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Olivia Jones Choplin; Emily Ford – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
It is widely recognized that learning interventions that help student sojourners prepare for and process their study abroad experiences can increase those students' learning gains. What if, however, students express skepticism or resistance to those learning interventions? This article offers a case study of a student-faculty partnership in…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Program Design, Study Abroad
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Margaret Arrison Nolan; Peggy Hickman – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
The globalization of business, education, and other sectors has illuminated the need for institutions of higher education to prepare students to adapt, interact, and perform in culturally diverse environments (Arnett, 2002; Brislin & Yoshida, 1994; Elmuti et al., 2005; Williams et al., 2017). Utilizing the conceptual framework of Deardorff's…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Intercultural Communication, Models
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Nina Namaste; Whitney Sherman; Annie Gibson; Ezra Spira-Cohen – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
To examine the interaction between educators' intercultural development and students' intercultural growth, we studied the impact of CIEE's Intercultural Communication and Leadership (ICL) course. Our results indicate that Educator, Country, Gender, and Field had impacts on students' intercultural gains (Gibson et al., 2023); the focus of this…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Faculty Development, Scoring Rubrics
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Buntain, Leighton – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of intercultural learning modules introduced to a faculty and staff study abroad program. Using data from 2014-2018 of Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) scores, this study compared control (2014-2015) and treatment (2016-2018) IDI mean score differences due to the new modules…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Intercultural Communication, Instructional Effectiveness, Measures (Individuals)
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Barkin, Gareth; Collins, Lauren – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
This article investigates the increasing prominence of intercultural and global skills assessment in study abroad administration and pedagogy, and how it influences the practice of international education and the roles it plays in the administrative spaces of U.S. higher education. Drawing on a series of interviews with administrators, faculty…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Teaching Methods, Program Administration
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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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Almassri, Anas N.; Welch, Zhana; Brunsting, Nelson – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
Although Black students made up 15.7% of all enrollments in higher education in the fall of 2021 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2022), they constituted only 4.1% of all Americans studying abroad in the 2020-2021 academic year (International Institute of Education, 2022). Recent research has begun to turn toward a more qualitative investigation of the study…
Descriptors: African American Students, Study Abroad, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education
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Chang Alexander, Kristofer; Ingersoll, Luke T.; Shields, Cleveland G.; Miller, Monica L.; Gipson, John A.; Calahan, Charles A.; DeMaria, Andrea L.; Chang Alexander, Stewart – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
Some colleges, departments, and study abroad offices have developed cultural development courses and study abroad opportunities designed to help improve students' cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills. Some evidence suggests combining these approaches can be effective at helping students increase their Cultural Intelligence (CQ). This study…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Program Length, Study Abroad, Course Descriptions
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Medora, Nilufer; Taylor, Sarah; Brown, Tiffany L. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This paper presents recommendations for faculty mentors interested in conducting a study abroad program in the social sciences. The recommendations discussed in this paper aim to support faculty in pre-departure planning, during the study abroad experience, and after the study abroad experience concludes. The strategies presented in this paper aim…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Study Abroad, Mentors
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Angell, Katherine; Hertz, Alan; Woolf, John – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
In this article, three professors teaching a liberal arts curriculum reflect on the sudden move to virtual teaching during COVID-19. This initially disrupted the location-specific nature of their courses, taught in London to international students from around the world, but in the pedagogical disorientation came a new orientation. By offering…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Burnside, Kayli Elaine; Wildermuth, Cristina de Mello e Souza; Wildermuth, Marguerite Pauline – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
In the first week of March 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread worldwide, fourteen American travelers spent a week in Morocco. The researchers analyzed electronic correspondence, journals, recorded discussions among program participants, and interviews. The data suggest that: (1) participants experienced culture shock very early in the trip; (2)…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Student Attitudes, Study Abroad
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Simopoulou, Zoi; Willis, Alette; Georgiadou, Lorena – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
Opportunities for working, volunteering, and studying abroad have become popular in higher education as vehicles for the development of cultural awareness and global citizenship. However, such experiences on their own do not guarantee the development of such attributes. What appears to be essential to maximizing the benefits of educational…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Global Approach
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Mroz, Aurore P.; Thrasher, Tricia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This qualitative case study documented the unfolding of the COVID-19 crisis that impacted a study-abroad program in Paris between December 2019 and May 2020, culminating in the urgent evacuation of U.S.-affiliated students from France. Framed by Complex Dynamic Systems Theory, chaos theory, and research on study abroad and crisis management, rich…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Study Abroad, School Closing
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Brandauer, Samantha; Carnine, Julia; DeGuzman, Katie; Grazioli, Bruno; Lyons, Lindsey; Sandiford, Nedra; Hartman, Eric – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
In the spring of 2020, as COVID-19 forced the suspension of most U.S. education abroad programs, study abroad students returned home, summer programs were canceled, and international educators pondered the unlikelihood of resuming fall 2020 study abroad; larger questions about the future of international education and global learning with limited…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Study Abroad, Distance Education
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Clarke-De Reza, Sara; Coppens, Andrew D.; Gopal, Shakuntala Devi; Honwad, Sameer; Niphadkar, Madhura; Rangnekar, Shraddha – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This paper explores equity challenges common to short-term cross-cultural research partnerships. We focus on a project-based activity in which U.S. undergraduate students and college faculty taught middle-school students in Goa, India how to make podcasts about complex environmental problems. Project team members conducted a collaborative…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty, Middle School Students
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