Intercultural Development: Topics and Sequences
Keywords:Intercultural development, Topics, Sequences, study abroad, Education abroad
This article presents a study which tracked reports of cultural events and topics deemed salient by university student sojourners over their semester of study abroad in an attempt to discover not only which topics were identified, but also the sequence in which the sojourners found those topics salient. Evidence for sequences of topic salience has implications for the education and support of sojourners both prior to departure and during exposure to a new culture.
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