International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Study Abroad: Lessons Learned on the Road
Wei Cao

Abstract
The number of US students participating in study abroad programs for credits have more than doubled in the past decade. This increase of student interest together with the internationalization mission of universities has created a need for additional faculty members to develop diverse and high quality programs. This article addresses study abroad narrative that is an infrequently discussed area in literature. From an insider’s qualitative perspective, it entailed the dimensions, preparation, execution, and pitfalls to develop and lead a study abroad program.

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