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Dianne Burke Moneypenny; Rosalie S. Aldrich – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Study abroad is an important piece of the internationalization of curriculum and is particularly advantageous for second language learners. Many students study abroad to learn a language and the majority of students studying abroad enroll in shorter-term programs. Given their strong representation in the field of study abroad, the following…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Spanish, Outcomes of Education, Second Language Learning
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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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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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Melissa Whatley; Andrew Crain; Joshua Patterson – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Although more students study abroad today than in decades prior, participation still lags behind national goals put forth by the Lincoln Commission. Many students plan to study abroad, yet this often does not correspond with actual participation. This gap suggests there are barriers that prevent study abroad intentions from evolving into program…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Student Participation, Enrollment
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Hyun-Sook Kang; Dong-Shin Shin – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
This study examined how Korean teacher candidates' understanding of English and their use of the L2 (second language) and other semiotic resources for meaning making could be mediated through a mobile application, Band during study abroad. Drawing on the sociocultural perspective of L2 learning, the teacher candidates' weekly reflections, which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Study Abroad, Telecommunications
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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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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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Kristina M. Angelo; Kaitlyn Ciampaglio; Julie Richards; Anjali Silva; Catherine Ebelke; Gerard T. Flaherty; Gary Brunette; Sarah Kohl – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2024
Background: Knowledge of specific health-related events encountered by students studying abroad and the availability and use of pre-travel healthcare for these students is lacking. Methods: Anonymous web-based questionnaires were sent to study abroad offices, student health centers, and undergraduate students after studying abroad at eight…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Health Services, Student Attitudes
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Müller, Mareike – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
A relatively small body of research has been conducted on the near- and long-term effects of study abroad (SA) to date. This existing research suggests that SA effects on language skills tend to be volatile, while the impact on various aspects of learners' personal, academic, and professional development may be longer-lasting. Yet, learner…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Length, Study Abroad, Longitudinal Studies
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Urlaub, Per; Dessein, Eva – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
This article analyzes the perceptions of two undergraduate learners' regarding the educational impact of a collaborative map making project in the context of a summer study abroad program in France, focused on language learning. Over the eight-week long program, students created a digital map with textual and visual annotations that helped them to…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Maps, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Moranski, Kara; Godoy-Peñas, Juan; Issa, Bernard; Faretta-Stutenberg, Mandy; Wood Bowden, Harriet – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
This exploratory study evaluated the impact of a Spanish second language (L2) domestic immersion (DI) program that was developed expediently at a large university in the United States in response to widespread study abroad (SA) program closures due to COVID-19. Spanish language learners (n = 14) participated in an intensive, six-week summer…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Study Abroad, Task Analysis
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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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Merklen, Emily; Wolfe, Kara; Newell, Amanda M. B. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
As the U.S. population becomes more diverse, employers are seeking individuals who can work with people of various cultures. This study sought to answer if international travel, and more specifically study abroad, impacted dietetic students' cultural intelligence. Over 400 responses from dietetic undergraduate and graduate students were analyzed…
Descriptors: Program Length, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Dietetics
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MacCartney, Danielle; Parsons, Kate – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2023
While leading students to Thailand for an eight-week undergraduate research experience, we observed challenges in stacking the high-impact practices of study abroad and undergraduate research and became compelled by the usefulness of an Ethics of Care approach to facilitate the kind of transformation these practices can have for students. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Study Abroad, Student Research
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