Implementing Successful Study Abroad Programs: Strategies and Recommendations for Faculty Members in the Social Sciences
Keywords:preparing faculty, study abroad, cultural immersion, orientation meetings
This paper presents recommendations for faculty mentors interested in conducting a study abroad program in the social sciences. The recommendations discussed in this paper aim to support faculty in pre-departure planning, during the study abroad experience, and after the study abroad experience concludes. The strategies presented in this paper aim to enhance the quality of the study abroad program, while creating an enjoyable, stimulating, and memorable experience for the students and faculty mentor.
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