700 Reasons: Reason #251

Reason: 251
Language graduates interviewed about their year abroad reported that it had been a very important and rewarding experience, which had helped them to develop independence and maturity. Each felt it had been a learning experience, and looked back on all the challenges met as life-changing
Bannerman, A., Stevens, A. (2003) 'Widening participation in modern languages' in Head, D., Jones, E., Kelly, M., Tinsley, T. (eds) Setting the Agenda for Languages in Higher Education (London: CILT), pp. 156-166
Related Keywords:
Autonomy, Experiential learning, HE (Higher Education sector), Learning, Personal and social development, Personal satisfaction, Residence abroad