Florida International University attempts to infuse global learning across the curriculum

Florida International University may have “international” as its middle name, but only recently has it moved to make global learning a centerpiece of its undergraduate curriculum. The Miami-based university is very diverse: it is a Hispanic-serving institution, and more than 80 percent of its 40,000 undergraduates are racial minorities. But in seeking input a few […]

University taps Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam to head FIU Online.

Joyce J. Elam Since 1999, when she launched an initial, pioneering project consisting of ten online courses in the College of Business Administration, Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam’s name has been associated with online innovation and excellence. In early November, 2006, the university recognized her leadership by naming her Vice Provost for FIU Online. After […]