When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
Seminar Gives Students Chance to Reflect on Study Abroad Experience
For many students, their semester or year abroad is a life-changing experience. A new course in the School of Education is exploring how this experience affects the world view of students who have returned from their study abroad experience.
EDU 300, “Critical Reflection on Study Abroad,” meets Thursdays from 5-6:20 p.m. and is still accepting new enrollees. The issues explored will include:
- global relations of power;
- knowledge and cultural production;
- national identity and global citizenship; and
- cultural, racial and linguistic difference
through the lens of the study abroad experience.