Structure & Schedule
The GLL is a faculty-professional learning community that is offered twice a year in varying formats.
2024 Semester Cohort [January - May 2024]
This GLL cohort offers two options for participation:
2024 Accelerated Cohort [June 2024] - NEW this year.
This cohort operates similar to the hybrid experience but over a shorter time period. The accelerated cohort meets virtually in early June and then in person over several consecutive days in June.
Learning community meetings complement asynchronous, self-directed learning modules, assignments and peer coaching drawing from the evidence base on study abroad and principles of backwards design.
Participants have meaningful opportunities to learn from each other and apply their learning in real time to develop, revise and refine essential course/program materials to strengthen their academic grounding, equity-centeredness, and cultural relevance.
During the GLL expect to work on the following course/program materials:
The 2023-24 working schedule is listed below.
SEMESTER Cohort Meeting Schedule - January - May 2024
All sessions online unless otherwise indicated.
ACCELERATED Cohort Meeting Schedule - June 2024
Cohort members have access to a Canvas site where they work through modules in between community meetings. Modules support community members in preparing for the program's
Eligibility & Fees
Application & Eligibility
This program requires an application. Applications received will be reviewed for alignment between the individual's goals, those of the GLL program, as well as The Forum’s strategic priorities.
Intended Audience(s): novice or seasoned educators leading faculty-led short-term study abroad programs.
Ideal applicants will:
Additional considerations: This program focuses specifically on enhancing instructional design and facilitation, curriculum development and learning outcomes in short-term, faculty-led education abroad programs. The GLL uses the Standards of Good Practice in Short Term Programs and related Guidelines as springboards to improve teaching and learning across all phases of a short-term program.
Fees & Scholarships
Prices listed below are for 2023-2024.
SEMESTER Cohort - January - May 2024
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ACCELERATED Cohort - June 2024
Institutions that enroll 3+ educators in the program are eligible for $50 per person reduction. This discount applies to all institutions.
NOTE: No more than 3 individuals from the same institution can be accepted into a single cohort.
Scholarships – A limited number of scholarships are available.
Scholarships are awarded based on the following factors:
How to apply: Requests for scholarship support are integrated into the main application.
Strategies to Get FUNDING
While GLL scholarship funds may be limited, there may be untapped sources of support that may be available at your institution/organization. The education abroad office is not the only one that may have an interest in sponsoring your participation in the GLL. Some of these include:
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