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皇冠搏彩中心 Joins the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Global Impact Forum

Last week, I traveled to Washington, DC for the Global Impact Forum, a signature annual event run by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC). The Forum puts grassroots and grasstops leaders from states across the country together with top policymakers in Washington. It’s a chance for those of us outside the Beltway to hear updates without any third-party filters. Even more importantly, it’s a chance for those in power to hear directly from their constituents about the centrality of U.S. global leadership to the work we do in our states.

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皇冠搏彩中心 Hosts Inaugural Texas Booth at the NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo

What happens when the Texas International Education Consortium (皇冠搏彩中心) hosts its inaugural Texas booth at one of the world’s largest events for international education? Texas higher education receives a unified voice on the global stage, international partnership development opportunities become streamlined for 皇冠搏彩中心 members, and the State of Texas benefits from increased branding at a conference and expo attended by more than 6,000 people from over 90 countries.

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When Did Liberal Education Become a Bad Word?

皇冠搏彩中心 is honored to have Dr. Nancy Shankle of the Texas A&M University RELLIS Campus as a technical advisor for policy and procedure as part of 皇冠搏彩中心’s collaboration with the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS).

Liberal education was once the highest form of education available for a free society. The term originated in classical times when liberal education referred to the education provided to free citizens. In fact, the root origin of liberal is liberalis meaning appropriate for free people. Its purpose was to equip wealthy, free citizens to lead their communities with a well-rounded education.


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The "Four R’s"​ of Global Research Success!

Global research is both increasingly needed to address global-scale research challenges, and, ever more important for addressing globally relevant research questions. Institutions whose faculty successfully engage in global research can add 20-30 percent to their bottom line in funded research awards over a purely U.S. funding portfolio. The number of university faculty seeking international grants and contracts is also growing, and many, if they had support for international ambitions, would become excited about submitting research and development proposals.

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Seven Guiding Principles For Public-Private Partnerships in Higher Education: Reflections from 皇冠搏彩中心's First P3 Conference

Public-private partnerships are an excellent way for two very different entities to come together to share programs, solutions, investments, and benefits. A P3 is built upon trust, collaboration, cooperation, communication - all the things that make any relationship successful. When done right, you will leverage your partner's strengths toward a greater outcome than you could achieve yourself.

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Is now the time to build a public-private partnership?

Under budgetary pressures and increased competition, higher education institutions are considering more than adjustments to tuition and fees, draw-downs on endowments, and academic or other cutbacks and consolidations to make ends meet. They are considering new partnerships with the private sector: public-private partnerships. Defined as the practice of sharing responsibility for providing a good or service with a for-profit entity, P3s have been part of the higher education landscape for some time.

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Humanizing Online Learning

The transition of education to online interaction from face-to-face settings has come with difficulties for educators and students. Designing online course experiences like those that students have in person is challenging. Maintaining course engagement and creating quality working relationships in online classes is vital for students and instructors alike.

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Reporting During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Glimpse into Our Central Asian Journalist-In-Residence Program

“Participation in this program gives me a chance to meet with journalists from Central Asia. I think together we can make a big transformation in our countries and help our youth to develop, improve skills and learn more about our experience,” said Aidai, a news correspondent in Kyrgyzstan. Aidai is part of the second cohort of the Central Asian-Journalist-In-Residence (CAJIR) program, an exchange that brings together journalists from across Central Asia with their American counterparts in Texas.

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5 Common Misconceptions of Online Education

As systems of higher education move their curriculum online, many students have questions about the quality of education they will receive online as opposed to an in-person classroom experience. To address some of these misconceptions of online learning, here are five myths that many people worry about when weighing online learning as an option.

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Adjusting to Online Learning in Our Own Classrooms at the Texas Intensive English Program

At 皇冠搏彩中心’s headquarters in Austin, the Texas Intensive English Program’s Spring 2020 ACCESS and Texas University Pathway Program courses were set to begin just as COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders took effect. TIEP quickly shifted gears and converted both programs to fully online delivery. At a time when 皇冠搏彩中心 is advising different higher education institutions around the world on distance learning, two of TIEP’s faculty members shared their insights on what a move to virtual learning has meant inside TIEP’s own classrooms.

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皇冠搏彩中心 Stands Up new eLearning Resource Team to Support Continuity of Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the scale and impact of COVID-19 became clear in late March, and universities turned to complete online delivery of classes, 皇冠搏彩中心 recognized that our partner institutions and ministries of education around the world would likely be facing a very tough situation. Texas has advanced experience with online delivery, including in the face of emergencies requiring immediate action. While it still hasn’t been easy to turn to complete online delivery, Texas has vital continuity of education resources and practices to share.

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皇冠搏彩中心 Signs MOU With The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education And Research

皇冠搏彩中心 was pleased to welcome His Excellency, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, from the Arab Republic of Egypt for a visit to Houston with 14 皇冠搏彩中心 member universities on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Chairman of 皇冠搏彩中心's board of directors, President Kenneth Evans of Lamar University, signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of 皇冠搏彩中心 to facilitate cooperation between Egyptian universities under the ministry’s auspices and Texas universities.

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皇冠搏彩中心 Co-Hosts U.S. Exchange Alumni Event Career Connections With The U.S. Department of State And Partners of The Americas at Capital Factory

This past January, 皇冠搏彩中心 joined Partners of the Americas and the U.S. Department of State to host Career Connections, a three-day networking and career-building event for U.S. alumni of U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs. Drawing participants from around the country, Career Connections connects exchange alumni with professionals across fields and disciplines to map out the path between an international exchange program and career-readiness and hireability.

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English Language Teachers' Exchange Becomes a Springboard for Success in Tunisia

Maaouia Haj Mabrouk was accepted, and in April of 2019, she joined her cohort of 50 English language teachers and administers from across the MENA region in Austin, Texas. Since coming on the exchange, Haj Mabrouk has been promoted to General Inspector of English for Tunisia’s Ministry of Education.

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Participant Reflection: Austin: the City of Art and Diversity….the City of Life!

Reflections by NEA Teacher Exchange Participant Maaouia Haj Mabrouk, Ph.D., Tunisia.

Coming to Austin, the capital city of the state of Texas, USA, was like releasing an avid thirst for exploration. Flying over La Manche, then the Atlantic was not just passing over countries, borders, mountain chains and continents; it was a much deeper journey into the self and a much more emblematic endeavor with time and space. It was the first time in my life that I lived out of my suitcase for around 22 hours of flight.

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