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African Virtual University

African Virtual University is helping to overcome obstacles to learning by enhancing the open distance and eLearning capacities of the higher-education institutions throughout Africa.

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Arizona State University Chinese Language Flagship Partner Program

The Arizona State University (ASU) Chinese Language Flagship Partner Program is a two-year undergraduate program for advanced Mandarin language learners who wish to develop their language skills and at the same time pursue another degree in an academic field.

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ASUKI step – An International Employee-Based Walking Challenge with Arizona State University and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden

ASUKI step is a worksite, pedometer-based walking challenge designed to encourage employees from ASU and the Karolinska Institute (KI) to take 10,000 steps or more each day for 6 months. Participants were in teams of 3 or 4 persons per team. 713 persons from ASU and 1377 persons from the KI enrolled in the study from March to September 2009. Winning teams won a trip to either Arizona or Sweden.

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Australia's Global Medical School: Creating a future global medical workforce

The School of Medicine at the University of Queensland (UQ) has forged an international partnership with the Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana that will see 120 US students complete their first two years on campus in Brisbane, Australia and the final clinical years in New Orleans, eligible to practice in both countries on graduation. The project is currently in its implementation stage.

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Connecting Communities and Sharing Cultures

“Connecting Communities, Sharing Cultures” program of Scottsdale Community College connects Native communities of Arizona to the native communities of Australia and New Zealand.

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Cultural Immersion Projects: Education Unites the World

Student teachers engage in fulltime classroom experience, community involvement, and service learning in 15 countries, the Navajo Nation, and Chicago Public Schools. A yearlong preparatory phase precedes the placement. Structured assignments onsite require extensive interaction with school personnel and members of the local community, extending student teacher learning well beyond the school day.

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Culture/Career Hybrid Programs in Japan

**** 2010 INNOVATION AWARD WINNER *** Since 1989, the Japan Center for Michigan Universities has offered a variety of programs in Hikone, Japan. Our culture/career hybrid programs balance Japanese language with professionally-focused courses and an internship abroad. We host three hybrid programs: Environmental Sciences in Japan (begun in 1999-2001), Comparative Health Care (2008-09) and Hospitality Business & Tourism (2010-11).

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Dual Diploma Programs with Partner Universities in the Country of Turkey

Advancing campus internationalization through undergraduate dual diploma programs between the campuses of State University of New York (SUNY) and Turkish universities.

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Education and Social Reform - South Africa

This is a program that takes students to South Africa for them to learn firsthand about education and social reforms taking place there. Students learn about the history of Apartheid and new policies aimed at reversing its negative impact on society. The links between education reform and societal change are explored through presentations, lectures and home stays with members of the community.

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Educational Leadership Learning Exchange (ELLE): A Partnership for School Principals between South China Normal University and Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College.

ELLE adds a global dimension to principal leadership development with evidence-based, practice-oriented, and competency-driven training in international settings. Reciprocal visits between Nashville and Guangzhou pave the way for increased understanding and collaborations. Participants discuss best practices and innovative ideas in education reform with their international counterparts.

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eHospital: E-Learning While in Hospital

The eHospital project, developed by six European partners, aims to offer lifelong learning opportunities to adult patients during extended hospital stays.

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EUCOR-URGENT: Upper Rhine Graben: Evolution and NeoTectonics

The EUCOR-URGENT project is a network that integrates all data pertinent to the Upper Rhine Graben in order to describe models and realistic hazard assessment of an area that hosts a major urban and industrial concentration in the heart of Europe.

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Faculty Led Study Abroad Programs at Murray State University

Murray State University's Study Abroad office provides mandatory training and extensive administrative support to combine faculty and staff development.

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Georgia Tech-Lorraine: European Branch Campus of Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Tech demonstrates ambitions for branch campuses in several countries such as France and England and in order to give undergraduates a deeper international experience.

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Georgia Tech-Lorraine: the European Branch Campus of the Famous Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Tech demonstrates ambitions for branch campuses in several countries such as France and England and for giving its undergraduates deeper international experience.

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Global Modules Project

Global Modules Project at Champlain College seeks to provide meaningful international educational, social and cultural experiences to its students by providing them an opportunity to interact with student cohorts worldwide.

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Global Support Project

University of Washington fills in the administrative gaps for International Projects through the Global Support Project.

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GO GREEN - Green Organizations: Global Responsibility for Environmental and Economic Necessity

To integrate sustainability into the engineering education curriculum, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis created an international and interdisciplinary course named GO GREEN.

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Hong Kong Undergraduate Education Reform Under “3+3+4”

The “3+3+4” reform provides a golden opportunity for the higher education sector in Hong Kong to meet the challenges of the 21st century and the demands of the rapidly developing knowledge-based society.

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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of International Affairs

Strategic international partnerships, the cornerstone of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis’ program of internationalization, develop innovative and effective collaboration with counterparts abroad in China, Kenya and Mexico.

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