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Punteney, Katherine – Intercultural Education, 2016
Committed to developing an institution-wide intercultural competence curriculum for master's-level students preparing for international careers, a team of nine professors from across disciplines deliberated for a year on their fundamental understandings of intercultural competence and what it would mean to facilitate the development of that…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Philosophy, Cultural Pluralism
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Schatz-Oppenheimer, Orna – Intercultural Education, 2016
This study addresses intercultural differences among novice teachers (K-12) who graduated Arab academic teachers' colleges and lived in northern and central Israel before moving south to teach in Israel's Bedouin diaspora. The source material consists of stories they entered in a contest, describing the personal and professional aspects of their…
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Minority Groups
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Cushner, Kenneth; Chang, Shu-Ching – Intercultural Education, 2015
The following study was designed to determine the extent to which intercultural competence, as measured by the Intercultural Development Inventory, is impacted as a result of an overseas student teaching experience. Student teachers participating in an overseas student teaching experience from 8 to 15 weeks through the Consortium for Overseas…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Overseas Employment, Intercultural Programs, Teaching Experience
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Gutiérrez Almarza, G.; Durán Martínez, R.; Beltrán Llavador, F. – Intercultural Education, 2015
A pre-placement questionnaire was completed by a cohort of 30 students participating in the Erasmus exchange programmes from the University of Salamanca, placed in British universities, and by a group of 25 Nottingham Trent University students hosted by diverse Spanish universities. The questionnaire was then analysed with the aim of providing a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Questionnaires, Student Placement, Exchange Programs
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Penman, C.; Ratz, S. – Intercultural Education, 2015
This article contributes to the debate on what form of preparation and support can enhance the intercultural student experience during a Year Abroad. It presents a credit-bearing and multi-modal module at a UK university designed to both prepare students prior to departure through a series of workshops and activities on an e-portfolio and help…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Holistic Approach, Longitudinal Studies, Multicultural Education
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Borghetti, C.; Beaven, A.; Pugliese, R. – Intercultural Education, 2015
The study presented in this article aims to explore if and how intercultural learning may take place in students' class interaction. It is grounded in the assumption that interculturality is not a clear-cut feature inherent to interactions occurring when individuals with presumed different linguistic and cultural/national backgrounds talk to each…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Classroom Communication, Intercultural Communication
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Holmes, P.; Bavieri, L.; Ganassin, S. – Intercultural Education, 2015
This study reports on students' and teachers' perspectives on a programme designed to develop Erasmus students' intercultural understanding prior to going abroad. We aimed to understand how students and their teachers perceived pre-departure materials in promoting their awareness of key concepts related to interculturality (e.g., essentialism,…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Corder, Deborah; U-Mackey, Alice – Intercultural Education, 2015
With increasing cultural diversity as a result of globalization, intercultural competence (IC) to interact and co-exist in multicultural environments is recognized as being very important. Research indicates that cultural knowledge alone, or even being immersed in a different cultural environment does not necessarily lead to the development of IC…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Teaching Methods, Intercultural Communication, Self Concept
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Peiser, Gillian – Intercultural Education, 2015
This paper reports on a small-scale project involving an online school exchange between two classes of 12-/13-year olds located in the North of England and the Ruhr area of Germany. The overarching aim of the project was to develop intercultural understanding in foreign language learning through communication in an online environment. Analysing…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Secondary School Students, College Students, Cultural Differences
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Saleh, Edrees Sultan; Gandy, S. Kay – Intercultural Education, 2015
The study aimed to compare the perceptions of Egyptian and US students on global issues. The authors developed a survey of global issues and administered it to sample of 321 Geography students in the USA and Egypt. The survey tapped five issues: global citizenship, cultural diversity, global conflicts, nuclear arms race, and global warming. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Geography
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Li, Jia; Zhang, Zheng – Intercultural Education, 2015
Adopting Cummins' model of intervention for collaborative empowerment, this study reports on a transnational project that examines (1) the effectiveness of enhancing critical cultural awareness by engaging culturally diverse university students in online discussions and (2) students' perspectives on understanding different cultures through mass…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Environment, Cultural Awareness
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Valencia, Marlon; Herath, Sreemali – Intercultural Education, 2015
This paper analyses how two Ph.D. students used multimodal identity texts (MMITs) to document their research journeys as they engaged in their doctoral studies. Drawing on qualitative data collected from multiple pre-service teacher preparation programmes in Chile and Sri Lanka, two bi-national researchers (a Colombian-Canadian and a Sri…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Qualitative Research, Preservice Teacher Education
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Naidoo, Loshini – Intercultural Education, 2015
The Australian federal government recently set a challenging national aim: By 2020, 20% of higher education enrolment at the undergraduate level will include students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Although refugee-background students are often members of the targeted sub-population, their educational journeys frequently require special forms…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Migrant Children, Qualitative Research
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Mahon, Jennifer A.; Cushner, Kenneth – Intercultural Education, 2014
The following article outlines research conducted to examine cross-cultural sensitivity in a sample of 949 incoming university students in the USA. The study was conducted during the process of updating an existing measure of cross-cultural sensitivity known as the Inventory of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity (ICCS), and to examine the various levels…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals), Correlation, College Freshmen
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Swazo, Roberto; Celinska, Dorota – Intercultural Education, 2014
This manuscript provides the results of a comparative study conducted in the USA with counseling, psychology, and education graduate students in which multicultural competencies were taught using the traditional on-campus and international study abroad course formats. Data were collected via the Miville-Guzman Universality-Diversity Scale, a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Counselor Training, Comparative Analysis, Graduate Students
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