ERIC Number: ED305007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Educating American Undergraduates Abroad: The Development of Study Abroad Programs by American Colleges and Universities. Occasional Papers on International Educational Exchange, No. 24.
Bowman, John E.
A history of the development of study abroad programs by U.S. colleges and universities is presented in the following chapters: (1) "The Origin of Study Abroad Programs"; (2) "The Issues in Study Abroad"; (3) "The 'Proliferation' of Study Abroad Programs"; (4) "The Seventies: New Patterns for Study Abroad Programs"; (5) "Some Examples of Institutional Involvement"; (6) "The Student Population"; (7) "The Academic Program"; (8) "The Evaluation of Study Abroad Programs"; (9) "Current Problems in Study Abroad"; and (10) "The Future of Study Abroad." Two charts are appended that give the dates of study abroad programs sponsored by 82 U.S. colleges and universities and the number of study abroad programs sponsored by those institutions, by areas of the world. Contains 37 references. (KM)
Descriptors: College Programs, Cultural Exchange, Educational History, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, International Educational Exchange, Program Development, Study Abroad, Undergraduate Study
Council on International Educational Exchange, 205 E. 42nd St., New York, NY 10017 ($4.00 plus $1.00 postage).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.