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Douglas, Cynthia M. – Journal of International Students, 2015
This article focuses on the application of the philosophical principles of John Dewey and Culturally Responsive Education in the creation of lesson plans for Vietnamese students in the American Diaspora. Through a Fulbright-Hayes Program a group of teachers from the New York City Public School System and Long Island spent six weeks in Vietnam…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Vietnamese People, Culturally Relevant Education, Immigrants
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Aristizábal, Juanita C.; Welch, Patrick McDermott – Hispania, 2017
This article describes the process by which the authors created a Virtual Learning Community for cultural and linguistic exchange between college students of Portuguese in the United States and undergraduate and graduate students of English in Brazil. In addition to describing the way the so-called tandem model for telecollaboration was adapted to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Teaching Assistants
Johnson, John William, III – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Professional development of educators is a central feature in education reform efforts (Bredeson, 2000) and school improvement (Guskey & Huberman, 1995). The purpose of the study was to describe personal and professional gains from an international experience, notably the Fulbright-Hays Group Study Abroad Program, including new knowledge and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Study Abroad, Faculty Development, International Education
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Oberle, Alex; Palacios, Fabian Araya – Journal of Geography, 2012
Overseas experiences provide educators with exceptional opportunities to incorporate field study, firsthand experiences, and tangible artifacts into the classroom. Despite this potential, teachers must consider curricular standards that direct how such international endeavors can be integrated. Furthermore, geography curriculum development is more…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Area Studies, Curriculum Development, Latin Americans
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Gonzalez, Virginia – Journal of International Students, 2012
I emigrated from Peru to the United States in the mid-1980s. More than 20 years later, a short trip to Latin America helped me come full circle personally and professionally and close the gaps that I had felt developing over the past two decades. This opportunity was provided by a Fulbright Senior Specialist Program award at the University of…
Descriptors: Latin Americans, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The International Education Programs Service (IEPS) administers 14 education programs. These programs are complementary in nature and designed to benefit a variety of audiences through training programs, research, start-up or enhancement projects, and fellowships. This paper provides brief descriptions of these programs.
Descriptors: Audiences, International Education, Second Language Learning, Program Descriptions
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Yglesias, Kenneth D.; Krauskopf, Daniel – 1979
An overview of the United States-Israel Educational Foundation is presented. The aim of the foundation is to support educational exchange activities between Israel and the United States. The three primary means of achieving this interchange are: support for the broadening of individual skills in specific areas of learning; strengthening the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Educational Counseling, Foreign Countries, Higher Education