Authors

Jacob K. Tingle

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

1-31-2022

Abstract

Sport businesses continue to grow beyond their borders. As a result, sport management programmes must prepare students to be more globally aware and culturally sensitive. This chapter presents an overview of the learning possibilities associated with short-term study abroad classes for sport management students. The importance of framing study abroad as a form of experiential learning is described. The chapter also includes a rationale for how short-term study abroad classes can provide access for student-athletes, students in tightly prescribed academic programmes, students for whom equity and access are important considerations, and others for whom a full semester programme might not be an option. Additionally, key research highlighting how short-term study abroad can positively impact intercultural awareness, global mindedness, intercultural competence, self-confidence, and levels of independence are presented.

DOI

10.4324/9781003140078-8

Editor

Mike Rayner & Tom Webb

Publisher

Routledge

City

Abingdon; New York

ISBN

9781003140078, 9781000537406, 9780367690267

Publication Information

Sport Management Education: Global Perspectives and Implications for Practice

Available for download on Wednesday, February 01, 2023

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