Article Details

Article Details

Residence Abroad: A modular approach to support students and document their progress

Author: Sibylle Ratz and Christine Penman
Publisher: SCILT
Date of Publication: 2014
Series Title: Scottish Languages Review
Notes: Issue 27

Key messages:

This study demonstrates how students form graduate attributes whilst abroad:

  • Academic – Critical self-evaluation and goal setting.
  • Intercultural – reflection on intercultural awareness, recognising diversity. 
  • Linguistic – increased confidence in speaking skills.
  • Personal – enhanced self-knowledge and self-awareness.


Posted in: Year abroad
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