Document Type

Conference Paper


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Publication Details

American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, June 29th 2011, Vancouver, Canada.


In this paper, we provide the quantitative results collected through a two-column survey instrument with which students recorded their perceptions of their educational experiences, and then summarize the qualitative study findings to outline the benefits of being immersed in different educational settings through study abroad experiences. Given the current resource constraint environment in higher education settings, we hope to help our community in making better decisions relevant to developing and sustaining study abroad programs