ERIC Number: ED227784
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Study Abroad: Handbook for Advisers and Administrators. Guideline Series 10.
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
Guidelines on study abroad are presented to assist advisers, administrators, and faculty committees. Topics include the following: rationale for international education; educational opportunities abroad for U.S. students; development of advisory services; the nature of the profession of study abroad advising; desirable attributes and backgrounds for study abroad advising; training to be a study abroad adviser; roles of national organizations; basic principles of the advisory process; the student's objectives; advising strategies; student's preparation for study abroad; travel in other countries; short-term employment abroad; voluntary service abroad; long-term and career employment abroad; on-campus and off-campus adviser's resources; administering the advisory office (staffing, office space and location, budgeting, office organization, and evaluation of advisory services); characteristics of good study abroad programs; institutional policy on study abroad; program planning and implementation; legal considerations; and emergencies. Appended materials include a bibliography and list of acronyms, information on summer jobs abroad, sample study abroad application form, and a program evaluation form (student opinion). (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Administrator Guides, Ancillary School Services, College Students, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Program Administration, Student Exchange Programs, Student Personnel Workers, Study Abroad
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.