Those who missed the keynote address at our 2023 conference can watch it below.
Simon Humphries is a professor of intercultural communication and the director of study abroad partner negotiations for the Faculty of Foreign Language Studies (FFLS), Kansai University. His research focuses on fluctuations in students’ capacity to speak (CTS) before, during and after SA (see Humphries, S., Aubrey, S., & King, J. (2023). Fluctuations in Japanese English majors’ capacity to speak before, during and after studying abroad. System, 113, 103001. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2023.103001)
In line with the theme of this conference, Changing Trends in Study Abroad - The Past, The Present, And The Future, Simon drew upon his experience—and feedback from students, colleagues and partner universities—to explore the changing landscape of study abroad by answering the following questions: