Studying Abroad In The 21st Century

Studying Abroad In The 21st Century

With shorter programs, different majors and more exotic destinations, college study abroad programs have evolved since the days of homestays and year-long immersions.

With shorter programs, different majors and more exotic destinations, college study abroad programs have evolved since the days of homestays and year-long immersions. We explore how study abroad programs are changing in the 21st century, as institutions try to attract a larger and more diverse group of students to spend time overseas.

Guests

Brian Whalen

President and CEO, Forum on Education Abroad

Mark Salisbury

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment at Augustana College and co-author of the book "Renewing the Promise, Refining the Purpose: Study Abroad in a New Global Century"

Karin Fischer

Senior reporter, Chronicle of Higher Education

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