A New model of global higher education
Courses are designed for students across multiple campuses to ensure educational opportunities regardless of geographical location.
Using the latest teleconference technology, classes are held as Virtual International Exchanges, enabling students to learn together regardless of distance.
Blended Learning for Disadvantaged Communities
Combined virtual and in-person instruction provides educational access to underserved and remote communities.
Students, faculty, and administrators can travel throughout the network to grow and maintain in-person relationships.
Collaborative Exploration of Global Issues
The Global Institute of Advanced Study promotes research excellence and interdisciplinary collaborations among accomplished and junior scholars and graduate students across international borders.
Civic Engagement in Teaching, Research, and Cocurricular Activities
Ideas and actions of engagement are embedded into all aspects of higher education to prepare students to emerge from university as engaged citizens.
Student-focused Teaching Methods
Pedagogy revolves around active learning and critical thinking to prepare students to tackle emerging global issues.
- Liberal arts pedagogy and teacher education to promote student-centered learning
- Early colleges, microcolleges, and pre-undergraduate programs to prepare underprivileged students for university
- Refugee education for displaced persons to enter or resume higher education
- Education in prison
- Civic engagement, including student-led initiatives, socially engaged research, and a global debate network
- People with disabilities who are excluded from attending higher education
- Inclusion of students who have difficulties attending higher education because they are discriminated against based on gender considerations
- Support and integration of threatened scholars from around the world