Global Classroom: An Essential Guide to Study Abroad

Global Classroom: An Essential Guide to Study Abroad

by Jeffrey S. Lantis, Jessica DuPlaga
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594516766

ISBN-13: 9781594516764

Pub. Date: 01/28/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Travel abroad has become a standard feature of global citizenship and many seek help in making sure their travel experiences are fulfilling. University based tours and travel programs are among the most popular for the educated sojourner. This book is aimed at students, professors, and study abroad professionals, but anyone who wants help in preparing for informed

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Travel abroad has become a standard feature of global citizenship and many seek help in making sure their travel experiences are fulfilling. University based tours and travel programs are among the most popular for the educated sojourner. This book is aimed at students, professors, and study abroad professionals, but anyone who wants help in preparing for informed and culturally sensitive travel will benefit from its extensive resources. Both a primer for a holistic experience abroad and a practical guide to issues that arise in any travel setting, The Global Classroom is an essential travel companion. It explores the philosophy behind overseas travel, the potential value of the experience, practical preparation for study abroad, selecting the right program, actively engaging in foreign educational settings, reorientation challenges, and exploring pathways for integrating the experience into careers as engaged global citizens. The guide concludes with an appendix containing valuable resources for easy use by all.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594516764
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Series:
International Studies Intensives
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 Getting Started: Why Study Abroad?

Chapter 2 The First Steps: How to Choose the Right Program for You

Chapter 3 Almost There: Preparing to Study Abroad

Chapter 4 Getting the Most Out of Your Experience

Chapter 5 Re-orientation

Chapter 6 Continuing the Educational Journey

Worksheets Resources Bibliography

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