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Motivation Behind Male Undergraduate Students' Decision To Participate In A Study Abroad Program, Rachel Ann Lindhart Jan 2017

Motivation Behind Male Undergraduate Students' Decision To Participate In A Study Abroad Program, Rachel Ann Lindhart

Masters Theses

This study sought to explore the motivating factors behind a male students' decision to study abroad during their undergraduate career at a mid-sized Midwestern university. A phenomenological qualitative approach was used understand the factors that influenced their decision to participate in a study abroad program. Five male undergraduate students in their third year or higher that had participated in a semester-long or summer independent study abroad program were interviewed one-on-one. The results demonstrated that the participants committed to study abroad during their sophomore year of college. The students' decisions were influenced by a variety of factors, including academics, people, their ...


Global Perspectives: Exploring School-Based Brazilian Librarianship Through Institutional Ethnography, M. Johnston, Lucy Santos Green Jun 2015

Global Perspectives: Exploring School-Based Brazilian Librarianship Through Institutional Ethnography, M. Johnston, Lucy Santos Green

Leadership, Technology, and Human Development Faculty Presentations

No abstract provided.


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff Jan 2015

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

  • Honors Inquiry in Ireland
  • Alternative Breaks
  • Pura Vida! Costa Rica
  • Congrats to our grads!


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff Jan 2014

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

  • Inquiry and Creativity
  • Honors in Action
  • Honors Annual Report
  • Invest in Honors


Stories Of Self And Other: Four In-Service Social Studies Teachers Reflect On Their International Professional Development, Timothy Patterson Jan 2013

Stories Of Self And Other: Four In-Service Social Studies Teachers Reflect On Their International Professional Development, Timothy Patterson

Education Faculty Publications

This study is an examination of the stories four social studies teachers told after participating in one international professional development program. Drawing on theories of postcolonialism, this narrative inquiry uses interviews, observations, and artifacts to investigate if and to what degree travel to and study in China influences the understandings of one group of in-service social studies teachers. Its focus is the extent to which meeting the Other influenced the participants’ conceptualizations of global education and whether or not this experience allowed one group of American teachers to challenge their perceptual lenses with regards to their social studies curricula. An ...


Curriculum Gatekeeping In Global Education: Global Educators' Perspectives, Robert Wayne Bailey Jan 2013

Curriculum Gatekeeping In Global Education: Global Educators' Perspectives, Robert Wayne Bailey

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Teaching social studies from a global perspective has been resisted by many since its inception (Kirkwood, 2009). Critics have labeled the theory anti-American and unpatriotic (Schlafly, 1986; Burack, 2001). Others are concerned with its shifting perspectives and apparent lack of core facts (Finn, 1988). Over time, some critics have changed their stance on global teaching and now endorse the idea (Ravitch, 2010). This qualitative case study sought to identify the barriers seven self-proclaimed global educators faced while teaching global themes and to identify the effective gatekeeping strategies for circumventing such obstacles. The goal was to provide a rich, compelling account ...


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff Jan 2012

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

  • Albania
  • Two Generations
  • 30th Anniversary
  • Honors Annual Report
  • Honors in Action


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff Jan 2011

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

  • Camp Twin Lakes
  • Hearts and Hands
  • 30 Years of Honors
  • Honors in Action
  • Honors Research Symposium


Taylor: A Magazine For Taylor University Alumni, Parents And Friends (Fall 2010), Taylor University Oct 2010

Taylor: A Magazine For Taylor University Alumni, Parents And Friends (Fall 2010), Taylor University

The Taylor Magazine

The Fall 2010 edition of Taylor Magazine, published by Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.


The Effects Of Study Abroad Programs On Teachers' Professional Development, Bahar Mikael May 2010

The Effects Of Study Abroad Programs On Teachers' Professional Development, Bahar Mikael

Masters Theses, 2010-2019

Globalization and the state of the world today increase the demands and pressures on nations. The preparation of teachers requires the elevation of international knowledge and experiences to address the diverse needs of societies. This study investigated the effects of study abroad programs on teachers’ personal and professional development. A mixed of data collection methodology consisting of quantitative and qualitative methods were utilized in this study. Thirty-two teachers who experienced a study abroad program were surveyed and 3 educators who accompanied teachers abroad were interviewed. The findings of this study suggested that international experiences have significant effects on teachers’ professional ...


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff Jan 2010

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

  • A New Home for the Program
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Meet the new Assistant Director Dr. Francis Desiderio
  • Honors in Action
  • Alumni Notes


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff Jan 2009

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

  • STAND Combats Genocide
  • 2008 Voter Registration Project
  • Alternative Spring Break : Northern Ireland
  • Honors in Action
  • Alumni Notes


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff Jan 2008

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

  • Nationally Competitive Scholarship Winners
  • Study abroad special
  • Alternative Spring Break: Honduras
  • Honors in Action
  • Alumni updates


Taylor: A Magazine For Taylor University Alumni And Friends (Spring 2002), Taylor University Apr 2002

Taylor: A Magazine For Taylor University Alumni And Friends (Spring 2002), Taylor University

The Taylor Magazine

The Spring 2002 edition of Taylor Magazine, published by Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.


Taylor University Magazine (Summer 1988, Taylor University Jul 1988

Taylor University Magazine (Summer 1988, Taylor University

The Taylor Magazine

The Summer 1988 edition of Taylor Magazine, published by Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.