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Innovating Faculty-Led Programs

Innovating Faculty-Led Programs

By Soren Peterson
Whether you are experienced with faculty-led study abroad programs or are just starting out, this podcast is for you. In each episode, faculty leaders and education abroad professionals discuss opportunities and challenges for developing and implementing these programs. Join us as we explore ways to facilitate meaningful interaction with locals and create engaging learning opportunities for students.
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1. Faculty-Led 360 with Melanie McCallon Seib & Bill Holmes

Innovating Faculty-Led Programs

5. Labor of Love—A Faculty Leader's Perspective with Dr. Ruxandra Marcu of Iowa State University
On episode 5 of the Innovating Faculty-Led Programs podcast, Dr. Ruxandra (Sandra) Marcu, director of Iowa State University's summer program in Berlin, shares her perspective as a faculty leader. Learn why faculty-led programs are a labor of love and what new faculty leaders should know. Show notes (including an edited transcript):
July 06, 2021
4. Virtual Experiences with Jamie Andrew of AEA
On episode 4 of the Innovating Faculty-Led Programs podcast, Jamie Andrew, Head of Program Development at Academic Experiences Abroad talks about AEA's latest initiative, virtual experiences, which can serve as an alternative or an addition to a traditional in-person program. Show notes:
April 10, 2020
3. Jen Hamlow, Symposium on International Faculty-Led Programs
Jen Hamlow, Director of Education Abroad at Portland State University, shares her thoughts about how to develop successful and sustainable faculty-led programs and the genesis of the Symposium on International Faculty-Led Programs. Show notes:
October 03, 2019
2. Sam Brier & Jamie Andrew, Academic Experiences Abroad (AEA)
Sam Brier, Founder and Director of Academic Experiences Abroad (AEA), and Jamie Andrew, Head of Program Development, talk about challenges and opportunities afforded by technological advances and how a customized program provider can be a valuable partner even when you are a local expert with a detailed plan already in mind. Show notes:
March 10, 2019
1. Faculty-Led 360 with Melanie McCallon Seib & Bill Holmes
On episode 1, Melanie McCallon Seib, Director of Education Abroad at Murray State University, and Bill Holmes, Associate Vice President of International Education at Wright State University, talk about challenges and opportunities for faculty-led programs, a unique experience for students with disabilities, studying sign language in France, and the genesis of their Faculty-Led 360 practical guide for faculty. Show notes:
January 30, 2019