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Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Workshop Series

July 15, 2020 - August 5, 2020

Cost: Members: $995 (team) / $695 (individual) | Non-Members: $1,295 (team) / $995 (individual)

Registration is now closed

This workshop is currently full. We are planning another cohort on a date yet to be determined based on the interest of our community. If you would like to participate in another edition of the COIL workshop, please send your expression of interest to learning@cbie.ca


Session Overview

Identifying and developing effective partnerships with international institutions that enable COIL virtual exchange will be even more critical for sustainable internationalization in this post-COVID reality. This four-part Workshop Series will provide your institutional team with the foundational understanding, knowledge, and competencies to initiate integrating Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and Virtual Exchange into your internationalization toolkit.


Learning Objectives

  • COIL Course Design Principles
  • Identifying and Working with International COIL Partners
  • Initial steps to Integrating and Institutionalizing a COIL program
  • Approaches to professional development and faculty support


Institutional Registration 

Given the collaborative nature of implementing COIL, we highly suggest that institutions register a team of stakeholders to partake in this workshop series. Institutional teams could include representatives from the following departments:

  • International Office
  • Teaching and Learning Center
  • Faculty
  • Administration
  • Other

PLEASE NOTE: We only require one payment per institution.  Maximum of 4 stakeholders per institution.  Please send the list of your institutional stakeholders to learning@cbie.ca so they can be included in the webinar registration.  



Jon Rubin


Jon Rubin was Founder and served as Director of the SUNY COIL Center from 2006-2017. He organized COIL virtual exchange workshops at the annual conferences of NAFSA, FAUBAI, AIEA and EAIE, and recently co-facilitated a virtual exchange training for the Stevens Initiative. He designed and co-facilitated three iterations of the COIL Leadership Institute first co-sponsored by the American Council on Education and later with Florida International University.

He directed the National Endowment for the Humanities funded: COIL Institute for Globally Networked Learning in the Humanities (2010-13), which engaged 47 U.S. and international universities in COIL course development. He also directed the COIL Center’s Stevens Initiative project in the MENA region (2016-17) and launched the State Department funded US-Mexico Multistate COIL project which linked 18 Mexican higher education institutions with 14 US campuses.

Between 2002-11 he implemented his Cross-Cultural Video course at SUNY in which his students collaboratively co-produced videos with students in Turkey, Mexico, Belarus, Lithuania, and Germany.

In 2017, he created COIL Consulting (coilconsult.com) to support universities around the world to develop COIL initiatives. He has written many articles on COIL practice and is presently co-writing the Guide to COIL Virtual Exchange, to be published by Stylus Publishers in 2021.


July 15, 2020
August 5, 2020
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Cost: Members
$995 (team) / $695 (individual)
Cost: Non-Members
$1,295 (team) / $995 (individual)
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