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Yang, Hongwei; Wang, Yingqi – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
An online survey of 374 US college students was conducted in April, 2015 to examine whether and how subjective norm, direct and indirect experiences related to China, their perceptions of China (China's country reputation), and media coverage of China influence their interests of studying in China. Statistical results show that their subjective…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Reputation
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Niehaus, Elizabeth; Reading, Jillian; Nelson, Matthew J.; Wegener, Ashley; Arthur, Ann – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore what cultural mentoring looks like in practice in short-term study abroad courses, how frequently instructors engage in cultural mentoring, and what demographic and background variables might predict the extent to which faculty members engage in cultural mentoring. Using data from a survey of 473 faculty…
Descriptors: Mentors, Study Abroad, Predictor Variables, Race
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Kurt, Mark R.; Olitsky, Neal H.; Geis, Paul – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
Academic study abroad programs are uniquely equipped to give students the opportunities to achieve outcomes for global citizenship (Langran, Langran, and Ozment 2009). These programs take students outside the confines of their home institutions and expose students to new cultures and languages while integrating academic content to enhance the…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, Global Education
Sutton, Richard C.; Rubin, Donald L. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2004
Higher education in general and study abroad programming in particular are hardly strangers to stringent demands for accountability. What is new to higher education and to study abroad is the demand for accountability in terms of measurable student learning outcomes. This article is a first report from a system-wide initiative to document learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Study Abroad, Outcomes of Education