Experiential and Transformative Learning Through Community Service in China

  • Kaishan KongEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective book series (CEGP)


According to the statistics from the Institute of International Education (2015), from 2003/04 to 2013/14, of the total US students studying abroad, the percentage of those in semester-long programs decreased from 38.1% to 31.9%, and participants in year-long programs also dropped from 6% to 2.9%. By contrast, the number of students in various short-term programs increased. For instance, participants in summer term programs grew from 37% to 38.1%; more sub-divided models were offered for students to experience learning abroad.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-Eau ClaireEau ClaireUSA

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