Essays about: "study abroad programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words study abroad programs.

  1. 1. Supporting Military Personnel To Speak Up In Ad Hoc Teams During National Crisis Support Operations: Aspects Learned During The COVID-19 Crisis In The Netherlands

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Renzo Versteeg; [2021]
    Keywords : Speaking up; ad hoc teams; psychological safety; safety voice; COVID-19; military; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In their work, military personnel will face risks and threats: during deployments in ambiguous high risk mission contexts abroad, but also in peacetime in the Netherlands during training programs and exercises or national support operations. In all these contexts, it is crucial that team members speak up: sharing concerns, asking questions and providing ideas supports effective team decision making for coping with risks and threats and in extremis can make the difference between life and death. READ MORE

  2. 2. International Educational Exchange Programs as a Promoter of Peace? : Moving Beyond Assumptions of Attitude Change to Identify a Causal Pathway

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : McKenna Nicole Keyes; [2021]
    Keywords : International education; international educational exchange programs; peace; human rights; study abroad; international student mobility;

    Abstract : This study asks, “How can international educational exchange contribute to more peacefulsocieties?” To test the first two steps in a proposed causal pathway, this paper hypothesizes thatstudents from non-democratic countries who study in a democratic country will 1) have more favorable views toward human rights than students who have not studied in a democratic country; and 2) be more likely to advocate for human rights protections in their home country than students who have not studied in a democratic country. Utilizing a natural experiment design, this study did not find support for either hypothesis when comparing international students who had studied in the United States with those who were unable to due to Covid-19. READ MORE

  3. 3. A literature review -nurses’ interventions to prevent ESBLproducing bacterial infections

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    Author : Juan David García; Tomás Gómez Vecchio; [2020-09-21]
    Keywords : infection prevention; infection control; nursing interventions; ESBL-producing bacteria; compliance; hygiene routines.;

    Abstract : ESBL-producing bacteria are the second most common antibiotic resistant bacterial group occurring in Sweden. Colonization caused by ESBL-producing bacteria pose a serious challenge for treatment of both common and life-threatening infections. READ MORE

  4. 4. Out-of-pocket Health Expenditure in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Matthew Moroni; [2019]
    Keywords : Nepal; healthcare; catastrophic health expenditure; out of pocket expenditure; social capital; identity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Medical care in Nepal is largely financed by the individual, and although insurance programs and subsidies exist, they are limited in coverage, amount of assistance provided, and level of enrollment. Medical needs that extend beyond basic health services, specifically following acute injury can lead to financial difficulties that may jeopardize the ability to maintain basic needs and can push people into cycles of poverty. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Sultanate of Oman as a Venue for Inter-faith Dialogue and Intercultural Immersion : A Case-Study on Christian Semester Abroad Students living in a Muslim Context

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Matias Uusisilta; [2019]
    Keywords : interfaith dialogue; religious dialogue; dialogue; transformative learning; Islam; Christianity; Muslim-Christian dialogue; OMan;

    Abstract : This paper is a case-study on a group of American students, who spent a four- month period in Oman on a semester abroad program hosted by Al Amana Cen- tre. This paper examines the changes that have occurred in the students concep- tual thinking, their attitudes towards Muslims, Arabs and Islam and their personal theology, and identifies causes of those changes. READ MORE