Why should you consider teaching abroad?

Why Should Faculty Teach Abroad?


[caption id="attachment_3147" align="alignnone" width="500"] Why should you consider teaching abroad?[/caption] Teaching is an incredible experience¬†and it allows the teacher to learn from other students. Fortunately, there is even a better way for you as a…

10 ways to deal with culture shock.

Five Ways to Help Students Deal with Culture Shock


[caption id="attachment_3151" align="alignnone" width="500"] Five Ways to Help Students Deal with Culture Shock[/caption] As students and travelers, we've all been there -- dreading the moment when class would end and we'd have to go back…

The Impact of Local Current Events on Your Study Abroad Program


[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by Author David Dixon, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en[/caption] We all know that study abroad programs can be extremely rewarding, both for students and…

Handbook for Intercultural Competence


I recently had the opportunity to review The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence edited by Darla K. Deardorff. With 29 chapters, 542 pages, and 45 contributors, it isn't the kind of book you read once…