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Education Abroad as a Catalyst for Impactful Global Development: The Global Impact of the Missing Focus on the Re-entry Phase

Abstract Education abroad participants worldwide are often positively transformed by their experiences and, as a result, gain a great deal of knowledge, resources, ideas, and high levels of inspiration which can positively impact the individual, and local and global communities—contributing to global development. However, education abroad participants face challenges and are often not prepared for making lasting positive change in their local and global communities post-education abroad, known as the reentry phase. Moreover, they do not fully understand the potential positive impacts they can have on society as a result of their education abroad experiences. This is of significant importance for a world that continues to rapidly globalize, advance t... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Curiel, Katharine (Author) / Parmentier, Mary Jane (Advisor) / Henderson, Mark (Committee member) / Singh, Moninder (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Higher education / International relations / education abroad / global development / higher education / international education / re-entry / social entrepreneurship
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 171 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Global Technology and Development 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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