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Briscoe, Patricia; Robino, Carmelina – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
The task of preparing future teachers for diversified classrooms is imperative. We aimed to deepen our understanding of the capacity of international teach abroad programs (TAPs) to prepare Canadian teacher candidates to be more culturally responsive in their classrooms. Data were collected using pre- and post-questionnaires, focus groups, and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, International Programs, Study Abroad, Program Length
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Millán-Scheiding, Catalina – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This article describes the impact of a didactic proposal implemented in a visual arts course which intends to promote intercultural competences and work on identity awareness through collective learning activities, using the framework of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). Firstly, the term "collective learning" is defined in…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Intercultural Programs, Cultural Education, Visual Arts
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Humphreys, Gareth; Hirschel, Rob – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
In the ongoing pandemic context, short-term study abroad opportunities remain limited for many students. As a result, there has been a need for universities to develop educational innovations for home context learning to meet institutional intercultural learning aims. The purpose of this action research paper is to outline how a small-scale…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Electronic Learning, Intercultural Programs
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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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Jarman, Michelle; Burman, Mary; Purtzer, Mary Anne; Miller, Katie – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2022
This project investigated the learning process and outcomes of a study abroad course in England and France that focused on dramatic social shifts in the world war eras. Well-established adult learning theories provided the course framework, and this study examines the characteristics and elements contributing to transformative learning. Eleven…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Student Experience
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Moldenhauer, Liz; Osland, Melissa; Waterbury, Theresa – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Immersion in a strengths-based, study abroad program provides extensive opportunity for leadership growth. Navigating the unknown adds to the challenge students experience during their student-organized activities. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore how a strengths-based curricula design advanced the leadership competency levels…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Leadership Training, Student Leadership, Curriculum Design
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Chiocca, Emmanuelle S. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
With the growth of short-term study abroad programs comes the need to develop impactful curricula and to provide supportive environments for deep learning abroad that is more than "upgraded" tourism but rather focused on educational outcomes. This qualitative case study investigates the experiences of five study abroad participants in…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Transformative Learning, Curriculum Development, Learning Processes
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Goldstein, Susan B.; Lopez, Henry N. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Despite a marked increase in study abroad participation in recent decades, first-generation students and Students of Color remain vastly underrepresented. The current study sought to expand the extant literature on first-generation and Latino/a students' study abroad participation by applying an intersectional approach to identifying predictors of…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Intention, Hispanic American Students, White Students
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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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Baiutti, Mattia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Although pupil mobility is a core educational activity within the process of internationalising secondary school education, only modest efforts have been made to investigate pupil mobility in upper secondary school and how to asses it. The aim of this article is twofold. First, it presents an assessment framework--the "Intercultura assessment…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals), Outcomes of Education, Student Mobility
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Hardy, Mat; Totman, Sally – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
The Middle East Study Tour (MEST) is a capstone elective unit that stands alone as a credit module towards an undergraduate degree. The tour has the dual purposes of exposing students to the Middle East region's political challenges and better illuminating potential career paths for life after university. But is one student's personal discovery…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Travel, Elective Courses, Units of Study
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Berdrow, Iris; Dayal, Samir; Hauserman, Shawn; Schlegel, Natalie; Schuller, Lauren – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Since 2009, Bentley University has engaged in assessment of intercultural effectiveness in undergraduate students. The instrument used was the Intercultural Effectiveness Scale, which measures six dimensions using a self-report instrument. The longitudinal data analysis showing results in correlation and causation indicated that while…
Descriptors: Universities, Undergraduate Students, Measures (Individuals), Cultural Awareness
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Ho, Hsiu-Zu; Lam, Yeana W.; Wahl, Kelly; Yao, Eric; Grant, Jackie; Dunne, Padraig – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
This paper examines the impact of assessment and instructional practices in a compressed-format physics abroad program for life science students from a large U.S. university system. Using qualitative case study methodology, the study investigated the major pedagogical functions of assessments and their implications on student learning across three…
Descriptors: Minicourses, Physics, Study Abroad, Biological Sciences
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Nguyen, Annie – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
In a qualitative study, photo narratives from eight students covering eighty total photos were collected and analyzed to understand the existing student experience across eight short-term study abroad programs from three different institutions in Texas. Photos and their connected narrative interviews were examined for compositional focus,…
Descriptors: Photography, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Cultural Awareness
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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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