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Gillespie, Joan; Braskamp, Larry; Braskamp, David – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1999
Describes development of the IES Model Assessment Practice (MAP), a set of detailed criteria to use in evaluating IES study abroad programs and discusses how IES is beginning to implement MAP. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Models, Program Evaluation
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Twombly, Susan B. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1995
Argues that educators must ask not only how gender (and race and ethnicity) affects the study abroad experience, including attitudes toward the host country, but also what study abroad programs can do to turn potentially negative experiences for female students into critical learning experiences. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Foreign Countries, Friendship
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de Wit, Hans – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1995
Provides an overview of, and suggests the reasons behind, the developments in internationalization of higher education in Europe. The ERASMUS program is examined closely through a discussion of its impact on inter-European exchange. Presents a future trend toward a more coherent plan for European international education.(Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cooperation, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries
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Whalen, Brian J. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1996
Provides an overview of learning outside of the home culture, with particular emphasis on the role that memory plays. Examines the psychological literature and uses case studies to focus on the ways in which students learn bout their new society and culture and about themselves. Offers considerations for study abroad program design. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
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Beck, Hamilton – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1996
Examines the life of W.E.B. Du Bois, looking at his autobiography and his 3-year stay in Berlin as a graduate student from 1892-1894. Uncovers an excellent example of learning outside of one's own culture through the series of social, political, and ideological encounters Du Bois experiences, reflects on, and remembers. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Experiential Learning, German, Graduate Study
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Relich, Joseph D.; Kindler, Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1996
Discusses methods of strengthening learning outside the home society through a case study of Canadian students from Ontario who attended a teacher training program at the University of Western Sydney in Australia. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, North Americans
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Ollikaninen, Aaro – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1996
Provides a detailed look at Finland's efforts at internationalizing education. This article is based on interview-based research project at the University of Turku, Finland.(Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Departments, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education
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Huang, Iris – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Provides a discussion of some characteristics of the Asian educational system and then offers a more complete description of science education in Mainland China and Taiwan. Concludes with a discussion of the issues and trends of science education in Mainland China and Taiwan. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Goh, T. N. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Discusses the changing role of science education in Singapore vis-a-vis the country's economic development. Suggests that unhindered by traditions or cultures adverse to the learning and application of science, science education is expected to continue to enjoy the support it has received in the past. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
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Humily, Gertrud – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Discusses diversity in science education in Europe. Provides a global overview of education in Europe and then presents two European models for global education for engineers and scientists that are becoming increasingly important components of their curricula. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models
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Spyrou, Nicholas K. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Outlines the present situation in Greek universities, their goals and characteristics, and the conditions under which these goals can be accomplished. The advantages and disadvantages and legislative framework and internal regulations of Greek universities are discussed. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Science Education
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Elliott, Keith R. F. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Provides an overview of pre-university education in the United Kingdom and discusses how it influences the types of degree programs offered within universities in the United Kingdom. Highlights the Scottish system, university admissions, undergraduate degrees, modules and credit rating, "sandwich degrees," assessment, quality control and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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Champagne, Audrey B. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Discusses science education in the United States, which is in the midst of an unprecedented reform movement driven by national standards developed with support from the federal government. These standards are redefining the character of science education from kindergarten to the post-graduate education of scientists and science teachers. The new…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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Contreras, Mario – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Provides an overview of science education in Central America. Discusses the organization of science education, the public and private school systems, traditional obstacles to science education, illiteracy, the low quality of basic education, economic support and employment opportunities, science and society, and the future of science education.…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Employment Opportunities, Financial Support, Foreign Countries
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Okelo, Ochong – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 1997
Presents the structure and organization of science education in Kenya from preschool to university level. Addresses such sociocultural issues as religion and acceptance or resistance to science by Kenyan society. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Preschool Education
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