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Engelking, Tama Lea – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
The development of intercultural competence and foreign language skills in study abroad and the foreign language (FL) classroom is often seen as an either/or proposition due to lack of time, training or the availability of materials in the target language. The Critical Incident method (CI) provides an example of an intercultural training tool that…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Critical Incidents Method, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
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Cubillos, Jorge H.; Ilvento, Thomas – Foreign Language Annals, 2012
This article reports the findings of an investigation into the impact of study abroad experiences on self-efficacy perceptions among foreign language (FL) learners. Thirty-nine American college students taking part in both short-term and semester-long academic programs in France and Spain completed self-efficacy surveys at the beginning and at the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
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Lomicka, Lara; Lord, Gillian – System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, 2012
In these days of ubiquitous tweeting, language teachers must consider whether microblogging is an activity that will bring benefits to the learning experience. Recent research (Junco et al., 2010; Messner, 2009, among others) indicates that Twitter is becoming increasingly popular in classrooms, but few studies (see for example, Borau et al.,…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Second Language Learning
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Lichy, Jessica – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2012
This article reports the findings of a small-scale investigation into the Internet user behaviour of generation Y (Gen Y) students, with particular reference to social networking sites. The study adds to the literature on cross-cultural Internet user behaviour with specific reference to Gen Y and social networking. It compares how a cohort of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Internet
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Dubreil, Sébastien – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2012
The purpose of this case study was to examine one learner's (Keira) personal trajectory in an online, transnational telecollaborative learning environment, focusing on how she negotiated (1) her own sense of identity,(2) her perspective on French and American cultures, and (3) the possibility of a transcultural dialogue. The data (observations,…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Cultural Awareness, Communities of Practice, Computer Mediated Communication
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Freeman, Ina; Knight, Peter; Butt, Irfan – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2011
With rapidly increasing globalization, business students are required to understand complex global markets and adapt to the rapid changes in the global landscape. This paper discusses a project where students from International Marketing courses in Pakistan, the United States, and France used an interactive platform as a base to jointly explore…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Marketing, Foreign Countries, Business Education