Come and See the Poor People: The Pursuit of Exotica
Keywords:Nontraditional locations, Study abroad, international education, education abroad
The call to expand opportunities for study abroad students in "non-traditional” locations has become a kind of mantra throughout the international education community. This call is almost always allied to the intent significantly to expand numbers going to these non-traditional locations. The purpose of this essay is to define some of the issues that the field of education abroad needs to take in order to create a more concentrated view of what it means and intends.