ERIC Number: EJ611565
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Shock of the Strange, the Shock of the Familiar: Learning from Study Abroad.
Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, v1 n1 p75-83 Spr-Sum 2000
Discusses the value of travel and study abroad in opening up students to three major areas: the host culture itself, new perspectives on their own culture, and self-learning. Focuses on how the "culture shock" experience can be used for student growth. Provides the example of a short- term honors study abroad program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.(DB)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Culture Conflict, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Study Abroad
NCHC, Radford University, Box 7017, Radford, VA 24142-7017; Tel: 540-831-6100; Fax: 540-831-5004.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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