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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

2012

Conference

Aculty professional development

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Slow Down. Listen. Observe. Know Yourself. Understand Your Own Culture. Get Advice From Others…And Start Planning Early: Instructor Learning And Professional Development In International Field-Based Education, Joellen E. Coryell, Geleana Alston Jun 2012

Slow Down. Listen. Observe. Know Yourself. Understand Your Own Culture. Get Advice From Others…And Start Planning Early: Instructor Learning And Professional Development In International Field-Based Education, Joellen E. Coryell, Geleana Alston

Adult Education Research Conference

Educators who teach abroad participate within a variety of communities and contexts that may (or may not) help them to prepare to teach students in another culture and country. So how do instructors learn to develop the attitudes, behaviors, and values required to teach effectively in the global educational environment? The purpose of this study was to investigate the motivations, preparations, challenges, and personal learning instructors experience when preparing for and teaching in international settings. Key words: faculty professional development, study abroad, international education, international teaching.