Internationalizing the Curriculum

If you are interested in internationalizing your course curriculum, we have created several resources to assist you. The faculty resource guide provides an overview of the different ways that you can approach this work. As you approach this work, it is important to use Valencia College's Competencies of a Global Citizen to determine which knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes you will be infusing into your curriculum. If you need assistance with this work, please contact the SAGE Office.

Professional Development

Enroll in professional development course, INDV3351: Internationalizing the Curriculum at Home: Creating Global Citizens Locally, in Valencia College Edge.

For a tutorial on navigating Faculty Development on the Edge, please visit this link

Develop A Toolkit

Course internationalization toolkits are designed for faculty to share their ideas college-wide. Past approved Toolkits can be accessed on the new  Engaged Learning Curriculum Infusion repository.

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Global Distinction Approved Courses List

To have your course designated INZ, you must complete the following steps
Step 1

Enroll in professional development course, INDV3351 and complete an internationalization toolkit.

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Step 2

Present your toolkit to the SAGE committee and receive approval.

Step 3

Submit the online Request to Internationalize Course (INZ) form.

Step 4

The SAGE office receives your request and adds the INZ designation to your course.

Step 5

Implement your internationalized course while students earn credit towards  Global Distinction.

Student & Faculty Benefits

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  • Cultivates internationally oriented faculty and students.
  • Improves academic quality.
  • Builds cross-cultural awareness and understanding.
  • Builds compassion, empathy, and respect for others.
  • Exposes students to the attitudes and skills of global citizenship.
  • Diversifies the learning environment.
  • Adds additional courses to the Global Distinction Internationalized Course List.