The exciting series of Maximizing Study Abroad
guidebooks helps students, program professionals, and language instructors make the most of study abroad opportunities through strategies for language and culture learning and use.
Includes information and statistics that define the need for study abroad materials and describes the phases of the Maximizing Study Abroad project.
Practical and user-friendly, these guides are designed to target the specific needs of study abroad students, program professionals, and language instructors.
A comprehensive study (2002–2005) looked at the effectiveness of the Maximizing Study Abroad
guides on improving students' strategies for language and culture learning and use and the ways in which the materials were used by program professionals and language instructors. An extensive report
of the research findings is available as PDF file.
The CARLA bibliography has more information on presentations and publications done by faculty, students, and staff involved with this project.