015 (.pdf)
NAFSA’s International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (IEL KC) surveyed Senior International Officers to learn the biggest issues they are facing in 2015. This infographic highlights key takeaways and findings.
- The TeamUp RoadMap A Guide to Building Strategic U.S.-Japan Educational Partnerships (website)
The RoadMap is for anyone interested in what is emerging as a new, dynamic era in partnerships between institutions of higher education in the United States and Japan. It has a specific focus on student mobility, building on the good work already being done to: enable more and new kinds of students to travel back and forth; enhance the experience of students already studying in the other country; embed such student mobility in bi-national, mutually beneficial, strategic partnerships. The RoadMap serves those already engaged in such collaborations and those just starting out. It guides faculty and administrators through the process of partnership initiation and enhancement by pulling together cutting-edge research, best practices, lessons learned, and exemplary case studies, organized around critical topics.
- Global Leadership Bibliography (website)
This reading list is compiled annually by the Global Leadership Advancement Center at San Jose State University. It contains both empirical research and trade books on global leadership and closely related topics and is updated annually.
- NAFSA Blog (blog)
On the NAFSA blog, the importance and impact of international education are in the spotlight. Join the conversation. Take action to support public policies that promote a better world through educational exchanges. Discuss innovative approaches to making the college experience more international.
- Unintentional Diplomats: International Science Engagement and Science Diplomacy by U.S. Higher Education Institutions (paper)
AIEA leadership and science policy staff at the U.S. Department of State have been working together over the last two years to better understand international science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) engagement by U.S. higher education institutions (HEI) and the potential implications of such engagement for U.S. science diplomacy. This paper reports on a survey that AIEA conducted on these topics in late 2012 and early 2013 and discusses the implications of its results.
Authors: AIEA Past President Susan B. Sutton and Elizabeth E. Lyons of the U.S. Department of State
Engaging the Academy: the Next Frontier? (article)
Article by Douglas Proctor, originally published in IEAA Vista Magazine, Autumn 2014. The article looks at how frequently academic/faculty staff featured in the titles of conferences sessions at the major international education conferences last year (including AIEA) and then draws further inspiration from the recent EAIE-IEAA “Leadership Needs in International Higher Education in Australia and Europe” report.
IE Leaders (blog)
AIEA Member John D. Heyl's blog and webpage provides resources for those in positions to lead international education at their institution.
The Future of International Higher Education (video)
Dr. Gilbert Merkx, Director of Duke University Center of International Studies, and Dr. Darla Deardorff, Director of the Association of International Education Administrators, discuss the future of international higher education and the history of the American higher education system. From Duke University's John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies' Wednesdays at the Center series.
Outcomes Assessment in International Education (.pdf)
Spring 2014 article in The Boston College Center for International Higher Education's International Higher Education by Dr. Darla Deardorff that outlines a few principles as a call for further reflection and discussion on what truly makes for rigorous outcomes assessment in international education. Links to all editions of the publication can be found at www.bc.edu/cihe.
International and Diversity Offices Look for Ways to Work Together
October 18, 2013 article in The Chronicle for Higher Education by Karin Fischer on the two-day meeting sponsored by ACE (American Council on Education) that aims to bridge that divide between international and diversity offices and explore the potential for collaboration between multicultural education and internationalization efforts on campuses. Article text available at this link.
International Higher Education
International Higher Education is the quarterly publication of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College. The journal is a reflection of the Center's mission to encourage an international perspective that will contribute to enlightened policy and practice through commentary and current information on key issues that shape higher education worldwide. Links to all editions can be found at www.bc.edu/cihe.
- The Internationalized Campus
View a free recording of our June 2012 webcast "The Internationalized Campus" to hear from experts Darla Deardorff (AIEA) and Gretchen Dobson (Gretchen Dobson Go Global) about critical opportunities during the undergraduate years to introduce programming that supports international students' academic success and persistence and invites them to engage with the institution in the long term as international alumni.
