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Katie Dudley; Vinod Sasidharan; Marisa Reyes-Orta; Jose T. Olague – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Service learning (SL) engages students in intentional, collaborative service experiences that promote civic citizenship. The COVID-19 pandemic forced traditional face-to-face SL courses to transition into virtual service learning (e-SL). This paper examines the academic and civic outcomes of an e-SL binational sustainable tourism course for…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness
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Zhao, Lily Z.; Keil, Katherine E.; Flittner, Brittany L.; Farquhar, Samantha D.; Allison, Edward H. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
As study abroad education becomes increasingly common, so does the need to understand how different outreach opportunities alter the study abroad experience. To determine how outreach program design links to perceptions of personal growth, we surveyed 72 college students who participated in different youth outreach activities while studying…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Service Learning, Mentors, Skill Development
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Rose, Amy; Cooper-Duffy, Karena; Molefe, Bontle Pauline – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
A four-week global interdisciplinary service-learning project to Botswana, was developed to increase cultural humility and cross-cultural communication skills in 12 current and future educators of children with autism and developmental disabilities. Participants worked alongside peer educators in eight different special education units across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Service Learning, Cultural Awareness
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Vorstermans, Jessica; MacDonald, Katie – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
In this paper we are concerned with the ways in which hosts are often excluded from scholarship and programming of global service learning. By global service learning (GSL), we mean a multiplicity of programs that occur facilitating service work for people across borders, generally with volunteers moving from the North to the South. We present…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Global Approach, Student Exchange Programs, Study Abroad
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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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Rivera-Mata, Juan – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
The global economy and COVID created an interdependency where managers work in multiple countries, requiring cultural awareness. Cultural Intelligent (CQ) is a recent concept described as predictor of cultural adaptation. We studied 188 international business university students in terms of gender, language, major, financial need, and study…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, International Trade, Business Administration Education
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Benavides, Abraham David; Keyes, Laura M.; Linares-Hernández, 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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Vann Nabi, Hannah; Estes Brewer, Pam – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
This article shares the results of a study that analyzed the website content of eight third-party providers that offer service-learning study abroad programs to college students. The study looked specifically at the information about service-learning projects and how host communities, community partners, and target populations are portrayed or…
Descriptors: Ethics, Service Learning, Study Abroad, Web Sites
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Matheus, Carolyn C.; Gaugler, Kevin M. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Trends toward short-term academic service-learning abroad necessitate programs designed to maximize effectiveness and measurement of outcomes. The current study sought to strategically foster and measure increases in global mindedness during an immersive community-based global learning program abroad. University students studying either Computer…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Service Learning, Cultural Awareness, Outcomes of Education
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McNair, Jonathan K.; Friginal, Eric; Camacho, Alison – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
A major focus of Intensive English Programs (IEPs) in most universities in the United States (U.S.) is English for Academic Purposes (EAP), which prepares English language learners for undergraduate and graduate study, delivered or facilitated in English across scholarly and professional settings. The same EAP approach may also be successfully…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Program Length, Program Effectiveness, Educational Innovation
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Hartman, Eric; Reynolds, Nora Pillard; Ferrarini, Caitlin; Messmore, Niki; Evans, Sabea; Al-Ebahim, Bibi; Brown, John Matthias – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
This article draws on existing literature, a large, multi-institutional dataset, and several case studies to explore two empirical questions: Do students of color (SOC) differ from white students in statistically significant ways in respect to the global learning goal of cultural humility? And what interactive effects do students and faculty from…
Descriptors: Postcolonialism, Study Abroad, Minority Group Students, White Students
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Pulsifer, Kenzie; Feagan, Robert B.; Sliwinski, Alicia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
International experiential learning (IEL) has various pedagogical concerns associated with the colonial and racialized lineage underlying its Global South engagements. Drawing on critical race theory, White privilege, and globally engaged learning research as they inform IEL, this case-based study of "northern" participant perceptions of…
Descriptors: Race, Service Learning, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries
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Pavelka, Joe; Minions, Carmanah – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Globalization has created a need for culturally aware globally minded students across North America. Study abroad has increasingly become a normalized part of a young person's education however financial and temporal commitments attached to longer study abroad experiences hinder participation for many. In response, the field school model, which…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Experiential Learning, Small Group Instruction, Cultural Awareness
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Wick, David; Willis, Tasha Y.; Rivera, Jacqueline; Lueker, Evelyn; Hernandez, Maria – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
This qualitative study counters deficit narratives about first-generation Latinx students by exploring multiple forms of community cultural wealth (CCW; Yosso, 2005) that 25 students leveraged and increased during service activities and homestays in Costa Rica. Through longitudinal data and with CCW as a conceptual framework, three key themes…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students, Community Resources
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