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Alternative Higher Education

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 176–187 | Cite as

The impact of Antioch education through experience abroad

  • Irwin Abrams
Articles

Abstract

Participants in a program of living, studying, and working abroad in the 1960's consider this in retrospect to have been one of the most important experiences they ever had. A preliminary analysis of questionnaire data indicates, along with academic outcomes, a significant impact upon subsequent behavior. Educational and job decisions were influenced, as well as thinking about values and American identity. It appears that the more a program overseas encourages involvement in other cultures in a variety of roles, with work experience prominent among them, the more we can expect enduring attitudinal and behavioral outcomes.

Keywords

American Identity Social Psychology Work Experience Preliminary Analysis Behavioral Outcome 
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© Human Sciences Press 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Irwin Abrams
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  1. 1.Antioch UniversityYellow Springs

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