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Grant, Jacie; Acheson, Kris; Karcher, Elizabeth L. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
Success in diverse educational and work environments requires intercultural competence, positive attitudes towards difference, and willingness to interact across cultures. Consequently, study abroad participation has increased as universities aim to internationalize; yet we lack clear evidence of study abroad providing students with skills and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Study Abroad, International Education
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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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Alexander, Kristofer Chang; Ingersoll, Luke T.; Calahan, Charles A.; Miller, Monica L.; Shields, Cleveland G.; Gipson, John A.; Alexander, Stewart Chang – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
This study used a quasi-experimental design to compare the effects of an intercultural development program on students' Cultural Intelligence (CQ) compared with students in a summer research program who did not receive the intervention. Social Learning Theory guided a 9-week student-centered cultural learning course focused on attention,…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Comparative Analysis, Summer Programs, Student Centered Learning
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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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Moreno, Rhia – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
This review highlights the neoliberal and neocolonial ideologies embedded within discourses surrounding U.S. study abroad, specifically regarding global citizenship. Drawing on existing literature and recent rhetoric promoting study abroad, it contextualizes contemporary U.S. study abroad from a critical perspective. Synthesizing the voices of…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Ideology, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
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Medina, Adriana L.; Kiefel, Karoline – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2021
The purpose of this study was to examine how literature study and study abroad, in combination as methods of internationalization, influence preservice teachers' (PSTs) intercultural competence and potential future classroom practices. Elementary education PSTs studied abroad in Germany for five weeks. As part of the preparation, they read a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Awareness, German Literature, Novels
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Johnson, Martha; Larsen, Anders – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
This article illustrates the problematic nature of the use of intercultural, international exchange as the primary or singular mode of understanding the study abroad experience and proposes alternative ways of talking to students about their study abroad experiences. While the focus on cultural exchange may be a practical trope, it creates a clear…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Experience, Cultural Influences, Identification
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Whalen, Brian; Woolf, Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Cosmopolitanism is an ambiguous and inherently paradoxical notion. Because of the complexities it raises, it generates analyses and discourses that challenge simplistic assumptions embedded in theory and practice of education abroad. Global citizenship, comprehensive internationalization, cultural relativity, immersion, cross-cultural learning,…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, International Education, Global Approach, Citizenship
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Petrie-Wyman, Jennifer L.; Murrell, Audrey J.; Schultz, Bryan – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
This article presents the results of a mixed methods survey collected from male and female business students that have studied abroad and not studied abroad. The survey of business students indicates significant differences between men and women that have studied abroad regarding motivation and outcomes of study abroad experience. This paper…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Females, Student Attitudes, Business Administration Education
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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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McCleeary, Morgan; Sol, Niki – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
Examining how students develop abroad within a given study abroad program model can provide insight into their experiences and how to best support them. This study explores the experiences of students who studied abroad through one of Midwest College's five hybrid study abroad programs during the 2016-2017 academic year. Semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Student Development, College Students
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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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Hubbard, Ann; Rexeisen, Richard J. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
This study both supports and expands the growing body of evidence that there are positive career outcomes associated study abroad and cultural engagement. Consistent with previous studies, study abroad alumni report that their interest in study abroad influenced their choice of college. This intention to study abroad before starting at university…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Career Development, Outcomes of Education, Cultural Awareness
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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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Masterson-Algar, Araceli; Jennings, Brian; Odenwelder, Mark – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2020
The growing offering of study abroad programs across university campuses seemingly disregards the large numbers of students with disabilities accessing higher education. Given that study abroad experiences are becoming expected and, in many institutions, mandatory requirements towards graduation, it is imperative that accommodations, as well as…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, College Students
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