We offer a range of professional development opportunities to help your institution start up and develop a robust COIL program. Browse the options below to learn more about their audiences, purposes, content, outcomes, and pricing.

All offerings are available in English or Spanish. 

COIL Symposia

We offer different types of meetings to kick-off your COIL initiative. Choose the content you need and we will create an active learning experience to inform stakeholders, develop buy-in, and design strategy. 

Meeting duration: 2.0 hours with breakout discussions
  • Option 1: Introduction to COIL for Faculty

    Target audiences: Faculty across curriculum and degree levels, COIL Coordinators

    Enrollment: Unlimited

    Content:

    • What is COIL?
    • COIL design sequence: icebreaker, collaborative task, reflection
    • Role of technology
    • Benefits for students, faculty
    • Keys to success
    • Breakout discussion activities
    • Examples of practice, Q&A
  • Option 2: Introduction to COIL for Administrators and Staff

    Target audience: Academic leaders, international office staff, educational developers, instructional designers and technologists 

    Enrollment: Unlimited

    Content:

    • What is COIL?
    • COIL's relationship to internationalization and other strategic goals
    • COIL design sequence: icebreaker, collaborative task, reflection
    • Benefits for students, faculty
    • Resourcing, training, and support basics
    • Breakout room activity
    • Q & A
  • Option 3: COIL Curriculum Mapping

    Target audience: Deans, department chairs, program leaders

    Enrollment: 30 maximum

    Content:

    • Working session to analyze program and course learning outcomes and identify how, when, and where faculty and students will COIL within program of study
  • Option 4: COIL & Internationalization Strategy

    Target audience: Internationalization leaders and staff and other key stakeholders

    Enrollment: 30 maximum

    Content:

    • Working session to integrate COIL with comprehensive internationalization strategy and identify existing and needed human, physical, technological, financial, and professional development resources to support a COIL program

COIL Mindset Workshop

A 1-session workshop that can be conducted on its own or prior to COIL Design Workshop. Facilitated by Eva HaugCoordinator of Internationalization and COIL and Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Competence at the Faculty of Business and Economics at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

Meeting duration: 3 hours with 30-minute break
Why, What, and How of
Internationalization at Home (IaH)
and COIL
Content:
● Introduction to COIL: What is Collaborative Online International Learning?
● Internationalizing learning outcomes and assessment
● COIL and (Inter)cultural learning opportunities
● Tech follows pedagogy: Facilitating student learning in an online environment
Learning outcome: COIL Mindset

Fundamentals of COIL Design and Facilitation Microcredential

An online, experiential learning workshop that engages partnered faculty in the process of designing a COIL module plan.

  • Workshop can be spread over 3-6 weeks
  • Asynchronous self-paced readings and resources 
  • 4 synchronous sessions for instructor-led training, partner brainstorming, and peer feedback
  • Post-workshop evaluation report, including quantitative and qualitative analysis of participant satisfaction and growth in COIL knowledge and confidence, instructor recommendations for continuous improvement, and references and resources for further learning.

 

Design and Facilitation Workshop Schedule

Week 1 and Zoom #1

Module 1: Welcome and Orientation

Learning outcomes:

  • Learners are able to assess instructional partners' unique educational contexts and determine how factors related to time, culture, language, technology, and discipline influence COIL design and facilitation. Assess partners’ unique time, culture, language, technology, content contexts 

Week 2 and Zoom #2

Module 2: Pre-COIL Preparation, Icebreakers, and Intercultural Communication

Learning outcomes:

  • Learners are able to design pre-COIL preparation activities that establish readiness amongst COIL student partners to initiate and develop interactions with culturally different others.
  • Learners are able to design icebreaker activities to establish trust, social presence, and social cohesion amongst COIL student partners.  

Module 3: Student Learning
Outcomes

Learning outcomes:

  • Learners are able to design 1-3 student learning outcomes that address collaborative intercultural and/or disciplinary learning online.

Week 3 and Zoom #3

Module 4: Collaborative Tasks

Learning outcomes:

  • Learners are able to design team integration activities that prepare COIL student partners to accomplish collaborative tasks. 
  • Learners are able to design collaborative tasks for COIL student partners to accomplish together.

Module 5: Technology Tools

Learning outcomes:

  • Learners are able to select appropriate technological tools for asynchronous and synchronous communication and collaboration.

Week 4 and Zoom #4

Module 6: Student Learning Reflection & Assessment

Learning outcomes:

  • Learners are able to design student learning reflection activities aligned with intended COIL student learning outcomes.
  • Learners are able to design student learning assessment and grading criteria aligned with intended COIL student learning outcomes.  
  • Learners are able to report COIL competencies and confidence gained and describe how they will apply their learning​​.

Module 7: Final Presentations

Learning outcomes:

  • Present COIL Module Plan
  • Offer peer feedback on COIL Module Plans
  • Complete post-workshop reflection

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