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Fanari, Alice; Segrin, Chris – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
This study explores the unique experience of disrupted sojourns and early reentry among U.S. college students who were abruptly repatriated from their study abroad experience in March 2020. Using a combination of focus groups and interviews with 25 U.S. returning students, the findings suggest that students' experiences were characterized by…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Experience, Anxiety, Coping
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Benavides, Abraham David; Keyes, Laura M.; Linares-Hernández, Ivonne; Martinez-Miranda, Veronica; Romanazzi, Pablo G. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This paper examines service-learning case studies in Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. It analyzes whether Andragogy, the study of how to teach adult learners, is equally applicable and effective in different country contexts. First, we argue that service-learning is the most natural and appropriate teaching technique that aligns with the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Higher Education, Andragogy, Foreign Countries
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Savicki, Victor – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
Being a study abroad student is not all sweetness and light. By definition, study abroad students are faced with acculturative stress (Berry, 2005) by virtue of encountering differences in assumptions, values, and expectations of daily living in their host culture. Add to that the usual challenge of hearing and speaking a different language, and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism, Interpersonal Competence
Gutel, Heather – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2008
A home stay is typically defined as a period of time in which a person resides with a family in a home located outside his or her country of residence. Living with a host family is frequently connected to learning a language and immersion in a foreign culture. Study abroad students often participate in home stays, but there is little academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
Arem, Hannah E. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2008
Globalization has emerged as a buzzword in a number of disciplines in recent years. The most recent wave of globalization is characterized by an increase in economic deregulation, privatization, structural adjustment policies, finance flows, global public debates, immigration, multiculturalism, and the technology revolution. In this paper, the…
Descriptors: Privatization, Global Approach, Anthropology, Cultural Pluralism