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Anderson, Philip H.; Lawton, Leigh – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
While there is a growing body of research on study abroad programs, as Li, Olson, and Frieze (2013) observed, "Research on study abroad has primarily focused on the effects or outcomes of study abroad participation on the students involved in these programs…Very limited attention has been devoted to studying factors affecting students'…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, Intention, Decision Making
Anderson, Philip H.; Hubbard, Ann; Lawton, Leigh – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
To date, student motivation for electing to study abroad has not been incorporated into study abroad research as a potential factor influencing intercultural development. The authors of this study hypothesize that a student's motivation for studying abroad plays an important role in influencing the program a student selects and in determining what…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Pretests Posttests
Rexeisen, Richard J.; Anderson, Philip H.; Lawton, Leigh; Hubbard, Ann C. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2008
Study abroad is an expensive, resource intensive activity for both students and their home institution. With an estimated 200,000 American students studying abroad in 2006, and an annual growth rate of eight percent, program administrators and international scholars are increasingly being asked to document the learning outcomes associated with…
Descriptors: International Education, Grade Point Average, Alumni, Program Effectiveness