A short-term study abroad program: An intensive linguistic and cultural experience on a neighboring Pacific Island

de Saint-Leger, D and Mullan, K 2018, 'A short-term study abroad program: An intensive linguistic and cultural experience on a neighboring Pacific Island' in Cristina Sanz and Alfonso Morales-Front (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Study Abroad Research and Practice, Taylor & Francis, United States, pp. 293-307.


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Title A short-term study abroad program: An intensive linguistic and cultural experience on a neighboring Pacific Island
Author(s) de Saint-Leger, D
Mullan, K
Year 2018
Title of book The Routledge Handbook of Study Abroad Research and Practice
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication United States
Editor(s) Cristina Sanz and Alfonso Morales-Front
Start page 293
End page 307
Subjects Higher Education
International Relations
French Language
Summary In 2015, the authorstwo French teacher-researchers from two universities in Melbourne, Australiaran an inaugural two-week intensive study abroad program to New Caledonia for 13 undergraduate students of French (average age 22) enrolled in their departments. The intensive in-country part of the program followed 10 hours of preparatory lectures and workshops, and two hours of general travel and cultural information. The aim of this program was to explore the unique historic, economic, political, and cultural aspects of this French territory through the exploration of language and culture.
Copyright notice © 2018 Taylor & Francis
Keyword(s) short term mobility program
study abroad
immersion
French
New Caledonia
undergraduate
Pacific island
ISBN 9781138192393
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