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Hendrickson, Blake – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
In March of 2011 Unite States president Barack Obama announced the "100,000 strong in the Americas" program during his visit to Chile (U.S. State Department, 2011). The initiative's goal is to reach 100,000 U.S. students studying in Latin America and 100,000 Latin American students studying in the United States. This interchange of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Study Abroad, International Educational Exchange, International Relations
Kronholz, Julia F.; Osborn, Debra S. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine preliminary findings regarding the effect of a study abroad experience on vocational identity and career decision-making as defined by Cognitive Information Processing (CIP) theory (Sampson et al., 2004). The results revealed that a study abroad experience significantly impacts college students'…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Students, Student Experience, Career Choice
Hall, Timothy; Gray, Tonia; Downey, Greg; Sheringham, Colin; Jones, Benjamin; Power, Anne; Truong, Son – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
An increasing emphasis on university internationalisation, global citizenship education and outbound mobility experiences (OMEs) has seen international study travel become a key staple of tertiary education. University students undertake learning experience for academic credit overseas for a period shorter than a semester under the guidance of an…
Descriptors: College Students, Study Abroad, Tourism, College Faculty
Gui, Yongxia; Safdar, Saba; Berry, John – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
The current study examies the views of both international and domestic students in Canada using the conceptual and empirical framework from the MIRIPS (Mutual Intercultural Relations in Plural Societies) project ( Two hypotheses were examined. First is the "multiculturalism hypothesis"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intergroup Relations, Foreign Students, College Students
Bathke, Amber; Kim, Ryoka – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
Student mental health is a significant concern on US college campuses, however, what happens when those campuses go global? The experience of those who work in the international education field suggests that the percentage may be even higher than on campus, since culture shock, homesickness, and stress can trigger anxiety, depression, or other…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Mental Health, College Students, International Education
Anderson, Christine L.; Lorenz, Karl; White, Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
In the United States post 9/11, there is increasing interest by the government and by institutions of higher education in educating students and citizens to more successfully navigate difference and interact in an increasingly connected world. This has led to a rise in the number of U.S. American students studying abroad especially on…
Descriptors: Teacher Influence, Multicultural Education, Study Abroad, International Education
Hofer, Barbara K.; Thebodo, Stacey Woody; Meredith, Kristen; Kaslow, Zoe; Saunders, Alexandra – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
Until fairly recently, when U.S. students left home for college, their contact with family decreased abruptly. They typically learned to make an increasing number of important decisions without parental consultation, and developed in predictable ways toward becoming autonomous, self-regulating adults. Moreover, if they chose to study abroad during…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Computer Mediated Communication, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
Houser, Chris; Brander, Robert; Brannstrom, Christian; Trimble, Sarah; Flaherty, Jane – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
Rip currents are narrow seaward-flowing currents common on many global beaches and are capable of transporting even experienced swimmers a significant distance offshore, placing them at risk of needing rescue or drowning. In this respect, rips represent a significant hazard to beach users around the world and are recognized as a major health…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Knowledge Level, Risk, College Students
Parkhouse, Hillary; Turner, Alison McGlinn; Konle, Stephanie; Rong, Xue Lan – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
The growing cultural and linguistic diversities in Western countries and rapid globalization have put urgent demands on K-16 schools in terms of developing strategies to accommodate these changes. One of the critical issues for schools is to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to work effectively with their diverse student populations. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teaching, Student Diversity, Cultural Awareness
Lee, Jasmine; Green, Qiana – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
This research adds to the dearth of literature examining the experiences of Black students who study abroad. Additionally, this project extends the literature on the influence of diasporic travel on US Black undergraduate students. Because study abroad has positive benefits for student learning and development (Brux & Fry, 2010), targeted…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, African American Students, Undergraduate Students, Student Experience
Slater, Robert; Hart, Dana L. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
In this paper the authors examine the tax treatment of study abroad expenses for students who engage in study abroad activities. Study abroad activity has increased dramatically at U.S. universities. The Institute of International Education (IIE) reports that 289,408 U.S. students studied abroad in 2013 up 2.1% from 2012 (IIE 2014). Over the past…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Taxes, Tax Rates, Costs
Richart, Adrienne F. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Several compelling rationales have driven dramatic increases in the number of students that U.S. American postsecondary institutions send abroad each year. The rationales are political, academic, cultural/social, and economic in nature and undeniably integral to developing graduates who are prepared to compete in the global arena. This study was…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Educational Experience, College Students, Graduation Requirements
Gray, Kelsey M.; Savicki, Victor – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Reentry has become a more focused aspect of study abroad in recent years as the field has moved away from a laissez-faire approach and toward an emphasis on intervention and support of study abroad students in their efforts to make sense of their experiences (Vande Berg, Paige & Lou, 2012). Although not a new concept (Brathurst & La Brack,…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Self Concept, Student Adjustment
Anderson, Philip H.; Lawton, Leigh – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
While there is a growing body of research on study abroad programs, as Li, Olson, and Frieze (2013) observed, "Research on study abroad has primarily focused on the effects or outcomes of study abroad participation on the students involved in these programs…Very limited attention has been devoted to studying factors affecting students'…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, Intention, Decision Making
Tarrant, Michael A.; Rubin, Donald L.; Stoner, Lee – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Study abroad has shifted from a marginal opportunity for higher education students to a core strategy of U.S. colleges and universities, considered integral in the mission to globalize the academic environment (Sutton, Miller & Rubin, 2007). The assumption is that a broad set of efforts to expose students to alternate ways of viewing the world…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Sustainability, Student Attitudes, Global Approach
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