Language learning abroad

Enhancing Language Learning Abroad

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Studying abroad is clearly beneficial for students in many ways, but for many study abroad goers, the primary reason for studying abroad is to learn a foreign language. The study abroad environment offers many opportunities…

Getting to know your host city: Practical considerations

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[caption id="attachment_3110" align="alignnone" width="500"] Getting to know your host city[/caption] When students (and faculty!) arrive to the study abroad host city for the first time, a bit of practical orientation is in order. Giving students…

Study Abroad Class Project: International Research Proposals

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by Maria Rainier, First In Education [caption id="attachment_3210" align="alignnone" width="500"] Study Abroad Class Project: International Research Proposals[/caption] It can be difficult to obtain the resources to fund serious undergraduate research, but proposals are great practice…

3 Tips for Discouraging Excessive Student Drinking Abroad

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by Angelita Williams, Online College Courses [caption id="attachment_3212" align="aligncenter" width="500"] 3 Tips for Discouraging Excessive Student Drinking Abroad[/caption] A recent study shows that American students who study abroad consume twice as much alcohol in their…