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Maloney, Tammera R.; Asbury, Taryn E. – International Research and Review, 2018
In the pursuit of developing intercultural competence in students studying abroad, effective experiential learning strategies are sought by study abroad educators. This article presents an implementation of one such strategy called "The Drop-Off" (Batchelder, 1993). The Drop-Off involves small groups of students who explore a previously…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Experiential Learning, Group Activities
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Nagengast, Emil – International Research and Review, 2017
How does short-term study abroad affect students' attitudes toward human rights? What role does study abroad play in human rights education? This study assesses the learning outcomes of two study abroad programs that aimed to promote human rights education. I applied a mixed methods approach to measure the changes in the opinions of students who…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Attitude Change
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Baker, Adria L.; Matherly, Cheryl; Leite, Vitor B. P. – International Research and Review, 2015
Through the years, many governments around the globe have invested in sending postsecondary students abroad through providing scholarships for university-level study -- at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Filling their country's immediate and future demands for professional and academic development through offering grants, and then…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Partnerships in Education, International Educational Exchange, Educational Research
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Wehman, Therese; Savage, Michael; White, Jeanne; Lee, Nancy; Grimes, Judy – International Research and Review, 2011
This interdisciplinary cross-cultural research project surveyed teachers in elementary schools in five countries: South Africa, Australia, Jamaica, England, and the United States. This study attempted to define and identify best practices used in teaching children considered to be "at-risk" in these five countries: Three research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary School Teachers