Curriculum Internationalization

flags from top foreign born people in IndyIUPUI is committed to providing all students with at least one meaningful international experience. 

One way to accomplish this is through curriculum internationalization, defined as:

"The incorporation of international, intercultural, and/or global dimension into the content of the curriculum as well as the learning outcomes, assessment tasks, teaching methods, and support services of a program of study.” (Leask, 2015)

Benefits of Curriculum Internationalization

  • Provides exposure to difference and encourages multicultural understanding and acceptance
  • Enhances student and faculty intercultural communication skills
  • Provides an international perspective of a discipline or field
  • Enhances student competitiveness in the global marketplace
  • Engage faculty and students in internationally informed research
  • Provides faculty opportunities to address urgent research questions
  • Helps faculty and students develop an international professional network
  • Help students meet IUPUI’s international leaning goals
  • Provides understanding of global issues and forces that shape our city, state, nation and the world

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