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  • A profile of the US student abroad.

    Author(s) : Koester, J.

    Journal article : Resources in Education 1986 Vol.21 No.6 pp.p.70

    Abstract : The responses of US studentsstudentsSubject Category: People Groups
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    to a questionnaire that was attached to applications for the International Student Identity Card are presented and analyzed. The data were gathered in a study of the characteristics, attitudes, financial support, prior experience abroad, and study and traveltravelSubject Category: Activities
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    arrangements of US students going abroad. After an introductory section on previous research and a description and summary of the present study, individual chapters profile, in tabular and narrative form, the US student who: enrolls in a programmes sponsored by a US institution; enrolls directly in a foreign institution; studies independently; works for pay; does volunteer work; visits family or friends; travels with family or friends; and travels educationally. Also included are a comparison between types of travelling students, and an analysis of the impact of prior international experience. The International Student ID Card application, the questionnaire, and a list of references are appended.

    ISSN : 0098-0897

    Record Number : 19861839107

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Descriptor(s) : behaviourbehaviourSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , international tourisminternational tourismSubject Category: Activities
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    , StudentsstudentsSubject Category: People Groups
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    , traveltravelSubject Category: Activities
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    Identifier(s) : behaviorbehaviorSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , United States of America

    Geographical Location(s) : USAusaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : APEC countriesapec countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developed Countriesdeveloped countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , North Americanorth americaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AmericaamericaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , OECD Countriesoecd countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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