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Mentoring Intercultural Learning through Study Abroad

Project Member(s): Oguro, S.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Mercator Foundation Switzerland (Mercator Foundation)
Mercator Foundation Switzerland (Mercator Foundation)

Start year: 2016

Summary: This collaborative research project (UTS and University of Bern) investigates methods for facilitating university students’ intercultural learning through study abroad programs. The project aims to understand how educators and exchange program administrators can maximise the opportunities afforded by study abroad programs to facilitate student intercultural learning.


Oguro, S & Cottier, A 2021, 'The Complex Challenges of Delivering a University-Wide Intercultural Mentoring Program for Study Abroad Students' in Howard, M (ed), Study Abroad and the Second Language Learner: Expectations, Experiences and Development, Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 137-148.

Jackson, J & Oguro, S 2017, 'Introduction: Enhancing and extending study abroad learning through intercultural interventions' in Oguro, S & Jackson, J (eds), Intercultural Interventions in Study Abroad, Routledge, New York, pp. 1-17.
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Jackson, J & Oguro, S 2017, 'Intercultural Interventions in Study Abroad', Routledge.

FOR Codes: Other Language, Literature and Culture, Other Cultural Understanding, Other language, communication and culture, Other culture and society