Current and Upcoming COIL Courses
Each academic year, UW Bothell courses in various disciplines offer the opportunity for students to connect with peers in a different part of the world through virtual exchange.
BCORE 104 I/ BCORE 107 F Mental Health & Student Life- Integrating Well Being & Academics, team taught by Maureen “Mo” West and Sunita Iyer (NHS) – Along with peers at the University of Minho Medical School in Portugal, students will read a common text and engage in weekly “book club” discussions to reflect on strategies for well-being and success in their adjustment to college life.
BCORE 104 O/ BCORE 110 J Natural History of Urban Birds, taught by Ursula Valdez (IAS) – The goal of this course is to create informational posters about birds to be posted in city parks. UW Bothell students research characteristics of specific bird species and collaborate with graphic design students at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Perú to design the posters.
BIS 224 Introduction to Feminism, taught by Alka Kurian (IAS) – Students will learn about feminist thought and activism in different parts of the world alongside students from University of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah in Morocco.
BIS 300 B/C Interdisciplinary Inquiry, team taught by David Goldstein and Kristin Gustafson (IAS) – Students will have conversations with peers from Ehime University and Meiji University in Japan about a variety of Japanese and U.S. contemporary issues.
BIS 352 Mapping Communities, taught by Jin-Kyu Jung (IAS) – Working with local and global community partners, including students and faculty at the Department of Geography Education at Catholic Kwandong University, South Korea, students will develop a cross-cultural understanding of the possibilities and challenges of community mapping in the U.S. and Korea.
BBIO 394 Introduction to Neuropharmacology, taught by Salwa Al-Noori (STEM), in partnership with Hashemite University, Jordan
BIS 282 Globalization, taught by Ben Gardner (IAS) – Along with peers at African Leadership University in Rwanda students will explore different impacts of the second hand clothing trade, use of plastic bags, and informal markets on the US and Rwanda, and articulate how different understandings and representations of globalization lead to different analyses of the creation of poverty and wealth.
BIS 255/ B EDUC 255 Critical Diversity Studies, taught by Jed Murr (IAS), in partnership with University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
BNURS 423 Ethical and Quality Nursing Care, taught by Ko Niitsu (NHS), in partnership with Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
B EDUC 502 Identity and Reflective Practice, taught by Tyson Marsh (SES), in partnership with Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico
Previous COIL Courses
Starting in 2014, the following UW Bothell courses have implemented Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) modules, linking UWB students with a group of learners in a different part of the world.
|Course Name||School||Department||Instructor||Term||Partner Institution, Country|
|BCUSP 131: Social Media and Global Change||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke||Winter 2014||Central University of Tibetan Studies, India|
|BCUSP 131: Social Media and Global Change||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke||Autumn 2014||Central University of Tibetan Studies, India|
|BCORE 115: Creating Social Change Using an International Lens||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke||Winter 2015||Central University of Tibetan Studies, India|
|BCORE 118: Encounters with the Stranger||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke||Spring 2015||Central University of Tibetan Studies, India|
|BIS 490: From the Cascades to the Andes: Environmental Issues in Peru and the Pacific Northwest||IAS||Environmental Studies||Ursula Valdez||Spring 2015||Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru|
|BCUSP 186: Comic Books and Graphic Novels||FYPP||Pre-major program||Michael Dean||Autumn 2015||American University in Beirut, Lebanon|
|BIS 341: Japanese and US Popular Culture||IAS||Cultural Studies||David Goldstein||Autumn 2015||Meiji University, Japan|
|BCORE 104: Taking it Global: Skill Development for Business, Communications and Humanities||FYPP||Pre-major program||Tasha Buttler||Autumn 2015||Central University of Tibetan Studies, India|
|BCUSP 188: Topics of Asia: Chinese Cultures||FYPP||Pre-major program||Wei Gao||Spring 2016||Tianjin Normal University, China|
|BCULST 593A: Alternate Economies – Cultural Studies and Postcapitalist Futures||IAS||Cultural Studies||S. Charusheela||Autumn 2016||Ambedkar University Delhi, India|
|BIS 379A: Traveling Cultures: Cultural Work and the Politics of Location||IAS||Cultural Studies||Jed Murr||Winter 2017||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India|
|BIS 441 Global Labor Markets||IAS||Law, Economics and Public Policy||Dan Jacoby||Winter 2017||Universidad de Celaya, Mexico|
