Introduction to the Special Issue on “Interdisciplinarity in Geography Educational Experiences Abroad”
The authors provide an overview of the articles in a special issue of the journal The Geography Teacher on interdisciplinarity in geography study abroad programs.
Conclusions & Takeaways
The identify some common themes and recommendations for study abroad experiences within the field of geography. The 14 articles in the special issue include insights from geography along with the social sciences, natural sciences, and business. They suggest that geography study abroad trips are more valuable for students when they are in partnership with a local organization, when they involve virtual teaching technologies, and when they include opportunities to conduct research within the program.
Introduction to the Special Issue on “Interdisciplinarity in Geography Educational Experiences Abroad”. The Geography Teacher. 2021;18(3-4):95 - 96. doi:10.1080/19338341.2021.1951504..
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