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Culver, Steven M.; Puri, Ishwar K.; Spinelli, Giancarlo; DePauw, Karen P. K.; Dooley, John E. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2012
Dual-degree programs are intended to prepare graduates to work in a global job market by providing more extensive international experiences, thus enhancing their employability. These programs typically take longer to complete and cost more, yet there is little documentation regarding their effectiveness. This study was designed to examine…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, International Programs, Engineering Education, Graduate Study
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DeLong, Marilyn; Geum, KeySook; Gage, Kelly; McKinney, Ellen; Medvedev, Katalin; Park, Juyeon – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2011
A fundamental and contemporary issue in higher education is how to encourage global awareness, professional development, and accountability within constraints of curriculum and scarce resources. This is an evaluation of student experiences with a 1 1/2-year cross-cultural partnership that included a team project, public presentations,…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Influences
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Urias, David; Yeakey, Carol Camp – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
Given the political, economic, and social events surrounding 9/11, the major issue addressed concerns the impact of federal legislation on international students/scholars. The study explored several research questions that can be summarized as, What are the relevant laws affecting international student study in the United States, and What are the…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Foreign Students, International Educational Exchange, Student Exchange Programs
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Mohajeri Norris, Emily; Gillespie, Joan – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
What is the impact of study abroad on U.S. college students' career paths? What factors of education abroad differentiate alumni who later worked or volunteered for international organizations in the United States and/or in other countries compared with alumni who did not pursue global-career experiences? This article presents findings that…
Descriptors: Context Effect, College Students, Study Abroad, Indigenous Populations
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Lewis, Tammy L.; Niesenbaum, Richard A. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2005
Short-term study abroad (STSA) is an important alternative for students not likely to participate in semester-long or yearlong international study abroad programs. The authors present an assessment of their short-term study abroad program, Environmental and Cultural Conservation in Latin America. The authors show that STSA programs appeal to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Service Learning, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries