NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Williams, Tracy Rundstrom – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2017
Numerous studies have shown that simply being in another culture does not guarantee the development of intercultural competence. Students need guidance to seek out opportunities to engage and to make sense of those experiences. Reflection has become a popular methodology to assist students with this. Unfortunately, students often do not know how…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Intercultural Programs, Interpersonal Competence, Student Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Williams, Tracy Rundstrom – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
One of the most commonly cited reasons students choose to study abroad is to experience a new culture. However, most students and, perhaps, most people do not fully recognize what culture is and the span of its influences. The pervasiveness and seeming incomprehensiveness of cultural differences often surprise and unsettle the traveler, and his or…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Experiential Learning, Learning Theories
Williams, Tracy Rundstrom – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2009
Judging from the recent surge in research on outcomes assessment, many study abroad offices rely on quantitative surveys and measures to collect student outcomes data. This paper presents a multidimensional, qualitative approach to data collection. This approach makes qualitative data easy to collect and encourages students to reflect and…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Study Abroad, Program Evaluation