Callout for global Freshman Year Seminar and Bridge Instructors

Help us globalize the First Year Experience

February 7, 2022

As a part of IUPUI's U.S. Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL) grant, the Office of International Affairs is seeking interested Bridge and First-Year Seminar (FYS) instructors who would like to integrate global learning into the First-Year Experience (FYE). This is a wonderful opportunity for instructors to learn more about a recognized high-impact practice and prepare IUPUI students to negotiate and contribute to the complex and interconnected world in which they learn, work, and live.

Bridge and FYS instructors involved in this initiative will join a cohort of 20 instructors who will participate in approximately eight hours of interactive professional development training sessions during Summer 2022. These sessions will provide practical guidance on how to meaningfully incorporate global perspectives into your FYE learning environments. A subsequent one-hour meeting to touch base will also be scheduled during the Fall 2022 semester.

Instructors will be provided grant funding for incorporating global perspectives into FYE during the 2022-2023 Academic Year.

If you are interested in teaching a global Bridge or FYS, please contact Heather Bowman by February 14, 2022.