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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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Theresa G. Schnable; Christine A. Schindler; Jeffrey D. Roche; Karli Webster; Chris Larkee; Maharaj Singh; John F. Ladisa Jr. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
This pilot study adds to the understanding of interventions to manage acculturative stress experienced during undergraduate study abroad programs. It was designed to evaluate the impact of cognitive behavioral strategy training combined with intentional practice during mixed reality (MR) simulations on acculturative stress. Participants included a…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Study Abroad, Acculturation, Self Efficacy
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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
Gareth Barkin; Lauren Collins – 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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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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Oshita, Linda – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This reflective essay is written based on the author's experience as a study abroad program visiting resident director in Japan during the 2019-2020 academic year. As the resident director, the author served as the front line of communication and support for the international students on this program during an unprecedented crisis that impacted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Doerr, Neriko Musha – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
When a class is considered a study abroad rather than on-campus course, new criteria of learning, evaluation, and vocabulary often apply. Calling it "study abroad effects", this article examines such effects on short-term study abroad programs in the US by introducing the notion of the "mode of study abroad learning", a kind of…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Program Length, Program Development, Program Effectiveness
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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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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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Cartwright, Chris; Stevens, Michael; Schneider, Katharina – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Constructing the learning outcomes and designing the optimal learning environment are valuable practices in teaching and learning endeavors. Doing so for intercultural learning requires a deft balance of learner inputs and instructional acumen. Assessment of intercultural competence is an essential component since it offers learners and…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Study Abroad, Learning Experience, Instructional Design
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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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Dunn-Jensen, Linda M.; Osland, Joyce S.; Wells, Pamela M. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Due to Covid-19 and the inaccessibility of study abroad for some students, we successfully tested an alternative for building intercultural effectiveness -- a glocal classroom (GC) pedagogy highlighting assessment as learning. Over a 15-week course, the GC replicated the work context and job demands of expert global leaders and developed global…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Metacognition, Feedback (Response)
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Wickline, Virginia B.; Shea, Allie M.; Young, Cheryl D. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Undergraduate students (N = 1,261) at a Midwest, public doctoral institution completed intercultural competence (ICC) measures before/after study abroad or an on-campus global course (G-Course). We hypothesized that students in study abroad versus on-campus global courses would differ in ICC both before/after their global experience. We predicted…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Teaching Methods
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Byker, Erik Jon; Xu, Tingting – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
For students to become global citizens they need globally competent teachers. The purpose of this article is to describe and compare the development of global competencies in teacher candidates who participated in international teaching-focused study abroad programs. The article is framed by Critical Cosmopolitan Theory (Byker, 2013), which offers…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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Ellinghaus, Katherine; Spinks, Jennifer; Moore, Glenn; Hetherington, Paul; Atherton, Cassandra – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
This article examines the positive impact of overseas study tours on the teaching philosophies and classroom strategies used by the professors running the tours. While education scholars have identified long-term benefits of overseas study tours for students, less attention has been paid to flow-on benefits for teachers. This article aims to…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Faculty, Instructional Improvement, Teacher Improvement
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