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ERIC Number: EJ1157850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Nov
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1475-7257
Teaching a Psychology-Based Study Abroad Pre-Departure Course
Goldstein, Susan B.
Psychology Learning and Teaching, v16 n3 p404-424 Nov 2017
In response to recent research indicating that the benefits of study abroad are significantly enhanced by pre-departure training, tertiary institutions are increasingly offering pre-departure courses to students preparing to study abroad. Teachers of psychology are well positioned to contribute to such courses in that a large number of psychological concepts are relevant to the student sojourner experience and the goals of pre-departure training. In this article I present the goals, format, content, and assessment of a psychology-based study abroad pre-departure course, describe relevant psychological concepts, and provide suggestions for psychology instructors interested in developing and teaching such courses.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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