NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kristina M. Angelo; Kaitlyn Ciampaglio; Julie Richards; Anjali Silva; Catherine Ebelke; Gerard T. Flaherty; Gary Brunette; Sarah Kohl – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Background: Knowledge of specific health-related events encountered by students studying abroad and the availability and use of pre-travel healthcare for these students is lacking. Methods: Anonymous web-based questionnaires were sent to study abroad offices, student health centers, and undergraduate students after studying abroad at eight…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Health Services, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gan, Lydia; Kang, Zhixin – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
The objective of the research is to investigate if certain demographics of students help explain four areas of potential improvements in predominantly short-term study abroad programs. These areas are motivation, experience enhancement, benefits from various learning activities, and students' concerns regarding their experience. Pre-trip and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, Student Experience, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ho, Hsiu-Zu; Lam, Yeana W.; Wahl, Kelly; Yao, Eric; Grant, Jackie; Dunne, Padraig – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
This paper examines the impact of assessment and instructional practices in a compressed-format physics abroad program for life science students from a large U.S. university system. Using qualitative case study methodology, the study investigated the major pedagogical functions of assessments and their implications on student learning across three…
Descriptors: Minicourses, Physics, Study Abroad, Biological Sciences
Spenader, Allison J.; Retka, Peggy – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Study abroad is often regarded as an important curricular component for supporting intercultural development among college students. While creating rich cross-cultural experiences for students is of primary concern, it remains unclear exactly which programmatic features of study abroad influence intercultural growth in a positive way. Consensus…
Descriptors: Role, College Faculty, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness
Ireland, Colin – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2010
Among the responsibilities of international educators is to help students begin the process of identifying the foreign in their new environments in order to learn from it. The major obstacle for Americans studying abroad in developed economies, especially in English-speaking countries, is to become sensitive to the subtleties of foreignness. The…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Foreign Countries, Developed Nations, Study Abroad
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ireland, Colin – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1999
Examines an early form of study abroad and reveals that the issues that were at work within the study abroad experience of the seventh century, including the challenge of cultural integration, are similar to ones facing international educators today. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Educational History, Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange