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Harrison, J. Kline; Brower, Holly H. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2011
Over the last decade the number of students studying abroad has increased 150% to more than a quarter of a million. The programs in which these students participate are no longer seen as simply a campus extension of academic exercise, but as an overall educational experience that develops holistic life skills in the participants. Through their…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Student Development
Harrison, J. Kline; Voelker, Elizabeth – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2008
This research investigated the cross-cultural adjustment of study abroad students and the associated impact of two personality variables--(1) emotional intelligence (EI) and entrepreneurial attitude orientation (EAO). This study was conducted among undergraduate sojourners from a small, private university in the southeastern United States. A…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Private Colleges, Personality Traits, Measures (Individuals)
Harrison, J. Kline – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2006
Over the past fifteen years, at least a dozen articles have appeared in the management and marketing literature describing and supporting international study tours as valuable educational experiences. These articles, however, have focused primarily on the design and implementation of such tours, with minimal emphasis given to outcome assessments…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, International Trade, Personality, Educational Experience