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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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Lyons, Florence A. – International Research and Review, 2017
Institutions of higher education around the world have responded to the challenge of globalization by internationalizing their curricula. Incorporating elements of cross-cultural examination to a freshman Fundamentals of Public Speaking class proved to be an important first step toward globalization for this speech professor. In the class,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Public Speaking, Fundamental Concepts, Introductory Courses
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Yang, Qiaoyan; Dixon, Virginia L. – International Research and Review, 2015
Games are an activity with rules, goals, and create fun (Hadfield, 2007). Games can stimulate learning and motivation, and students get very absorbed in games, some of which are suitable for college students in studying English as their second language. Appropriate use of games in college English teaching could help students eliminate the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Khoshlessan, Rezvan – International Research and Review, 2013
This study was designed to explore the relationships between the international students' perception of professors' instructional practices (the usage of active and collaborative learning techniques in class) and the international students' study anxiety. The dominant goal of this research was to investigate whether the professors' usage of active…
Descriptors: Correlation, Cooperative Learning, Anxiety, Questionnaires
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Kartoshkina, Yuliya – International Research and Review, 2013
An internally-developed tool was developed to assess the intercultural competence of students taking part in short-term study abroad programs. Four scales were built to assess possible change in students' host culture knowledge, cross-cultural awareness, cross-cultural adaptation, and self-assessed foreign language proficiency. Enrollment in a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Second Language Learning, Language Enrollment
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Yao, Yuankun; Foster, Karen K.; Buchanan, Dawna Lisa; Powell-Brown, Ann – International Research and Review, 2012
This study examined the perceptions of college students regarding the benefits and challenges in interacting with international faculty. A Likert scale survey was administered to students from 13 face-to-face or online classes yielding 212 usable questionnaires. The results showed that students had both positive perceptions and concerns about…
Descriptors: College Students, College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship