This thesis addresses common problems associated with short-term mission (STM) trips and the gaps in existing training materials for these trips. The research throughout this project is designed to inspire community-specific training materials for college students participating in domestic STM trips through their universities. The final chapter of this thesis includes the framework for a sample curriculum to promote sustainable STM work — providing cross-cultural communication techniques and relationship-building tools to avoid harming the communities students seek to serve.
Dr. Sally Holt
Sutphin, Elizabeth P., "Developing Ethical Training Curriculum for University Short-Term Missions" (2022). Honors Theses. 60.