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has been held in Japan and has succeeded in enrolling 10
to 12 students each year.
"While China plays a more crucial role in the computer science field, it does not speak to computer science
students the same way that Japan does," Summers said.
Japan appeals to students because of its leadership in
game development and because it's the home of anime,
Japanese-style computer animation, and manga, Japanese
comic books, he explained.

An Increase in Interest in Studying
Abroad Among Computer Science
Majors
Liben-Nowell identified two factors that could increase
the percentage of total study abroad students in computer
science. "There's been a tremendous increase in student
interest in computer science, so there may be more computer science students who might choose to study abroad,"
he said. "There is also an increasing sense of the role of
computation happening 'in a place,' because so much
more of our computation now occurs on mobile devices.
It's increasingly easy for students to see the point of doing
computation in different kinds of places, around different
kinds of people, and for different kinds of people."

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Education abroad options for computer science students range from CSU's two-week program in Japan to the
four-month DIS program in Copenhagen that includes a
one-week study tour to Germany, which is home to the
second-largest video game market in Europe.
CSU's academic partner in the program is Teikyo University (TU), which is headquartered in Tokyo and has
strong computer science and robotics programs, said Summers. In addition to coursework, the CSU program with TU
includes technology excursions to such institutions as NHK
Science and Technology Research Labs, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, and the TEPIA
Association for Technological Excellence Promoting Innovative Advances, which is known in Japan as "technology
utopia." The students also attend an anime club meeting and
tour the Edo Tokyo Museum, and Edo Wonderland.
Raul Esteras, a computer science major at CSU, participated in the university's study abroad program in Tokyo
in 2015. "Visiting Japan has been one of my life's goals,"
he said. "It was an opportunity to complete that goal and
have it be relevant to my career. I worked hard and saved
money for about over a year to participate in the program." His travel and related costs were partially covered
by one of CSU's study abroad grants. These grants are

KRISHNA VADREVU

A viewing of a
Digital Green
video to local
villagers in India;
the project was
developed with
the assistance of
graduate students
in University of
Michigan's Global
Information
Exchange
Program (GIEP),
including Jasmine
Hentschel,
mentioned at the
beginning of this
story.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - May/June 2016

Toward a Better World
Tech Abroad
The University of Virginia Seeks to Emulate Its Founder
Frontlines
In Brief
Global Spotlight
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
International Enrollment
View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
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International Educator - May/June 2016 - Cover1
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