The Tennessee Consortium for International Studies (TnCIS) opened applications to teach in its Summer 2018 study abroad programs on November 1, 2016. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2017. Please read all instructions for completing this application before you begin. It is recommended that you first save your text responses in a word processing document and then cut and paste them into your application below in case your submission is not received. You will need to upload documents and should be aware of all requirements as outlined on the Teaching in an Existing TnCIS Program webpage.
PART I: Personal Information (Please complete all sections)
Part II: Applicant Information (Please complete all
In naming your files, please include your last name in the
document name. We will be able to better retrieve the correct file for
Please state why you are interested in teaching a course with TnCIS.*
How will your course differ from a traditional semester course taught on campus?*
Why do you think students would be interested in taking your course in a study abroad program?*
From an academic perspective, what is the advantage to teaching your course in a study abroad program?*
What challenges do you anticipate in teaching the course in a three/four week program?*
Are you familiar with the country(ies) in which you are applying to teach? Please describe your experience /knowledge?*
If you have not traveled in this country, how do you plan to acquire the necessary information to maximize the effectiveness of your course?*
What languages do you know or plan to study that will make your travel/teaching more effective? (For non-English speaking countries only)*
If so, please give details.