Goal 1:

TO ENHANCE STUDENTS’ LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Objectives:

  • Students who study in a country where English is not the primary language will develop effective oral and communication skill in a foreign language.
  • Students will gain new perspectives from their courses taken abroad.
  • Students will engage in learning opportunities beyond the classroom.
  • Students will learn to communicate appropriately and effectively with individuals from other cultures.

 

Goal 2:

TO FOSTER PERSONAL GROWTH

Objectives:

  • Students will develop independence and confidence by living in a foreign environment.
  • Students will use critical thinking to analyze issues.
  • Students will improve their problem solving skills.

 

Goal 3:

TO DEVELOP DEEPER KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF CULTURES THROUGH CROSS CULTURAL IMMERSION

Objectives:

  • Students will understand differences across cultures.
  • Students will evaluate their preconceptions and stereotypes about other cultures.
  • Students will become more open minded and sensitive towards people from other cultures.
  • Students will become more aware of their own culture, identity and values.