Guidance for Program Leaders
Your Role with Student Applications
Program Development Resources
WKU offers several program development resources:
- For guidance on developing syllabi: http://www.wku.edu/teaching/booklets/syllabusideas.pdf
- Policy 1.4060: Course Syllabi: http://www.wku.edu/policies/documents/syllabus_1_4060.pdf)
- Export Control Review: http://export.stanford.edu/tree/index.html
The Office of International Programs offer specific support to development programs:
- WKU International Development Opportunities: LINK HERE
Other opportunities: http://www.wku.edu/honors/faculty/opportunities.php
Mentors and Leadership
Within the FLSA development process, it is important to speak with your department head prior to developing the syllabus. Your college's IEAC liaison can also provided information about how to prepare to lead a program abroad. Locate your IEAC Liaison at this link. http://www.wku.edu/oip/iec.php
It is important to review the Standards of Conduct for all WKU employees: http://www.wku.edu/policies/hr_policies/hrpolicy4_8000.pdf
Challenges and Opportunities
Teaching a study abroad course offers unique challenges not faced in the traditional classroom setting. The Forum on Education Abroad provides resources to you to make the most of your program.
Don't Be Surprised... Prepare!
All FLSA programs need an Emergency Action Plan. Learn how to develop your EAP.