Handbook of Research on Efficacy and Implementation of Study Abroad Programs for P-12 Teachers

Handbook of Research on Efficacy and Implementation of Study Abroad Programs for P-12 Teachers

Heejung An (William Paterson University of New Jersey, USA)
Release Date: November, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 474
ISBN13: 9781522510574|ISBN10: 1522510575|EISBN13: 9781522510581|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1057-4

Description

Study abroad programs offer a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves within different cultural backgrounds as they continue to further their education. By experiencing this first-hand, in-service and pre-service educators are better prepared to address diversity issues within their classrooms.

The Handbook of Research on Efficacy and Implementation of Study Abroad Programs for P-12 Teachers highlights program developments geared towards pre-service and in-service teachers. Featuring the pedagogical opportunities available to participants and the challenges encountered during the development and implementation of study abroad programs, this publication is a critical reference source for pre-service and in-service teachers, school administrators, higher education faculty, educational researchers, and educators in multicultural and international education programs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Consortium Models
  • Cultural Inclusion
  • Diverse Learners
  • Group Study Programs
  • Immersion-Based Programs
  • Multicultural Perspectives
  • Preservice Teachers

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Heejung An is a professor of educational technology, science education, and the director of the M. Ed in Curriculum and Learning Program at the College of Education, William Paterson University. Her main areas of research involve exploring how technology impacts cognition and how K-12 teachers can use technology effectively for teaching and learning. She also focuses on bridging local and global experiences that can benefit teaching in diverse school settings. Dr. An received her Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University.