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November 2016 - What's Happening @ LWLC: International Education Week

What is International Education Week?

International Education Week (commonly known as IEW) is held the third week of November. For 2016, it will be November 14-18. 

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. (U.S. Dept. of State).

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Different universities have ideas on how to celebrate this week. Some include:

Rice University - promotion for 2016 IEW activities along with links to previous years' IEW activities and photos.

University of Georgia - overview of IEW with links to 2016 IEW keynote speaker and schedule of events.

University of Nevada, Reno - schedule and description of 2016 IEW events including passport application, forums, and "night of all nations".

University of South Carolina - main page with overview and links to faculty toolkit and schedule of 2016 IEW events.

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Youtube Videos

Perhaps you don't want to just read about international education or study abroad. These videos let you hear and see what living abroad can bring to yourself and your community. 

The first video is a promotional video by the U.S Department of State to encourage people to study abroad.The next video is a promo for International Education Week at Humber College near Toronto, Canada.

video selections and text: NF

Books & eBooks

These are a few of our materials related to international education (text & selections: JF, NF, IM, NJ)

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