Innocents Abroad

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by Michael D’Entremont THIS PAST SUMMER I had the exciting opportunity to visit and teach English in Russia–Siberia, to be more specific. It wasn’t always pleasant, but it was a truly amazing experience and worth all the effort. The International Summer Language School is located in the village of...

by Jeannie Barry-Sanders LOOKING FOR INTERNATIONAL work, whether abroad or in the U.S., can be daunting–and downright frustrating without good resources. Fortunately, there are now many useful guides for job searches.

by Susan M. Gorga and Jeffrey J. Mondak IN 1997 AND 1998, we team-taught political science courses at Babes-Bolyai University, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The students all had studied English, but their proficiency was varied. We were cognizant of the problems students would have understanding instruction in...

by Pamela Dillon WHEN JENNIFER AND KATHLEEN Sooy were growing up in Centerville, Ohio, they spent many hours discussing politics around the dinner table. There was much to debate: foreign affairs,.

by Jeannie Barry-Sanders PERSONAL SAFETY IS a basic need, and educators who want to travel and work abroad must think safety first when travelling to countries outside of the United.

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by Jeannie Barry-Sanders RIDE ON A GONDOLA, waltz on the Piazza San Marco at midnight, or spend the evening riding a vaporetto (waterbus) the length of the Grand Canal. Or visit a Fulani village in West Africa, where the environment is so friendly and peaceful that nonverbal communication...

by Jeannie Barry-Sanders CAREER DECISIONS CAN be a hassle, and if you are at a crossroads in your decision making or just want to gain some extra experience, an international.

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by Jeannie-Barry Sanders I interviewed nineteen minority teachers born and educated in the USA, asking them to discuss the special challenges they faced while teaching abroad. While some minority educators say they found themselves at times having to explain race relations in the United States, and...
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