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'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 Edge.

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

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Develop A Toolkit

Course internationalization toolkits are designed for faculty to share their ideas college-wide which will be available on the Internationalizing the Curriculum SharePoint site:

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 Valencia Global Distinction (VGD).

Student & Faculty Benefits

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  • Cultivates internationally oriented faculty and students.
  • Improves academic quality.
  • Builds cross-cultural awareness and understanding.
  • Diversifies the learning environment.