Summer Faculty Mentoring Program
The Summer Faculty Mentoring Program (FMP), a professional development program designed to engage scholars from around the world in customized, field-specific, and cross-cultural activities during the month of July or June and July. Visiting scholars are paired with Georgia State University faculty to engage in academic mentoring including: research, class observations, syllabi development and enhancement course evaluation, and language training. Georgia State University faculty may also engage scholars beyond the classroom. Participants take part in cross-cultural experiences such as sporting and cultural events, visits to historical sites. Additionally, scholars have the opportunity to enhance their English language proficiency through the Intensive English Program and individual/group tutoring sessions.
The Summer FMP for two months includes an Intensive English Program course(s) focusing on writing and oral communication as well as weekly individual/group tutoring sessions. Program participants also have access to MANGO and the Center for International Resources and Collaborative Language Engagement (CIRCLE) making language-learning softwares available to the scholars.
Program Coordination & Services
Georgia State University’s Office of International Initiatives will coordinate the FMP with the visiting scholar and/or the international institution’s relevant office and Georgia State host departments. Services include, but are not limited to:
• Two weekend excursions
• CityPass to explore Atlanta’s attractions including The Coca-Cola Museum, CNN, and the Georgia Aquarium
• On-Campus housing and flexible meal plan
Program Cost Duration
Scholars have the option to participate in the program for one or two months.
• Month program June 30 – August I Program fee: $3,600
• Month program June I – August I Program fee: $5,300
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