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Outsourcing in Higher Education

The phenomenon known as globalization has had a profound impact on social, political, and economic realities around the world (Eriksen, 2007). From an economic standpoint, globalization has disrupted well-established processes of production, distribution, marketing and sales, as businesses and other institutions search for increased efficiency and reduced costs in order to compete in a worldwide arena (Cloete & Moja, 2005). 2,383 more words

International Education

Passport to the World

A passport is not just a simple passport. A passport is the first step to an adventure, and an item that is treasured years after your first experience (because often it isn’t your last), as you proudly look back at the stamps you have collected. 58 more words

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Textbooks

My textbooks came in the mail today!  Now I have to scramble to familiarize myself with the Arabic alphabet and learn some vocabulary before I go.  34 more words

5 Reasons why International Teaching is the Best

Despite some common misconceptions, teaching internationally is not one big party all the time. Unpredictable? Yes. Confusing? Sometimes. An exhausting amount of work? Absolutely.

As energy-consuming as it might be—for teachers, there often is no such thing as clocking out—teaching internationally really is amazing, in a way that takes all your expectations, ties them in knots, stands them on their heads and then teaches them to dance a polka. 635 more words

15-Year Look Back Shows Big Changes in International Student Population in US

Over the past 15 years, substantial changes have occurred to the landscape of international students on US university campuses.

According to data released today by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in the… 451 more words

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Why Studying Abroad Matters — And How It Can Change You

Guest Blogger: Cristina Valdez, Program Assistant at the Illinois Study Abroad Office 

Studying abroad is considered to be one of the most important experiences a student can have in their academic career. 874 more words

Prospective Students