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Education Abroad 101

The "EA 101" activity uses an interactive video to introduce students to international opportunities by discussing the whowhatwhenwhere and how behind education abroad.  This activity is designed is for UK 101, UK 201 and other orientation or freshmen courses.

EA 101 helps students see the value of international experience, addresses misconceptions, and encourages students to explore education abroad opportunities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the value of international experience
  • Recognize the variety of opportunities and the complexity of the decision process 
  • Begin to see how education abroad could fit in to a given academic plan
  • Know next steps in the planning process

Using the lesson overview and EA 101 handout below, instructors may facilitate this activity on their own, or they may invite an Education Abroad Peer Ambassador to his or her class.  Questions may be directed to Education Abroad Promotion and Outreach Coordinator, Seth Riker.