Black students, PWI, study abroad, Critical Race Theory, Theory of Planned Behavior, Astin, Input-Environment-Output Model
The purpose of this case study was to explore the factors that influence Black students' decisions to participate in study abroad programs. This study took place at a large, public, Predominantly White Institution in the southeastern United States. Three theories formed a conceptual framework to guide this study, including Critical Race Theory, Theory of Planed Behavior, and Astin's Input-Environment-Output Model. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 5 Black study abroad alumni, which revealed 6 themes of influential factors in making decisions to participate in study abroad: (a) familiarity, (b) finance, (c) family, (d) faculty, (e) fear, and (f) finish.
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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Educational Leadership and Higher Education
Educational Leadership; Higher Education Track
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Doctoral Dissertation (Open Access)
Hartkopf, Stephanie, "Exploring Influences on Black Student Study Abroad Participation" (2020). Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2020-. 227.