ERIC Number: ED102849
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Study Abroad: Recommended, But Proceed with Caution.
Macdonald, Michael H.
This paper focuses on a discussion of the following questions: (1) Why do American students want to study abroad? (2) What types of programs are available? (3) Is financial assistance offered? (4) What is European university life like? (5) Should a student receive credit for courses taken abroad? (6) How long should a student plan to study abroad? (7) What kind of student is the best candidate for a study abroad program? Particular emphasis is placed here on pointing out differences between the European and American higher education systems, and suggestions are made concerning the organization of a study abroad program. (PMP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Programs, Higher Education, International Programs, Language Instruction, Program Descriptions, Second Language Learning, Speeches, Study Abroad, Travel
Not Available Separately; See FL 006 790
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Northwest Conference on Foreign Languages, Portland, OR.
Note: For related documents, see FL 006 790 and FL 006 690-716; Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the PNCFL (25th, Spokane, Washington, 1974)