Designing a Pre-Departure Study Abroad Intervention Using Collaborative Online International Learning

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Fall 2016


Study abroad participants need to receive guided education and training if they are to successfully navigate new cultures, as well as recognize and understand their own cultural beliefs and values as related to their experiences abroad. To address this need, some study abroad programs offer intercultural interventions before, during, or after the study abroad experience.


Carrie Wojenski is executive director, Office of Global Affairs at Sacred Heart University.