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Baldassar, Loretta; McKenzie, Lara – Teaching Sociology, 2016
Study-abroad and international-student programs are commonly understood to transform their participants into "global citizens" possessing "cross-cultural competencies." Similar benefits are anticipated from "internationalization at home"--defined as any on-campus, internationally related activity--whereby…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Qualitative Research, Research Projects
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Willis, Evan; Burns, Edgar – Teaching Sociology, 2011
An informal research project with high local relevance was developed for a first-year sociology course at an Australian rural university campus. The project developed students' sociological insight by challenging them to investigate "truths" about their own region, rather than immediately pushing them to comprehend new and different…
Descriptors: Sociology, Learning Experience, Social Theories, Rural Urban Differences
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Little, Craig B.; Titarenko, Larissa; Bergelson, Mira – Teaching Sociology, 2005
As the global economy becomes more integrated, incorporating international experiences into college curricula becomes increasingly desirable for American students and their counterparts abroad. This paper describes one model for creating an international, Web-based, distance-learning classroom that can be used as a guide for those who might wish…
Descriptors: International Education, Social Control, Global Approach, Foreign Countries