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Hubbard, Ann; Rexeisen, Richard J. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
This study both supports and expands the growing body of evidence that there are positive career outcomes associated study abroad and cultural engagement. Consistent with previous studies, study abroad alumni report that their interest in study abroad influenced their choice of college. This intention to study abroad before starting at university…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Career Development, Outcomes of Education, Cultural Awareness
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Rexeisen, Richard J. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
As research on the effectiveness of study abroad programs continues to evolve, the author notes a gradual shift in focus from "Is study abroad effective?" to "What can be done to improve the quality of the study abroad experience?" (e.g., Pederson, 2010; Shaheen, 2004). The author writes that he believes this broadened…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Educational Research, Sensitivity Training, Intercultural Programs
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