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Assessing The Impact Of Short-Term Study Abroad, Susan Carley, R. Keith Tudor Aug 2010

Assessing The Impact Of Short-Term Study Abroad, Susan Carley, R. Keith Tudor

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

Participation in short-term study abroad programs has dramatically increased in recent years. Little empirical research exists on learning outcomes associated with short-duration study tours, however. This study examines the impact of a study tour on the perceptions of American college students following a 2-week tour of Mexico. Based on measures of pre- and posttrip perceptions of the host country, students were found to have significantly changed following a brief overseas stay. Pretrip perceptions were also compared with the perceptions of a control group of students who did not participate in study abroad to determine the influence self selection bias might ...


Immigrant Students In U.S. Schools: Building A Pro-Immigrant, English Plus Education Counterscript, Christian Faltis Jun 2010

Immigrant Students In U.S. Schools: Building A Pro-Immigrant, English Plus Education Counterscript, Christian Faltis

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

No abstract provided.


Teacher, Researcher, And Agent For Community Change: A South Texas High School Experience, Francisco Guajardo Jun 2010

Teacher, Researcher, And Agent For Community Change: A South Texas High School Experience, Francisco Guajardo

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

No abstract provided.


Education And Hispanics In Hypergrowth Areas: The Georgia Question In American Schooling, Robert A. Devillar, Binbin Jiang Jun 2010

Education And Hispanics In Hypergrowth Areas: The Georgia Question In American Schooling, Robert A. Devillar, Binbin Jiang

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

No abstract provided.