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Introduction

  • Kevin A. Morrison
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Abstract

The introduction situates a series of study abroad programs and courses focused partially or wholly on the Whitechapel murders of 1888, which I taught annually to American students in London between 2011 and 2018, in the context of debates about overseas and experiential learning. It analyzes arguments for and against the efficacy of short-term overseas programs to realize the goals of global citizenship and historical empathy.

Keywords

Experiential learning Study abroad models Global citizenship Historical empathy Whitechapel murders 

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  • Kevin A. Morrison
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  1. 1.School of Foreign LanguagesHenan UniversityKaifengChina

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