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Study Abroad & Exchange

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

Partnering to enable a significant intercultural experience and skill development within a course

IEGE is working closely with CSU, Chico faculty in developing COIL module collaborations with international teaching partners. For more information on Collaborative Online International Learning, please contact

What does a COIL module include?

  • Professors collaborating internationally to design a cultural/academic exchange experience within a class
  • Students partnering to complete the activities designed
  • Any format (online, hybrid, face-to-face) or technology tools that serve the learning goals
  • Any discipline or interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Active student learning and teamwork
  • Cross-cultural interactions and understanding
  • Typically, 4-8 weeks of interaction
  • Graded activity in each participating class



Collaborative Online International Learning Faculty & Student Panel

How to Get Started

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