ERIC Number: ED265737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-May
A Profile of the U.S. Student Abroad.
The responses of U.S. students to a questionnaire that was attached to applications for the International Student Identity Card are presented and analyzed. The data were gathered in a study of the characteristics, attitudes, financial support, prior experience abroad, and study and travel arrangements of U.S. students going abroad. After an introductory section on previous research and a description and summary of the present study, individual chapters profile, in tabular and narrative form, the U.S. student who: enrolls in a program sponsored by a U.S. institution; enrolls directly in a foreign institution; studies independently; works for pay; does volunteer work; visits family or friends; travels with family or friends; and travels educationally. Also included are a comparison between types of travelling students and an analysis of the impact of prior international experience. The International Student ID Card application, the questionnaire, and a list of references are appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.