Study abroad, individual growth, Gen Y students
Education | International and Comparative Education
This paper proposes that Generation Y college students’ desire for individual growth is a critical factor that motivates them to express the intent to study abroad, and that five additional variables -- gender, parents’ educational level, prior international experience, age, and household income -- moderate the direct influence of the desire for individual growth on the intent to study abroad.
Sanchez, C., Pope, J. A., Lehnert, K., Schmid, A. (2014). Why do Gen Y students study abroad? Journal of Teaching in International Business, 25(2), 97-118. http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/wtib20/current
Pope, Jennifer A.; Sanchez, Carol M.; Lehnert, Kevin; and Schmid, Alexandra S., "Why do Gen Y students study abroad? Individual growth and the intent to study abroad" (2014). Peer Reviewed Articles. 37.