Faculty Resources

Resources Through Center for Research on Learning and Teaching

The below information comes from the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

CRLT Website: http://www.crlt.umich.edu/internationalization

Learning Outcomes

Preparing students for global citizenship is a lofty goal, and each course will prepare students differently.  What is a key learning outcome in one course will  be a skill that is assumed in another course.  At the same time, what students are trying to achieve varies across every classroom.

Teaching International Students: Pedagogical Issues and Strategies

One challenge that instructors face is how to design a course so the material engages students' prior knowledge and their skills, whether the intent is to build on that knowledge, to interrogate it, or to situate new ways of thinking.

Tools for Assessing Intercultural and Global Competence

The AACU rubric, listed first below, is a framework to think about the knowledge, skills and perceptions or attitudes that are changed through international experience

Cross Cultural Group Work

Research on teamwork in professional contexts illuminates the issues that arise for students as well. 

Options for Internationalizing the Curriculum

The following categories suggest a range of options and effort, from tweaking existing courses to developing new international collaborations.