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Bingham, W. Patrick; Brunsting, Nelson C.; Katsumoto, Shinji – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
Little focus has been afforded to LGBT+ students' study abroad experiences. We conducted a systematic literature search and synthesis which identified 13 articles either with a focus on or inclusion of participants who were LGBT+ studying abroad. We coded included articles' key information, including participant demographics; program duration,…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Study Abroad, Student Experience, Homosexuality
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Fisher, Colleen; Iverson Hitchcock, Laurel; Moak, Stacy; Neyer, Ashley; Moore, Sarah; Marsalis, Scott – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
As a high-impact pedagogical practice, study abroad is frequently utilized as an internationalization strategy to build post-secondary students' global competence, but the impact of faculty-led short-term study abroad may vary widely across outcomes of interest. An understanding of student learning outcomes is especially needed now as COVID-19…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Student Journals
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Bingham, W. Patrick; Mitchell, Marissa; Brunsting, Nelson – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
As these LGBTQ+ student populations grow in higher education institutions, it is important to understand not only the on-campus experiences of LGBTQ+ students but also the experiences of these student populations when they study abroad. The results of a 2015 study suggest that LGBTQ+ students are more likely than heterosexual and cisgender…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, At Risk Students, Study Abroad, Student Experience
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Brunsting, Nelson; McGlynn, Sean – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
Research focused on first-generation students' experiences studying abroad is nascent, with all five extant studies published since 2019 (Brunsting, Chiles, et al., 2023). There is strong overlap between first-generation, students of color, and community college students for study abroad participation, as participants in studies were…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship, First Generation College Students
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Bingham, W. Patrick; Smith, Brynn; Brunsting, Nelson – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
This research-to-practice brief examines the key outcomes of eight empirical studies that focus explicitly on Latin American and/or Hispanic students during study abroad programs. The study abroad programs predominantly occurred in Central America. Critical to this brief are how heritage learners navigate Latinx cultures as Latinx or Hispanic…
Descriptors: Translation, Theory Practice Relationship, Research and Development, Hispanic American Students
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Moreno, Rhia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
This review highlights the neoliberal and neocolonial ideologies embedded within discourses surrounding U.S. study abroad, specifically regarding global citizenship. Drawing on existing literature and recent rhetoric promoting study abroad, it contextualizes contemporary U.S. study abroad from a critical perspective. Synthesizing the voices of…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Ideology, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
Xiao, Feng – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
The ability to use language effectively in communication is regarded as important as knowledge of grammatical rules in the communicative competence models. Pragmatic competence, namely the ability to understand and use linguistic forms appropriately according to context, is thus accepted as a vital component of language ability. Recently,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Study Abroad, Language Usage, Pragmatics
Dixon, Brett – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
International service learning (ISL) is an emerging area of international education. This paper summarizes academic journal articles on ISL programs and organizes the relevant publications by academic disciplines, service learning project areas, and other topics. The basis for this review is relevant literature from full-text scholarly peer…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Literature Reviews, International Education, Journal Articles
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Dixon, Brett – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2013
While there has been an increase in students studying abroad in China, this increase has not been seen in the respective number of articles published in scholarly journals on education abroad in China. This paper summarizes articles from journals on the types of education abroad programs in China, organized by topic, and by the outcomes and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Educational Benefits, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
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Ollikaninen, Aaro – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1996
Provides a detailed look at Finland's efforts at internationalizing education. This article is based on interview-based research project at the University of Turku, Finland.(Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Departments, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education
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Rhodes, Frank H. T. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Discusses similarities and differences in science education in different cultures. Highlights reasons for study abroad, including access to people, access to facilities, and development of science in a different social and intellectual environment. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Humily, Gertrud – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Discusses diversity in science education in Europe. Provides a global overview of education in Europe and then presents two European models for global education for engineers and scientists that are becoming increasingly important components of their curricula. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models
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Spyrou, Nicholas K. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Outlines the present situation in Greek universities, their goals and characteristics, and the conditions under which these goals can be accomplished. The advantages and disadvantages and legislative framework and internal regulations of Greek universities are discussed. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Science Education
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Elliott, Keith R. F. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Provides an overview of pre-university education in the United Kingdom and discusses how it influences the types of degree programs offered within universities in the United Kingdom. Highlights the Scottish system, university admissions, undergraduate degrees, modules and credit rating, "sandwich degrees," assessment, quality control and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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Champagne, Audrey B. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Discusses science education in the United States, which is in the midst of an unprecedented reform movement driven by national standards developed with support from the federal government. These standards are redefining the character of science education from kindergarten to the post-graduate education of scientists and science teachers. The new…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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