The phenomenon known as globalization has had a profound impact on social, political, and economic realities around the world (Eriksen, 2007). From an economic standpoint, globalization has disrupted well-established processes of production, distribution, marketing and sales, as businesses and other institutions search for increased efficiency and reduced costs in order to compete in a worldwide arena (Cloete & Moja, 2005). 2,383 more words
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Despite some common misconceptions, teaching internationally is not one big party all the time. Unpredictable? Yes. Confusing? Sometimes. An exhausting amount of work? Absolutely.
As energy-consuming as it might be—for teachers, there often is no such thing as clocking out—teaching internationally really is amazing, in a way that takes all your expectations, ties them in knots, stands them on their heads and then teaches them to dance a polka. 635 more words
According to data released today by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in the… 451 more words
Guest Blogger: Cristina Valdez, Program Assistant at the Illinois Study Abroad Office
Studying abroad is considered to be one of the most important experiences a student can have in their academic career. 874 more words