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Nyunt, Gudrun; Niehaus, Elizabeth; Light, Ashley; Boryca, Alex; Bryan, Angela – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
Virtual exchanges (VEs) are course-based experiences designed to promote global learning, often by integrating cross-cultural interactions and collaborations with people from other areas of the world into coursework in a virtual format. Due to the widespread disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, VEs have seen an increase in popularity. However,…
Descriptors: Global Education, Multicultural Education, Intergroup Relations, Electronic Learning
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Niehaus, Elizabeth; Woodman, Taylor C.; Bryan, Angela; Light, Ashley; Hill, Erika – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
Given that higher education institutions are increasingly utilizing short-term study abroad courses as a means to develop students' intercultural competency, it is important to determine if and how the instructors leading these programs are incorporating intercultural learning into their courses. By examining learning objectives embedded within…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Objectives
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Niehaus, Elizabeth; Reading, Jillian; Nelson, Matthew J.; Wegener, Ashley; Arthur, Ann – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore what cultural mentoring looks like in practice in short-term study abroad courses, how frequently instructors engage in cultural mentoring, and what demographic and background variables might predict the extent to which faculty members engage in cultural mentoring. Using data from a survey of 473 faculty…
Descriptors: Mentors, Study Abroad, Predictor Variables, Race