Bringing Study Abroad Online at Home: Developing Virtual Partnerships and Exchanges

Christopher Medalis, Palacky University Olomouc, Institute for Excellence in Internationalization, Senior International Advisor Paul G. Nixon, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, European strategic partnerships coordinator We will discuss how to overcome challenges in adapting study abroad curricula into virtual exchanges, the importance of roles and collaborations between academics, instructional designers, the teaching and learning centers, etc. We will offer some tips to integrate everyone in transformation in the short-term, training, and long-term visioning. We will offer examples of how you can maintain virtual student exchanges with your Erasmus partners, such as the International Master class developed within the Hague Network.