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García Ochoa, Gabriel; McDonald, Sarah; Monk, Nicholas – Intercultural Education, 2016
Higher Education institutions face specific challenges preparing graduates to live and work in transdisciplinary and transcultural environments. It is imperative for these institutions to provide their students with the skill sets that will give them the mobility and flexibility to be able to operate efficiently in different cultural and…
Descriptors: Cultural Literacy, Cultural Pluralism, Higher Education, Case Studies
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Gutiérrez Almarza, G.; Durán Martínez, R.; Beltrán Llavador, F. – Intercultural Education, 2015
A pre-placement questionnaire was completed by a cohort of 30 students participating in the Erasmus exchange programmes from the University of Salamanca, placed in British universities, and by a group of 25 Nottingham Trent University students hosted by diverse Spanish universities. The questionnaire was then analysed with the aim of providing a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Questionnaires, Student Placement, Exchange Programs
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Penman, C.; Ratz, S. – Intercultural Education, 2015
This article contributes to the debate on what form of preparation and support can enhance the intercultural student experience during a Year Abroad. It presents a credit-bearing and multi-modal module at a UK university designed to both prepare students prior to departure through a series of workshops and activities on an e-portfolio and help…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Holistic Approach, Longitudinal Studies, Multicultural Education
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Schweisfurth, Michele; Gu, Qing – Intercultural Education, 2009
This article is based on a two-year multi-method research project, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, investigating the experiences of international undergraduate students in UK higher education. In investigating the influences on their experiences and the strategies that students employ, the study has also revealed something…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education