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Intercultural Learning 101: Study Abroad Activities Booklet

Intercultural Learning 101: Study Abroad Activities Booklet, developed by the Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University, is a toolkit that offers a range of activities measuring and helping develop intercultural knowledge, skills, and attitudes. It also includes a pre-departure assignment.

Apr 21, 2014
A Guide to Assessing the Quality of Internationalisation

A Guide to Assessing the Quality of Internationalisation, developed by the European Consortium for Accreditation in higher education (ECA), provides a framework and specific elements for internationalization assessment on both the programmatic and institutional levels.

Apr 10, 2014
Examples for Incorporating Returning Study Abroad Students into ISSS Programming

Among the sixteen examples provided in this member-generated resource, are: coffee hours, peer mentor programs, ambassador programs, and much more. Also included is a short bibliography of other NAFSA resources that are similar in scope.

Feb 24, 2014
International Student Orientation Models

International student orientation models vary across institutions and there is not a “one size fits all” delivery technique. Institutional size, international student population, staff support, budget and institutional culture, are all taken into consideration when designing and delivering orientation.

Dec 23, 2013
Intercultural Conferences and Other Events Listing of conferences, training, and events with an intercultural focus. Nov 04, 2013
International Living Learning Communities

This collection of living-learning and theme communities with an international emphasis provides a list of program models of use to educators who explore development of similar resources at their home institutions.

Nov 04, 2013
The Big Picture: Conversations with Experts in the Field of International Education

The Big Picture: Conversations with Experts in the Field of International Education In three separate interviews, experts in the field share with NAFSA their view of where things are headed in the field of global higher education, what challenges international educators may face in the coming decade, and how campus

May 18, 2012
Bibliography on Intercultural Training, Theory, and Research

The resources in this annotated bibliography offer a solid foundation on a range of topics in the areas of intercultural training, intercultural communication theory, and recent research in the field.

May 26, 2010
Communication Styles

Communication Styles May 2010 Back to the ICT Theory Connections Theory Information Description Communication Styles is "a pattern of verbal and nonverbal behaviors that comprises our preferred ways of giving and receiving information in a specific situation. The message content

May 17, 2010
Value Orientations

Value Orientations May 2010 Back to the ICT Theory Connections Theory Information Description A value is considered to be something that guides a particular behavior (respect is important and therefore one does X to show respect) or decision about what one should do (I value

May 17, 2010
Nonverbal Communication

Nonverbal Communication May 2010 Back to the ICT Theory Connections Theory Information Description The academic field of intercultural communication perhaps began with examining similarities and differences in how cultures display and give meaning to different nonverbals (see

May 17, 2010
Linguistic Determinism Linguistic Relativism

Linguistic Determinism / Linguistic Relativism May 2010 Back to the ICT Theory Connections Theory Information Description Linguistic Determinism suggests that one's language determines the ways one's mind constructs categories. First introduced by Edward Sapir and expanded by

May 17, 2010
Intercultural Training Models

Intercultural Training Models May 2010 Back to the ICT Theory Connections Theory Information Description While this is not one specific theory, there are many models that take into account the questions that we use to inform our work in program design. These questions include:

May 14, 2010
Intercultural Competence Model

Intercultural Competence Model May 2010 Back to the ICT Theory Connections Theory Information Description Intercultural competence is commonly described as the ability to behave appropriately in a particular cultural context other than one's own. Fantini (2001) notes four

May 14, 2010
Identity Development Models

Identity Development Models May 2010 Back to the ICT Theory Connections Theory Information Description Grounded in the work of Piaget and Erickson, identity models generally look at the development and negotiation of personal identity as impacted by societal categorization (what

May 14, 2010
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