Fall 2022 Virtual Exchange Training Application is open now!
This training program helps faculty design and incorporate virtual international content and communication activities into existing courses. Through virtual exchange, faculty can connect their UF classes with students and faculty abroad to collaborate on assignments, acquire global perspectives on a given discipline, and develop intercultural competence skills.
To learn more about the Virtual Exchange Training, please register for one of the following information sessions:
- Tues, April 12, 2:00-3:00 pm. Click here to register.
- Mon, April 18, 9:00-10:00 am. Click here to register.
- Mon, April 25, 1:00-2:00 pm. Click here to register.
- Wed, May 11, 11:00-12:00 pm. Click here to register.
- Tues, May 24, 10:00-11:00 am. Click here to register.
Virtual Exchange Training Details
Please see the table below for more information on what will be covered in the training. Please click here to view the Fall 2022 syllabus.
Introduction to Virtual Exchange
Navigating Intercultural Collaborations
Designing a Virtual Exchange: Task Design
Utilizing Technology Effectively
Implementing VE at UF: Final Projects
- Faculty and staff with educational responsibilities
- Online training with some synchronous sessions. Training takes 2 hours per week of independent work plus one hour of synchronous online interaction with facilitators, other course participants, and/or international partners.
- Proposal for a virtual exchange module to be implemented within 2 semesters
- All participants will receive a digital badge upon completion of the program. UF Faculty will receive $500 in professional development funds pending budgetary approval. This training counts for 500 miles toward the Global Teaching and Learning Certificate.
- 5 week online training
- Application Deadline: Monday June 6th 2022
- Course orientation: Sept. 12-16, 2022
- Program Dates: September 19th – October 28th, 2022
- Complete the Virtual Exchange Training Application Form.
- An international partner is strongly recommended but not required. Assistance finding a partner is available through the course organizers.
Office of Global Learning, Paloma Rodriguez -- email@example.com