Comparative and International Education

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 2, September

Cultural Discovery as a Post-Year Abroad Agent of Change for UK Modern Language students/Découverte Culturelle En Tant Qu'agent De Changement Pour Les éTudiants Britanniques De Langues Modernes, Une Année Après Leurs éTudes À L'étranger
IntroductionHigher Education (HE) in the twenty-first century is adapting itself rapidly to "a radically transformed cultural and global landscape": one "where borders are constantly shifting" (Giroux, interviewed in Guilherme, 2006, p. 169). A landscape...
EFL Learners' Post-Sojourn Perceptions of the Effects of Study abroad/Les Perceptions Post-Séjour Des Apprenants D'anglais Comme Langue éTrangère Sur Les Effets Des éTudes À L'étranger
IntroductionSecond language (L2) study abroad (SA) can offer the "the prospect of exploring a new language, culture, society, and the chance to reinvent yourself' (Pellegrino, 2005, p. 150). The SA experience showcases a variety of different opportunities,...
Interdisciplinary Study Abroad as Experiential Learning/études Interdisciplinaires À L'étranger En Tant Qu'apprentissage Expérimentiel
IntroductionThroughout Canada and the United States, experiential learning in postsecondary education appears to be ubiquitous, so widespread is its promotion by colleges and universities, large and small.1 From major research-intensive institutions...
Language Acquisition in Study Abroad and Formal Instruction Contexts
Pérez-Vidal, C. (Ed.). (2014). Language acquisition in study abroad and formal instruction contexts. Amsterdam, The Netherlands/Philadelphia, PA: Benjamins.Hardcover (ISBN 9789027205315 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00) e-book (ISBN 9789027270238 | EUR 95.00...
Maintaining the Japan Connection: The Impact of Study Abroad on Japanese Language Learners' Life Trajectories and Ongoing Interaction with Japanese speakers/Maintenir la Connexion Avec le Japon : L'impact Des éTudes À L'étranger Sur Les Trajectoires De Vie Des Apprenants De Japonais et L'interaction Continue Avec Des Locuteurs Japonais
IntroductionFor many students, study abroad represents a momentous, often life-changing event: an exciting and novel experience of a lifetime. For language learners in particular, it presents an important opportunity to be immersed in the target language...
Social and Cultural Aspects of Language Learning in Study Abroad
Book Review: Social and Cultural Aspects of Language Learning in Study Abroad Kinginger, C. (Ed.). (2013). Social and Cultural Aspects of Language Learning in Study Abroad. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Hardcover (ISBN 9789027213150): EUR 99.00, USD 149.00...
Social Interaction, Identity and Language Learning during Residence Abroad
Mitchell, R., Tracy-Ventura, N., & McManus, K. (Eds.). (2015). Social interaction, identity and language learning during residence abroad. Essex: European Second Language Association. 309 pp. ISBN: 978-1-329-43044-0.This edited volume is a compilation...
The Post-Sojourn in Study Abroad Research-Another Frontier
John L. Plews, Saint Mary's UniversityThe four articles collected in this special issue of Comparative and International Education/ Éducation comparée et internationale are extended versions of original papers presented at the "Culture of Study Abroad...
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