Program Leader Support
WKU offers several program ddevelopment resources:
- For guidance on developing syllabi: http://www.wku.edu/teaching/booklets/syllabusideas.pdf
- Policy 1.4060: Course Syllabi: http://www.wku.edu/policies/documents/syllabus_1_4060.pdf)
- Export Control Review: http://export.stanford.edu/tree/index.html
The Office of Internatioal Progarms offer specifc support to development programs:
- Curriculum Development/International Program Grant (CDIG): LINK HERE
Other opportunities: http://www.wku.edu/honors/faculty/opportunities.php
Mentors and Leadership
Within the FLSA development process, it is important to speak with your department head prior to developing the syllabus. Your college's IEC liaison can also provided information about how to prepare to lead a program abroad. Locate your IEC Liaison at this link. http://www.wku.edu/oip/iec.php
It is important to review the Standards of Conduct for all WKU employees: http://www.wku.edu/policies/hr_policies/hrpolicy4_8000.pdf
Challenges and Opportunities
Teaching a study abroad course offers unique challenges not faced in the traditional classroom setting. The Forum on Education Abroad provides resources to you to make the most of your program.
Don't Be Surprised... Prepare!
All FLSA programs need an Emergency Action Plan. Learn how to develop your EAP.