Elon faculty and staff are engaged in global education in myriad, integral ways, and diversify and enrich the campus community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. The Isabella Cannon Global Education Center provides expertise, support, and pedagogical resources in global education for faculty and staff. The GEC also serves the needs of international faculty and scholars, both visiting and full-time. Specific resources and more information for faculty and staff are available via the lefthand menu.
International Faculty and Scholars
International faculty and staff are integral to the Elon community and visiting scholars and faculty are crucial in the life of academic institutions. The experience and diversity of knowledge you share continues to help Elon become an active member of the global academic community. The information below will help guide you through the process of living in a different country and serve as a guide to any questions you might have.
Tools for Advisors
Advisors are a critical component to a student’s preparedness for global engagement. Linked below are resources to help you best advise and support your students, including course planning information and recommendation form guidance.
Teaching, Scholarship and Professional Development
There are many opportunities for Elon faculty and staff to engage in global education, through teaching, scholarship, and professional development. From teaching short-term Study Abroad/Study USA courses to in-residence at an Elon Center or Study USA program, faculty and staff are integrally involved in Elon students’ global experiences. The GBL curriculum is foundationally structured in global learning via the Global Engagement Student Goals. In coordination with the Provost’s Office, the Isabella Cannon Global Education Center also provides and supports a number of research and scholarly opportunities, including Fulbright grants.
Travel Preparation Resources
These resources are provided as a resource for Elon faculty and staff who travel internationally for conferences and other long-term professional events. Faculty and staff who teach abroad may also find them useful tools.