Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Equity, Access, and Diversity through Short-term Study Abroad in Online Education Programming
Rebecca A Clothey

Last modified: 10-05-2018


This paper describes the challenges of creating quality international educational opportunities for non-traditional adult learners who are studying online and have families and full-time jobs. The paper discusses the potential for success of an education model for study abroad designed specifically to address the needs of this student population. It concludes that although the model attracted some students among the target population who may not otherwise have gone abroad, more work needs to be done to create inclusive study abroad models.

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