International Programs


Study Abroad

Sample Models for Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

Course Format

  • Overseas component imbedded in a larger course context taught on home campus during regular term, occurring in the beginning, middle, or end
  • Hybrid model with some class meetings taking place on home campus (can be optional) leading up to abroad portion
  • Course takes place entirely abroad (meetings and/or assignments can begin prior to departure or after return if desired)

Academics

  • Faculty member(s) teach course in classroom space or on site (museum, cultural locale, etc.), can incorporate local guest speakers
  • Students take class(es) at host institution; faculty member may teach a culture or other related course to complement offerings (e.g. at language institute)
  • Faculty member(s) teach course in classroom space or on site (museum, cultural locale, etc.) with local instructor contracted for a second course offering
  • Service-learning: Integrates community service with guided instruction and reflection by faculty member or contracted local instructor

Course designation

  • Existing TU course, with student learning goals and assignments adjusted to incorporate location
  • Existing TU course designation for multiple topics can be utilized, often ‘special topics’ (470-479/484) or ‘travel study’ (494)
  • A new, unique course number and title can be developed (must be approved by University Curriculum Committee)

Logistics

 

 

Study Abroad Office
Rm. #408, Psychology Building
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2451

Fax: 410-704-4703
Email: studyabroad@towson.edu

 

 


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