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Title: Education Abroad: Faculty Session: Proposing and Marketing your Study Abroad Program
Date: Fri. Sep 12, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Education Abroad Office invites those interested in sponsoring a study abroad program to attend the session:  Proposing and Marketing your Study Abroad Program

Intended Audience:  Faculty, Advisors, Chairs and/or Deans interested in creating a study abroad program

Program Overview:  This session will provide detailed insight into the steps one must consider while creating a study abroad program, how to propose the program on the Education Abroad website, and how to best market one’s newly formed program.

Participants will learn:

•         The benefits of study abroad for students, faculty and departments
•         When to start the planning process and steps to consider along the way
•         Various models for Faculty-Led study abroad programs and additional inclusions to make your program as beneficial and marketable as possible
•         Roles of the Education Abroad Office, Faculty, and Academic Units in the process
•         The Elements of a Proposal and how to submit one on the Education Abroad website
•         Tips for working with Students, Advisors, other faculty, Departments, and the Education Abroad Office to best promote your program
•         Alternative Marketing techniques to generate excitement and increase retention

Pre-Requisite Activities:  none

Instructor:  Amanda Maurer, Rene Sanchez

Additional Resources:

Session Dates and Times:

•        Sept. 12th, 1-3 p.m. in CGS 140 (25 open seats)

Please RSVP to Caroline Heywood at

Or you may enroll in this training, by logging into GEMS Self Service and navigate to Main Menu > Self Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment.  Click “Search by Course Name” and type study abroad into the field before clicking Search.  For more help, view the short tutorial:  GEMS Self Service Overview.

Location: CGS 140
Contact: Education Abroad
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 813-974-4314
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