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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:Higher
  • Language:English
  • Pages:142
  • eBook ISBN:9781544529684

America’s Higher Education Goes Global

An Inside Look at the Georgetown Branch Campus Experience in Qatar

by Christine Schiwietz

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Overview
American universities are the most prestigious and sought-after bastions of higher learning in the world. Now, even students outside the United States can reap the benefits of an education from big-name universities like Georgetown University—and the global branch campus is making it possible. In America's Higher Education Goes Global, Dr. Christine Schiwietz provides an inside look at the Georgetown University branch campus in Education City, Qatar. You'll learn about internationalization in academia, how Georgetown University started their global branch campus, advantages for international and American students, and first-hand insight on global experiential learning and the multiversity experience. With fascinating facts, student testimonials, and valuable resources, this is a unique look at the movement bringing the world together through higher education.
Description
American universities are the most prestigious and sought-after bastions of higher learning in the world. Now, even students outside the United States can reap the benefits of an education from big-name universities like Georgetown University—and the global branch campus is making it possible. In America's Higher Education Goes Global, Dr. Christine Schiwietz provides an inside look at the Georgetown University branch campus in Education City, Qatar. You'll learn about internationalization in academia, how Georgetown University started their global branch campus, advantages for international and American students, and first-hand insight on global experiential learning and the multiversity experience. With fascinating facts, student testimonials, and valuable resources, this is a unique look at the movement bringing the world together through higher education.
About the author
Dr. Christine Schiwietz is an assistant dean at Georgetown University's branch campus in Qatar. An expert in sociology, global development, and international higher education, Christine has spoken at the UN Women's Guild and has been quoted on NPR and in outlets like the New York Times, Harvard Political Review, and the Gulf Times. She is a member of the board of governors for Qatar's American Chamber of Commerce, the chair of the Georgetown Women's Alliance in Qatar, and the former president of the District of Columbia Sociological Society.
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