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Lead a Global Learning Experience (GLE)

A GLE is a learning experience with concrete goals and deliverables, in which DePaul students in your class interact with students from a partner international institution. To learn more about how you can lead a Global Learning Experience as a DePaul faculty member, visit the GLE program page on the Teaching Commons website

GLE Postcard Front(Click image to enlarge).
Examples of past and current partnerships can be found on our GLE Projects page.

For any additional questions, email Rosi Leon, director of Virtual Exchange and Online Learning.

Who can do a GLE?

Any DePaul faculty member can do a Global Learning Ex​perience in a DePaul class.​​

Does a GLE need to involve the entire class for the entire quarter?

GLEs vary from one simple shared assignment all the way to an entire co-taught course.​

Is there formal training offered for GLE?

There are two training cycles offered throughout the year, one in fall/winter and one in winter/spring. Exact deadlines and dates are found at​.

Do I need to have an international partner established before attending a GLE training?

Leveraging your existing personal or professional international contacts will maximize the success of your GLE. However, the office of Global Engagement can assist you in finding a partner if you do not currently have one. You will definitely need to have a partner identified before submitting a formal GLE proposal.​

Is there funding for travel to prepare for a GLE?

After attending a training cycle, you can submit a formal proposal for a GLE. There are grants available for proposals that are approved by the Comprehensive Internationalization Committee. More information on proposal preparation, submission and grant amount can be found in the Teaching Commons​.
  • GLE Handout

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