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Mule, Lucy W.; Audley, Shannon; Aloisio, Kathryn – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
Short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs are increasingly featured in higher education internationalization efforts. As noted in the literature, such programs can aid in the development of varied student outcomes, including developing global citizenship. This paper presents an examination of the Global Engagement Seminar (GES) program, a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Correlation
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
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
Medina, Adriana L.; Hathaway, Jennifer I.; Pilonieta, Paola – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Teacher attitudes toward English language learners (ELLs) can affect what these students will learn. It has been noted that teachers with personal multicultural experiences are likelier to have a more positive attitude towards teaching ELLs (Youngs and Youngs, 2001). Thus, preparing future teachers is vital. This cannot be solely accomplished…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, Student Experience
Bryant, Kelly M.; Soria, Krista M. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
College students in the U.S. are increasingly participating in study abroad opportunities; for example, from the 2010-2011 academic year, 273,996 U.S. students studied abroad, an increase of 1.3% from the previous year (Institute of International Education, 2012). Participation in study abroad has more than tripled over the past two decades…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Sexual Identity, Comparative Analysis, Sexual Orientation
Muse, Amy – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
"The Portrait of a Lady," by Henry James, is a novel of being educated abroad. The novel's interior style forces readers to closely consider why they travel, what and whom they might encounter, and how they want to live their lives. Reading "The Portrait of a Lady" as a tale of two travelers allows it to remain the…
Descriptors: Novels, Study Abroad, Travel, College Faculty
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Murphy, Dianna; Sahakyan, Narek; Yong-Yi, Doua; Magnan, Sally Sieloff – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2014
Study abroad is typically seen as a primary vehicle for building students' global competence. The belief is that study abroad will better prepare graduates to meet opportunities and challenges in an increasingly globalized and interdependent world, that is, study abroad will produce global citizens. Given the low participation rate in study…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Study Abroad, Global Approach, Cultural Awareness
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Xu, Min; de Silva, Chandra R.; Neufeldt, Ellen; Dane, Jane H. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
There is a widespread assumption that study abroad develops skills that are marketable in an increasingly global market. Students at many institutions, including Old Dominion University (ODU), have undertaken study abroad mostly after their sophomore year, well after they have chosen a major. The profile of U.S. students studying abroad compiled…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Profiles, Student Attitudes, Educational Benefits
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Savicki, Victor – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
Being a study abroad student is not all sweetness and light. By definition, study abroad students are faced with acculturative stress (Berry, 2005) by virtue of encountering differences in assumptions, values, and expectations of daily living in their host culture. Add to that the usual challenge of hearing and speaking a different language, and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism, Interpersonal Competence
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Dixon, Brett – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
While there has been an increase in students studying abroad in China, this increase has not been seen in the respective number of articles published in scholarly journals on education abroad in China. This paper summarizes articles from journals on the types of education abroad programs in China, organized by topic, and by the outcomes and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Educational Benefits, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
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Antonakopoulou, Efi – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
There is no evidence in the literature for direct comparison of the sociocultural adaptation brought by the participation of U.S. students in education abroad programs of different lengths. This study attempts to address this gap by comparing the sociocultural adaptation of education abroad students that results from their participation in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Adjustment, Study Abroad, Foreign Students
Anderson, Phillip H.; Lawton, Leigh – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2011
As international travel has become more commonplace and as the economies of the world have become more interdependent, both students and faculties are recognizing the importance of increasing students' ability to function effectively in a global community. Study abroad programs are seen by many as an effective means to provide students with the…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Program Effectiveness, Global Approach, Study Abroad
Diao, Wenhao; Freed, Barbara; Smith, Leigh – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2011
The past 20 years have witnessed enormous growth in a diverse array of studies which explore the linguistic impact of study abroad (SA) experiences. During this period a multitude of research projects have investigated SLA/L2 learning in SA, in a number of different languages (Russian, Japanese, French, Spanish, English), utilizing diverse…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Research Projects, Standardized Tests, Syntax
Dvorak, Andrea M. W.; Christiansen, Lars D.; Fischer, Nancy L.; Underhill, Joseph B. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2011
The last two decades have seen institutions of higher education put increasing emphasis on both internationalizing their institutions and making them more sustainable. While laudable in their own right, there are contradictions and tensions between these goals, in particular when the carbon emissions involved in international activities like study…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Case Studies
McGuire, Patrick A.; Spates, James L. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2011
The urban scholar Jane Jacobs once described city life as "the ballet of the streets." In more than a quarter century of joint teaching, the authors have used Jacobs' metaphor to help their students understand that cities are living organisms created and maintained, for good or ill, by the people who live and work in them. At heart their…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Dance, Figurative Language, Foreign Countries
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