ERIC Number: ED377790
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Reducing Risks and Liability in Study Abroad: Study Abroad Director's Manual, University of Utah. Study Abroad Director Training: Director Responsibilities, Institutional Responsibilities, Participant Responsibilities.
Barnhart, William L.
This paper presents the University of Utah's policy on study abroad programs, covering program fees, course registration, compensation for program directors, and other areas. Responsibilities of the program director are reviewed, including academic counseling, personal assistance, activities, institutional liaison, budget/finances, liability and indemnification, and crisis management/emergency response. In the area of budget and finance, forms are provided for the project budget, travel advance/reimbursement, meal allowance, and daily expense log. In the area of liability and risk management, the paper lists common sense guidelines for reducing the risk of potential liability problems, outlines travel safety guidelines, and presents university policies concerning field trips. The final section discusses health and safety issues. (JDD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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