When people talk about Semester at Sea, innovation is always at the heart of the conversation. So when our President Les McCabe was asked to speak at TEDxUCIrvine he was eager to share his vision for helping students develop a global perspective.
TED is a non-profit dedicated to spreading great ideas. It started out as a [...]
Thomas Jefferson’s ideal educational setting was summed up by his use of the phrase “Academical Village”. He saw value in professors and students living and working in close proximity to each other because he knew that learning could extend well beyond the classroom to spontaneous conversations and daily interaction.
The Institute for Shipboard Education established the Presidential Scholars program to identify and support high-achieving students wishing to enhance their global perspective and better understand their vital role as a global citizen.
One of the biggest grey areas in study abroad is the issue of credit transfer. It’s important to know the possible credit transfer scenarios you may face, as well as how to best get answers to your questions from your home university.
My first day here was not like anyone else’s. I had already been working for the Institute for Shipboard Education for 6 months from my home in Blacksburg, VA. During that time, I would commute to the office once or twice each month, but spend the rest of the time at my home office or [...]