Contact Dr. Michael Tarrant
Associate Professor, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 1998 - 2006.
Assistant Professor, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, The University of Georgia, 1992 - 1996.
Global education (student learning outcomes) and international protected area management
Gabowski, S., Wearing, S., Lyons, K., Tarrant, M.A., & Landon, A. (2017). A rite of passage? Exploring youth transformation and global citizenry in the study abroad experience. Tourism Recreation Research, 42(2), 139-149.
Landon, A.L., Tarrant, M.A., Rubin, D. & Stoner, L. (2017). Beyond just do it: Fostering higher-order learning outcomes in short-term study abroad. American Education Research Association Open, 3(1), 1-7.
Wearing, S., Tarrant, M.A., Schweinsberg, S., & Lyons, K., (2017). Cultural and environmental awareness through sustainable tourism education: Exploring the role of onsite community tourism-based work integrated learning projects. In P. Benckendorff and A. Zehrer (Eds.), Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Tourism. (pp. 402 – 415). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Rubin, D., Landon, A., Tarrant, M.A., Stoner, L. & Mintz, L. (2016). Measuring attitudes toward the rights of indigenous people: an index of global citizenship. Journal of Global Citizenship and Equity Education, 5(1), 1-16.
Stoner, L., Perry, L., Wadsworth, D., Gleason, M., Tarrant, M.A., Page, R., & Stoner, K. (2016). Fostering global citizenship in higher education: The development of an international course in global health. In D. Velliaris and D. Coleman-George (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Study Abroad Programs and Outbound Mobility. (pp. 398-419). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Tarrant, M.A. (2016). Sustaining human societies and the natural environment: Case studies in Australia and New Zealand. Austin, TX: Sentia Publishing. ISBN: 978-0-9966464-5-1 (307 p.)
Tarrant, M.A. (2016). New Zealand Plant Guide. Austin, TX: Sentia Publishing. ISBN: 978-0-9966464-4-4 (50 p.)
Bell, H.L., Gibson, H.J., Tarrant, M.A., Perry, L.G., & Stoner, L. (2015). Transformational learning through study abroad: US students’ reflections on learning about sustainability in the South Pacific. Leisure Studies, 1-17.
Tarrant, M.A., Rubin, D.L., & Stoner, L. (2015). The effects of studying abroad and studying sustainability on global perspectives. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 26(Fall), 68-82.
Tarrant, M.A., Stoner, L., Tessman, K., Gleason, M., Lyons, K., & Wearing, S. (2015). Global programs in sustainability: A case study of techniques, tools, and teaching strategies for sustainability education in tourism. In G. Moscardo and P. Benckendorff (Eds.), Education for sustainability in tourism: A handbook of processes, resources, and strategies. (pp. 229 – 237). New York, NY: Springer.
Wearing, S., Tarrant, M.A., Schweinsberg, S., Lyons, K., & Stoner, K. (2015). Exploring the global in student assessment and feedback for sustainable tourism education. In G. Moscardo and P. Benckendorff (Eds.), Education for sustainability in tourism: A handbook of processes, resources, and strategies (pp. 101 – 115). New York: Springer.
Witter, T., Poudevigne, M., Lambrick, D., Faulkner, J., Lucero, A., Page, R., Perry, L., Tarrant, M.A., & Stoner, L. (2015). A conceptual framework for managing modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in Fiji. Perspectives in Public Health, 132(2), 75-84.
Perry, L., Stoner, L., Schleser, M., Stoner, K., Wadsworth, D., Page, R., & Tarrant, M.A. (2014). Digital media as a reflective tool: creating appropriate spaces for students to become introspective. Research in Comparative and International Education, 45(2), 323-330. (IF = 0.43)
Stoner, K., Tarrant, M.A., Perry, L., Stoner, L., Wearing, S., & Lyons, K. (2014). Global citizenship as a learning outcome of educational travel. Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 14(2), 149-163. (IF = 0.25)
Tarrant, M.A., Lyons, K., Stoner, L., Kyle, G.T., Wearing, S. & Poudyal, N. (2014). Global citizenry, educational travel, and sustainable tourism: Evidence from Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 22(3), 403-420. (IF = 3.00)
Stoner, L., Perry, L., Wadsworth, D., & Tarrant, M.A. (2014). Global citizenship is key to securing global health: The role of higher education. Preventive Medicine, 64, 126-128. (IF = 4.26).
Tarrant, M.A., Rubin, D., & Stoner, L. (2014). The added value of study abroad: Fostering a global citizenry. Journal of Studies in International Education, 18(2), 141-161. (IF = 1.02)
Perry, L.G., Stoner, K.R., Stoner, L., Wadsworth, D., Page, R., & Tarrant, M.A. (2013). The importance of global citizenship to higher education: The role of short-term study abroad. British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, 3(2), 184-194. (IF = .568)
Poudyal, N., Paudel, B., & Tarrant, M.A. (2013). A time-series analysis of the impact of recession on national park visitation in the United States. Tourism Management, 35, 181-189. (IF = 2.60)
Poudyal, N., Bowker, M., Green, G.T., & Tarrant, M.A. (2012). The supply of private acreage for recreational deer hunting in Georgia. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 17(2), 141-154. (IF = .57)
Wynveen, C., Kyle, G.T. & Tarrant, M.A. (2012). Study abroad experiences and global citizenship: Fostering pro-environmental behavior. Journal of Studies in International Education, 16, 334-352. (IF = 1.02)
Tarrant, M.A. & Lyons, K. (2012). The effect of short-term educational travel programs on environmental citizenship. Environmental Education Research, 18(3), 403-416. (IF = 1.30)
Tarrant, M.A., Stoner, L., Borrie, W.T., Kyle, G., Moore, R., & Moore, A. (2011). Educational travel and global citizenship. Journal of Leisure Research, 43(3), 403-426. (IF = 0.91)
Tarrant, M.A. (2010). A conceptual framework for exploring the role of studies abroad in nurturing global citizenship. Journal of Studies in International Education, 14(5), 433-451. (IF = 1.02)
Global programs in sustainability (www.DiscoverAbroad.uga.edu) and human dimensions of natural resources