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Heather Haeger; John E. Banks; Roman Christiaens; Lily Amador – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Educational travel, and in particular study abroad programs, are generally beneficial to students, but less is known about impacts on the communities in which they are located. This study explores such impacts for a small rural community in Costa Rica that has hosted dozens of ecotourism and study abroad programs. Sixteen interviews were conducted…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Decolonization, Futures (of Society), Foreign Countries
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Milton Bennett; Keshia Abraham; Omolabake Fakunle; Julie Ficarra; Amy Henry; Marissa Lombardi; Quinton Redcliffe; Melissa Torres; Barry Van Driel – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
This white paper is a conceptual summary of a think tank discussion sponsored by The Forum on Education Abroad. Following the traditional use of "white paper" as a call to action in specific contexts, this paper defines the contexts of programming for education abroad and for domestic diversity education and argues for an incorporation…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Diversity, Intercultural Communication, Global Approach
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Woolf, Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
We function in an increasingly politicized environment, hostile to Socratic discourse and the pedagogies of education abroad. The classroom has become a battleground in which ideologies of right and left collide, making debate and dissent problematic. These pressures have distorted the ways in which we talk about our endeavors. We believe that…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Study Abroad, International Education, Ideology
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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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Davis, Kirsten; Deters, Jessica; Ozkan, Desen; Davis, James; Murzi, Homero – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
A study abroad program can be a transformative experience for students, but these programs rely on the support of program leaders who play a crucial mentoring role. Program leaders can also learn from their experiences abroad, but their experiences are less studied than those of students. To better prepare future program leaders, this paper…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Outcomes of Education, Experiential Learning, Transformative Learning
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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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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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Benavides, Abraham David; Keyes, Laura M.; Linares-Hern├índez, Ivonne; Martinez-Miranda, Veronica; Romanazzi, Pablo G. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This paper examines service-learning case studies in Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. It analyzes whether Andragogy, the study of how to teach adult learners, is equally applicable and effective in different country contexts. First, we argue that service-learning is the most natural and appropriate teaching technique that aligns with the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Higher Education, Andragogy, Foreign Countries
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Martin, Jillian; Moore, Candace M.; Foley, Alexis D.; McDermid, Kiyah T. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
The Higher Education in the Ghanaian Context (HEGC!) study abroad program was created to engage participants in a critical examination of concepts related to power, privilege, and oppression within higher education settings in Ghana and the United States. The course has three components: pre-immersion, immersion, and emersion that are guided by a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Power Structure, Higher Education
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Capobianco, Stephen Louis – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
In this critical essay, the author explores the pronounced lack of attention to the intersection of LGBTQI+ people and issues in international education. By presenting and then employing a conceptual framework that combines a queer theoretical lens and a multi-level analysis of structural contexts, the author examines the existing body of…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, International Education, Educational Research, Educational Practices
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Hipple, Erin; Soltis, Dani; Hyers, Lauri – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Effective outreach to queer/LGBTQ+ students is an important part of higher educational efforts to encourage their participation in study abroad opportunities. To explore the prevalence and nature of online outreach to queer students, we quantitatively and qualitatively analyzed the study abroad program webpages of 38 higher educational…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, LGBTQ People, Higher Education, Outreach Programs
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Paras, Andrea; Carignan, Michael; Brenner, Ashley; Hardy, Jane; Malmgren, Jodi; Rathburn, Melanie – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
With the proliferation of short-term study abroad programs at institutions of higher education, there is a need for more rigorous assessment of how these programs contribute to intercultural learning. This article presents a multi-institutional comparative study of students' intercultural learning in six short-term study abroad programs in Canada…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Cultural Awareness
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Stoner, Lee; Tarrant, Michael A.; Perry, Lane; Gleason, Mikell; Wadsworth, Daniel; Page, Rachel – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
A collaborative study abroad program (between one New Zealand and one U.S. university) on the theme of global health has been offered three times in Australia with 59 students registered to date. The course was developed because it is believed that higher education can play a role in improving global health through the fostering of global…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, International Cooperation, Public Health, Educational Cooperation
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Unkule, Kalyani – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
The tenets of Hinduism share a complicated relationship with international higher education for an important reason: the purported taboo over crossing oceans. The ethos of Hinduism, however, is deeply embedded in a posited harmony of individuals and cultures. This makes it a faith that at once embraces the value of intercultural exchange while…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Differences
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McCoy, Mitchell A.; Holt, Sally – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
As a point of departure for understanding the complexities of Spanish national and individual identities, it is incumbent that a student begin by investigating Spanish iterations of the three Abrahamic religions. This presupposition of religion's centrality in the pursuit of better informed understandings of the Spanish nation, people, history and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Religion, European History
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