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The Essential Guide for Study Abroad in the United Kingdom

The Essential Guide for Study Abroad in the United Kingdom

Author: Holly R. Carter

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 076182846X

Category: Education

Page: 162

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Every year, thousands of students participate in study abroad programs located in the United Kingdom. In this book, Holly Carter provides a guide to help ease the mystery, confusion, and frustration associated with studying abroad. Designed for student use, this book contains pre-departure information, tips for students in the first two weeks, advice for studying and living in the UK, and information about returning home and readjusting.

The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad

The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad

Author: Thomas R. Klassen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000357158

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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This book is an indispensable how-to guide on flourishing when studying abroad, and how to use an international education to begin a fulfilling career after graduation. Written in an engaging and accessible style, using many examples, case studies, and links to resources, the book reduces the stress of studying abroad. Covering all aspects of the international student experience – inside and outside the classroom – the book encourages young people to perform their very best and succeed in their new environment. International students preparing for cross-cultural learning and recent graduates looking for employment will find this book both practical and inspiring.

The Essential Guide to Paying for University

The Essential Guide to Paying for University

Author: Catherine Dawson

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749458324

Category: Education

Page: 345

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Parents and students alike are increasingly concerned about the rising cost of a university education and the burden of post-graduation debt. However, there are long-term strategies that can help to alleviate the situation, and there are many bursaries and allowances that go unclaimed every year. Paying for University is aimed at anyone who needs to know all the options when planning the funding of a university course. In addition to the obvious costs, what hidden expenses can be identified? What is the real impact of variable top-up fees? And how can extra funds be raised to pay for that hard-won university place? With detailed chapters on both costs and potential income, this accessible book is the ultimate road map for guiding readers through the financial jungle and identifying the sources of available funding

A Guide to Faculty-Led Study Abroad

A Guide to Faculty-Led Study Abroad

Author: Lydia M. Andrade

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351235051

Category: Education

Page: 170

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A Guide to Faculty-Led Study Abroad provides practical information on the curricular and administrative considerations necessary to design and implement a course-based study abroad experience of the highest quality. From techniques for funding the trip, to legal considerations, curricular development, and cultural preparation, this book explains how to create a meaningful and valuable international experience in a variety of settings and formats. The study abroad novice and experienced faculty or administrator alike will benefit from this step-by-step guide on how to create a truly transformative, course-based study abroad experience.

Global Classroom

Global Classroom

Author: Jeffrey S. Lantis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317259077

Category: Political Science

Page: 160

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Travel abroad has become a standard feature of global citizenship and many seek help in making sure their travel experiences are fulfilling. University based tours and travel programs are among the most popular for the educated sojourner. This book is aimed at students, professors, and study abroad professionals, but anyone who wants help in preparing for informed and culturally sensitive travel will benefit from its extensive resources. Both a primer for a holistic experience abroad and a practical guide to issues that arise in any travel setting, The Global Classroom is an essential travel companion. It explores the philosophy behind overseas travel, the potential value of the experience, practical preparation for study abroad, selecting the right program, actively engaging in foreign educational settings, reorientation challenges, and exploring pathways for integrating the experience into careers as engaged global citizens. The guide concludes with an appendix containing valuable resources for easy use by all.

Balancing Life and Education While Being a Part of a Military Family

Balancing Life and Education While Being a Part of a Military Family

Author: Jillian Ventrone

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442260061

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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Balancing family life and education can be difficult, and what can make it even more challenging is furthering your education while working around the military career of your spouse. This book combines knowledge and expertise to assist in navigating the maze of possible options and in developing a plan of attack for their educational goals.

Teaching American History in a Global Context

Teaching American History in a Global Context

Author: Carl J. Guarneri

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317459026

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 376

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This comprehensive resource is an invaluable teaching aid for adding a global dimension to students' understanding of American history. It includes a wide range of materials from scholarly articles and reports to original syllabi and ready-to-use lesson plans to guide teachers in enlarging the frame of introductory American history courses to an international view.The contributors include well-known American history scholars as well as gifted classroom teachers, and the book's emphasis on immigration, race, and gender points to ways for teachers to integrate international and multicultural education, America in the World, and the World in America in their courses. The book also includes a 'Views from Abroad' section that examines problems and strategies for teaching American history to foreign audiences or recent immigrants. A comprehensive, annotated guide directs teachers to additional print and online resources.