Internationalization of the Curriculum Workshop
Each year, the International Center in collaboration with the Center for Educational Excellence hosts an "Internationalization of the Curriculum Workshop" for faculty. All faculty are invited to participate. The call for applications goes out early in the Fall semester and the workshop takes place during International Education Week (mid-November). Participants will work hands-on with their own syllabus and will leave the workshop with an internationalized version. Topics covered in the workshop include: International Course Design, International Opportunity Grants for Faculty, Faculty-Led Abroad Programs and Faculty Fulbright Programs.
Faculty Development Opportunities
Faculty are encouraged to participate in faculty development opportunities to expand their expertise in the international arena.
Faculty/Staff Language Improvement
To begin your language training, register here.
In order to provide USD Faculty and Staff with language improvement training, the International Center is offering 3 or 6 month memberships to Rosetta Stone. With each membership comes unlimited access to every language and level available in the program at a special discounted rate. Both Faculty and Staff are offered the same discount at $40 for a 3 month membership and $75 for 6 months. For a list of all languages available with each membership, click here.
Rosetta Stone is accessible from any computer, however it is recommended that a microphone and speaker be available to users in order to enhance learning. If you wish to access the training via an iPad, please follow these instructions.
Upon registering you will be notified via the email provided when your subscription becomes active. Your membership will not begin until this notification is sent. Please note however that when you recieve this email your subscription will begin. Space is limited to 75 registrants at any given time. Should you be placed on a wait list, you will be contacted when the next available membership is open.
Eligible subscribers include all faculty, administration and staff who are full-time benefit based employees at USD. Students are not eligible. If you are from the School of Business please register through the Ahlers Center for International Business.
For more information please contact Kelli Bagley at (619) 260-6801 or email@example.com.
Staff Development Opportunities
Full-time, benefits-based USD staff members have the opportunity to serve as an Experiential Learning Professional as part of the Second Year Experience Abroad (SYE Abroad) Program. This program is a feature component of the second year initiative on campus and is an opportunity for staff members to work with small groups of students both on campus and abroad. Staff members work with freshmen students for approximately one year before traveling abroad with the students during Intersession of their sophomore year.
The USD International Center is now accepting applications for SYE Abroad 2014 Experiential Learning Professional staff positions. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 1, 2013.
Information about the role of Experiential Learning Professionals on the SYE Abroad Program and a sample calendar can be accessed through the links below:
Applications for SYE Abroad 2014 Experiential Learning Professionals can be found below: