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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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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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Lan Jin; Aparajita Jaiswal; Daniel C. Jones; Muna Sapkota; Shauna N. McClure; Aletha Stahl – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Scholars suggest that study abroad programs must intentionally design and implement intercultural intervention for students' growth. This study used a mixed-method approach to examine the effectiveness of an online curriculum designed to facilitate the intercultural competence development of semester abroad students. Three theories informed the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Study Abroad, Online Courses, Curriculum Development
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Daniel Antonelli – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
The purpose of this focused qualitative study was to examine two urban high school students' perceptions of a study-abroad experience, five years after the fact, with the intention of assessing long-term effects on increased global competency and awareness. The interviewees, selected from 11 participants, brought an already rich intercultural…
Descriptors: Music Education, Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Outcomes of Education
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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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Aurore Mroz; Julia Gorham – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
This longitudinal mixed-methods case study aimed to explain why a seemingly ordinary U.S.-affiliated hyper-connected French language learner (Nancy) achieved extraordinary outcomes after 15 weeks in Paris, compared to fifteen Generation Z peers also enrolled in the program. Framed by Complex Dynamic Systems Theory and social pedagogies, the study…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, French, Age Groups, Systems Approach
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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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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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Weinberg, Lindsay – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This article analyzes the impact of experiential and inquiry-based learning exercises in a 2019 Toronto study abroad course on smart cities for first-year students. The course treated the city as a text to be read, analyzed, and unpacked. Students engaged with the disciplines of urban studies, critical race and ethnic studies, and surveillance…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Study Abroad, Course Descriptions, Foreign Countries
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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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Bittinger, Michael; Jin, Lan; Dou, Xueting – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
As students transition from high school to college, their abilities to adapt and adjust are put to the test. This study examines the outcomes of a multi-stage study abroad program targeting first-year college students. The authors investigated student intercultural competence levels prior to matriculation, their development while abroad, and their…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Freshmen, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness
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Erbstein, Nancy; London, Jonathan K.; Poudel, Bijaya Raj; Katwal, Samrat – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
"Nepal: Community, Technology and Sustainability" brings together cohorts of US-based university students and Nepalese university students in a hybrid online/mobility program that supports intercultural, interdisciplinary, community-engaged, project-based learning. The program seeks to adopt a decolonial pedagogical model that centers…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Disadvantaged, College Faculty, Transformative Learning
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Lolkus, Michael; Duke, Laura; Newton, Jill – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
University students often share that studying abroad was a life-changing experience. We explored how one short-term, faculty-led study abroad, Tanzania Study Abroad Program (TSAP), contributed to the participants' lives after their experience. Through a web-based survey, we collected responses from 82 former TSAP participants. We used corpus and…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Students, Interpersonal Relationship, Community Involvement
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Bryan, Daniel; Viteri, Chelsea; Murphy Hatz, Caitlin; Csoman, Kati R.; Pilaquinga, Edwin Manuel; McGrath, Emily – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This article uses a case study approach to reimagine risk management in education abroad programming. It brings together a group of program partners to explore pre-COVID risk management decision-making during political unrest in Ecuador in 2019. Through continued dialogue and self-directed creative reflection techniques, the partners (a Dean of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Risk Management, Study Abroad, Partnerships in Education
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