TITLE

LEGAL, SAFETY AND BUDGETARY ISSUES IN DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A HEALTH PROMOTION/EDUCATION STUDY ABROAD COURSE

AUTHOR(S)
O'Rourke, Thomas; Iammarino, Nicholas K.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2010, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Study abroad has always been considered a valuable learning experience. Increased awareness and value of study abroad programs has been reflected by the record number of students choosing this option. Based on the authors' extensive experience, the purpose of this article is to assist interested faculty and staf f who are either contemplating or wishing to initiate or enhance a health promotion/education study abroad learning experience by focusing on several key elements. These include legal, safety and budget issues. Topics discussed include institutional and instructor responsibilities, student participant responsibilities, budgeting challenges, developing the budget, budget suggestions, factoring in emergencies, student budgeting, and making travel arrangements. Standards of good practice for education abroad programs are also presented.
ACCESSION #
52741658

 

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