Tag Archive: short-term study abroad

Group Airfare: Pros and Cons

Air arrangements are a key component of any faculty-led education abroad program. Like other aspects of program logistics, it’s worth thinking through how airfare contributes not only to program cost but also how it may affect individual student experiences and…
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Ethical Service-Learning: Are you practicing it?

Last week, I attended an interesting session at the NAFSA Region IV conference in Des Moines, Iowa, on the subject of ethical service-learning abroad. Service-learning is such a trend at the moment. We have inculcated the current generation of students…
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Volunteering Abroad: Relationships Matter

Volunteering abroad, particularly volunteering on a short-term basis, has long been a subject of discussion in the study abroad community.  The practice is on the increase yet questions and controversy abound. It is helpful to the organizations and people on-site?…
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