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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
Craig, Heather – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2007
Fishing industries around the world are currently undergoing a process of industrialization and commercialization. A similar story is unfolding in many fishing communities: large-scale industrial fishers who possess enormous capital and advanced technologies are threatening the lives of small-scale fisherfolk. The fishing industry in Lake Victoria…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Females, Industry, Global Approach
McNaught, Megan – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2007
The Tsavo/Amboseli Ecosystem represents one of the major remaining wildlife conservation blocks in Kenya. This ecosystem consists of four protected areas which are safe havens for wildlife: Amboseli National Park, Kimana Wildlife Sanctuary, Tsavo West National Park, and Chyulu Hills. This research focused on the wildlife displacement and dispersal…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Indigenous Populations, Conservation (Environment), Land Use
McAdam, Kevin C. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2005
More than one billion people do not have access to an adequate water supply. In Gambia and Haiti, people live on less than 4 liters of water per day. By contrast, most toilets in the West use several times that amount of water for a single flush. The global distribution of water is making it increasingly difficult for poor people to access it, and…
Descriptors: Water, Civil Rights, Natural Resources, Resource Allocation
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Okelo, Ochong – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Presents the structure and organization of science education in Kenya from preschool to university level. Addresses such sociocultural issues as religion and acceptance or resistance to science by Kenyan society. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Preschool Education