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Daniel Antonelli – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
The purpose of this focused qualitative study was to examine two urban high school students' perceptions of a study-abroad experience, five years after the fact, with the intention of assessing long-term effects on increased global competency and awareness. The interviewees, selected from 11 participants, brought an already rich intercultural…
Descriptors: Music Education, Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Outcomes of Education
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Bittinger, Michael; Jin, Lan; Dou, Xueting – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
As students transition from high school to college, their abilities to adapt and adjust are put to the test. This study examines the outcomes of a multi-stage study abroad program targeting first-year college students. The authors investigated student intercultural competence levels prior to matriculation, their development while abroad, and their…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Freshmen, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness
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Clarke-De Reza, Sara; Coppens, Andrew D.; Gopal, Shakuntala Devi; Honwad, Sameer; Niphadkar, Madhura; Rangnekar, Shraddha – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This paper explores equity challenges common to short-term cross-cultural research partnerships. We focus on a project-based activity in which U.S. undergraduate students and college faculty taught middle-school students in Goa, India how to make podcasts about complex environmental problems. Project team members conducted a collaborative…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty, Middle School Students
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Baiutti, Mattia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Although pupil mobility is a core educational activity within the process of internationalising secondary school education, only modest efforts have been made to investigate pupil mobility in upper secondary school and how to asses it. The aim of this article is twofold. First, it presents an assessment framework--the "Intercultura assessment…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals), Outcomes of Education, Student Mobility
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Matheus, Carolyn C.; Gaugler, Kevin M. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Trends toward short-term academic service-learning abroad necessitate programs designed to maximize effectiveness and measurement of outcomes. The current study sought to strategically foster and measure increases in global mindedness during an immersive community-based global learning program abroad. University students studying either Computer…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Service Learning, Cultural Awareness, Outcomes of Education
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Mogford, Elizabeth; Lyons, Christopher J. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
Despite recent calls, research on ISL has focused almost exclusively on learning outcomes for global North students. We know comparatively less about how ISL programs may impact the knowledge and perceptions of student participants from host countries in the global South. We examine learning outcomes for Kenyan students who interact with visiting…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Wong, David – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
Intercultural learning requires reflection; education abroad scholars and practitioners hold this belief to be self-evident. Becoming more aware of both others' and one's own culture requires intentional reflection, often facilitated by an expert. However, the practice of guided reflection rests upon the precarious assumption that learners can be…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Drama
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Kasmer, Lisa Anne; Billings, Esther – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2017
This study investigated how a study abroad experience teaching mathematics in Tanzania, Africa impacted a group of secondary education pre-service teachers (PSTs) from the United States. In particular we discuss their ability to facilitate the learning of students in multilingual mathematics classrooms while personally developing intercultural…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Study Abroad, Secondary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
Heinzmann, Sybille; Künzle, Roland; Schallhart, Nicole; Müller, Marianne – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Skills in several foreign languages are among the core competencies demanded in today's multicultural, mobile and connected society. Foreign language teaching must promote the development of intercultural competence (IC) and adaptability. The present study was carried out in Switzerland among upper secondary school students, many of whom are…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Intercultural Communication, Secondary School Students, Second Language Learning
Slimbach, Richard – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2005
Ready or not, a "transcultural" era is here. The dramatic expansion of airline travel and telecommunications technologies, tourism and student exchanges, immigration policies and trade agreements have served to connect vastly different peoples and places into increasingly complex relationships. Local, regional, and national economies are now…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Individual Development, Foreign Countries