Publication Date

Spring 5-20-2016

Degree Name

MA in International Education

First Advisor

Ray Young

Abstract

This research reveals the sentiments of faculty about the perceived support structures and barriers in place for them to develop new international education outbound student mobility programs on US campuses with third party providers embedded within the education abroad office. This increasingly attractive partnership model is unique in the field for the multitudinous collaboration that it employs. Data was collected through three separate surveys and a series of interviews. The sample totaled 26 faculty and over 330 students responding to the surveys and an additional fifteen faculty interviewees, the research suggests establishing some tools and venues for faculty and international education staff to better engage cooperatively in the process of campus internationalization.

Keywords: faculty engagement, education abroad, collaboration, internationalization

Disciplines

Education | International and Comparative Education

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