NAFSA Immigration Reform Priorities Teleconference
Mobility International USA:
Empowering people with disabilities to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.
Video from the 16th annual International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA) Conference
August 29 - September 1. 2012:
AIEA Supports EAIE International Student Mobility Charter
EAIE International Student Mobility Charter EAIE International Student Mobility Charter (158 KB)
IAU Launches "Affirming Academic Values in Internationalization of Higher Education"
Together with the International Ad Hoc Expert Group on Re-thinking Internationalization, the IAU launches "Affirming Academic Values in Internationalization of Higher Education: A Call for Action." This Call for Action shines a light on the changing process of internationalization, its many benefits and potential adverse impacts, whilst also outlining how institutions can re-center the process of internationalization around academic fundamentals. Comments, reactions, suggestion for how to turn the principles of the Call into actions and offers of endorsement for the Call can be sent to the IAU at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line stating "The Call."
Finding Leadership for the Internationalization of U.S. Higher Education
This article first appeared in the Journal of International Education and Leadership, volume 2-Issue 1, Spring 2012. http://www.jielusa.org. Permission is has been granted by the Journal of International Education and Leadership to disseminate the article via the AIEA website and listserv.
Darla K. Deardorff talks about her book, The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence
Selected Bibliography: Demonstrating Value of Study Abroad for Student Career Development
IIE Report: Classifying Higher Education Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa
Internationalization in US Higher Education in a Time of Declining Resources (.pdf)
A report by Dr. Madeleine Green and Dr. Adelaide Ferguson, sponsored by the Australian Government.
International Student Recruitment - ELS Educational Services, Inc.
Internationalization of Curriculum
Co-sponsored by AIEA and the Australian Learning & Teaching Council
Powerpoint: Internationalization of Curriculum Presentation
Student Mobility & the Internationalization of Higher Ed Student Mobility & the Internationalization of Higher Ed
International Students and Global Mobility in Higher Ed International Students and Global Mobility in Higher Ed
Journals in Higher Education
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Journal of Studies in International Education
Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad
Bibliography on Internationalization Resources, International Association of Universities
Quarterly newsletter from FIPSE office in the U.S. Department of Education
IDP Database of Research on International Education
Celebrating, protesting and reflecting about the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Bologna Process
IHEC blog named in Top 100 International Exchange and Experience Blogs 2010 Competition
Globalization and Education Clearinghouse
The International Higher Education Clearinghouse (IHEC) is an online resource for scholars and practitioners in higher education who are concerned with international trends and practices. It is designed to be a portal to the endless resources on the web, but organized and summarized in a way to help visitors make efficient use of their time. Links cover a range of information including Bologna and the GATS, databases with statistics on international student mobility, policy trends throughout the world in regard to quality assurance, financing higher education, equity and access. Recent papers and publications produced by the World Bank, UNESCO, various professional associations and research centers are also easily available at the IHEC.
UNESCO Portal for Higher Education Institutions
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has established an online Portal on Higher Education Institutions. The Portal provides access to: higher education institutions sanctioned either by government or other competent authorities and general information about higher education, accreditation, quality assurance and related subjects in various countries. It is an entry point to each country's institutions and information, and not a centralized database or international "list." Currently, information can be accessed on the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. In the next stage of the project, the number of countries covered will be expanded.
The GlobalHigherEd Blog
The GlobalHigherEd blog is edited by Kris Olds (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Susan Robertson (University of Bristol). GlobalHigherEd was established in 2007 and currently receives about 7,000 visits per month from people based around the world in a wide array of institutions (including consulting firms, credit rating agencies, foundations and funding councils, higher education associations, the media, ministries and associated development agencies, multilateral agencies, and universities), as well as members of the public.The GlobalHigherEd blog is designed to highlight and then archive information about new developments (e.g., a new policy or development project), resources (e.g., reports, websites), analytical networks, and so on, so as to better track what is happening with respect to the construction of new globalized knowledge/spaces.