|BCORE 115F: Skill Development for Today’s Business World||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke||Winter 2017||Philippines|
|BCORE 117F/K: Social Movements through an International Lens||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke||Winter 2017||Lai Chau University, Vietnam|
|BHLTH 420: Women’s Global Health and Human Rights||NHS||Health Studies||Jody Early||Winter 2017||Al Quds University, West Bank|
|BISIA 383: Global Agitation – Arts & Activism||IAS||Interdisciplinary Arts||Anida Ali||Spring 2017||Abu Dhabi|
|BNURS 497: Comparing Professional Nursing Practice Between the Philipinnes and the USA||NHS||Nursing||Butch De Castro||Spring 2017||University of Santo Tomas, Philippines|
|BISIA 283: Interdisciplinary Arts Techniques: Moving Chemistry||IAS||Interdisciplinary Arts||Diana Garcia-Snyder||Spring 2017||University of Colima, Mexico|
|BCORE 118B: Democratization and Civic Engagement: Using Social Media for International Collaboration||FYPP||Pre-major program||Tasha Buttler||Spring 2017||Universidad de la Habana, Cuba|
|BCORE 118G: The Great Debates Around the World||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke||Spring 2017||Future University Cairo, Egypt|
|B CORE 115/ BIS 243: Environmental Issues: Great Rivers of the World||FYPP||Pre-major program||Greg Tuke, Ursula Valdez||Winter 2018||Future University Cairo, Egypt; National Agrarian University La Molina, Peru|
|BHLTH 223: Feminist Health||NHS||Health Studies||Meghan Eagen-Torkko||Autumn 2018||Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland|
|BHLTH 223: Feminist Health||NHS||Health Studies||Meghan Eagen-Torkko||Winter 2019||Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland|
|BIS 204: Introduction to Journalism||IAS||Media and Communication Studies||Min Tang||Summer 2019||MediaAid Foundation, Liberia|
|BCULST 592: Alternate Economies||IAS||Cultural Studies||S. Charusheela||Autumn 2019||Ambedkar University Delhi, India|
|BHLTH 435: Principles of Health Education and Communication||NHS||Health Studies||Jody Early||Autumn 2019||Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland|
|BHS 305: Introduction to Healthcare Policy and System||NHS||Health Studies||Andrea Stone||Winter 2020||Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland|
|B HLTH 420: Women’s Global Health and Human Rights||NHS||Health Studies||Jody Early||Winter 2020||Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland|
|B CORE 118/120: Women’s Empowerment: A Critical Media Justice Approach||FYPP||Pre-major program||Maureen West||Spring 2020||Tianjin Normal University, China|
|BHLTH 497: Resilience and Mental Health||NHS||Health Studies||Ko Niitsu||Spring 2020||Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan|
|BIS 490: Smart City Seattle||IAS||Environmental Studies||Jin-Kyu Jung||Summer 2020||Pusan National University (PNU), Korea|
|BISIA 311A: Creative Writing: Prose, Breathing in the Time of Disaster||IAS||Interdisciplinary Arts||Ching-In Chen||Autumn 2020||Tianjin Normal University, China|
|BIS 300: Interdisciplinary Inquiry||IAS||Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences||David Goldstein||Winter 2021||Ehime University, Japan|
|BBIO 394: Intro to Neuropharmacology||STEM||Biology||Salwa Al-Noori||Winter 2021||University of Al-Qadisiyah, Iraq|
|BHLTH 497: Resilience and Mental Health||NHS||Health Studies||Ko Niitsu||Winter 2021||Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan|
|BHLTH 497: Resilience and Mental Health||NHS||Health Studies||Ko Niitsu||Spring 2021||Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan|
|CSS 538 Wireless Security||STEM||Cybersecurity||Geetha Thamilarasu||Spring 2021||Mainz University of Applied Sciences, Germany|
|B BIO 293 History and Philosophy of Science||STEM||Biology||Salwa Al-Noori||Autumn 2021||University of Al-Qadisiyah, Iraq|
|B CORE 104: All Things… Crows||FYPP||Pre-major program||Ursula Valdez||Autumn 2021||Pontificia Universidad CatÃ³lica del PerÃº, Peru|
|BIS 313: Issues in Media Studies: Bigger than Hip Hop: Music, Media and Politics||IAS||Media and Communication Studies||Georgia Roberts||Autumn 2021||Stellenbosch University, South Africa|
|BCULST/ BPOLST 593: Urban Planning & Geography||IAS||Cultural Studies/ Policy Studies||Jin-Kyu Jung||Autumn 2021||Pusan National University (PNU), Korea|
|Courses in the works|
|BIS 490: Smart City Seattle||IAS||Environmental Studies||Jin-Kyu Jung||2022||Pusan National University (PNU), Korea|
|BIS352: Mapping Communities||IAS||Environmental Studies||Jin-Kyu Jung||2022||Catholic Kwandong University, Korea|
|BME 493: Sustainable Energy in Japan||STEM||Mechanical Engineering||Steve Collins||2022||Ehime University, Japan|
|BHLTH 297 Disparities in Health and Health Care in the United States||NHS||Health Studies||Chiyoung Lee||2022||South Korea|
|BHLTH 301 Fundamentals of Behavioral Health||NHS||Health Studies||Hoa Appel||2022||University of Leon, Spain|
|BCORE: Water in the West||FYPP||Pre-major program||Avery Shinneman||2022||American Center for Mongolian Studies, Mongolia|