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ERIC Number: EJ1019842
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1475-2409
International Schools as Gateways to the Intercultural Development of North-American Teachers
Savva, Maria
Journal of Research in International Education, v12 n3 p214-227 Dec 2013
This study uses a chronological lens to examine North-American teacher experiences in international schools abroad. Using semi-structured interviews, teachers compare their experiences in the United States or Canada with their experiences in international schools abroad. Findings suggest that struggles associated with being the "other" in a foreign country often transformed a superficial intercultural awareness into a deeper intercultural understanding among teachers. Despite this broader understanding, not all teachers made explicit connections to their professional practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North America