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Michele Back – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
I use an ecological approach to analyze a presentation in which four teacher candidates used racialized discourses to describe the indigenous students with whom they worked while studying abroad. I discuss this event and a subsequent interview with two faculty members present at the event, triangulating these data points with program artifacts,…
Descriptors: Racial Attitudes, Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Theresa G. Schnable; Christine A. Schindler; Jeffrey D. Roche; Karli Webster; Chris Larkee; Maharaj Singh; John F. Ladisa Jr. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
This pilot study adds to the understanding of interventions to manage acculturative stress experienced during undergraduate study abroad programs. It was designed to evaluate the impact of cognitive behavioral strategy training combined with intentional practice during mixed reality (MR) simulations on acculturative stress. Participants included a…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Study Abroad, Acculturation, Self Efficacy
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Savicki, Victor; Price, Michele V. P. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
Despite the importance of reflection as a crucial element in stimulating successful student experience in study abroad, attempts to define and measure this construct have been fraught with difficulty. This article describes one approach to defining and validating a measure of the reflective process. University students who participated in a…
Descriptors: Reflection, Study Abroad, Writing (Composition), College Students
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Ingle, W. Kyle; Johnson, Detra – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the perceptions and experiences of educational leadership graduate students who participated in a short-term study abroad program in Peru. We analyzed assignments submitted for course credit, including a total of 144 photos and 107 corresponding reflections submitted as part of the photovoice…
Descriptors: Photography, Social Action, Urban Education, Instructional Leadership
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Slagter, Cynthia; Pyper, Marcie J. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
This article considers the conflict between students' desire to improve their target language skills and their desire for belonging and community. The study, conducted over three years, examines student perceptions of barriers to target language gain during semester-long study abroad. Participants completed surveys, took the Versant Language Test…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Study Abroad, Language Skills, Student Attitudes
Pyper, Marcie J.; Slagter, Cynthia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
This article reports on the results of undergraduate students that studied abroad (SA) and primary underlying factors behind their successful language study. The 189 participants were undergraduate students that studied abroad (Spain, Peru, and Honduras) in one of three advanced Spanish language semester-long programs through a Midwest four-year…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning