ERIC Number: ED440715
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
International Education Study Abroad Programs: A Level I Review. Florida Community College System: Putting Minds To Work.
Furlong, Tom; Hardin, Sarah
This report presents the results of a study that was conducted to determine the extent and types of international education programs offered in the Florida Community College System (FCCS). The study provides an overview of the structure and content of international education travel programs offered by each college. Institutional and business partnerships, international consortia memberships, and international development initiatives are also discussed. A survey on international education programs was distributed to all 28 community colleges. An in-depth case study of the Seville, Spain program offered by Broward Community College was conducted. Survey results indicated sixty-seven different international travel courses or programs in at least seventeen countries. Nine major sections are included in the report: (1) international education travel programs in Florida's community colleges; (2) program structure; (3) consortium membership; (4) international development initiatives; (5) Florida linkage institutes; (6) faculty development; (7) case study of Seville, Spain program; (8) issues for consideration; and (9) summary. Appendices include FCCS international education program offerings, linkage institute contact list, support organizations for global education, and study abroad program review survey. (Contains 14 references.) (RDG)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.