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MacCartney, Danielle; Parsons, Kate – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
While leading students to Thailand for an eight-week undergraduate research experience, we observed challenges in stacking the high-impact practices of study abroad and undergraduate research and became compelled by the usefulness of an Ethics of Care approach to facilitate the kind of transformation these practices can have for students. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Study Abroad, Student Research
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Doughty, Jeremy R.; Nota, Alyssa – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
COVID-19 largely brought U.S. education abroad to a halt. As universities and education abroad organizations bolstered risk management policies, students slowly returned to study abroad programs. Our phenomenological study explored the meaning that students who studied abroad during the pandemic gave to their experiences. We found that the essence…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Study Abroad, Mental Health
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Collins, Lauren – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
Study abroad host families and communities in the Global South frequently provide learning experiences to study abroad programs in search of 'intercultural experiences' and 'global competency' to students from the Global North. This paper shares findings from a multi-sited ethnographic research project exploring cultural and economic impacts on…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Higher Education, Cultural Maintenance, Economic Impact
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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
Evans, Stephanie Y. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2009
EIn this article, the author presents a little-known but detailed history of Black women's tradition of study abroad. Specifically, she situates Dr. Anna Julia Cooper within the landscape of historic African American students who studied in Japan, Germany, Jamaica, England, Italy, Haiti, India, West Africa, and Thailand, in addition to France. The…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, Interests, Foreign Countries
Frost, Timothy; Gray, Lauren; Lake, John; Roy, Jessica – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2007
Northern Thailand is home to many hill tribes, who have lived for hundreds of years as subsistence farmers or nomadic hunters. In the 1940s, communist insurgencies drove many hill tribes from China, Burma, and other nations south into northern Thailand. Uprooted from their native lands, the hill tribes left behind ties to economic resources and,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Cultural Awareness, Social Development, Tribes