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dc.contributor.authorGould, Rachel Zuckeren_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-04T20:22:22Z
dc.date.available2015-08-04T20:22:22Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.date.submitted2012
dc.identifier.other(ALMA)contemp
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/12400
dc.descriptionThesis (Ed.D.)--Boston University PLEASE NOTE: Boston University Libraries did not receive an Authorization To Manage form for this thesis or dissertation. It is therefore not openly accessible, though it may be available by request. If you are the author or principal advisor of this work and would like to request open access for it, please contact us at open-help@bu.edu. Thank you.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe capacity of adolescents to develop global competencies was examined by collecting and analyzing data from 62 student-travelers before, during, and after a short-term study-travel experience to China. The Global Perspectives Inventory was used to compare the student-travelers' perspectives before and after travel with a comparison group of 160 non-travelers. Experiences, guided reflections, and development were identified through journals, oral reflections, focus group interviews, and surveys provided by the adolescents, teacher-leaders, and parents or guardians. They provide insight into structuring a short-term study-travel experience for adolescents and might inform institutions about the learning experiences reported to be critical in the development of global competencies.en_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
dc.titleAdolescent development of global competencies through a short-term international study-travel experience to Chinaen_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameDoctor of Educationen_US
etd.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
etd.degree.disciplineEducationen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US


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