Event Title

The Impact of Long-Term Travel on the Socio-Political Consciousness of South Carolina Students

Poster Number

024

Faculty Mentor

Wendy Sellers, Ph.D.

College

College of Arts and Sciences

Department

Department of Social Work

Location

Rutledge Building

Start Date

12-4-2019 12:00 PM

End Date

May 2019

Description

This pilot study’s driving force is to contribute to the student travel/study abroad literature using a new framework to gauge the effect travel has on knowledge of global issues. The United Nations created a list of sustainable development goals meant to rectify pressing issues in the United States and abroad. The goals have been separated into the categories of ending poverty, ensuring prosperity for all, and protecting the planet. Using them as the framework for a quantitative study, data were collected from college-level students around South Carolina.

Previously Presented/Performed?

SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2018; World of Food Interdisciplinary Conference, Winthrop University, February 2019; National Environmental Justice Conference, Washington, D.C., March 2019

Grant Support?

Supported by a Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program grant from the U.S. Department of Education

Comments

Sierra Davis is a McNair Scholar.

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The Impact of Long-Term Travel on the Socio-Political Consciousness of South Carolina Students

Rutledge Building

This pilot study’s driving force is to contribute to the student travel/study abroad literature using a new framework to gauge the effect travel has on knowledge of global issues. The United Nations created a list of sustainable development goals meant to rectify pressing issues in the United States and abroad. The goals have been separated into the categories of ending poverty, ensuring prosperity for all, and protecting the planet. Using them as the framework for a quantitative study, data were collected from college-level students around South Carolina.