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Handbook of Research on Study Abroad Programs and Outbound Mobility (Hardcover)

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This volume brings together an international group of higher education faculty for 30 chapters on study abroad programs and issues in higher education. They discuss short-term trends and demographics in the US, Australia, and Israel; pre-departure considerations, such as engaging underrepresented populations, students' perceived benefits, preparing students, and risk reduction; faculty-led international exchange and service-learning experiences in fields like business, design, engineering, human resource management, information technology, and marketing; global health-related courses and international field placements; teacher internationalization and pre-service practicums abroad; and second language acquisition programs, with discussion of identity, motivation, learning strategies, social interaction, and intercultural communication and awareness. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 754.0
Genre: Education
Series Title: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Igi Global
Language: English
Street Date: August 24, 2016
TCIN: 51736288
UPC: 9781522501695
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-5377

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