2018 Conference

COIL Conference 2018 at Fashion Institute of Technology


The 2018 COIL Conference presents best practices and new horizons in collaborative online international learning (COIL).  Highlights this year are student voices about impacts of international learning and action labs for the hands-on building of resources for teaching and learning. 

The COIL Conference will be held on March 16 & 17, 2018 at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.  The website is at https://suny.edu/coilconference18.

COIL promotes 21st Century student competencies by connecting classes in different countries through online interactions, developing applied learning environments, and bringing cross-cultural communication into the classroom.  SUNY invites faculty and lecturers, instructional technologists and designers, IT professionals, international education and study abroad leaders, teaching and learning specialists, and anyone interested in innovation in higher education to attend.  The COIL Conference is the premier event in this growing movement and SUNY welcomes participants from diverse backgrounds, professions, and institutions to share their work toward making Global Learning for All a reality.

Conference themes include:

•  Innovative Pedagogy and Practice in COIL Courses 
•  Student Voices: Perspectives on International Learning through COIL
•  Tools and Technologies for COIL
•  Connecting Research, Policy and Practice
•  Assessing the Impact of COIL 
•  Student Mobility through COIL
•  Evolving COIL: Next Steps and New Horizons

The SUNY COIL Center promotes collaborative international learning by connecting classes between US institutions and universities around the world, bringing international engagement into the curriculum.

The COIL Conference digital conversation will use the hastag #coilcon2018 on TwitterFacebook, or LinkedIn.

If you have any questions, need further details or need additional clarifications, please contact your campus COIL coordinator or the COIL Center at COILConference@suny.edu