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Australian and New Zealand University Students’ Participation in International Exchange Programs
Daly, AJ and Barker, MC (2005) Australian and New Zealand University Students’ Participation in International Exchange Programs. Journal of Studies in International Education, 9 (1). pp. 26-41. ISSN 1028-3153
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International education exchange is a growing phenomenon. In 2000, there were an estimated 1.8 million students studying in countries other than their own. Subsequently, there has been an increase in research relating to student exchang~ programs, although much ofthis work remains unpublished and hasfocu~ed~n the /.ssues surrounding American and European students. Therefore, this article II1vest/gat.es Australian and New Zealand university international exchange programs and consulers the personal characteristics of students that may influence such rat~s. Over.all, the findings of this study show that despite greater government!ocus onll1ternatlOnalization and student exchange opportunities, very few Australian and New Zealand students participate in student exchange programs. There is a need for future research to consider the issues surrounding student participation, including personality and socialfactors influencing the decision-making process and the impact ofthe exchange experience.
|Keywords:||student mobility; exchange programs; participation rates|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Studies in International Education|
|Page Range:||pp. 26-41|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.1177/1028315304271479|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jun 2008 04:13|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 03:42|
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