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TIEC Hosts Inaugural Texas Booth at the NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo

What happens when the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) hosts its inaugural Texas booth at one of the world’s largest events for international education? Texas higher education receives a unified voice on the global stage, international partnership development opportunities become streamlined for TIEC members, and the State of Texas benefits from increased branding at a conference and expo attended by more than 6,000 people from over 90 countries.

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TIEC Joins the Texas A&M Energy Institute, Greentown Labs, and Five Egyptian Universities to Present Climate and Energy Impact Showcase at COP27 in Egypt

The Texas A&M Energy Institute, along with the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), Greentown Labs, and five Egyptian universities, will present a Climate and Energy Impact Showcase during the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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TIEC Joins the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Global Impact Forum

Last week, I traveled to Washington, DC for the Global Impact Forum, a signature annual event run by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC). The Forum puts grassroots and grasstops leaders from states across the country together with top policymakers in Washington. It’s a chance for those of us outside the Beltway to hear updates without any third-party filters. Even more importantly, it’s a chance for those in power to hear directly from their constituents about the centrality of U.S. global leadership to the work we do in our states.

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5 Common Misconceptions of Online Education

As systems of higher education move their curriculum online, many students have questions about the quality of education they will receive online as opposed to an in-person classroom experience. To address some of these misconceptions of online learning, here are five myths that many people worry about when weighing online learning as an option.

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Humanizing Online Learning

The transition of education to online interaction from face-to-face settings has come with difficulties for educators and students. Designing online course experiences like those that students have in person is challenging. Maintaining course engagement and creating quality working relationships in online classes is vital for students and instructors alike.

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