Overseas Programs Group Projects Abroad

To contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States by providing opportunities for teachers, faculty, and upperclassmen and/or graduate students to study, travel, and research in foreign countries.

Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

A School-University Collaborative Project for Curriculum Development About the People's Republic of China: Choosing Modernization; Seminar on Cultural Diversity and Development in Malaysia and Singapore - A curriculum development program for 15 Andrew and other college faculty and pre-college teachers in Georgia; Seminar on Mexican Perspective of the North American Free Trade Agreement; Russia: In search of Democracy and Economic Reform A Curriculum Development Team Project; The Walls Come Tumbling Down: A 5-week travel-study seminar for 14 Maryland community college faculty to study the Polish people, country, and culture; and a 5-week seminar for consortia faculty on Post-Revolutionary Prospects in Ethiopia and Eritrea.

In addition nine advanced foreign language programs in Egypt, China, the Philippines, India, Nigeria, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, and Tanzania involving the instruction of Arabic, Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Marathi, Bengoli, Hausa, Yoruba, Indonesian, Japanese, Russian, and Kiswahili.

Agency - Department of Education

The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.