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Zakaria Fahmi; Dakota Liska – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Following the 9/11 tragedies, the interest in Arabic language and culture in nontraditional destinations such as MENA (Middle East & North Africa) has become vastly obscured with sociocultural and political issues. The mandate to maintain national security served to designate the language and its destinations critical, producing the hegemony…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Discourse Analysis, Global Approach, Arabic
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Ficarra, Julie M. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2017
The overarching assumption within popular approaches to global learning is that it takes place either in classrooms at home or in the case of study abroad, in experiential learning environments overseas. Policies and programs are carefully crafted to respond to particular institutional goals and objectives towards internationalization. These…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Portfolios (Background Materials), Hidden Curriculum, Institutional Mission
Anderson, Christine L.; Lorenz, Karl; White, Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2016
In the United States post 9/11, there is increasing interest by the government and by institutions of higher education in educating students and citizens to more successfully navigate difference and interact in an increasingly connected world. This has led to a rise in the number of U.S. American students studying abroad especially on…
Descriptors: Teacher Influence, Multicultural Education, Study Abroad, International Education
Willis, Tasha Y. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Racial microaggressions are racial slights and subtle insults aimed at people of color. These may be verbal, nonverbal, and/or visual, and may be automatic or unconscious. The term microaggression is also applied to women or other groups in society who experience oppression. While it has been established that students of color often face racial…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Aggression, Minority Groups, Females
Woolf, Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2006
The call to expand opportunities for study abroad students in "non-traditional" locations has become a kind of mantra throughout the international education community. This call is almost always allied to the intent significantly to expand numbers going to these non-traditional locations. Of the three key objectives in the Lincoln…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Tourism, Minority Groups, Language Minorities