From primary and secondary schools to colleges and universities, educators today recognize the value of preparing students for the globalized world. Indiana University provides educators with an array of resources to internationalize the content, materials, activities, assignments, and learning outcomes of their courses.
Promoting global competency through the curriculum
Adding an international dimension to courses
Infusing a course with global engagment is transformative and creates meaningful and memorable experiences.
Explore opportunities for collaborative research with U.S. State Department Offices and embassies with IU's Diplomacy Lab. IU is one of 30 elite universities involved in this work, at both IUPUI and IU Bloomington. Faculty and students have a unique opportunity to make real-world impact! Learn more and get involved.
Take an existing course and make it a Global Classroom! Give your students the kind of experience they will encounter in a diverse global economy: cross-cultural, project-based, and supported by technology. The course can be about any topic and is not limited to study with an international focus.
Featured professional development opportunity
The Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization, held each year in Bloomington, provides a high quality learning environment to think more deeply and productively about internationalization. The Institute is open to faculty, staff, and administrators from any higher education institution.Learn more about ICCI
IU faculty have access to myriad resources to internationalize the student learning experience on their campuses, in their departments, and in their classes. Consider integrating internationally-focused content into courses, leading short-term education abroad programs, and so much more.
Primary and secondary teachers
The Center for the Study of Global Change in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies maintains online resources for teachers and deliver teacher-training workshops.
Area studies programs in the Hamilton Lugar School also regularly publish PreK–12 resources and offer professional development opportunities.