The purpose of this study was to ascertain if a student's moral reasoning may be enhanced during cross-cultural immersion programs, which intentionally incorporate experiential learning (i.e., the cycle of experience reflection transfer new knowledge). Using the University of Minnesota's Center for the Study of Ethical Development Defining Issues Test - 2 (DIT-2) as a quantitative instrument, the study looked at the indicated differences in the moral reasoning of 50 students between the ages of 14 and 18 before and after their experiences on Global Routes and Interlocken travel programs.
"An Examination of the Effects of Experiential Education in a Cross Cultural Context on the Moral Reasoning of High School Students,"
Research in Outdoor Education: Vol. 6, Article 21.
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