Global Initiatives


Upcoming Event - 2016 COIL Training Workshop

Friday, October 28, 2016 |9 am - 5 pm

Discovery Hall | University of Washington Bothell

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL), also known as virtual exchange or globally networked learning, is an innovative pedagogy that can deepen the global engagement of students locally, utilizing technology to link university classes in different countries. Using various online tools, students complete shared assignments and projects, with faculty members from each country co-teaching and managing coursework. To learn more and register for this event visit our webpage!

Internationalization at UW Bothell

Global Initiatives is building an infrastructure for supporting more robust internationalization programs for students, faculty and staff across campus, including study abroad, institutional and research partnerships, curricular integration, and opportunities for global involvement locally.

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Enhancing Global Education in Washington State

Global Washington’s Global Education Initiative aims to improve global education in the State of Washington. A recently released report identifies six major recommendations:

  1. Build statewide support for global education.
  2. Identify and promote best practices.
  3. Increase second language learning.
  4. Prepare globally competent P-12 teachers.
  5. Increase global engagement in higher education.
  6. Build strong partnerships between global development and global education.

UW Bothell is committed to actively pursuing these global education goals. Global Washington is a membership association that promotes and supports the global development sector in the state of Washington, comprised of non-profit organizations, foundations, businesses, government and academic institutions. UW Bothell has been a member of GlobalWA since 2012.

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Global Initiatives
Student Success Center, UW1-160

Natalia Dyba, Director

Kelsey Bolinger, Cecilee Fernandez
Student Advisors


COIL Training Workshop

October 28, 2016

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