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Discover Abroad Research


Discover Abroad Research

Over the past decade, Discover Abroad has become one of the leading study abroad research programs in the country. Our primary focus is on understanding how global learning outcomes can be fostered from international experiences, so that our students are better prepared for the global workplace and to engage as global citizens.


Some of our publications are available for download here:

Perry, L., Stoner, L., Schlepper, M., Stoner, K., Wadsworth, D., Page, R., & Tarrant, M.A. (2014). Digital media as a reflective tool: Creating appropriate spaces for students to become introspective.

Davis, S. & Tarrant, M.A. (2014). Environmentalism, stories and science: Exploring theatre processes for sustainability education.

Stoner, K., Tarrant, M.A., Perry, L., Stoner, L., Wearing, S., & Lyons, K. (2014). Global citizenship as a learning outcome of educational travel.

Stoner, L., Perry, L., Wadsworth, D., & Tarrant, M.A. (2014). Global citizenship is key to securing global health: The role of higher education.

Tarrant, M.A., Lyons, K., Stoner, L., Kyle, G.T., Wearing, S. & Poudyal, N. (2014). Global citizenry, educational travel, and sustainable tourism: Evidence from Australia and New Zealand.

Tarrant, M.A., Rubin, D., & Stoner, L. (2014). The added value of study abroad: Fostering a global citizenry.

Perry, L.G., Stoner, K.R., Stoner, L., Wadsworth, D., Page, R., & Tarrant, M.A. (2013). The importance of global citizenship to higher education: The role of short-term study abroad.

Perry, L., Stoner, L., & Tarrant, M.A. (2012). More than a vacation: Short-term study abroad as a critically reflective, transformative learning experience.

Tarrant, M.A. & Lyons, K. (2012). The effect of short-term educational travel programs on environmental citizenship.

Wynveen, C., Kyle, G.T., & Tarrant, M.A. (2012). Study abroad experiences and global citizenship: Fostering pro-environmental behaviour

Tarrant, M.A., Stoner, L., Borrie, W.T., Kyle, G., Moore, R., & Moore, A. (2011). Educational travel and global citizenship.

Tarrant, M.A. (2010). A conceptual framework for exploring the role of studies abroad in nurturing global citizenship.