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We offer FIU faculty and staff a range of support services to help you get started and keep COILing.

Typical COIL Development Timeline

Most faculty begin developing their first COIL two terms in advance of projected implementation.

  • Term 1: Get Started

    • Attend an Introduction to COIL Session
    • Submit an FIU COIL Faculty Partnering Profile
  • Term 2: Get Training

    • Attend a COIL Design Workshop for FIU Faculty and Partners
    • Utilize COIL Resources
  • Term 3: Keep Going

    • Implement COIL
    • Submit Global Footprint Dashboard Data
    • Attend First Friday Meetups

Get Started

Attend an Introduction to COIL Session

Conducted throughout the year, these engaging 75-minute meetings explore the why, what, and how of COIL:

  • Why COIL? 
  • COIL's design sequence: icebreaker,collaborative task, reflection 
  • Examples of interdisciplinary COILs
  • Benefits for students and faculty
  • Professional development resources
  • Links to mobility, research, career prep, grants, and more

Sign up for an Intro to COIL Session

Get Training

Attend a COIL Design Workshop for FIU Faculty and Partners

Conducted throughout the year, this six module, fully online workshop enables cohorts of partnered faculty to design a COIL Module Plan for implementation in a subsequent term. 

Learn more about COIL Design Workshops for FIU Faculty and Partners

Utilize COIL Resources

Looking for icebreakers to explore cultural identity or develop trust amongst peers in your COIL course? Did COILing inspire a new research interest? Planning to apply for a grant to support your COIL?

Visit our Resources page to find useful COIL design information and more international opportunities for professional advancement. 

Keep Going

Submit your COIL Data to FIU's Global Footprint Dashboard

FIU developed a Global Footprint Dashboard for internal university use to portray all of our international engagements. To include your COIL in the Dashboard, use the link below to submit data immediately after the COIL is complete. *This survey is only available to FIU faculty and is password protected. Write to coil@fiu.edu to receive the password.

Submit your COIL Global Footprint Dashboard Data

Attend First Friday COIL Faculty Meetups

We host a COIL Meetup on the first Friday of every month. First Friday Meetups engage FIU faculty and their international partners in conversations and demonstrations that elevate our COIL practice. First Fridays are open to new and experienced COIL faculty and their international partners.

Register for First Friday COIL Faculty Meetups

Join FIU COIL's mailing list

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