Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs, 1st Edition

  • Joan A. Rhodes
  • Tammy M. Milby
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  • ISBN-10: 1466696737
  • ISBN-13: 9781466696730
  • DDC: 370.116
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 367 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released May 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title is an authoritative reference for the latest scholarly research on the value of travel abroad programs for pre-service educators, addressing the benefits and opportunities available when teachers gain cultural awareness and a better global understanding. It highlights theoretical foundations, curriculum innovations, and specific challenges to overcome in the implementation of such programs. It is an essential reference source for school administrators, university professors, curriculum developers, and researchers in higher education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Study Abroad Foundations.
1: Developing a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program for Education Majors in a Non-English Speaking Country.
2: Innovative Study Abroad Models: Embedding International Experiences in Curricular Development.
3: Experiential Learning in International Classrooms: A Model for Preservice Teachers.
4: Preparing Culturally Competent Teachers through Faculty-Led Study Abroad.
5: The Importance of Intercultural Learning in Study Abroad.
Curriculum Innovation and Change: Teaching.
6: Preservice Teacher Reflections about Short-Term Summer Study Abroad Experiences in Italy.
7: Engaging Heads, Hands, and Hearts to Optimize Study Abroad Outcomes.
8: Renewal in the Land of Eternal Spring: Teacher Educators Reflecting on Their Practice.
Curriculum Innovation and Change: Language Development.
9: Meaningful Language and Cultural Experiences for Future Teachers in Puerto Rico.
10: Integrating Study Abroad Curriculum in Teacher Education.
11: Language Teaching Strategies: Five Countries Compared through Study Abroad.
Curriculum Innovation and Change: Higher Education.
12: Study Abroad in Graduate Adult Learning Curriculum: Enhancing Learning through the Lived-Experience.
13: International Students' Learning Experience and Learning Outcomes in China through Summer Programs.
14: Thoughtfully Preparing Business Students and Faculty for Study Abroad: Strategies for Making the Connection.
Opportunities and Challenges in the Innovation Process.
15: Post Study Abroad: To Which Reality Should the Teacher Candidates Return?.
16: The Benefits and Challenges of Study Abroad in Teacher Education in a Neoliberal Context.
17: Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock for Students Returning from Study Abroad Programs.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Study Abroad Foundations.
1: Developing a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program for Education Majors in a Non-English Speaking Country.
2: Innovative Study Abroad Models: Embedding International Experiences in Curricular Development.
3: Experiential Learning in International Classrooms: A Model for Preservice Teachers.
4: Preparing Culturally Competent Teachers through Faculty-Led Study Abroad.
5: The Importance of Intercultural Learning in Study Abroad.
Curriculum Innovation and Change: Teaching.
6: Preservice Teacher Reflections about Short-Term Summer Study Abroad Experiences in Italy.
7: Engaging Heads, Hands, and Hearts to Optimize Study Abroad Outcomes.
8: Renewal in the Land of Eternal Spring: Teacher Educators Reflecting on Their Practice.
Curriculum Innovation and Change: Language Development.
9: Meaningful Language and Cultural Experiences for Future Teachers in Puerto Rico.
10: Integrating Study Abroad Curriculum in Teacher Education.
11: Language Teaching Strategies: Five Countries Compared through Study Abroad.
Curriculum Innovation and Change: Higher Education.
12: Study Abroad in Graduate Adult Learning Curriculum: Enhancing Learning through the Lived-Experience.
13: International Students' Learning Experience and Learning Outcomes in China through Summer Programs.
14: Thoughtfully Preparing Business Students and Faculty for Study Abroad: Strategies for Making the Connection.
Opportunities and Challenges in the Innovation Process.
15: Post Study Abroad: To Which Reality Should the Teacher Candidates Return?.
16: The Benefits and Challenges of Study Abroad in Teacher Education in a Neoliberal Context.
17: Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock for Students Returning from Study Abroad Programs.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.