The article discusses research on the impact of study abroad experiences on students at Minnesota State University in Mankato. The International Programs Office at the university identified a convenience sample of 233 students who studied abroad during the calendar year 2006. The students were asked to rate the impact of their international education experience in four areas including professional role, international perspectives, personal development and intellectual development. More than 80 percent of respondents reported their international education experiences had already made them reassess their outlook on their lives in the U.S. and contributed to their level of self-confidence.
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Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin
Sandell, E. J. 2007. Impact of international education experiences on undergraduate students. The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 73(4), 12-18.
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Originally published in The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, volume 73, issue number 4, Summer 2007, pages 12-18.
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