Publications and Readings

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Publications and Readings

International Education Week

Fact Sheet - International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

Morocco, Islam and the Muslim World

Morocco Fact Sheet

Background information about Morocco and its relations with the U.S. Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State, September 11, 2012.

Morocco Facts

Facts, photos, videos, maps about Morocco. National Geographic.

An Introduction to Islam

Discussion of the tenets of Islam. Presented by the Islamic Society of Greater Lansing, Lansing, Michigan.*

Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University

Muslim Studies Program builds upon the past efforts of the Muslim Studies Initiative to create a full-fledged center to coordinate research and teaching about the Muslim world.

Muslim Subjects Website

New Website launched by the Michigan State University Muslim Studies Program, which serves as an online portal for current projects of the Muslim Studies Program.

Publications and Readings

Uncommon Journeys-Peace Corps Adventures across Cultures

Grade levels 6 –12. Uncommon Journeys offers 11 essays by returned Peace Corps Volunteers, providing readers an insider's grasp of what it's like to serve as a Volunteer, including the challenges, the rewards, the humor, and, most important, lessons about life in other cultures. Lesson plans are included.


Trends & Insights

Authored by respected leaders in the field, these short columns highlight social, economic, political and higher education system trends affecting international higher education. In each column, authors offer their insights regarding impact these trends may have. NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Comprehensive Internationalization: From Concept to Action

This publication presents a thorough introduction to the emerging imperative of a broader scope and scale of internationalization. Beyond “campus internationalization,” comprehensive internationalization can be the organizing paradigm for institutions as a whole, academic departments, or professional programs. NAFSA: Association of International Educators, January 09, 2011.

Leading Comprehensive Internationalization: Strategy and Tactics for Action

This publication presents a flexible leadership framework for the what, why, and how of both strategy and action for comprehensive internationalization. NAFSA: Association of International Educators, September 13, 2012.

Measuring and Assessing Internationalization

A NAFSA publication that explores evaluating institutional performance and student international earning outcomes.

Other Resources

Crossing Borders Education

Articles on Islam and religion; quizzes and suggested resources provided by Crossing Borders Education for the Crossing Borders documentary.

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