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Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs

Interested in leading a faculty-led study abroad program abroad?

Please watch this informational video which explains the entire faculty-led process. 

Start Process

Proposal Deadlines:
Intersession: January 15th
Spring Break: April 15th
Summer: June 15th
Thanksgiving Break: September 15th

Collaborative Online International Learning - COIL

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) is an innovative way to engage in dialogue about global challenges.

  • http://coil.suny.edu/
  • Faculty members can register their COIL courses in axiom as civic engagement.
  • Students can receive applied learning credit from a COIL course.
  • The COIL Coordinator for Farmingdale State College is Andrea Thomas andrea.thomas@farmingdale.edu

What is COIL?

  • 2 instructors - 1 course/module
  • 2 classes - Co-taught
  • 2 cohorts of students - Collaborative project/task
  • 2 institutions - Online
  • 2 or more cultures - Intercultural
  • 2 languages - Interdisciplinary
  • Global learning for all integrated into the curriculum
  • Applied learning
  • Development of 21st century skills
  • Intercultural awareness and competency development
  • Interdisciplinary application of knowedlge
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Cost effective, scalable internationalization
  • High impact practice for teaching and learning

Impacts for Farmingdale State College

  • Professional development for faculty and staff
  • Significant international experience to a wider range and greater numbers of students
  • Increased appreciation for diversity
  • Applied learning
  • New Institutional partnerships
  • Increase student study abroad interest/preparation
  • Stimulate course redesign to include technology
  • Alignment with strategic goals

Study Abroad Presentations

The Office of International Education and Programs welcomes requests for classroom, residence life, club etc. presentations about our study abroad programs.

Washington Internship Institute Faculty Fellows Program

Offered in partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), the Faculty Fellows program provides a unique faculty development experience, offering faculty from all disciplines the opportunity to pursue their professional, disciplinary, and personal interests in a challenging and dynamic professional environment—and to reinvigorate their work as scholars, teachers, advisers, and educational leaders.

Download more information about the WII Faculty Fellows Program.